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  • Ashdown Engineering Unveils AAA EVO Bass Amplification Series

    Ashdown Engineering Unveils AAA EVO Bass Amplification Series

    Ashdown’s AAA combo amps have evolved. Introduced at the Winter NAMM show, the AAA EVO collection includes four combo amps as well as a 1×15″ cabinet. Each of the combos comes with the company’s App Tek socket, allowing bassists to access amp simulators, effects, and other apps from their smartphones. Other common features include a... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Introduces SL 410x Bass Cabinet

    Aguilar Amplification Introduces SL 410x Bass Cabinet

    Aguilar Amplification is expanding their SL line of bass cabinets with the SL 410x. The cab is rated at 800 watts RMS and weighs in at 49 pounds, which the company states is nearly half the weight of a traditional 410. The SL 410x comes in either 4 or 8 ohm configurations and is loaded... »

  • Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping

    Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping

    Peavey is now shipping their MiniMEGA 1000 watt bass amplifier. The nine pound head unit utilizes the company’s KOSMOS circuitry to provide increased bass impact. Further, the company includes exclusive psychoacoustic low-end enhancement adds bass without overburdening speakers. The MiniMEGA is packed with a built-in compression, a 4-band EQ, Punch and Bright switches, and semi-parametric... »

  • 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... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Announces Limited Edition SL 112 in Blue Bossa

    Aguilar Amplification Announces Limited Edition SL 112 in Blue Bossa

    Following last year’s Cabernet version, Aguilar Amplification has announced a limited edition version of their SL 112 cabinet. The 2016 version, which is limited to 250 units, will come in “Blue Bossa” and come with a numbered certificate of authenticity. The SL 112 weighs in at 25 pounds and features a neodymium driver and a... »

  • Genzler Amplification Announces Magellan 800 Bass Amp

    Genzler Amplification Announces Magellan 800 Bass Amp

    After launching its initial product line earlier this year, Genzler Amplification has unveiled their first amp. The Magellan 800 is an 800-watt that features clean and drive channels for gig versatility. The front of the amp has Mute and Pad switches with separate volume controls for each channel. Its 3-band EQ includes a parametric mid... »

  • Markbass Announces New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature Bass Cabinet

    Markbass Announces New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature Bass Cabinet

    Markbass and Richard Bona have teamed up again to release the New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature bass cabinet. Featuring a pair of 12-inch custom speakers and a new 1.25-inch compression driver, the cab is rated at 800 watts RMS for medium or large gigs. It differs from the company’s existing New York 122... »

  • Acoustic Amplification Introduces Class-D/Neo Series

    Acoustic Amplification Introduces Class-D/Neo Series

    Acoustic Amplification has introduced a new series of Class-D/Neo bass amplifiers including heads, cabinets, and combo amps. The new models are approximately 40 percent lighter than the company’s previous models. New head units include the B300HD, B600HD, and the B1000HD. Common controls on each head are a blendable overdrive circuit, an Acousti-Comp compression, a Notch... »

  • Barefaced Audio Introduces Eight 10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio Introduces Eight 10 Bass Cabinet

    After introducing a compact 1×10 cabinet last month, Britain’s Barefaced Audio has gone the opposite direction with the Eight 10. The cab is loaded with eight 10CR250 drivers for a whopping 2000 watts of power handling, 104dB sensitivity, and a max SPL of 140dB. Similar to the One 10, the Eight 10 features a hybrid... »

  • 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... »