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Geddy Lee's equipment in the chronological order he acquired them. Equipment with a unknown date plus all of his equipment is on the bottom.

Early Years[]

Basses

Amplifiers

Equipment

  • La Bella Flatwound Strings
  • Rotosound Swing Bass Roundwound Strings
  • Superwound Funkmaster Strings

Rush Tour[]

Basses Amplifiers

  • Ampeg SVT

Fly by Night[]

Basses and Guitars

  • Martin Classical
  • Rickenbacker 4001, White (loaned to/rented to Geddy for the Anthem and Fly By Night music video shoots; not actually owned by him.)
  • Rickenbacker 4001, Black

A Farewell to Kings[]

Basses

Keyboards

  • Moog Mini-Moog
  • Moog Taurus Bass Pedals (1)

Amplifiers

  • Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

A Farewell to Kings Tour[]

Amplifiers

  • Fender Twin Reverb

Hemispheres[]

Keyboards

  • Oberheim 8-voice
  • Moog Mini-Moog

Hemispheres Tour[]

Keyboards

  • Oberheim 8-voice
  • Moog Mini-Moog
  • Moog Taurus Bass Pedals (2)

Effects & Electronics

  • Ashley Pre-amplifier
  • BGW 750 Power amplifier
  • Boss CE-1 Chorus
  • Roland Space Echo

Permanent Waves[]

Basses

Effects & Electronics

  • Oberheim OB-1 Sequencer
  • Oberheim DS-1 Sequencer
  • Roland MC-8 Sequencer
  • Moog Mini-Moog
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet-5

Permanent Waves Tour[]

Basses

  • Rickenbacker 4001 (2)
  • Rickenbacker 4002
  • Custom-modified Fender Precision
  • Fender Jazz Bass
  • Rickenbacker custom double-neck (4001 bass w/12- string guitar)

(All basses are equipped with Badass bridges and Roto-Sound strings) Effects

  • Roland CE-1 Chorus used on the 12 string guitar
  • Roland Space Echo

Keyboards

  • Moog Mini-Moog
  • Oberheim Polyphonic
  • Oberheim OB-1
  • Oberheim digital sequencer
  • Moog Taurus Pedals (which are also interfaced with the Oberheim polyphonic)

Moving Pictures[]

Keyboards

  • Oberheim OB-X
  • Oberheim OB-Xa
  • Moog Mini-Moog
  • Roland Jupiter 8
  • Roland System 700m

Effects & Electronics

  • Roland MC-8 sequencer

Moving Pictures Tour[]

Synthesizers

  • Oberheim OB-1
  • Oberheim OB-X
  • Oberheim OB-8
  • Moog Taurus Bass Pedals (2) - interfaced with the OB-8
  • Moog Mini-Moog
  • Roland MC-8 Digital Sequencer

Amplifier

  • Yamaha GR-75

Effects & Electronics

  • Yamaha E1010 Analog Delay

Signals[]

Basses

Rickenbacker 4001, Black

Steinberger L2, Black - Used on 'Digital Man' & 'YYZ'

Fender Jazz - Used on 'The Weapon'

  • Mini-Moog
  • Taurus bass pedals (2)
  • Oberheim OB-Xa
  • Roland Jupiter-8

Effects & Electronics

  • Oberheim DS-X Sequencer
  • Fairlight CMI
  • Roland TR-808 Compurhythm Sequencer
  • Roland MC-8 Microcomposer

Grace Under Pressure Warm Up Tour[]

Basses

Keyboards

  • PPG Wave 2.2
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet-5
  • Fairlight CMI

Grace Under Pressure Tour[]

Keyboards

Effects & Electronics

  • Furman Sound PQ-3 Preamplifier
  • API 550A Equalizer

Weapons

  • Curved Saber Sword of San Martín

Power Windows[]

