Darkglass Microtubes B3K v2 Bass Overdr

Effect Pedal for Electric Bass

  • Overdrive
  • Successor to the renowned B3K CMOS Overdrive
  • All original features with additional mid-boost to restore the mids for natural character and a tone button instead of the Attack switch
  • A perfect combination of brutality and clarity provides a defined and powerful saturation in an easy-to-use format
  • Controls: Drive - Level - Tone - Blend
  • Buttons: Grunt - Mid Boost
  • LED: Effect On
  • Foot switch: Effect bypass
  • Connections: (6.3 mm jack), output (6.3 mm jack), power supply connection (coaxial socket 5.5 x 2.1 mm - negative pole inside)
  • Power consumption: 20 mA
  • Power supply with a 9 V DC power supply (not included - matching power supply: Article Nr 409939)
  • True bypass
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 75 x 113 x 45 mm
  • Made in Finland

Note: No battery operation possible.

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C0nstant1ne01, 31.05.2019
I am reviewing the second unit I received since the first one was faulty, which I did not expect considering the reputation of the maker but anyway.......The B3K's sound is very distinct compared to anything else you might have heard. Also, its sound depends A LOT on the rest of your pedal path/instrument/pickup type/string type and how new they are/amplifier/pick,hand technique etc. That is the case with most pedals but the B3K takes it to a whole new level. Search for youtube videos to see what I mean. Considering this, you might love it or hate it so definately try it with as much of your gear as possible unless you got money to burn. I sold it to another guy, who apparently loved it......so try it before you buy it! You have been warned three times. Cheers!
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James K., 23.04.2018
I plugged this pedal in with the controls set flat, immediately i was blown away by the distorted tone available to me. The grunt and mid Boost Switches add bottom end and mids back into the tone, the Tone knob changes the character of the distortion, likely by affecting the treble.
The blend knob does exactly what it says, blends your dry tone with the distorted signal.
The Footswitch is one of the new "non-click" types and is very smooth and sturdy. The chassis is also made from very thick yet light Aluminium.
My only issue (and its a very very small one) with this pedal is the location of the 9V DC In, on the bottom right, next to the instrument in, its a little awkward.
Overall this is a great pedal and despite the price I would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone, you can get a wide variety of overdriven and distorted tones and this pedal has allowed me to achieve the sound I've always wanted my bass to sound like.
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