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Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp
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Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp

Ashdown has just introduced the Tone Pocket, a compact headphone preamp designed for practice, home studio, and stage applications. It allows for plugging in your bass for access to a 3-band EQ plus a line input for connecting a smartphone and, of course, a headphone output. “The well-equipped rear panel of the Tone Pocket features a USB recording output for...

TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps
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TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps

TC Electronic has expanded their bass amp line with the BQ250 and the BQ500. Rated at 250 and 500 watts, respectively, the head units are described as “bare-bones bass power.” Each features a MOSFET preamp with a custom 4-band EQ as well as a built-in Thrust compressor circuit. They also share connectivity features like a Balanced DI output with pre/post...

Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp
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Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp

In addition to previewing the new Cab 27, Phil Jones Bass has unveiled a compact bass amp called the PJB BP-800. The miniature unit weighs just six pounds while pumping out up to 800 watts. It has a Class A preamp and plenty of features including a five-band EQ, a mute/passive/active switch, a headphone output, an auxiliary input, an effects...

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 Bass Amp
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

Darkglass Electronics is continuing their tradition of limited edition models with a decked out version of the Microtubes 900 bass amp. The amp has a new black chassis with artwork on its top. “We have collaborated with Christopher Lovell, a true social media sensation as of late with some of the most epic, dark artwork we have seen in the...

Warwick Announces LWA 1000 Black Bass Amp
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Warwick Announces LWA 1000 Black Bass Amp

Warwick has released a new version of their LWA 1000 Lightweight bass amplifier. The amp is now available in a completely black finish with an all-metal housing as opposed to having wooden side panels. Its technical specifications are still retained, including two input channels with full EQ and compressor sections for each. “The pre-amp is based on Warwick signature low...

Markbass Unveils Marcus Miller Signature Amplification
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Markbass Unveils Marcus Miller Signature Amplification

Last year, Markbass announced they would be teaming up with jazz legend Marcus Miller for a series of amps. This year they unveiled the lineup at the Winter NAMM Show, which will include four head units, three combos, and two cabinets. “Marcus has closely partnered with [Markbass founder Marco De Virgillis] to develop his amazing signature amps that not only...

Fender Adds Bluetooth Streaming to Rumble Series Amps
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Fender Adds Bluetooth Streaming to Rumble Series Amps

Fender updated their Rumble V3 Series of bass amps with the Rumble Studio 40 and the Rumble Stage 800. The new amps bring the same wireless capabilities and presets as their Mustang GT guitar amplifiers to bass players in 40-watt and 800-watt packages. “The amplifiers are also compatible with the free Fender Tone app,” Fender says, “making it easier than...

Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals
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Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals

After releasing the BPA-01 floor bass preamp, Bassics took to the Winter NAMM Show this year to unveil a host of new products designed by renowned studio engineer Malcolm Toft. The range includes the A900 power amp, the AH900 bass amp head, and four new pedals: a compressor, a distortion, an EQ, and a preamp. Bassics describes the A900 as...

Ashdown Engineering Adds Kick-Back Bass Combos to OriginAL Series
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Ashdown Engineering Adds Kick-Back Bass Combos to OriginAL Series

A year after launching the head and preamp pedal, Ashdown has expanded their OriginAL range with two kick-back bass combo amps: the OriginAL C112-300 and the OriginAL C210-300. Both units are rated at 300 watts with the main difference being different woofer combinations. “Each OriginAL combo is loaded with Ashdown Whiteline speakers, proven to deliver Ashdown’s signature bass tone, with...

Hartke Introduces TX300 Bass Amp and HyDrive 112b Bass Cabinet
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Hartke Introduces TX300 Bass Amp and HyDrive 112b Bass Cabinet

Hartke launched a pair of new bass amplification products at NAMM this year: the TX300 bass amplifier and the HyDrive 112b cabinet. Both products are lightweight and a good match for each other, with the TX300 weighing in at just five pounds. The TX300 offers 300 watts with Hartke’s 3-band EQ and Shape circuit for tonal flexibility. “The Shape control...