Bass Metaphors Preamp/EQ/Distortion/Compressor/DI Multi-Effect

A bass guitar preamp in a channel strip tool box. New distortion melds with carefully selected compression and bass specific EQ to add structure with a rock solid foundation. Additionally serves as a quiet and excellent DI. Useful for every bass player whether playing live, recording at a pro studio or recording bass into a laptop.

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From the Blog
Posted 4/21/2008
Electro-Harmonix has always been committed to bringing great sounds to bass players — and we've just doubled our committment. We're pleased to announce three new effect pedals that are optimized for bass guitar: Bass Big Muff Pi, Bass Blogger, Bass Metaphors, and the Steel Leather. Additionally, the classic Bass Micro Synthesizer and Bassballs are now available in our more-convenient die-cast enclosures. Be sure to check out our full line of bass-optimized pedals.

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Quick Specs
High impedance instrument level input
Balanced XLR output at +4 dBu line level
1/4" balanced/unbalanced output
Dedicated 1/4" unbalanced dry output
Musical treble and bass EQ bands with a level control amount
Switchable compressor with the perfect bass compression
Footswitchable adjustable bass distortion
Tough and compact die-cast chassis
96DC-200BI power supply included
Dimensions in inches: 4.75 (w) x 5.75 (l) x 2.5 (h)
Dimensions in mm: 146 (w) x 121 (l) x 64 (h)
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