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  • Ashdown Unveils Rootmaster EVO Series

    Ashdown Unveils Rootmaster EVO Series

    Ashdown took to the Winter NAMM show this year to introduce the Rootmaster EVO Range. Building on the Rootmaster series, the EVO range has been streamlined with improved features and a reduction in weight. The Rootmaster preamp now has active and passive inputs to get optimal levels for your bass. Other common features in the... »

  • Bergantino Now Shipping HDN Bass Cabinet Series

    Bergantino Now Shipping HDN Bass Cabinet Series

    Bergantino Audio Systems has announced the next evolution of their speaker cabinets with the HDN (High-Definition Neo) Series. Building on their HD (High Definition) Series, the HDN line was created as a lightweight version of the company’s flagship designs. “The Bergantino Audio Systems HDN (High Definition Neo) series lightweight speaker cabinets retain the great Bergantino... »

  • 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... »

  • Jeff Genzler Launches New Company, New Bass Cabinets

    Jeff Genzler Launches New Company, New Bass Cabinets

    Jeff Genzler, founder and former head of Genz-Benz, has launched a new company called Genzler Amplification. The bass industry veteran first offerings from the venture include a trio of bass cabinets: The Bass Array 12-3, the Magellan 112T, and the Magellan 212T. “My wife Catherine and I, and our dedicated team, built [Genz-Benz] and delivered... »

  • TC Electronic Unveils K-Series Bass Cabinets

    TC Electronic Unveils K-Series Bass Cabinets

    TC Electronic took the opportunity at the Winter NAMM Show to unveil the new K-Series of bass cabinets. Following in the footsteps of the company’s RS and BC cabinets, the K-Series models are designed to be lightweight with vertical stacking ability. The lineup includes the K210, the K212, and the K410. Each is constructed with... »

  • Acme Sound Introduces Low B-212 Bass Cabinets

    Acme Sound Introduces Low B-212 Bass Cabinets

    Acme Sound has expanded their bass cabinet offering with the Low B-212 cabinet. Available in standard and composite versions, the cabs carry dual 12-inch custom woofer that are mounted back to back. Each model has a recommended power rating between 1200 and 2000 watts. The models also include a 1×1-inch shallow horn and a proprietary... »

  • Alusonic Introduces ALU112 Aluminum Bass Cabinets

    Alusonic Introduces ALU112 Aluminum Bass Cabinets

    The aluminum specialists at Alusonic are getting into the bass cabinet world with the ALU112. Housed in an aircraft grade aluminum hardshell, the cab is loaded with a 12-inch aluminum cast frame woofer with a neodymium magnet. The ALU112 has an 8 ohm impedence with a nominal power handling of 400 watts RMS and continuous... »

  • Gallien-Krueger Introduces CX Series Bass Cabinets

    Gallien-Krueger Introduces CX Series Bass Cabinets

    Gallien-Krueger has announced the company’s new CX Series of bass enclosures. Designed to compliment their MB Series of heads, the cabinets are loaded with proprietary ceramic drivers designed and built in the United States. Each of the units also has a horn with a defeat switch and both Speakon and quarter-inch inputs. The lineup starts... »

  • Barefaced Bass Cabinets Unleashes Generation 3 Cabinets

    Barefaced Bass Cabinets Unleashes Generation 3 Cabinets

    English bass amplification company Barefaced Audio has announced their new Generation 3 series of cabinets including revamps of their flagship Big Baby II and Big Twin II cabinets. Both models have been updated with new drivers, hardware and construction. “The key is our new custom 12XN550 speaker driver, which has taken over two years to... »

  • Fender Redesigns Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2014

    Fender Redesigns Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2014

    Fender has completely revamped the Rumble Series of bass combo amplifiers into lighter and louder designs with more features. The new models are built with lightweight plywood enclosures with certain models featuring removable wooden grille frames, Eminence drivers, and upgraded compression tweeters. Fender also re-engineered the circuitry to include a three-button voicing palette and a... »