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  • Jensen Adds Punch and Smooth to Bass-Series Speaker Line

    Jensen Adds Punch and Smooth to Bass-Series Speaker Line

    Jensen has added two new types of bass speakers to their product lineup with the Jensen Punch Sound series and the Jensen Smooth Sound series. Each style of speaker comes in 8, 10, 12, and 15-inch diameters with wattages ranging between 150 and 350 watts. The company describes the Punch Sound series as focusing on... »

  • 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... »

  • ValveTrain Amplification Announces Brandywine All-Tube Bass Amp

    ValveTrain Amplification Announces Brandywine All-Tube Bass Amp

    Amp company ValveTrain has announced the Brandywine amplifier, a 50-watt all-tube bass amp inspired by the bass amps for the early ‘60s. The amp is described as marrying vintage tone with modern features and was designed primarily for studio use. Instead of a simple pad, the amp starts with a variable pad on the input... »

  • 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... »

  • Wounded Paw Effects Announces Black Sheep Bass Preamp

    Wounded Paw Effects Announces Black Sheep Bass Preamp

    Wounded Paw Effects has released the Black Sheep Bass Preamp, a rackmountable pre designed for tonal flexibility. Its sound is based around six parallel overdrives focusing on six different frequency bands, giving you control to drive different frequencies of your signal in varying amounts. The Black Sheep also has a fully buffered effects loop that... »

  • 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... »

  • Peavey Announces MiniMax and MiniMega Compact Bass Amplifier Heads

    Peavey Announces MiniMax and MiniMega Compact Bass Amplifier Heads

    Peavey announced a pair of new compact bass heads at NAMM this year with the MiniMax and the MiniMega. The amps are rated at 400 and 1000 watts, respectively, and weigh in at five and eight pounds. The 400-watt MiniMax’s preamp is loaded with a 3-band EQ accented by Punch, Mid-shift, and Bright controls for... »

  • Ashdown Launches Rootmaster Series Bass Amplifiers

    Ashdown Launches Rootmaster Series Bass Amplifiers

    Ashdown Engineering unveiled a new range of amplifiers in their Rootmaster Series at this year’s NAMM Show. The lineup includes two bass heads, five speaker cabinets, and three combo amplifiers offered at an affordable price. The Rootmaster amplifiers and combos come in either 220 or 420 watts with the combos offering 1×15″, 2×10″, and 1×12″... »

  • Ampeg Revamps BA Series Bass Combo Amps

    Ampeg Revamps BA Series Bass Combo Amps

    Ampeg’s iconic BA series of bass combos is getting a facelift this year, the company announced for Musikmesse 2014. The lineup has been completely re-envisioned with new versions for the BA-108, BA-110, BA-112, BA-115 and BA-210 models. Each of the models now has front-facing controls and a true sixty degree monitoring angle so they can... »

  • Baer Amplification’s New Valkyrie Bass Amp Now Available

    Baer Amplification’s New Valkyrie Bass Amp Now Available

    Baer Amplification is now shipping the Valkyrie, an 850-watt bass amplifier featuring the company’s Trans-Hybrid Preamp. The Valkyrie’s solid state preamp sounds rich without adding much coloration while the amp’s tube hybrid preamp adds more personality with more harmonic overtones and growl. The two sections are switched as easily as the push of a button.... »