O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp

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The O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp is a must have on a bass player pedal board.

With its efficient and sensitive five control knobs it allows you to deliver YOUR tone – whether on stage or in the studio.

The internal “BASS BOOST” switch allows you to squeeze more bass from the O2 while the “MID SHIFT” switch allows instant selection of one of two distinct tones: deep warm and smooth, or hard, fast and responsive. Both modes are delivered dynamically and with great definition.

Every note will be sculpted with the O2 Bass Preamplifier.

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Sound samples
Gain: 3 | Bass: 6 | Mid: 7 | Treble: 8 | Level: 6 | M.Shift: <

Gain: 4 | Bass: 8 | Mid: 5.5 | Treble: 5.5 | Level: 6.5 | M.Shift: >

Gain: 4 | Bass: 8 | Mid: 5.5 | Treble: 4 | Level: 6.5 | M.Shift: >

Gain: 4.5 | Bass: 8 | Mid: 5 | Treble: 6 | Level: 6.5 | M.Shift: >

Gain: 4 | Bass: 6 | Mid: 7.5 | Treble: 3 | Level: 4.5 | M.Shift: <

Samples by Michelangelo Brandimarte


Analog is Better!

  • Two different sounds selected via a toggle switch.
  • Five knobs for your better tone settings.
  • True bypass.


 


 

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O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp – Pro Series

for bassO2 Oxygen Bass Preamp – Pro Series

The O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp breathes life into your bass, emphasising both the characteristics of your instrument and your technique. With its efficient and sensitive controls it allows you to deliver YOUR tone – whether on stage or in the studio.

The O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp is effective with digital, solid state or valve amplification and with both electric bass and electro-acoustic double bass instruments. Plugged into a P.A. system, the preamp offers an alternative to the usual bass amplification while the balanced D.I. output allows optimum interfacing on stage or in the studio.

The foot-switch “MODE” allows instant selection of one of two distinct tones: deep warm and smooth, or hard, fast and responsive. Both modes are delivered dynamically and with great definition.

The O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp is a creative tool that presents multiple tones with consistent musicality to the bass player at work.

O2 Oxygen, never without…

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Sound samples
Gain: 5 | Bass: 6.5 | Mid: 4.5 | Treble: 6 | Level: 4 | Mode: GREEN

Gain: 4 | Bass: 7 | Mid: 4 | Treble: 7.5 | Level: 4 | Mode: GREEN

Gain: 4 | Bass: 5 | Mid: 8 | Treble: 5 | Level: 4 | Mode: RED

Gain: 4 | Bass: 8 | Mid: 5 | Treble: 3.5 | Level: 4 | Mode: GREEN

Gain: 4 | Bass: 6 | Mid: 4.5 | Treble: 8 | Level: 4 | Mode: RED

Gain: 5 | Bass: 8 | Mid: 4 | Treble: 7.5 | Level: 5 | Mode: RED

Samples by Michelangelo Brandimarte


Tom Wiiliams

Tom Wiiliams

Currently working with artists Michael Malarkey (star of Hollywood's 'The Vampire Diaries') Lucy Rose, Leogun and his own band No Sugar with Kristian Marr (Amy winehouse), Pete Williams (dexys) and many others...

My O2 PRO oxygen preamp allows me the instant control I need. Whatever gig I'm playing, I know I'm sounding great!

David Kyle Payne

David Kyle Payne

Play with UK artists such as Karen Harding, John Newman, Craig David, Ben Haenow and Nina Nesbitt to name a few, at some of the biggest venues and festivals in the UK and Europe. David is currently the full-time bass player for chart-topping UK Producer Sigala and X-Factor winner Joe McElderry.

As soon I plugged in the O2 Oxygen Bass Preamp I knew it was the sound I had been looking for.

Andy Attanasio

Andy Attanasio

Brooklyn-born bass player member of The Slim Kings.

The oxygen 02 bass preamp gives me the ability to quickly dial in my sound for a studio or live situation. Lots of low end that sounds natural, and the mode switch is great for a quick midrange boost when i want to cut through the mix.

Michelangelo Brandimarte

Michelangelo Brandimarte

Was voted among the best 10 bassists for the Italian magazine Jazzit in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He works constantly looking for new sounds with bass, synth, and effects. He have a Bass Solo performance and is recording a Solo Album.

Ho sempre avuto bisogno di questo preamp, sia dal vivo che in studio. Versatilissimo sia sul basso elettrico che sul contrabbasso, sia finendo in un amplificatore che in un PA (e in entrambi). Grandissimo suono e parametri chiari ed efficacissimi. Ho usato in passato altri preamp a pedale come il Sans Amp o il bass metaphors di Ehx ma l’O2 ha una marcia in più.

