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Schertler Announces LaFaro Deluxe Combo Amp for Double Bass
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Schertler Announces LaFaro Deluxe Combo Amp for Double Bass

Swiss company Schertler has introduced the LaFaro Deluxe, a 2-channel, 280-watt bi-amplified combo amp designed specifically with double bass in mind. The amp’s name and image are a tribute to jazz bass icon Scott LaFaro, who revolutionized jazz bass in his short career. It sports an 8? woofer designed specifically for the amp with a long linear extension for strong...

EBS Updates High Definition Series Bass Amps with HD360
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EBS Updates High Definition Series Bass Amps with HD360

In addition to the Session 30 bass combo, Musikmesse 2012 saw EBS unveiling the HD360 bass amp, which takes the place of their previous HD350 model. The updated version features an “improved preamp with better low frequency and more head room,” as well as a 4-channel footswitch jack, a mix-in filter for the effects loop, and a built-in Speaker Simulator...

Ashdown Introduces MiBass Combo Amps
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Ashdown Introduces MiBass Combo Amps

Expanding on their ultra compact MiBass head units, Ashdown has unveiled a new range of MiBass combos. The new models carry the 550-watt version amplifier in a 1×15? configuration and the 220-watt version in 1×10?, 2×8?, and 1×12?. Features on the combos carry over from the MiBass head, including a switchable active/passive instrument input, a semi-parametric EQ, Deep and Shape...

EBS Announces Session 30 Combo Amp
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EBS Announces Session 30 Combo Amp

EBS has added to their Session Combo series with the Session 30. The smallest of the line, the new model is rated at 30 watts and features a single 8? driver matched with a tweeter. The Session 30 combo retains tone similar to the company’s Classic 450 head while keeping things simple with four controls: Gain, Bass, Treble, and Volume....

Genz Benz Introduces Shuttle Max 12.2 Bass Amp
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Genz Benz Introduces Shuttle Max 12.2 Bass Amp

Genz Benz has expanded their Shuttle Max series of bass amps with the Shuttle Max 12.2 bass. The new amp features the company’s proprietary “3 Dimensional Power Management” circuitry (3DPM), which adds heft and girth to each note while increasing responsiveness and headroom. Weighing in at 6.75 pounds, the Shuttle Max 12.2 pumps out up to 1200 watts with a...

Ampeg Expands Portaflex Series With New Cabinets
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Ampeg Expands Portaflex Series With New Cabinets

Ampeg has unveiled a new pair of bass cabinets in their Portaflex series called the PF-115LF and the PF-410LF. While the series previously had a 1×15? cabinet, the 4×10? is a first for the series. Both of the new cabinets are built with a 15mm poplar ply enclosure, covered in black diamond tolex with a vintage B-15 grill cloth. The...

TC Electronic Unveils BG250 Combo Amp at MusikMesse 2012
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TC Electronic Unveils BG250 Combo Amp at MusikMesse 2012

TC Electronic announced their new BG250 bass combo, a 1×15? that pumps out 250 watts of power while weighing in at 35 pounds. The combo is the first to have TC’s innovative new TonePrint concept built in, which allows for interchangeable and customizable effects to be loaded into the amp. Coupled with the iPhone app, TonePrint lets you change effects...

Genz Benz Introduces Contour 500 Series Combo Bass Amps
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Genz Benz Introduces Contour 500 Series Combo Bass Amps

Genz Benz has introduced the Contour 500 series of combo amplifiers, including a 1×15″ model and a 2×10″ model. Built with power and weight in mind, the CTR500-115T and CTR500-210T push out 300 watts at 8 ohms while weighing 48 pounds and 52 pounds, respectively. The line also includes a pair of matching extension cabinets that raise the power output...

Traynor Introduces DynaBlock Series at NAMM
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Traynor Introduces DynaBlock Series at NAMM

Traynor introduced their DynaBlock series of bass amplifiers at NAMM this year. Central to the line is the DNB 400 head, which is then implemented into 1×12, 1×15, and 2×10 combos. Rated at 400 watts, the head has active and passive instrument inputs to accommodate all basses. Tone controls on the amp include a 4-band EQ and a Low Frequency...

Ashdown Unveils ABM-1000 and ABM-2000 Amps at NAMM
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Ashdown Unveils ABM-1000 and ABM-2000 Amps at NAMM

Ashdown has expanded their ABM line of amps with introduction of the ABM-1000 and ABM-2000. The pair couples the company’s ABM Evo III preamp with Class D amplifiers to pump out 1000 and 2000 watts, respectively. Ashdown ABM-1000 bass amp head Both amps carry a unique EQ that combines rotary knobs with a pair of dual sliders. The knobs cut...