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AER Introduces Amp Three Bass Combo
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AER Introduces Amp Three Bass Combo

German amp makers AER has announced a new addition to their Bottom Line series of bass amps, called the Amp Three. The 200-watt combo amp has features two 8” speakers, which the company explains helps to enhance low-mids for clarity and punch for cutting through the mix. For tonal control, the Amp Three has a 3-band EQ with parametric mids,...

Ampeg Introduces BA-108 and BA-110 Combo Amps
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Ampeg Introduces BA-108 and BA-110 Combo Amps

Ampeg is expanding their Bassamp combo series with the introduction of two smaller practice amps, the BA-108 and the BA-110. Designed as miniature versions of their siblings, the new combos have similar features, including a tilt-back design and a ported baffle for low frequency extension. Both models have a 3-band EQ, MP3/CD input with a level control, an effects loop,...

Markbass Announces Ground Stereo Pre Preamp and BAS 121 Lites Cabinets
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Markbass Announces Ground Stereo Pre Preamp and BAS 121 Lites Cabinets

The list 2011 line of new Markbass gear continues with the introduction of the Ground Stereo Pre preamp and BAS-121 Lite powered cabinets. Ground Stereo Pre Preamp Markbass teamed up with endorser Alain Caron to design the components of a new rig, resulting in the Ground Stereo Pre and BAS-121 Lite powered cabinets. The Ground Stereo Pre is Caron’s signature...

Ashdown Introduces Drophead DP-200 and LB-30 Combo Amps
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Ashdown Introduces Drophead DP-200 and LB-30 Combo Amps

Ashdown Engineering has introduced a new all tube head, the DP200H, as well as two new tube “flip-top” combos incorporating the new head and the company’s Little Bastard with 15” speakers. The DP-200 Drophead H features the preamp from the company’s 427 Small Block head, utilizing two ECC82 tubes, a ECC99, and two ECC82 tubes, while the power amp includes...

Markbass Announces New TTE 500 Head and Micromark 801 Combo Amp
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Markbass Announces New TTE 500 Head and Micromark 801 Combo Amp

Markbass is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and in turn has announced a slew of new products, including heads, cabs, and pedals, including the Markbass TTE 500 Head. Markbass TTE 500 Head The Markbass TTE 500 is an amp described as “modern vintage,” as it brings together a tube preamp, tube compressor, and tube color filter with a TTE...

Fender Expands Rumble Bass Amplification Line
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Fender Expands Rumble Bass Amplification Line

Fender has expanded their Rumble Bass amplification line with the inclusion of the Rumble 150 and 350 heads with supporting 1×12, 2×8, and 4×10 cabinets. The heads, rated at 150- and 350-watts respectively, feature built-in overdrive controls with Gain and Blend knobs as well as a 4-band EQ with Punch and Scoop switches. The amps also feature an XLR Line...

Hartke Announces Kilo Bass Amplifier
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Hartke Announces Kilo Bass Amplifier

Hartke has released the Kilo Bass Amplifier, a new head unit that delivers 1,000 watts via bridged mono or 500 watts per side in stereo or dual mono. Housed in a 3U rackspace chassis, the amp features a tube preamp and variable Hartke Bass Attack Overdrive and Shape Control in addition to an onboard compressor. It also has a slew...

Genz-Benz Unveils New Amps at NAMM 2011
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Genz-Benz Unveils New Amps at NAMM 2011

Genz-Benz unveiled three new amps at the NAMM show, including two in the new Streamliner series and an update to the ShuttleMax line. Sporting a retro look and feel, the Streamliner 900 and 600 amps have straight-ahead controls, allowing players to “focus more on their playing and less on adjusting knobs.” The models feature Class A Six Stage All Tube...

Gear Watch: Ampeg Heritage B-15
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Gear Watch: Ampeg Heritage B-15

Among a slew of new gear Ampeg released at NAMM this year is the Heritage B-15, a combo that pays homage to former Ampeg VP Jess Oliver’s original flip-top design. Limited to 50 units, the B-15 is hand-built and hand-wired in the U.S. by George Metropolous and his team at Metroamps. The classic design includes an all-tube head and a...

Gear Watch: Aguilar SL 410 Cabinet
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Gear Watch: Aguilar SL 410 Cabinet

Aguilar Amplification has unveiled their second super light bass cab, the SL 410, designed as a blend of “modern technology with a classic vibe.” Weighing in at 69 pounds, the SL 410 features 4 custom-voiced 10” woofers with 11 oz. Neodymium magnets and a phenolic tweeter with a variable level control. The cab is rated at 1200 watts RMS and...