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  • Laney Amplification Unveils the Nexus Studio Live Bass Amp

    Laney Amplification Unveils the Nexus Studio Live Bass Amp

    Laney Amplification has expanded their Nexus series of bass amps with the Nexus Studio Live, a hybrid tube bass amp designed for use on stage or in a session. The core of the amp includes a ECC83 tube in the preamp and a class D amps for a total output of 1,000 watts, but that’s... »

  • Warwick Introduces the LWA 500 Compact Bass Amplifer

    Warwick Introduces the LWA 500 Compact Bass Amplifer

    Warwick expanded their lightweight bass amp lineup with the LWA 500 at NAMM this year. Rated at up to 500 watts, the compact amp weighs in at only 2.42 pounds. The LWA 500 combines a preamp based on the Class A/Low Z circuitry found in the WA series with a Class D power amplifier to... »

  • Ashdown Announces Desktop B-Social Bass Amp

    Ashdown Announces Desktop B-Social Bass Amp

    Ashdown Engineering took the opportunity at NAMM to unveil the B-Social, a desktop bass amp that’s loaded with innovative features. The 75-watt stereo amp is boasted as the first desktop amp system for bass guitarists with Bluetooth connectivity that allows the bass to connect wirelessly via an optional transmitter. The “social” aspect of the amp... »

  • 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... »

  • Orange Amplification Announces OB1 Bass Amp Series

    Orange Amplification Announces OB1 Bass Amp Series

    Orange Amplifiers has announced the OB1 Series of class A/B rack mountable bass amplifiers. The amps are based on recent bi-amping trends, the company says. “For years bassists have been combining guitar and bass amps to remarkable effect, adding harmonics and layers of overdrive from a guitar amp to their core bass tone in pursuit... »

  • Bergantino Introduces New NV610T Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Introduces New NV610T Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Audio Systems has announced the NV610T “New Vintage” bass cabinet, which the company describes as a “sealed cabinet with a nod toward a vintage sound.” The model is an extension of the NV610 that adds a tweeter in addition to its six 10-inch speakers for a power rating of 750 watts RMS. Its sealed... »

  • Aguilar Unveils Limited Edition SL112 in Bass “Cabernet”

    Aguilar Unveils Limited Edition SL112 in Bass “Cabernet”

    Aguilar Amplification has announced a limited edition of their SL 112 bass cabinet for 2015. Limited to 250 units, the cab will have a “Bass Cabernet” color finish as well as a limited edition label for the crossover. The Bass Cabernet SL 112 will retain the features of the SL series with a lightweight design... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Releases BigHead Bass Headphone Amplifier

    Phil Jones Bass Releases BigHead Bass Headphone Amplifier

    Phil Jones Bass is now shipping the BigHead, a compact mobile headphone amp designed for bass players. While its primary function is as a bass headphone amplifier, the BigHead has an analog to digital converter and USB connectivity for use as a recording interface. The device’s front panel has two dual function knobs. The first... »

  • Bergantino Unveils CN210 Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Unveils CN210 Bass Cabinet

    After introducing the lightweight CN Series last year, Bergantino Audio Systems has added a 2×10 cabinet configuration to the lineup. The CN210 is rated at 400 watts RMS while weighing in at only 34 pounds. Bergantino achieves a lighter weight by constructing the cabinet with a light poplar plywood to reduce weight while employing a... »

  • 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... »