John East U-Retro Preamps

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U-Retro Preamp

The U-Retro, based on the J Retro 01 is a universal highly flexible on-board dual input preamp and EQ system. The standard pots have 10mm threaded bushes to allow rear mounting in the wood of a bass body, or 6mm bushes, for plate or scratch plate mounting, can be supplied to special order. Flat wire connections to the pots and toggle switches allow for flexible layout.

Available in control configurations including 3-knob, 4-knob, 4-knob 2-switch, and 5-knob there is surely a control layout to fit your bass.

These units sport a individual pickup input that has its own input amplfier, along with gain trim adjustment presetting. This allows for pickups of different styles and output levels to be output matched without comprimise. The U-Retro preamps come completely wired including use of battery clip and Switchcraft jacks. For ease of installation the U-Retro pickup inputs are connected via screw terminals to provide a solderless pickup install. Only a single groud wire is required to be soldered to complete installation. Available with knobs included and in finishes of chrome, black, and gold the U-Retro is an fantastic solution for your onboard bass EQ'ing.

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