 

Reviews

Guitar Interactive Magazine by Dan Veall

O2 oxygen bass preamp review

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Analog is Better!

  • Two different sounds selected via a footswitch.
  • Balanced output D.I. with class A FET buffer and ground switch.
  • True bypass.


 


 

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Z-PRO Buffer

Z-PRO Buffer

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Impedance adapter, buffer, for professional use. The Z-PRO, connected between instrument and amplifier or effects chain is able to keep unaltered the tone colour of the instrument thanks to a perfect impedance matching. Particularly useful when the connection between instrument and amplifier/mixer is considerably long (over 4 m) or the effects chain is composed of true bypass pedals.
The Z-PRO Buffer does not need to be activated, as it does not introduce gain but only adjusts the impedance. Therefore it is recommended to keep it permanently switched on.Thanks to its small size (38 X 92 mm) it can be included into any pedalboard.

Sandy Beales

Sandy Beales

Sandy Beales is widely known from his work with the hugely successful boy band One Direction.

The Z-pro is such a nice compact size, it fitted straight onto my pedal board and hardly takes up any space. Great little pedal for clearing up the signal chain and eliminating any unwanted noise.

 

Analog is Better!

  • Burr Brown buffer used in Hi-End audio devices.
  • Small size.
  • Supply voltage up to 18 VDC.

 

 


 

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Smoking Bass Overdrive

for bassSmoking Bass Overdrive

Very sensitive to the touch, the Smoking Bass maintains the natural tone of the instrument either used to deliver a lightly saturated harmonic sound of delightful valve taste or for a more extreme distortion. The Smoking Bass will always be dynamic, musical, transparent and a definition on low frequencies which are out of the ordinary.
It’s the pedal to turn on and never switch off…
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Sound samples
Level: 6 | Gain: 4 | Treble: 10 | Bass: 6 – Dirty Pick

Level: 6 | Gain: 5 | Treble: 8 | Bass: 6 – Overbass Drive

Level: 6 | Gain: 0 | Treble: 6.5 | Bass: 6 – Warm Dirty

Level: 6 | Gain: 10 | Treble: 6 | Bass: 4.5 – Blast

Clean Bass (NO FX)

Samples by Maurizio Mariani


Michelangelo Brandimarte

Michelangelo Brandimarte

Was voted among the best 10 bassists for the Italian magazine Jazzit in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He works constantly looking for new sounds with bass, synth, and effects. He have a Bass Solo performance and is recording a Solo Album.

Overdrive che non distrugge il suono dello strumento ma che da quello parte per dare sonorità che vanno dall’acido all’estremo. I controlli sono eccellenti e le basse frequenze rimangono belle e piene.

 

Reviews

Guitar Interactive Magazine by Dan Veall

VT Comp, Smoking Bass, Steam Bass review

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Analog is Better!

  • Extremely low noise overdrive.
  • Treble and Bass tone controls for greater versatility.
  • True bypass.

 


 


 

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VT Comp Bass Optical Compressor

for bassVT Comp Bass Optical Compressor

High quality optical compressor specifically designed for bass.
From fingers to pick, the COMP VT Bass enhances any bass performance, providing incomparable and absolutely top quality presence, sustain and dynamic control.
The compressor that every bass player should have.

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Compress: 8 | Attack: 3.5 | Level: 5

Compress: 8 | Attack: 6 | Level: 5

Compress: 10 | Attack: 8 | Level: 4

Compress: 10 | Attack: 5 | Level: 4

Samples by Marco Tafelli


Tom Williams

Tom Williams

Currently working with artists Michael Malarkey (star of Hollywood's 'The Vampire Diaries') Lucy Rose, Leogun and his own band No Sugar with Kristian Marr (Amy winehouse), Pete Williams (dexys) and many others...

When I'm on stage, My Nemphasis VT comp gives me a studio quality tone that you just can't get from any other stomp box compressor! If I've got my Nemphasis VT compressor switched on, my tone is simply awesome!

David Kyle Payne

David Kyle Payne

Play with UK artists such as Karen Harding, John Newman, Craig David, Ben Haenow and Nina Nesbitt to name a few, at some of the biggest venues and festivals in the UK and Europe. David is currently the full-time bass player for chart-topping UK Producer Sigala and X-Factor winner Joe McElderry.

