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Ampeg Introduces SVT Suite Plugin

Ampeg has announced the SVT Suite plugin, which features three models of their most coveted heads: the Heritage 50th Anniversary SVT, the Heritage SVT-CL, and the SVT-4PRO. It’s the first foray into amplifier modeling by the company.


Ampeg Unveils the Rocket Bass Combo Amp Series

Ampeg has launched a new line of amps with the Rocket Bass Series, which includes five new combos ranging from 30 to 500 watts of power. Each model marries the company’s vintage styling with more modern features.


Ampeg Announces Limited Edition Micro-VR Stack Bass Amp

Ampeg has unveiled a new limited edition version of their Micro-VR bass amp. The miniature stack stands out with a custom red Tolex covering and a black grille.


Ampeg Launches Heritage 50th Anniversary SVT

Ampeg is celebrating five decades of the SVT bass amp with the Heritage 50th Anniversary SVT, which is launching at the 2019 Summer NAMM Show. The unit combines the SVT’s “most celebrated circuits” with the 1969 “Blue Line” and 1970s Magnavox-era circuits.


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

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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

This contest has ended. 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. Grand Prize: One lucky winner will receive a PF-20T all-tube bass head and matching PF-112HLF cabinet. The PF-20T delivers legendary Ampeg all-tube tone in a compact design perfect for small to...