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  • Ashdown Reveals Origin Bass Head and Tube Preamp/DI

    Ashdown Reveals Origin Bass Head and Tube Preamp/DI

    Ashdown debuted the Origin series at NAMM this year, including a 300-watt bass amplifier and a tube preamp and DI pedal. Both units are designed to be “lightweight, portable and stripped back” for a strong yet streamlined bass signal. The Origin amp starts with an active/passive input switch and effects loop. It has a five-band... »

  • Trace Elliot Unveils ELF Micro Bass Amp

    Trace Elliot Unveils ELF Micro Bass Amp

    Trace Elliot is back in a big way in a tiny package. The ELF bass amplifier weighs in at just 1.6 pounds and produces 200 continuous watts RMS at 4 ohms. Its input section has three regions of operation: uncompressed, variable multiband compression, and overdrive. The three-band EQ section has the company’s proprietary filters with... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Unveils AG 700 Bass Amplifier

    Aguilar Amplification Unveils AG 700 Bass Amplifier

    Aguilar Amplification has announced the expansion of their AG amplifier series with the AG 700. The company describes their latest creation as having the clarity, dynamic range and fast transient response of their AG 500 with a larger low end and headroom. It offers 700 continuous watts at four ohms while weighing just 4.9 pounds.... »

  • Geddy Lee Teams with Tech 21 for Signature SansAmp GED-2112

    Geddy Lee Teams with Tech 21 for Signature SansAmp GED-2112

    If you got to catch Rush in the past twenty years, you would have seen Geddy Lee on stage with household appliances in lieu of a bass amp. Going direct means relying on preamps for his sound, and now he’s helped to create a signature SansAmp with Tech 21. The Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature... »

  • Glockenklang Announces Steamhammer Amp

    Glockenklang Announces Steamhammer Amp

    German amp manufacturer Glockenklang has released the Steamhammer, a 700-watt class D amplifier that sets itself apart from their other lightweight amps by using an ICE power module. Its Class A preamp features a four-band EQ as well as a drive section and effects loop. The amp’s input section starts with a 20 dB pad... »

  • 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... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Unveils Limited Edition SL 112 and SL 410x Cabinets

    Aguilar Amplification Unveils Limited Edition SL 112 and SL 410x Cabinets

    Each year, Aguilar introduces a limited edition cabinet color at the NAMM show. This year the amp company will be unveiling the Limited Edition SL 112 and SL 410x in Antique Ivory. They will be limited to 250 units of the SL 112 and 100 of the SL 410x. In addition to the color, each... »

  • Bergantino Audio Introduces the Reference Series Speaker Cabinets

    Bergantino Audio Introduces the Reference Series Speaker Cabinets

    Bergantino Audio Systems is kicking off 2017 with a new line called the Reference Series Speaker Cabinets. Available in two configurations, the series is described by the company as a versatile benchmark of quality bass amplification. “The Reference series are available in two driver configurations; 1-12″ w/ Tweeter & 2-10″ w/ Tweeter,” Bergantino writes. “The... »

  • Bergantino Audio Introduces NV212T Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Audio Introduces NV212T Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Audio has expanded their New Vintage series with a 2×12″ configuration. The 400-watt NV212T is a sealed cabinet design loaded with a pair of twelve-inch ceramic magnet woofers with vented pole pieces as well as a high intelligibility NV series tweeter. The level control allows for dialing the tweeter in and out. “A unique... »