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Geddy Lee from the band Rush, is arguably one of the best known progressive rock gods.  ÜberProAudio knows that you have been asking yourself all this time "What does Geddy Lee's music equipment look like" - and if you haven't been asking that, you're going to find out anyway. Read below to find out what gear and equipment has been seen in Geddy Lee's bass rig over the yeas.

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Bass Guitars

- In the early 1970's Geddy used a Fender Precision Bass

Fender American Standard Precision Bass with Rosewood Fingerboard

- Rickenbacker 4001 and 4005-12 bass guitars

- Fender Jazz Bass (his main bass is a 72 he got for $200). Fender makes a Geddy model bass also.

Fender Geddy Lee Signature Jazz Bass

- Fender American Vintage '62 Jazz Bass (according to Fender website)

Fender US American Vintage '62 Jazz Bass

- Steinberger bass (in 1984)

Steinberger Synapse XS-1FPA 4-String Bass

- Wal basses (used from 1985 to 1992)

- Hagstrom bass (way back)

- 1969 Fender Precision bass (traded the Hagstrom for it)

- Fender Jaco Pastorius fretless replica bass (for Malignant Narcissism on Snakes and Arrows)

Fender Jaco Pastorius Relic Jazz Bass 3-Tone Sunburst

 

Strings

- Rotosound Funkmaster round-wound strings (started using Rotosounds in 1972)

Rotosound FM66 Funk Master Bass Strings

- Labella flat wound strings (used for a few years)

 

 

Amplifiers and Cabinets

-  Orange AD200 bass head with an OBC410 4x10” bass cabinet - Both Orange colored (2010)

Orange Amplifiers AD Series AD200B 200W Tube Bass Amp HeadOrange Amplifiers OBC Series OBC410 600W 4x10 Bass Speaker Cabinet

- Sunn 2000-s head

- Ampeg SVT head and V-4B cabs

Ampeg SVT-VR Vintage Reissue 300 Watt SVT Amp Head

- Ashly preamps and BGW power amps (were run in stereo with his 4001 bass)

- Gallien-Krueger amps (1991-1992)

Gallien-Krueger 2001RB Amplifier Head

- Trace Elliot amps

- Fender Bassman 100T (according to Fender site)

Fender Bassman Pro 100T 100W Tube Bass Amp Head

- Traynor Amps


Beginning in 2002, Lee dispensed with traditional bass amplifiers in favor of DI units (also known as direct boxes), which allow the bass guitar to be connected directly to the audio engineer's main mixer. At the same time, Lee began using in-ear monitors.

DI's
- Tech 21 SansAmp RBI (live and recording)

Tech 21 Sansamp RBI Rackmount Bass Tube Amp Emulator

- Avalon U5 preamp/DI (recording)

Avalon Ultra Five Direct Box Instrument Preamplifier

 

Keyboards and Synthesizers

- Oberheim (Eight-voice, OB-1, OB-X, OB-Xa)
- PPG (Wave 2.2 and 2.3)
- Roland (Jupiter 8, D-50, XV-5080)
- Moog (Minimoog, Taurus bass pedals, Moog Little Phatty)

Moog Little Phatty Stage II Keyboard SynthesizerMoog Taurus Bass Pedal Synthesizer Version 3

- Yamaha DX7
- Roland XV-5080  (2002 and 2004)
- Yamaha KX76
- Korg MPK-130
- Roland PK-5

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