Microphones

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Microphones

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Needs Review AKG C214

AKG C214

Bootsy uses this mic "for recording of lead vocals and solo instruments in st... more

Needs Review AKG D7 WL1

AKG D7 WL1

Used "for loud and demanding lead vocals", according to AKG's official website. more

Needs Review D.W. Fearn VT-2

D.W. Fearn VT-2

Visible in this photo from [this November 23, 2017 *Premier Guitar* interview... more

Needs Review Universal Audio 2-610

Universal Audio 2-610

Visible in this January 21, 2018 Facebook post. more

Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

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Fender Jazz Bass

Fender Jazz Bass

"...once I landed my first real gig with James Brown the Godfather of Soul, h... more

Warwick Bootsy Collins Infinity Signature Bass

Warwick Bootsy Collins Infinity Signature Bass

This Bass Player interview states that Collins uses a Warwick Bootsy Collins ... more

Warwick Bootsy Collins Spacebass

Warwick Bootsy Collins Spacebass

Bootsy Collins wanted a bass in the shape of a star. more

Fender Modified Precision Bass (P-Funk)

Fender Modified Precision Bass (P-Funk)

In this June 20, 2020 Fender video at 2:51, Bootsy shows off his original P-F... more

Amplifiers

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Amplifiers

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Alembic F-2B Preamp

Alembic F-2B Preamp

This interview states that Collins uses an Alembic F-2B Preamp. more

SWR Mo' Bass Preamp

SWR Mo' Bass Preamp

This Bass Player interview states that Collins uses this pre-amp. more

Needs Review Ampeg SVT

Ampeg SVT

You can see Bootsy playing over this amp with a number of speakers attached t... more

Needs Review Hughes & Kettner BassBase 600

Hughes & Kettner BassBase 600

Listed in this November 1, 2010 *Bass Player* interview. > **STUDIO GEAR**... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo

TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo

Bootsy uses an Alter Ego x4 Vintage Echo pedal, according to TC Electronic's ... more

ZVEX Woolly Mammoth

ZVEX Woolly Mammoth

"Ahh the name is Bootsy baby, & I like um Fuzzier than a Cactus with 9 inch ... more

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

"The original funk 'n' roll wild child, Bootsy Collins, puts bass in yer face... more

Needs Improvement Electro-Harmonix Bass Micro Synth XO

Electro-Harmonix Bass Micro Synth XO

This Bass Player interview states Collins uses this pedal. more

Studio Equipment

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Studio equipment

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Needs Review Millennia STT-1 Origin

Millennia STT-1 Origin

Specified on [the official Millennia artist page](https://www.mil-media.com/a... more

Needs Review Electro-Harmonix Bi-Filter

Electro-Harmonix Bi-Filter

Visible throughout this November 15, 2011 video more

Needs Review DigiTech MM4 Metal Machine

DigiTech MM4 Metal Machine

Featured in [this November 23, 2017 *Premier Guitar* interview](https://www.p... more

Akai S900 MIDI Digital Sampler

Akai S900 MIDI Digital Sampler

Featured in [this November 23, 2017 *Premier Guitar* interview](https://www.p... more

Live Setup Accessories

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Needs Review Crown DC-300A

Crown DC-300A

Used with Parliament and Funkadelic, as mentioned by Collins in this excerpt ... more

Studio Monitors

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Studio monitors

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Needs Review JBL 708P 8'' Active Studio Monitor

JBL 708P 8'' Active Studio Monitor

Featured in Twitter posts dated June 14, 2017 and [February 27, 2018](https:/... more

Guitars

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Guitars

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Silvertone 57 1413L

Silvertone 57 1413L

Collins' first bass, having switched the guitar strings out for bass strings.... more

Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

One from 1972, decorated for Catfish, is featured in this June 20, 2020 Fende... more

Fender Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

Fender Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

Catfish's 1969 Jazzmaster is featured in this June 20, 2020 Fender video at 1... more

Fender Telecaster '69 Japan Pink Paisley

Fender Telecaster '69 Japan Pink Paisley

Visible throughout this June 20, 2020 Fender video. more

Strings

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Needs Review DR Strings BZ-50 Bootzilla Signature Bass Strings

DR Strings BZ-50 Bootzilla Signature Bass Strings

Developed in collaboration with Collins. The gauge is specified in this Novem... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Needs Review Hammond B3 Electric Organ

Hammond B3 Electric Organ

Mentioned in this November 23, 2017 *Premier Guitar* interview. > **Are yo... more

Other Gear

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Gear Guides

5 Best Bass Amplifiers

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Mason Hoberg

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Top 5 Bass Compressor Pedals

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5 Best Bass Strings: Choice Wires to Bring the Bass

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Mason Hoberg

Updated October 2020

Buyers Guide: Best Bass Guitar for Beginners

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated July 2019