Amp builder Nick Epifani has beefed up his Piccolo bass amp series with the Piccolo 999. The 1,000-watt head utilizes Epifani’s UL series preamp including a new Vintage circuit that adds a tube-like tone to the overall output. The Class D amp and switch-mode power supply keep the amp down to just 4.5 pounds and small enough to fit in a gig bag.
Besides a three-band EQ, the amp is fitted with a mid-cut switch and knob designed for easily dialing in a slap tone. Other features include a mute switch, a DI with level control, a footswitch jack, a tuner output, and an effects loop.
The Piccolo 999 is shipping now with a street price of $1,199.
Epifani Amps Piccolo 999 Bass Amp Specs:
|Power Output:||575 Watts RMS @ 8 Ohms, < 1% THD, 1kHz; 999 Watts RMS @ 4 Ohms, < 1% THD, 1kHz|
|Main Power Supply:||Switching Power Supply|
|Amplifier:||Propietary Class D|
|Amplifier Response:||20hz – 25kHz|
|S/N RATIO:||90 dB|
|Voltage:||Voltage selector 120/240V – 50/60Hz.|
|Cooling:||Variable Speed Fan|
|Dimensions:||3 inches (h) x 11.25 inches (w) x 10 inches (d)|
|Input:||1/4 inch TS phone jack|
|Return:||– 50k Ohms|
|Footswitch:||1/4 inch TRS|
|Direct Out (DI):||Low impedance XLR w/ level control|
|Tone Controls:||Bass: Shelving + 22dB @ 40 Hz, Mid: Shelving + 17dB @ 550 Hz, Treble: Shelving + 22dB @ 3 kHz, Mid Cut: -8 dB @ 800 Hz|
|Vintage Tone:||Proprietary circuit selectable switch engages tube emulation|