Basses

  • Wal Mk1 - Owned by Peter Collins. Geddy had the black one made by Wal in 1985 and used it on the 'Big Money' Promo video.
  • Steinberger L2, Black (used on "Mystic Rhythms" Promo video)

Keyboards

  • Yamaha DX-7
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet-600
  • Roland Jupiter 8
  • Oberheim Matrix 12
  • PPG Wave 2.3

Effects & Electronics

  • Emulator II
  • Fairlight CMI

Power Windows Tour[]

Basses

  • 2 X Steinberger L2, Black
  • Keyboards
  • Yamaha KX76 (1)
  • Yamaha KX76 (2)

Effects & Electronics

  • Yamaha QX-1 Sequencer

Hold Your Fire[]

Basses

  • Wal Mk1 - Mk2 5-string (Used on 'Lock & Key')

Keyboards

  • Prophet VS
  • Roland D-50
  • Yamaha DX-7
  • Yamaha DX-7 II

Effects & Electronics

  • Akai S900 Sampler

Hold Your Fire Tour[]

Amplifiers

  • Tiel Double 15

Keyboards

  • Roland D-50
  • Korg MIDI Pedals (1)
  • Roland Super Jupiter
  • Yamaha DX-7

Effects & Electronics

  • Yamaha QX-1 Sequencer
  • MIDI Mapper
  • JL Cooper MIDI Patch Bay
  • Tony Geranios Mixer
  • Telex Wireless Unit

Equipment

  • La Bella Hard Rockin' Steels Strings

Presto[]

Effects & Electronics

  • Akai S1000 Sampler
  • Apple Macintosh Computer
  • Synclavier?
  • Korg M1

Roll the Bones[]

Basses

Keyboards

  • Korg Wavestation
  • Korg M-1
  • Ensoniq SD-1
  • Hammond B-3
  • Synclavier II

Effects & Electronics

  • Roland S-770 Sampler

Roll the Bones Tour[]

Keyboards

  • Korg MIDI Pedals (2)

Amplifiers

  • Gallien-Krueger

Counterparts[]

Amplifiers

  • Ampeg

Counterparts Tour[]

Basses

Effects & Electronics

  • Trace-Elliot GP12 SMX Pre-amplifier
  • Trace-Elliot Quatra 4VR Power Amplifier

Test for Echo[]

Effects & Electronics

  • Tech 21 SansAmp PSA-1 Preamplifier
  • Demeter Tube Preamplifier
  • Palmer PDI-5 Speaker Simulator

Test for Echo Tour[]

Tour Setup

Guitars

  • 1972 Fender Jazz Bass

Effects & Electronics

  • Demeter Direct Input
  • Trace-Elliot Amplifier

Vapor Trails Tour[]

Basses

  • 1997 Fender Jazz Bass Custom
  • Fender Jazz Bass Custom

Guitars

Keyboards

  • Korg MPK-130
  • Roland PK-5

Effects & Electronics

  • Tech 21 SansAmp RBI Preamplifier
  • Avalon U5 DI Direct Box
  • Trace-Elliot Quatra Valve Poweramplifier
  • Roland XV-5080 Synthesizer Module
  • Glyph Hard Drive

Snakes & Arrows Tour[]

Basses

Guitars

  • Garrison Acoustic

Keyboards

  • Moog Little Phatty Stage
  • Roland Fantom-X7

Effects & Electronics

  • Tech 21 SansAmp RPM Preamplifier
  • Samson UR-5D Wireless Receiver

Time Machine Tour[]

Tour Setup

Amplifiers

Equipment

Microphones

  • Audio-Technica

Basses[]

Guitars[]

  • Rickenbacker 4080/12, double neck guitar and bass (for rhythm guitar on Xanadu)

Keyboards[]

Amplifiers[]

  • BGW 11255
  • Ampeg V4B

Equipment[]

  • Finger Ease String Lubricant

Effects & Electronics[]

  • Rotosound Strings .105-.050

References[]

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