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Ampeg Launches Heritage 50th Anniversary SVT
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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.

Gallien-Krueger Legacy Series Amps Now Shipping
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Gallien-Krueger Legacy Series Amps Now Shipping

Back in April, we shared the news about Gallien-Krueger’s new line of amps called the Legacy Series. Now the amps, which coincide with fifty years of bass amp designs by founder Bob Gallien, are available and shipping.

Genzler Amplification Introduces the “High Boy” Magellan 350 Combo
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Genzler Amplification Introduces the “High Boy” Magellan 350 Combo

Genzler Amplification has expanded their lineup of amps with the “High-Boy” Magellan 350 Combo, which features their existing MG-350 Magellan head with a brand new cabinet. The MG-12T-V is a vertically designed 1×12? with a compression tweeter cabinet.

Peavey Now Shipping the MAX 300 Bass Amp
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Peavey Now Shipping the MAX 300 Bass Amp

Peavey has expanded its MAX series of bass amps with the 300-watt MAX 300 combo. The new unit is the most powerful amp in the series and has features to beef up its sound while remaining portable.

Form Factor Audio Previews the Bi1000Di Bass Amp
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Form Factor Audio Previews the Bi1000Di Bass Amp

Form Factor Audio is expanding their line of bass amps with the Bi1000Di, which builds upon their 1,000-watt flagship Bi1000. The new model retains many of the same features with some key differences in the direct output department.

Joyo Audio Introduces the MA-10B Portable Bass Amp
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Joyo Audio Introduces the MA-10B Portable Bass Amp

Joyo has introduced the MA-10 series of dual-channel portable amps. The lineup has three models, including the MA-10B for bass, that each have two channels, a headphone output, and a five-inch off-frequency speaker.

Gallien-Krueger Announces Legacy Series Bass Amps
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Gallien-Krueger Announces Legacy Series Bass Amps

Gallien-Krueger is set to start shipping a new line of amps next month called the Legacy Series. The range coincides with fifty years of bass amp designs from Bob Gallien.

Arkham Sound Introduces The Beast of Both Worlds Bass Amp
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Arkham Sound Introduces The Beast of Both Worlds Bass Amp

Arkham Sound has expanded its lineup of bass products with The Beast of Both Worlds, which is a Class D/Tube hybrid amplifier that delivers 1200 watts into 4 ohms. Its preamp section features a 12AX7 tube that they say offers “good tone and low microphonics.”

GR Bass Announces the Dual800 and Dual1400 Bass Amps
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GR Bass Announces the Dual800 and Dual1400 Bass Amps

GR Bass has expanded their line of bass amps with the Dual800 and the Dual1400. The new lightweight amps, which are rated at 800 watts and 1,400 watts respectively, are based around a two-channel system.

Hartke Unveils XL Series V2 Bass Cabinets
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Hartke Unveils XL Series V2 Bass Cabinets

Hartke was at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show to unveil the XL Series V2 bass cabinets, which commemorate 35 years of the business and the original aluminum-cone cabinet that was hand-built by Larry Hartke. The new version of the XL Series will include two new models and a revamped design.