Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp
Ashdown has just introduced the Tone Pocket, a compact headphone preamp designed for practice, home studio, and stage applications. It allows for plugging in your bass for access to a 3-band EQ plus a line input for connecting a smartphone and, of course, a headphone output.
“The well-equipped rear panel of the Tone Pocket features a USB recording output for use with your favorite DAW, recorded with the truest digital conversion,” Ashdown adds. “When active, the USB socket also doubles as a charger for desktop use, keeping the unit charged via USB 5.1v – 2.1A.”
The Tone Pocket has a rechargeable (and replaceable) 9-volt battery that provides eight hours of playing time per charge. It can also be powered with a 10-volt DC power supply and a 12-volt in-car power supply. Finally, the unit has a 1/4-inch line output for feeding your signal to an amplifier or PA.
The Tone Pocket is available for pre-order with a street price around $215.
Ashdown Engineering Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp Features:
|Rechargeable Battery, 10-volt power supply, 12-volt power supply|
|Weight: .5 lbs|
|Accessories: USB to USB cable, 1/4″ Headphone Adapter, 10v Power Supply, 12v Car Charger, Self-adhesive Rubber Feet|