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  • Hartke Now Shipping the HD500 Bass Combo Amp

    Hartke Now Shipping the HD500 Bass Combo Amp

    Introduced 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... »

  • Vox Amps Announces the VX50 BA Tube Bass Combo Amp

    Vox Amps Announces the VX50 BA Tube Bass Combo Amp

    Vox Amps has unveiled the VX50 series of amps including the VX50 BA, a compact vacuum tube bass amp. The 50-watt amp is fitted with a new tube called the NuTube. “By using Nutube, the new vacuum tube, this amp achieves 50W of high output power while being more compact, lightweight, and power-efficient,” Vox writes.... »

  • Verellen Amps Unveils the Meatflip Flip-Top Bass Combo Amp

    Verellen Amps Unveils the Meatflip Flip-Top Bass Combo Amp

    Ben Verellen of Verellen Amps has shared his latest creation called the Meatflip. Designed as a custom build for a customer, the 100-watt amp puts the company’s flagship Meatsmoke preamp into a flip top bass combo. Now Verellen will offer the design in a small production run. The Meatflip preamp will have foot switchable clean... »

  • Laney Amps Introduces the R500 Head and Combo Amp

    Laney Amps Introduces the R500 Head and Combo Amp

    Laney Amplification spruced up their Richter Series of bass amps with a new look plus two new models. “For this show we’ve taken our original Richter range and we’ve given them a facelift,” a Laney rep told us at the NAMM Show. “Richters 1-4 are in the same cosmetic as the Nexus, but we’ve also... »

  • Hartke Grows HD Series With HD500 Bass Combo

    Hartke Grows HD Series With HD500 Bass Combo

    Hartke is expanding their HD series this year with the HD500 Bass Combo. The 500-watt Class D amp weighs in at just 35 pounds and is fitted with a pair of the company’s 10-inch HyDrive speakers. The drivers blend paper and aluminum materials into their speaker cones that add warmth and attack. Its controls include... »

  • Genzler Amplification Expands Magellan Amp and Bass Array Cabinet Lines

    Genzler Amplification Expands Magellan Amp and Bass Array Cabinet Lines

    Genzler is gearing up for the 2017 Winter NAMM show by unveiling the expansion of their Magellan bass amp line and Bass Array cabinet series. The Magellan 350 and Bass Array BA10-2 will each debut at NAMM as separate pieces as well as a combo unit. The Magellan 350 pushes out 350 watts while weighing... »

  • Orange Amplification Introduces The Crush Bass Combo Series

    Orange Amplification Introduces The Crush Bass Combo Series

    Orange redesigned their entry-level bass combo range with the Orange Crush Bass series. The line – consisting of 25, 50, and 100-watt combos – upgrades their most accessible bass amps with a parametric EQ circuit inspired by their new 4 Stroke bass amp. They also feature analog circuitry, redesigned speakers and ported cabinetry, an onboard... »

  • Gear Review: Gallien-Krueger MB410 Bass Combo Amplifier

    Gear Review: Gallien-Krueger MB410 Bass Combo Amplifier

    Gallien-Krueger’s latest line of combo amps, the MB combo series, has all the GK tone and power you’d expect from GK and some features that will really appeal to the “plug and play” musician. The 500 watt GK MB410 is relatively light weight at 49 lbs and has a streamlined black box presence. All controls... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Introduces Session 77 Bass Combo

    Phil Jones Bass Introduces Session 77 Bass Combo

    Phil Jones had a handful of new bass goodies at the NAMM Show this year including the Session 77 combo. The 100-watt bass amp, which is PJB’s most affordable offering to date, features a pair of seven-inch drivers tweeter and a three-inch tweeter. The combo’s controls begin with a three-way switch at the input that... »

  • 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... »