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Zoom B1X Bass Multi-Effects Pedal
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The sonic frequencies generated by an electric bass are about 40 to 600Hz, but harmonics go all the way up to the ultrasonic frequency range. The Zoo...Click To Read More About This Product
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Clear and solid bass sound thanks to 96kHz sampling.
The sonic frequencies generated by an electric bass are about 40 to 600Hz, but harmonics go all the way up to the ultrasonic frequency range. The Zoom B1x offers ultra-high resolution signal processing with 24-bit/96 kHz sampling, rivaling the best rackmount processors. The dynamic, wide-range bass signal retains its full impact resulting in clear, powerful tone that retains a distinct presence.
ZFX-3 ” the new-generation 32-bit DSP
The heart of any multi-effect device is its processor and decoder section. Zoom elevates performance to the next level with its newly developed ZFX-3 chip. Its 32-bit architecture means outstanding performance and smooth, detailed signal processing. Fine nuances of fingering and touch come through without any deterioration.
13 different amp/stomp box modeling choices
Whether you want the massive sonic push of an all-tube amp, the sweet and mellow tone of a vintage model for melodic phrasing or the sound of a high-power wide-range modern amp, the choice is yours. There are seven bass amp settings that range from Rock and Pop to Fusion and Jazz. Plus, five unique distortion pedal sounds as well as a tube preamp for adding warmth are also available, letting you create exactly the bass sound that you want. Freely adjust the mix between drive sound and original sound to create deep distortion for real punch.
46 dedicated bass effects
Eight modules designed for bass guitar offer a total of 46 effects. A limiter/compressor lets you control peaks and ensure that levels are matched, while the three-band equalizer makes it easy to taylor your sound further. Auto wah is indispensable for playing that funky sound, and the octaver impressively enhances the low range. A defret effect gives you the special tone of a fretless bass. Detune produces a chorus effect with moderate amounts of modulation. Other studio-class effects include a long delay with settings to 5000 ms and a harmonized pitch shifter.
Expression pedal adds another dimension to your play
The B1X model comes with a built-in expression pedal and a PEDAL ASSIGN key that makes it a snap to select the function operated by the pedal.
Zoom ZFX-3 24-bit/96kHz digital multi-effects processor
46 Effects types / 8 Modules
40kHz frequency response
Built in drum machine & Harmonized pitch shifter
46 effect types
13 amp/pedal modeling sets
On-board expression pedal
80 patches (40 user defined and 40 preset patches)
Operates on 4 AA batteries (sold separately) or AC power adapter (AD-0006 included recommended)
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Effect Modules: 8
Patch Memory: User 40 + Preset 40
Sampling Frequency: 96kHz
A/D Conversion: 24-bit, 128 times over-sampling
D/A Conversion: 24-bit, 128 times over-sampling
Signal processing: 32-bit
Frequency response: 20Hz-40kHz +1.0dB/-4.0dB (with 10k? load) Display: 2-digit, 7-segment LED
Input: 1/4" phone jack (Rated input level: -20dBm, Input impedance: 470k?)
Output (Line/headphones combined): 1/4" stereo phone jack (Maximum output level: [LINE]+3dBm, output load impedance 10k? or higher / [headphones] 20mW + 20mW, into 32? load)
Control Input (B1 only): Expression pedal, footswitch
Power Requirements (not included): AA size (LR6) battery x 4, or AC adaptor DC9V/300mA / Center minus type (AD-0006 recommended)
Battery Life: 12 hours (with alkaline batteries)
Dimensions (mm): B1X = 155(D) x 234(W) x 52(H)
Weight (without batteries): B1X = 600g
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Comments about Zoom B1X Bass Multi-Effects Pedal:
The seemingly haphazard placement of the effects means a lot of clicks to jump from where you are to where you want to go. This was easily remedied by reprogramming my favorite voicings onto 4 consecutive channels.
The interface is not very intuitive. But a quick read-through of the instruction manual helped immensely. The range of effects is impressive, but It would be helpful if similar voicings were grouped logically. For instance, having a batch of clean country sounds in one bank, a group of punchy funk sounds in another bank, etc.
The plastic housing feels a bit cheap. I'm not convinced that this unit will be able to survive several years of use (like my trusty old Bosch pedals). The foot buttons seem rugged though and the foot pedal assembly seems to be fairly sturdy.
I definitely feel like I got more than I paid for.
- Character Defined By Bass
- Compact Design
- Excellent Sound Quality
- Good Selection Of Effects
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- Home Studio
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Comments about Zoom B1X Bass Multi-Effects Pedal:
I begain playing bass In December 2012 and have been on a pleasure trip.I purchased the B1x a few days ago.My playing experience has taken a turn I never could have foreseen.The sounds coming out of this box have given me confidence and control.Anyone wanting to expand the scope of their musical talents should buy this pedal.