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Hartke Now Shipping the HD500 Bass Combo Amp

Hartke HD500 Bass Combo AmpIntroduced earlier this year, Hartke’s new HD500 Bass Combo is now shipping. The 35-pound combo is loaded with a pair of their HyDrive 10-inch drivers for 500 watts of power.

“The HD500 features Hartke’s patented HyDrive speakers that transformed speaker technology by blending paper and aluminum materials into a speaker cone that produces an exceptional blend of warmth and attack that can’t be attained by traditional all-paper cones,” the company explains. “The use of rare earth neodymium magnets helps to maintain lightweight portability without sacrificing any of the legendary Hartke attack.”

Its preamp section features a 3-band EQ plus a Shape knob that dials in a preset EQ curve. The HD500 has an XLR direct output as well as a 1/8-inch auxiliary input and a 1/4-inch headphone output. It is shipping now for $599.99.

Hartke HD500 Bass Combo Amp Features:

Lightweight Class D combo amplifier
Weighs 35lbs
500 watts of power
Two 10″ HyDrive paper/aluminum hybrid cone drivers
Neodymium magnets
Top-mounted control panel
Hartke’s Shape EQ knob with variable filter
3-band (Bass, Mid, Treble) EQ
XLR direct output
1/8″ stereo Aux input
1⁄4″ headphone output
1⁄4″ bass input
Perforated steel grille
Molded strap carry handle

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