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Darkglass Electronics Unveils New Amp, Bass Cabinets

Darkglass Electronics has a new rig to offer after announcing the Microtubes 500 bass head and expanding into the realm of cabinets with the DG210C and DG410C.

The new head unit is the smaller brother of the Microtubes 900 and carries many of the same features at 500 watts and a lower price point. The unit matches a solid-state preamplifier with a Class D power module for a lightweight design. The top row of knobs features a four-band EQ with frequency switches for the low and hi mids. The bottom row controls the Microtubes Engine, which is an extra channel fitted with their Vintage Microtubes and B3K circuits for dialing in a tone that cuts through to a killer distortion. Other features include passive/active input switch, a mute switch, a footswitch jack, an effects loop, a headphone output, and a balanced XLR output with ground lift and a pre/post EQ switch.

The DG210C and DG410C are 2×10″ and 4×10″, respectively, and are loaded with custom 10-inch Eminence drivers. Their proprietary crossover circuit is “designed to enhance distortion excited-harmonics in a unique, pleasant way.” The 4×10 is rated at 1,000 watts while the 2×10 can handle 500 watts.

The Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 500, DG210C and DG410C are available now with prices of $799 for the amp, $1,399 for the 4×10, and $999 for the 2×10.

Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 500 Bass Head Features:

500 Watts of Power
Dual Microtubes Engine: powered by B3K and VMT (foot switch not included)
Gain and Master controls for Clean channel
4 Band Active Equalizer
Two-way Mid Frequency switches for Lo and Hi Mid controls
Direct Output (Unaffected by Master Volume)
Effects Loop (Unaffected by Master Volume)
Headphone Output
Speakon/Combo

Darkglass Electronics DG210C Cabinet Specs:

Type: 2x10 Bass Cabinet
Impedance: 8 Ohms
Power Handling RMS: 500W
Speakers: 10″ Custom Eminence ceramic drivers
Horn: 20W Ferrite magnet
Cabinet material: Cabinet material
Sensitivity: 100 dB 1W 1M
Tweeter Action Frequency: 3.5 kHz
Number and type of Inputs : 2 Speakon Combo in parallel
Crossover type: Passive
HF Driver: Yes
HF Level control: Yes
HF Control: L-Pad
Unpacked dimensions: Width: 61cm / Depth: 34cm / Height: 41.5cm (including feet)

Darkglass Electronics DG410C Cabinet Specs:

Type: 4x10 Bass Cabinet
Impedance: 4 Ohms
Power Handling RMS: 1000W
Speakers: 10″ Custom Eminence ceramic drivers
Horn: 20W Ferrite magnet
Cabinet material: Cabinet material
Sensitivity: 100 dB 1W 1M
Tweeter Action Frequency: 3.5 kHz
Number and type of Inputs : 2 Speakon Combo in parallel
Crossover type: Passive
HF Driver: Yes
HF Level control: Yes
HF Control: L-Pad
Unpacked dimensions: Width: 61cm / Depth: 43cm / Height: 62cm (including feet)

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