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Ampeg Introduces BA-108 and BA-110 Combo Amps
Bass Gear

Ampeg Introduces BA-108 and BA-110 Combo Amps

Ampeg is expanding their Bassamp combo series with the introduction of two smaller practice amps, the BA-108 and the BA-110. Designed as miniature versions of their siblings, the new combos have similar features, including a tilt-back design and a ported baffle for low frequency extension. Both models have a 3-band EQ, MP3/CD input with a level control, an effects loop,...

Ampeg Launches Portaflex Series Amps
Bass Gear

Ampeg Launches Portaflex Series Amps

Ampeg has unveiled a new line of amps and cabinets inspired by their B-15 called the Portaflex series. The line includes two heads and two cabs that can be matched together to make flip-top combos. The PF-350 is the more compact of the two heads, weighing in at 8 lbs. It features a solid-state preamp combined with a Class D...

Gear Watch: Ampeg Heritage B-15
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Gear Watch: Ampeg Heritage B-15

Among a slew of new gear Ampeg released at NAMM this year is the Heritage B-15, a combo that pays homage to former Ampeg VP Jess Oliver’s original flip-top design. Limited to 50 units, the B-15 is hand-built and hand-wired in the U.S. by George Metropolous and his team at Metroamps. The classic design includes an all-tube head and a...

Stanley Clarke Signs With Ampeg
Bass Gear

Stanley Clarke Signs With Ampeg

Bass pioneer Stanley Clarke has become the newest Ampeg endorsing artist, the bass amp company states on their website. During most of his touring through 2010, Clarke used a Pro Neo rig as well as an SVT rig consisting of a SVT-2 Pro with a SVT 410HLF cab. According to the gear page on his website, he had previous played...

Bass Gear, NAMM 2010

Gear Watch: Ampeg announces two new SVT-PRO series heads

Ampeg announced two new heads in their popular SVT-PRO Series, the SVT-7PRO and SVT-8PRO. Both heads are light-weight rack-mountable units designed to deliver high wattage and tonal flexibility. The SVT-7PRO is a compact head, weighing in at only 15 pounds. The head features a flexible 5-position mid tone control, remote switching FX loop, and an onboard variable compressor. The tube...

Bass Gear, NAMM 2010

Gear Watch: Ampeg announces new PRO NEO Series enclosures

Ampeg has introduced their brand new line of compact bass enclosures, the PRO NEO Series. The series is designed for the power of modern high-output bass heads, and come in a variety of of speaker configurations, including a 4×10″, 2×10″, and a single 15″. “Power-hungry bassists rejoice,” remarks Ampeg product manager, Zane Williams. “We’ve just built your new bass cabs—able...

News

Ampeg announces “Your Ampeg is Showing” photo contest

Ampeg is running an online photo contest in celebration of their 60th anniversary. This is the first year for the contest, offering Ampeg enthusiasts a chance to show off their rig and win one of five Ampeg Micro-VR stacks (Micro-VR Head and SVT-210AV cabinet). To enter, visit Ampeg’s web site and upload pictures of yourself with your Ampeg gear. The...

Bass Gear

Ampeg releases miniature SVT amp

Ampeg has released a miniature version of the SVT amplifier, known as the Micro-VR Head. It’s perfect for small venues and recording studios where the original version would be overkill. With the classic Ampeg looks in a small case, it’s adorable, but at about $300, it’s no toy. The head has a true Ampeg preamp with 200 watts of power....