EBS teams up with Stanley Clarke for versatile new bass preamp pedal

EBS Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Preamp pedal
(Image credit: EBS)

Sweden-based effects company EBS has collaborated with jazz-fusion bassist Stanley Clarke once again to create the Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Bass Preamp pedal, designed for upright bass players.

Perhaps most notable about the new addition is its diverse array of EQ controls. Its two channels each feature their own dials for bass, mids and treble, as well as a high-pass/notch filter switch.

Designed to handle either passive, active or piezo pickups, the pedal features two 1/4" high-impedance (10 megaohm) inputs. The A channel also provides support for Electret pickups with a dedicated switch, while the B channel provides phantom power for use with condenser mics via its XLR mic input. 

EBS Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Preamp pedal

(Image credit: EBS)

Other features include an effects loop, tuner output, balanced XLR output with a speaker simulator and ground lift to prevent hum, an aux input and a pro-grade headphone output.

The Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Preamp is available now for $499.99. For more information, head to EBS.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.