Trace Elliot shocked the bass world three years ago with the introduction of the ELF ultra-compact bass amp, which dishes out 200 watts while weighing just 1.6 pounds. Now they’ve grown the ELF into a combo series, as well.
Bergantino Amplification has once again expanded their Forté line of bass amps with a new model. The 800-watt Forté D builds upon the original version with the company’s Big Fat Tube (BFT) technology.
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.
Darkglass Electronics has announced two new amps to their lineup with the Microtubes 500v2 and the Alpha Omega 500. Each of the amplifiers is based around the company’s respective overdrive circuits and is matched with a new power section.
Harley Benton has launched a new line of affordable bass amps called the SolidBass series, which includes two combo amps, two head units, and four cabinets.
Warwick has stepped into the world of micro amps with the Gnome series of pocket-sized bass amplifiers. The lineup includes three models – the Gnome, Gnome i, and Gnome i Pro – that step up features.
MESA/Boogie has unveiled the latest in its lightweight amp series with the Subway TT-800. The 800-watt Class D amp blends their Subway series with aspects of their classic Boogie BASS 400+ amp.
Spector has teamed up with Blackstar Amplification to release a limited edition version of the FLY 3 bass amp. The compact practice amp, which offers 3 watts of power through a 3-inch speaker, is adorned with the Spector logo.
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 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.
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 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.”