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Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal
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Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

UPDATE: The grand prize winner has been emailed. Once we confirm, we’ll send the 2nd and 3rd prize winners an email. Check your inbox! Ampeg and No Treble are excited to bring you the Portaflex All-Tube bass rig giveaway! Two lucky winners will be selected on December 31st, 2016. Enter now Grand Prize: One lucky winner will receive a PF-20T...

Gear Review: Orange 4-Stroke Bass Amp and OCB410 Cabinet
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Gear Review: Orange 4-Stroke Bass Amp and OCB410 Cabinet

The latest amp offering from Orange, 4-Stroke 300W Bass Amp paired with their OCB410 Bass Cabinet is a sweet combination bassist wanting an all analog Class A/B amp for both clean sounding or bit of edge. This a rock bassist rig without a doubt, but it really delivers on versatility. The 4-Stroke has a different pre-amp than its’ OBC series...

Epifani Now Shipping Piccolo 999 Bass Amp
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Epifani Now Shipping Piccolo 999 Bass Amp

Amp builder Nick Epifani has beefed up his Piccolo bass amp series with the Piccolo 999. The 1,000-watt head utilizes Epifani’s UL series preamp including a new Vintage circuit that adds a tube-like tone to the overall output. The Class D amp and switch-mode power supply keep the amp down to just 4.5 pounds and small enough to fit in...

Mesa Engineering Introduces the Subway D-800+ Bass Amp
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Mesa Engineering Introduces the Subway D-800+ Bass Amp

A year after introducing their first Class D amplifier, Mesa Engineering has expanded the Subway series with the Subway D-800+ bass amp. The new amp expands on its predecessor with a more comprehensive preamp featuring extra EQ controls, a series effects loop, a tuner output, and a 1/4-inch mute footswitch jack. The 4-band EQ section now has semi-parametric, sweep-able Low-Mid...

Darkglass Electronics Launches Microtubes 900 Bass Amp
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Darkglass Electronics Launches Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

After showing a prototype at the NAMM Show this year, Darkglass Electronics is now shipping their first bass amplifier. The Microtubes 900 offers several upgrades from the prototype including extra power and an intuitive footswitch. Its design includes an all-analog preamplifier matched to a Class D Power module that dishes out 900 watts. Darkglass explains that the amp has an...

Quilter Amps Unveils the Bass Block 800
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Quilter Amps Unveils the Bass Block 800

Quilter Amps has unveiled the Bass Block 800, a bass amp that delivers up to 800 watts while weighing in at just 3.75 pounds. The micro-sized amp sets itself apart by being completely designed by Quilter, the company says. “Unlike many of today’s compact bass amps, the Bass Block 800 is not simply an existing consumer-grade power module married to...

Fender Introduces 800-Watt Bassman Head
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Fender Introduces 800-Watt Bassman Head

Fender’s Bassman series of bass amplifiers has gotten bigger with the introduction of the Bassman 800 Head. The 800-watt, dual channel amp features a hybrid design with a tube preamp matched to a Class D power section. It weighs 17 pounds. Its two-channel tube preamp has Vintage and Overdrive voicings. The Vintage channel provides a vintage tone with a passive...

Positive Grid Announces the BIAS Rack Amp
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Positive Grid Announces the BIAS Rack Amp

Positive Grid has expanded their BIAS Amp lineup with a new rackmount version. The BIAS Rack integrates hardware and software to allow bass and guitar players to capture “any amp tone in the world.” The unit ships with BIAS Amp Pro software for Mac and PC, which allows users to capture and load simulations of the tones of popular bass...

Wounded Paw Effects Launches the Bass701 Amplifier
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Wounded Paw Effects Launches the Bass701 Amplifier

Wounded Paw Effects is now shipping the Bass701, a head unit they describe as a “compact but powerful bass amp with a ton of of overdrive.” The 700-watt amp boasts a 6-band overdrive that splits the signal into six frequency bands, each with its own overdrive channel complete with separate drive and level controls. “All the overdrive channels are summed...

Form Factor Audio Launches Bi Bass Amplifier Series
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Form Factor Audio Launches Bi Bass Amplifier Series

Form Factor Audio has announced the launch of the Bi 1000 and Bi 400 bass amps. Rated at 1000 and 400 watts respectively, the California-made Class D amps are packed with tons of connectivity and a 3-band EQ. The company describes their new preamp as “designed from the ground up to deliver the type of clarity, response time and tone...