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Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

A versatile new bass preamp that features the Vitalizer B circuit.

North Hollywood, CA (June 16, 2016) -- Providence has introduced a new bass preamp with overdrive and DI featuring Vitalizer B circuit, Brick Drive BDI-1.

With the carefully picked quality parts and circuit structure specifically designed for bass, it provides more power of expression with low noise. The internal operating voltage is boosted to 21V to achieve more dynamic range.


  • Mix Control: By mixing the drive sound and clean sound through the preamp EQ, it transforms and adds nuance to the overdriven sound. Even when it's heavily driven, the bottom end and fullness of the sound will be intact by adding the unaffected clean sound via the mix knob. Also, adding just a little but of drive gain to the clean sound gives a huge, thick, wall of bass style sound. The mix control allows you to create a variety of sound settings from a bit of edge to full out aggressive distortion The drive gain was designed to be used with the clean sound and blend it together, or wild full out distortion sound without the usual muddy bottom end.
  • EQ Section: The EQ section was designed based on the Dual Bass Station's circuit, Treble, Mid, Bass and we've added Presence control for even more control over your tone. Presence controls the harmonics and sharpens the contour of the sound.
  • DI Out: Loaded with the balanced out for more flexibility in both live and recording environments. The Ground lift switch prevents ground loop noise from other units. VZ THRU output sends the signal that went through Vitalizer B circuit and converted to low impedance signal. It can be used as parallel out to be connected with other pedals or tuner.
  • Bypass/Mute switch: The mini toggle switch selects the mode when the pedal is bypassed. When the Bypass mode is selected, it delivers direct sound that bypasses the Vitalizer B circuit. Mute mode is ideal to be used when the player switches or tunes instruments.

The Brick Drive preamp pedal carries street prices of $259.00 in the USA.

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