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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...

Darkglass Electronics Announces Release Date for Microtubes 700 Bass Amp
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Darkglass Electronics Announces Release Date for Microtubes 700 Bass Amp

One of the biggest reveals at the Winter NAMM Show this year was the Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 700. Since the outing Darkglass has been further refining the the head, which is their first amplifier, but now they’ve announced a target release date of July. “This transition is very important for us, it’s a big challenge,” founder Douglas Castro said in...

Orange Introduces 4 Stroke Bass Amplifiers
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Orange Introduces 4 Stroke Bass Amplifiers

Orange Amplification has introduced the 4 Stroke Bass Amplifier, an all-analog bass head available in 300 and 500-watt versions. The Class AB amps are described as staying “crystal clean and expressive all the way up, without ever becoming sterile or fatiguing.” Each amp centers around a 4-band parametric EQ section that has variable frequency knobs for Bass, Lo-Mids, Hi-Mids, and...

Hartke Introduces TX600 Lightweight Bass Amp
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Hartke Introduces TX600 Lightweight Bass Amp

Hartke turned some heads when they unveiled the TX600 at this year’s Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The 600-watt bass amp is the company’s first lightweight Class D amp, weighing in at a mere 7 pounds. The front end of the amp includes the same Class A tube preamp circuitry from Hartke’s LH Series with separate inputs for active...

Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping
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Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping

Peavey is now shipping their MiniMEGA 1000 watt bass amplifier. The nine pound head unit utilizes the company’s KOSMOS circuitry to provide increased bass impact. Further, the company includes exclusive psychoacoustic low-end enhancement adds bass without overburdening speakers. The MiniMEGA is packed with a built-in compression, a 4-band EQ, Punch and Bright switches, and semi-parametric mid controls with narrow Q...

Genzler Amplification Announces Magellan 800 Bass Amp
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Genzler Amplification Announces Magellan 800 Bass Amp

After launching its initial product line earlier this year, Genzler Amplification has unveiled their first amp. The Magellan 800 is an 800-watt that features clean and drive channels for gig versatility. The front of the amp has Mute and Pad switches with separate volume controls for each channel. Its 3-band EQ includes a parametric mid control, and larger sculpting can...