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  • Peavey Announces the MAX Bass Combo Amp Series

    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. “While the low end is omnidirectional, the transient is directional,... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier

    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. “On DSD playback, sample rates of 2.822MHzand 5.644 MHz are supported, making it... »

  • Orange Reintroduces the Terror Bass Amp

    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... »

  • Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp

    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... »

  • Acoustic Amplification Introduce Classic Series Bass Combos, Cabinet

    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... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp

    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,... »

  • Fender Adds Bluetooth Streaming to Rumble Series Amps

    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... »

  • Ashdown Engineering Adds Kick-Back Bass Combos to OriginAL Series

    Ashdown Engineering Adds Kick-Back Bass Combos to OriginAL Series

    A year after launching the head and preamp pedal, Ashdown has expanded their OriginAL range with two kick-back bass combo amps: the OriginAL C112-300 and the OriginAL C210-300. Both units are rated at 300 watts with the main difference being different woofer combinations. “Each OriginAL combo is loaded with Ashdown Whiteline speakers, proven to deliver... »

  • Blackstar Amplification Launches Unity Bass Combo Series

    Blackstar Amplification Launches Unity Bass Combo Series

    Blackstar Amplification has gotten into the bass game with the Unity Series, their first ever line of bass amps. Models in the range span power ranges from 30 watts to 500 watts in combo amp packages. Each has a preamp equipped with a 4-band EQ as well as three preamp voicings: Classic, Modern, or Flat.... »

  • Ashdown Engineering Unveils the CTM 30 “Little Stubby” Tube Bass Amp

    Ashdown Engineering Unveils the CTM 30 “Little Stubby” Tube Bass Amp

    Ashdown Engineering’s Classic Tube Magnifier (CTM) series got a little bigger this year – or a little smaller. The all-tube CTM 30 “Little Stubby” was debuted at the NAMM Show, where Dan Gooday described it as “a little bit more of everything in a smaller package.” “Measuring just 400mm wide, 220mm deep and 80mm tall,... »