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  • Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year: the Liquifier Analog Chorus and Opto Comp Analog Optical Compressor. The new pedals add to their existing preamp and overdrive pedals. The Liquifier features a dual chorus circuit, which Ampeg says offers deep potential. “This isn’t your typical chorus pedal,” Ampeg Product Manager... »

  • IK Multimedia Introduces Ampeg SVX 2

    IK Multimedia Introduces Ampeg SVX 2

    IK Multimedia and Ampeg have collaborated again to update the SVX collection of modeling software with the Ampeg SVX 2. The virtual amp series includes amps and cabinets from the Ampeg Heritage and Classic series for use with AmpliTube for Mac and PC. The amps and cabinets in the collection include the SVT-VR, the V-4B,... »

  • Pure Ampeg Tone. Rugged Pedal Designs

    Pure Ampeg Tone. Rugged Pedal Designs

    There’s nothing like playing through your favorite Ampeg amp, be it the thunderous SVT or the rich B-15. But, there may be gigs where an 8×10 isn’t right. You might be touring and can’t get the Ampeg rig you requested. I know, right? Now, with three different Ampeg pedals available, each delivering something unique, you... »

  • Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

    Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

    After introducing the pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year, Ampeg is now shipping the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The all-analog stomp boxes are compact effects derived from the larger SCR-DI. The Classic offers up the company’s 3-band EQ complete with Ultra Lo and Ultra Hi shelving switches for dialing... »

  • Ampeg Introduces Two New Bass Pedals at NAMM

    Ampeg Introduces Two New Bass Pedals at NAMM

    Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year with the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The pedals represent either side of Ampeg’s other pedal offering, the SCR-DI, into two smaller focused pedals. The Classic pedal allows for dialing in an Ampeg tone with its three-band tone stack as... »

  • Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

    Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

    UPDATE: The grand prize winner has been emailed. Once we confirm, we’ll send the 2nd and 3rd prize winners an email. Check your inbox! Ampeg and No Treble are excited to bring you the Portaflex All-Tube bass rig giveaway! Two lucky winners will be selected on December 31st, 2016. Enter now Grand Prize: One lucky... »

  • Ampeg Introduces All-Tube Portaflex Bass Amps, 1×12 Cabinet

    Ampeg Introduces All-Tube Portaflex Bass Amps, 1×12 Cabinet

    In 2011, Ampeg launched the Portaflex Amp Series featuring solid-state preamps inspired by their iconic B-15 amp. Now the company has expanded the line with the PF-20T and PF-50T, a pair of all-tube bass amps they describe as “modern interpretations of Ampeg’s legendary low-wattage, all-tube designs.” Rated at 20 and 50 watts respectively, the PF-20T... »

  • Universal Audio Introduces Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Pro Plug-Ins

    Universal Audio Introduces Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Pro Plug-Ins

    Recording bassists have some new amp modeling software options with Universal Audio’s new Ampeg Bass Amp plug-ins. The two new plug-ins focus on the SVT sound with an SVT-VR model and an SVT-3 Pro model, both of which are included in UAD Software v8.3 and are made exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces. Each... »

  • Ampeg Unveils SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal at NAMM

    Ampeg Unveils SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal at NAMM

    Ampeg’s booth at NAMM this year featured their new revamped BA combo series, but it centered around the unveiling of their brand new SCR-DI. The bass-friendly direct box is their first new pedal in years and brings together an Ampeg preamp, EQ section, and their Scrambler Overdrive. The SCR-DI starts with a legacy Ampeg preamp... »

  • Ampeg Now Shipping Revamped BA-112 and BA-115 Bass Combos

    Ampeg Now Shipping Revamped BA-112 and BA-115 Bass Combos

    After revamping the BA series earlier this year, Ampeg is now shipping the new BA-112 and BA-115 bass combo amps. The models carry all the new features including the foot-switchable Bass Scrambler overdrive circuit, a 3-band EQ, and a true sixty degree monitoring angle so they can be set up as a wedge. The Bass... »