Re: Line-6 Variax 'digital' basses
- From: "Pavel Semyonov" <pas99@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 18:11:52 -0500
Thanks for your forwarding to the BassPlayer magazine. I have read the paper
today and got all info that I would need about Variax. Although the paper is
'pro' in terms of Variax promotion, I would never buy it.
Thanks to all who contributed to this my question and helped me to clarify
"John Bigboote" <bigboote@xxxxxxx> wrote in message
> "Pavel Semyonov" <pas99@xxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> I saw Variax basses at Line-6 site (www.line6.com). These look to be
>> something principally new appearing as digital basses.
>> Although I clearly understand the concept, however, I have several
>> 1. Where are the pickups?
>> 2. Is there something principally new in the sound of these basses?
> Just the opposite; they simulate the sounds of various existing basses,
> the exception of two "synth" bass sounds.
>> 3. Does anybody have any experience with them or can provide any 3rd
> There's a review of the 5-string version in the current Bass Player
> magazine. If you can't get BP where you are, the reviews usually show up
> www.bassplayer.com about a month later.
> Hope this helps,
> John Bigboote
> Yoyodyne Propulsion Systems
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