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  • Ashdown Unveils ABM-1000 and ABM-2000 Amps at NAMM

    Ashdown Unveils ABM-1000 and ABM-2000 Amps at NAMM

    Ashdown has expanded their ABM line of amps with introduction of the ABM-1000 and ABM-2000. The pair couples the company’s ABM Evo III preamp with Class D amplifiers to pump out 1000 and 2000 watts, respectively. Ashdown ABM-1000 bass amp head Both amps carry a unique EQ that combines rotary knobs with a pair of... »

  • Epifani Introduces AL Series Aluminum Combos and Cabinets at NAMM

    Epifani Introduces AL Series Aluminum Combos and Cabinets at NAMM

    Epifani has announced the AL combo and speaker line, utilizing hybrid aluminum enclosures. The new models have a pure aluminum shell paired with wood front and rear baffles, with the combos containing the company’s Piccolo 600 amplifier and DIST speaker technology. DIST allows for the combos to run at 4 ohms on their own and... »

  • Genz Benz Introduces Focus LT Series Bass Cabinets

    Genz Benz Introduces Focus LT Series Bass Cabinets

    Genz Benz expanded their cabinet offerings with the introduction of the Focus LT series at NAMM this year. The lineup includes a 1×12, a 2×10, a 1×15, and a 4×10. Designed to be compact and high-powered, the Focus LT series have a smaller stage footprint to save space during performances. Each of the cabinets carries... »

  • Tech 21 Introduces New 1000-Watt VT Bass Amp Head at NAMM

    Tech 21 Introduces New 1000-Watt VT Bass Amp Head at NAMM

    Tech 21 is adding to their Private Stock division with the announcement of their new VT Bass 1000 head. Weighing in at just 12 pounds, the VT 1000 is a 2-channel, 1000 watt RMS head in with a Class D power section and 2000 watts peak output. The head features SansAmp circuitry, which is designed... »

  • Ashdown Introduces Classic Tube Magnifier All Tube Bass Amp

    Ashdown Introduces Classic Tube Magnifier All Tube Bass Amp

    Ashdown CTM Custom Bass Amp Ashdown unveiled their new Classic Tube Magnifier all tube bass amp at the NAMM show last month. The company, who is celebrating their 15th anniversary, also rolled out custom shop options and were displaying the head in standard and custom covering. Housed in 18mm Marine grade birch ply cabinet, the... »

  • Ampeg Releases Micro-CL Stack

    Ampeg Releases Micro-CL Stack

    Ampeg has unveiled the Micro-CL Stack, a “micro-sized SVT” rated at 100-watts. The solid state head and 2×10 cabinet resemble the company’s iconic SVT-CL at a fraction of the size. Available only as a set, the “mini fridge” have many of the same features as their larger counterparts, including a dedicated FX Loop, a stereo... »

  • Jackson Ampworks Introduces The Behemoth Bass Amp

    Jackson Ampworks Introduces The Behemoth Bass Amp

    Jackson Ampworks unveiled four new amps at NAMM this year including The Behemoth, a 120-watt all-tube bass amp. Sporting dual channels, the company describes the new amp as a marriage of a B-15N and an SVT, with Channel 1 designated as the Vintage Channel while Channel 2 is the Modern Channel. As such, Channel 1... »

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  • Markbass Unveils New Bass Amps at NAMM

    Markbass Unveils New Bass Amps at NAMM

    Markbass rolled out four new amps at the NAMM Show this year: the Big Bang, the TTE 800, and the MoMark Black 500 and 800. Markbass The Big Bang The Big Bang is the newest model in Markbass’s Little Mark series. The compact head features a solid state preamp and digital power amp that pumps... »

  • Peavey Unveils All-New MAX Series Bass Combos and Practice Amps

    Peavey Unveils All-New MAX Series Bass Combos and Practice Amps

    Peavey debuted their new MAX Series of bass amplifiers during the Winter NAMM Show earlier this month. This is a redesigned lineup of amps from the company, with power ratings of up to 300 watts and Peavey’s DDT speaker protection and exclusive tone enhancements. The Peavey MAX 115, MAX 112 and MAX 110 bass combo... »

  • Ampeg Announces 2012 Run of Limited Edition Heritage B-15 Amps

    Ampeg Announces 2012 Run of Limited Edition Heritage B-15 Amps

    Last year, Ampeg paid their respects to their legendary B-15 flip-top combo with a special run of 50 hand-built and hand-wired units. This year, they’ve announced a second run of 100 units. The new Heritage B-15 features the circuit paths of both the 1964 and 1966 models, including the classic Baxandall EQ controls. That, matched... »