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Gear Review: Epifani UL901 Bass Amp and DIST 2 1×12 Cabinet
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Gear Review: Epifani UL901 Bass Amp and DIST 2 1×12 Cabinet

Epifani has revamped its flagship products with the next generation. The UL901 is the more modern version of the already sleek UL501, while the new DIST 2 series updates their line of cabs. Kevin put them both to work.

Ashdown Engineering Announces OriginAL-500H Bass Amp
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Ashdown Engineering Announces OriginAL-500H Bass Amp

Ashdown Engineering has pumped up its OriginAL series of amps with the new OriginAL-500H, a 500-watt head that is the same size as its 300-watt predecessor.

Ashdown Engineering Unveils the CTM-200R Bass Amp
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Ashdown Engineering Unveils the CTM-200R Bass Amp

Among Ashdown’s many new products introduced at the Winter NAMM Show was the CTM-200R, a 200-watt all-tube head that complements the CTM range’s 300-watt and 100-watt models.

EBS Unveils the 802 Bass Amp
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EBS Unveils the 802 Bass Amp

EBS has gotten back to their roots by unveiling the 802, a 750-watt solid-state bass amplifier they say will be the new cornerstone of their amplifications program. It will also be the reference point for the “EBS Sound.”

Phil Jones Bass Introduces the Bass Cub II Combo Amp
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Phil Jones Bass Introduces the Bass Cub II Combo Amp

Phil Jones Bass has announced the BG-110, aka the Bass Cub II, which builds upon their Bass Cub comb amp. Rated at 110 watts, the combo amp is fitted with two of the company’s five-inch drivers in a “‘shoebox’ size package.”

Gallien-Krueger Fusion S Series Amps Now Available
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Gallien-Krueger Fusion S Series Amps Now Available

Gallien-Krueger has expanded its amp offerings with the new Fusion S series of heads. The hybrid amps have a tube preamp matched with a Class D power section. They also include a new first for the company.

Ashdown Announces The Ant Micro Bass Amp
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Ashdown Announces The Ant Micro Bass Amp

Ashdown has unveiled a new and impossibly small 200-watt bass amp called The Ant. Weighing in at just two pounds, the unit measures 8 inches wide, 4.6 inches deep, and 2.4 inches tall including its feet and knobs.

Orange Amplification Announces the Little Bass Thing Amplifier
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Orange Amplification Announces the Little Bass Thing Amplifier

Orange Amplification is gearing up for the 2020 Winter NAMM Show by unveiling The Little Bass Thing. The amp, which has a solid-state preamp, weighs in at just 6.5 pounds.

Hartke Unveils LX Series Bass Amplifiers
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Hartke Unveils LX Series Bass Amplifiers

Hartke is expanding its range of bass amplifiers with the new LX Series including two models: the LX5500 and the LX8500. The amps, rated 500 watts and 800 watts, combine Class D power sections with a tube-driven preamp and Hartke’s tone stack EQ.

Quilter Labs Unveils the Bass Block 802 Amp
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Quilter Labs Unveils the Bass Block 802 Amp

Quilter Labs has expanded their bass offerings with a new model in their Bass Block series. The Bass Block 802 is a compact 800-watt amp that weighs in at just 3.75 pounds.

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 v2 Amplifier
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 v2 Amplifier

Darkglass Electronics has unveiled a new limited-edition amp. The Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 900 v2 Limited Edition once again features artwork on the top lid by artist Christopher Lovell.

Vox Introduces the Mini Superbeetle Bass Amp
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Vox Introduces the Mini Superbeetle Bass Amp

Vox has introduced the Mini Superbeetle Bass. The new amp is a compact tribute to the company’s 1960s models and comes equipped with a Nutube analog preamp circuit.