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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...

Tech 21 Introduces New 1000-Watt VT Bass Amp Head at NAMM
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Tech 21 Introduces New 1000-Watt VT Bass Amp Head at NAMM

Tech 21 is adding to their Private Stock division with the announcement of their new VT Bass 1000 head. Weighing in at just 12 pounds, the VT 1000 is a 2-channel, 1000 watt RMS head in with a Class D power section and 2000 watts peak output. The head features SansAmp circuitry, which is designed to recreate SVT-style tones, which...

Ashdown Introduces Classic Tube Magnifier All Tube Bass Amp
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Ashdown Introduces Classic Tube Magnifier All Tube Bass Amp

Ashdown CTM Custom Bass Amp Ashdown unveiled their new Classic Tube Magnifier all tube bass amp at the NAMM show last month. The company, who is celebrating their 15th anniversary, also rolled out custom shop options and were displaying the head in standard and custom covering. Housed in 18mm Marine grade birch ply cabinet, the CTM 300 features a power...

Ampeg Releases Micro-CL Stack
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Ampeg Releases Micro-CL Stack

Ampeg has unveiled the Micro-CL Stack, a “micro-sized SVT” rated at 100-watts. The solid state head and 2×10 cabinet resemble the company’s iconic SVT-CL at a fraction of the size. Available only as a set, the “mini fridge” have many of the same features as their larger counterparts, including a dedicated FX Loop, a stereo input, a headphone output, a...

Jackson Ampworks Introduces The Behemoth Bass Amp
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Jackson Ampworks Introduces The Behemoth Bass Amp

Jackson Ampworks unveiled four new amps at NAMM this year including The Behemoth, a 120-watt all-tube bass amp. Sporting dual channels, the company describes the new amp as a marriage of a B-15N and an SVT, with Channel 1 designated as the Vintage Channel while Channel 2 is the Modern Channel. As such, Channel 1 is based on the 8-pin...

Ampeg Announces 2012 Run of Limited Edition Heritage B-15 Amps
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Ampeg Announces 2012 Run of Limited Edition Heritage B-15 Amps

Last year, Ampeg paid their respects to their legendary B-15 flip-top combo with a special run of 50 hand-built and hand-wired units. This year, they’ve announced a second run of 100 units. The new Heritage B-15 features the circuit paths of both the 1964 and 1966 models, including the classic Baxandall EQ controls. That, matched with premium 6SL7 octal preamp...