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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.

Yamaha Acquires Ampeg
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Yamaha Acquires Ampeg

There’s been another big shift in the music industry. Iconic bass amplification company Ampeg has been acquired by the Yamaha Guitar Group. The news was shared in a press release from Loud Audio, LLC, which sold Ampeg from its portfolio. “While saying goodbye to the Ampeg brand is like saying goodbye to an old friend, we are really excited by...

Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year: the Liquifier Analog Chorus and Opto Comp Analog Optical Compressor. The new pedals add to their existing preamp and overdrive pedals. The Liquifier features a dual chorus circuit, which Ampeg says offers deep potential. “This isn’t your typical chorus pedal,” Ampeg Product Manager Ryan Cassady says. “The dual...

IK Multimedia Introduces Ampeg SVX 2
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IK Multimedia Introduces Ampeg SVX 2

IK Multimedia and Ampeg have collaborated again to update the SVX collection of modeling software with the Ampeg SVX 2. The virtual amp series includes amps and cabinets from the Ampeg Heritage and Classic series for use with AmpliTube for Mac and PC. The amps and cabinets in the collection include the SVT-VR, the V-4B, the B-15N, the SVT-810AV, the...

Pure Ampeg Tone. Rugged Pedal Designs
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Pure Ampeg Tone. Rugged Pedal Designs

There’s nothing like playing through your favorite Ampeg amp, be it the thunderous SVT or the rich B-15. But, there may be gigs where an 8×10 isn’t right. You might be touring and can’t get the Ampeg rig you requested. I know, right? Now, with three different Ampeg pedals available, each delivering something unique, you can always trust you will...

Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

After introducing the pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year, Ampeg is now shipping the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The all-analog stomp boxes are compact effects derived from the larger SCR-DI. The Classic offers up the company’s 3-band EQ complete with Ultra Lo and Ultra Hi shelving switches for dialing in your tone. A volume...

Ampeg Introduces Two New Bass Pedals at NAMM
Pedals & Effects

Ampeg Introduces Two New Bass Pedals at NAMM

Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year with the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The pedals represent either side of Ampeg’s other pedal offering, the SCR-DI, into two smaller focused pedals. The Classic pedal allows for dialing in an Ampeg tone with its three-band tone stack as well as Ultra-Lo and Ultra-Hi...

Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal
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Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

UPDATE: The grand prize winner has been emailed. Once we confirm, we’ll send the 2nd and 3rd prize winners an email. Check your inbox! Ampeg and No Treble are excited to bring you the Portaflex All-Tube bass rig giveaway! Two lucky winners will be selected on December 31st, 2016. Enter now Grand Prize: One lucky winner will receive a PF-20T...

Ampeg Introduces All-Tube Portaflex Bass Amps, 1×12 Cabinet
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Ampeg Introduces All-Tube Portaflex Bass Amps, 1×12 Cabinet

In 2011, Ampeg launched the Portaflex Amp Series featuring solid-state preamps inspired by their iconic B-15 amp. Now the company has expanded the line with the PF-20T and PF-50T, a pair of all-tube bass amps they describe as “modern interpretations of Ampeg’s legendary low-wattage, all-tube designs.” Rated at 20 and 50 watts respectively, the PF-20T and PF-50T both feature a...

Universal Audio Introduces Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Pro Plug-Ins
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Universal Audio Introduces Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Pro Plug-Ins

Recording bassists have some new amp modeling software options with Universal Audio’s new Ampeg Bass Amp plug-ins. The two new plug-ins focus on the SVT sound with an SVT-VR model and an SVT-3 Pro model, both of which are included in UAD Software v8.3 and are made exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces. Each of the amp simulating plug-ins...