The VT Comp Bass is the most efficient compressor pedal I have seen on the market; simple, intuitive and effective.

Sandy Beales

Sandy Beales

Sandy Beales is widely known from his work with the hugely successful boy band One Direction.

The VT-Comp Bass Compressor is absolutely unbelievable, offering tight and smooth compression. Simple but effective controls make it so easy to dial in the desired amount of compression. I have used it for many different functions live including boosting the level of the Bass for solos.

Michelangelo Brandimarte

Michelangelo Brandimarte

Was voted among the best 10 bassists for the Italian magazine Jazzit in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He works constantly looking for new sounds with bass, synth, and effects. He have a Bass Solo performance and is recording a Solo Album.

Non mi sono mai piaciuti i compressori a pedale, sono sempre stato un amante dei classici compressori rack. Ho provato il VT Comp sul mio Datum Bass Fretless e da allora non ne posso fare a meno. Controllo dinamico perfetto e suono caldissimo.

Andy Attanasio

Andy Attanasio

Brooklyn-born bass player member of The Slim Kings.

The VT Comp Bass is perfect for a live bassist. It has the ability to be subtle, but when i kick it on, i want to feel the compression, and the VT Comp Bass does that and sounds great!

Henry Guy

Henry Guy

Play with some of the biggest acts in the UK including: Emeli Sande, Katy B, Gabrielle Aplin, Ella Henderson, Duke Dumont, Blue, Rosie Lowe, Nao, Becky Hill, Mark Ronson, Delilah, Sinead Harnett and Alex Hepburn among others.

Nemphasis pedals demonstrate what it is to do the simple things extremely well. The VT Comp brings life and dynamic control to my bass tone, enhancing my sound without compromising the characteristics of my instrument.

Cyrus Bayandor

Cyrus Bayandor

Cyrus has toured worldwide with several artists, most notably The Staves.

I never thought I'd use a compressor on stage, but once I borrowed one in a rehearsal, I knew the VT Comp was what I needed!

 

Reviews

Guitar Interactive Magazine by Dan Veall

VT Comp, Smoking Bass, Steam Bass review

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Analog is Better!

  • Optical circuitry inspired to the the most famous studio rack.
  • Compress – Attack – Level (makeup gain) knobs.
  • True bypass.

 

 


 

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Steam Bass Analog Chorus

for bassSteam Bass Analog Chorus

The Nemphasis household would have not been complete without the most classic and beautiful modulation pedal for electric bass.
Steam Bass : the analog chorus built without compromise so as to be able to satisfy even the most demanding of bass players!
The sound is extremely dynamic, focused and controlled not to miss even the smallest detail of execution, but at the same time fascinating and “dreamlike” thanks to the analog circuitry and the use of a Bucket Brigade device.
Find your sound is easy with the the efficients controls on the Steam Bass.
In addition to the classic Speed and Depth controls, the Steam Bass has an FX Level knob allowing for a fine adjustment of the amount of the effected. This permits you to range from a hint of chorus, to a loaded and vibrant sound, well appreciated by experimental and ambient music lovers. Yet we were not entirely satisfied as we wanted your bass to retain precision at extremely low frequencies. This was achieved by means of the “HPF” – High-Pass Filter – switch through which you can select the frequency point of the high-pass filter with a slope of 6db/oct connected on the effected line path: L for less bass frequency attenuation, H for more bass frequency attenuation.

Steam Bass? Demanded by your pedalboard.

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Depth: 10 | Speed: 10 | FX Level: 10 | HPF: H

Depth: 5 | Speed: 8 | FX Level: 5 | HPF: H

Depth: 5 | Speed: 5 | FX Level: 10 | HPF: L

Depth: 8 | Speed: 3 | FX Level: 10 | HPF: L

Samples by Mauro Parolini


Michelangelo Brandimarte

Michelangelo Brandimarte

Was voted among the best 10 bassists for the Italian magazine Jazzit in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He works constantly looking for new sounds with bass, synth, and effects. He have a Bass Solo performance and is recording a Solo Album.

Il pedale che uso maggiormente, quello che in ogni occasione e per ogni tipologia di suono ti fa dire “grazie nemphasis” Stupendo versatile e dalla personalità forte. poi il punto di forza è i’ High Pass Filter… geniale!

 

Reviews

Guitar Interactive Magazine by Dan Veall

VT Comp, Smoking Bass, Steam Bass review

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Analog is Better!

  • Switchable HPF – High Pass Filter – for better low frequency definition.
  • Speed – Depth – Effect level knobs.
  • True bypass.

 

 


 

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