Gear Watch: Peavey introduces Headliner Bass Amp

Peavey announced the Headliner, a new rack-mountable bass amp at the 2010 NAMM show.

Peavey Headliner bass amp

The Headliner is a 600-watt bass amplifier head with a seven-band graphic EQ. Players can use the graphic EQ in conjunction with the low and high shelving-type tone controls, or bypass the graphic EQ entirely. The amp also sports a built-in optical Compressor with level control and bypass, while the Crunch feature adds a vintage tube effect that distorts only the high frequencies.

The Peavey Headliner bass amplifier will be available in the second quarter of 2010, with a $459.99 MSRP.

The specs:

  • 600 watts maximum lightweight class D power
  • Seven-band graphic EQ
  • High and low EQ controls
  • Pre-shape contour switch
  • Bright switch
  • Active/passive pickup switch
  • Footswitchable optical compressor
  • Footswitchable crunch switch adds tube-like tone
  • Effects loop
  • Master volume
  • Headphone output
  • Exclusive DDT™ speaker protection
  • XLR direct interface
  • Neutrik® Speakon® and 1/4″ combo external speaker jack
  • 1 1/2 rack space
  • 12 lbs.

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