Trace Elliot Unveils TE-1200 Bass Amp Head
Trace Elliot has unveiled a new product called the TE-1200 Bass Amp Head, which they say begins a new period of innovation. It’s their first big product release of the decade.
“The TE-1200 delivers 1200 Watts of bone-rattling true RMS power, 4-band equalization, the brand’s distinctive ‘Pre Shape 1’ switch with the included footswitch, and all the inputs/outputs modern bass players require,” a press release states. “Whether players are on the biggest stages of the world, in the studio, or practicing from the comfort of home, the TE-1200 offers a multitude of helpful features that achieve excellent bass tone and, even more importantly, help to preserve it.”
Included in the feature set is a two-band compressor with lo-band and hi-band controls. A switch for activating the compressor is also found on the footswitch. Another switch lets you put the EQ pre- or post-compression. The front panel also has a 1/4-inch headphone output.
The rear panel is complete with MIDI in/out, a four-button MIDI switch for parallel control of the front panel switch functions, a USB recording interface, and a direct out. “Players can utilize the dual MIDI and preamp out/Power Amp In to run multiple units at the same time to accommodate even the biggest stages,” Trace Elliot explains. “Dual Neutrik combination Speakon/phone speaker output jacks have a 4-ohm minimum load. Pre and post-balanced XLR outputs with ground lift; preamp output/power amp input; footswitchable noiseless buffered effects loop and mute/tune; and buffered quarter-inch tuner/dry feed jack complete the rear panel controls.”
The Trace Elliot TE-1200 will ship with a padded gig bag and an optional rack mount kit. It will be shipping soon with a street price of $999.
Trace Elliot TE-1200 Bass Amp Head Features:
|Dual Band Compression with pre/post EQ Switch|
|Pre Shape 1 Switch|
|4-button MIDI footswitch (with included 25-foot cable)|
|USB Recording Output|
|Dual Neutrik Speakon/phone Speaker Outputs|
|4 Ohm Minimum Load|
|Pre and Post-Balanced XLR Outputs|
|Weight: 11.5 pounds|
|Padded Gig Bag|
|Optional 1.5U Rack Mount Kit|