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Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp
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Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp

Peavey is upping their heavy duty amp offerings with the Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA bass amplifier, which the company unveiled at NAMM this year. The former Van Halen/current Chickenfoot bassist’s new rig came about after road-testing Peavey’s VB-3 and offering personal suggestions to the design. The VB-MA is a 300-watt all-tube head that weighs in at 38 pounds. Similar to...

Warwick Introduces LWA 1000 Lightweight Bass Amplifier
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Warwick Introduces LWA 1000 Lightweight Bass Amplifier

Warwick has entered the lightweight amp market with the new LWA 1000, a six pound bass amp rated at 1,000 watts at 4 ohms. Featuring a Class A preamp and Class D power amp section, the LWA 1000 has two identical channels with individual mutes, 4-band EQs, built-in compressors, and gain controls. Connectivity on the amp includes an auxiliary input,...

Ampeg Introduces Limited Edition Heritage B-15N Bass Amp
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Ampeg Introduces Limited Edition Heritage B-15N Bass Amp

Two years ago, Ampeg paid homage to one of their most popular vintage models with a limited run of the Heritage B-15, which they did again in 2012. This year the company has introduced the Heritage B-15N, a new model that delivers the sound of the B-15 in a new black finish. The new amp, which is designed and assembled...

Ampeg Introduces PF-800 Bass Amp
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Ampeg Introduces PF-800 Bass Amp

Ampeg has expanded their Portaflex Series with the PF-800. At 800-watts the bass head is the strongest in the line while only weighing 11.8 pounds. Similar to the rest of the line, its compact design allows it to be stowed inside the Portaflex PF flip-top cabinets. Features on the new amp include classic hi/lo boosts, a 3-band EQ with a...

Acoustic Image Introduces Series 4 Contra Combo Amp
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Acoustic Image Introduces Series 4 Contra Combo Amp

Acoustic Image has unveiled the Series 4 Contra, a 300-watt combo amp that the company explains is its most affordable combo. Similar to the Series 4 Coda combo, the new Contra features a 10-inch down-firing woofer and a forward-firing 5-inch midrange driver. It also has Automatic Voltage Switching, which protects the amplifier from damage no matter where in the world...

Ibanez Introduces Promethean P3110 1×10? Combo Amp
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Ibanez Introduces Promethean P3110 1×10? Combo Amp

Ibanez has expanded their Promethean combo range to include the P3110. The 1×10? combo amp features a Class-D power amplifier and pumps out 300 watts. It’s also stocked with a high frequency tweeter with a passive crossover and on/off switch. Similar to the rest of its brethren, the P3110 offers a 3-band EQ and a Phat control, which enhances lows...

Old School: 1960’s Kustom Model 200 “Tuck & Roll” Bass Amplifier
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Old School: 1960’s Kustom Model 200 “Tuck & Roll” Bass Amplifier

In this edition of Old School, bassist Mike Whited shares his classic 1960’s Kustom Model 200 bass amp, an amp Mike has shared a lot of miles with over the years. Kustom introduced the 200 model as an upgrade to their 100 model amp, offering it in black, blue, cascade, gold, red, white and charcoal. The company later introduced emerald...

Hartke Introduces Limited Edition David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 Bass Amp
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Hartke Introduces Limited Edition David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 Bass Amp

Hartke is releasing their newest combo amp, the David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 bass amp. The limited edition combo features Ellefson’s signature badge and a custom chrome grill in addition to all the features of the pre-existing A70. Built with a 12-inch aluminum bass driver, the combo is rated at 70 watts and is designed for small venues or home...

TC Electronic Unveils BH250 Bass Amplifier for Summer NAMM
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TC Electronic Unveils BH250 Bass Amplifier for Summer NAMM

With Summer NAMM just around the corner, TC Electronic has unveiled their most compact bass amplifier to date: the BH250. Weighing in at just four pounds, the Class D amplifier boasts 250-watts while packing in the company’s intelligently contoured tone controls and TonePrint among other features. The BH250’s tone controls are tailored specifically for bass. Instead of single frequency bands...

First Look: Mesa Boogie Prodigy and Strategy All-Tube Bass Amps
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First Look: Mesa Boogie Prodigy and Strategy All-Tube Bass Amps

Mesa Boogie unveiled some sweet new gear at Musikmesse this year, including a pair of new all-tube bass amps called the Prodigy and the Strategy. Rated at 120 watts and 300 watts respectively, the pair are both equipped with three 12AX7 preamp tubes and a class A/B multi-watt power amp. The Prodigy’s power amp section allows for running all four...