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Darkglass Electronics Launches Two New Amps at 2019 Winter NAMM
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Darkglass Electronics Launches Two New Amps at 2019 Winter NAMM

Darkglass Electronics took to the Winter NAMM Show to unveil two new products in their line of bass amplifiers: The Alpha-Omega 900 and the Microtubes 900 v2. While the latter upgrades an existing model, the Alpha-Omega 900 is a brand new amp that pairs elements of their Alpha-Omega distortion preamplifier with a 900-watt power section.

Ampeg Turns It Up to 11 for SVT’s 50th Anniversary
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Ampeg Turns It Up to 11 for SVT’s 50th Anniversary

Ampeg is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the SVT bass amp, and they’re doing it by turning it up to 11. The company will be displaying a custom-built, one-of-a-kind 11-foot tall SVT bass amp at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show.

Taurus Announces the Vandall-500 Bass Amp
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Taurus Announces the Vandall-500 Bass Amp

Taurus has expanded their lineup of bass amps with the Vandall-500, a 500-watt RMS head with dual inputs and both solid state and tube preamps.

Peavey Announces the MAX Bass Combo Amp Series
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Peavey Announces the MAX Bass Combo Amp Series

Peavey Electronics has announced the MAX series of bass combo amps with four new models: the MAX 100, the MAX 150, the MAX 250, and the MAX 208. Each of the cabs features an angled baffle design that aims the woofer up towards your ears.

Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier
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Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier

Phil Jones Bass has expanded their line of Headphone Amplifiers with the Bighead Pro. The second model in the series, dubbed the HA-2, is a high-resolution USB audio interface that supports PCM playback with up to 384 kHz sample rate/24 bit resolution.

Orange Reintroduces the Terror Bass Amp
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Orange Reintroduces the Terror Bass Amp

Orange Amplification has reintroduced the Terror Bass, a compact amp that features a tube preamp and Class D power section. The combination makes it sound even closer to their flagship AD200, the company says. The new Terror Bass retains the original control layout while adding a clean switch for extra headroom and cleaner sounds. It offers up to 500 watts...

Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp
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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...

Acoustic Amplification Introduce Classic Series Bass Combos, Cabinet
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Acoustic Amplification Introduce Classic Series Bass Combos, Cabinet

Acoustic Amplifiers has introduced the Classic Series of bass combos, which the company says combines “vintage vibe with modern features.” The lineup includes three models: the B25C, the B50C, and the B100C. Common features on the units are a tilt-back cabinet design, a re-engineered EQ section, a blendable overdrive, a 1/8-inch headphone output, and a 1/8-inch aux input. The series...

Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp
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Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp

In addition to previewing the new Cab 27, Phil Jones Bass has unveiled a compact bass amp called the PJB BP-800. The miniature unit weighs just six pounds while pumping out up to 800 watts. It has a Class A preamp and plenty of features including a five-band EQ, a mute/passive/active switch, a headphone output, an auxiliary input, an effects...

Fender Adds Bluetooth Streaming to Rumble Series Amps
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Fender Adds Bluetooth Streaming to Rumble Series Amps

Fender updated their Rumble V3 Series of bass amps with the Rumble Studio 40 and the Rumble Stage 800. The new amps bring the same wireless capabilities and presets as their Mustang GT guitar amplifiers to bass players in 40-watt and 800-watt packages. “The amplifiers are also compatible with the free Fender Tone app,” Fender says, “making it easier than...