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Verellen Amps Unveils the Meatflip Flip-Top Bass Combo Amp
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Verellen Amps Unveils the Meatflip Flip-Top Bass Combo Amp

Ben Verellen of Verellen Amps has shared his latest creation called the Meatflip. Designed as a custom build for a customer, the 100-watt amp puts the company’s flagship Meatsmoke preamp into a flip top bass combo. Now Verellen will offer the design in a small production run. The Meatflip preamp will have foot switchable clean and overdrive channels. Controls include...

Laney Amps Introduces the R500 Head and Combo Amp
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Laney Amps Introduces the R500 Head and Combo Amp

Laney Amplification spruced up their Richter Series of bass amps with a new look plus two new models. “For this show we’ve taken our original Richter range and we’ve given them a facelift,” a Laney rep told us at the NAMM Show. “Richters 1-4 are in the same cosmetic as the Nexus, but we’ve also added two new products: the...

Hartke Grows HD Series With HD500 Bass Combo
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Hartke Grows HD Series With HD500 Bass Combo

Hartke is expanding their HD series this year with the HD500 Bass Combo. The 500-watt Class D amp weighs in at just 35 pounds and is fitted with a pair of the company’s 10-inch HyDrive speakers. The drivers blend paper and aluminum materials into their speaker cones that add warmth and attack. Its controls include a 3-band EQ plus Hartke’s...

Genzler Amplification Expands Magellan Amp and Bass Array Cabinet Lines
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Genzler Amplification Expands Magellan Amp and Bass Array Cabinet Lines

Genzler is gearing up for the 2017 Winter NAMM show by unveiling the expansion of their Magellan bass amp line and Bass Array cabinet series. The Magellan 350 and Bass Array BA10-2 will each debut at NAMM as separate pieces as well as a combo unit. The Magellan 350 pushes out 350 watts while weighing a mere 3.5 pounds. The...

Orange Amplification Introduces The Crush Bass Combo Series
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Orange Amplification Introduces The Crush Bass Combo Series

Orange redesigned their entry-level bass combo range with the Orange Crush Bass series. The line – consisting of 25, 50, and 100-watt combos – upgrades their most accessible bass amps with a parametric EQ circuit inspired by their new 4 Stroke bass amp. They also feature analog circuitry, redesigned speakers and ported cabinetry, an onboard tuner, and a headphone output...

Gear Review: Gallien-Krueger MB410 Bass Combo Amplifier
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Gear Review: Gallien-Krueger MB410 Bass Combo Amplifier

Gallien-Krueger’s latest line of combo amps, the MB combo series, has all the GK tone and power you’d expect from GK and some features that will really appeal to the “plug and play” musician. The 500 watt GK MB410 is relatively light weight at 49 lbs and has a streamlined black box presence. All controls are on the top and...

Phil Jones Bass Introduces Session 77 Bass Combo
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Phil Jones Bass Introduces Session 77 Bass Combo

Phil Jones had a handful of new bass goodies at the NAMM Show this year including the Session 77 combo. The 100-watt bass amp, which is PJB’s most affordable offering to date, features a pair of seven-inch drivers tweeter and a three-inch tweeter. The combo’s controls begin with a three-way switch at the input that toggles between a mute, high...

Ashdown Unveils Rootmaster EVO Series
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Ashdown Unveils Rootmaster EVO Series

Ashdown took to the Winter NAMM show this year to introduce the Rootmaster EVO Range. Building on the Rootmaster series, the EVO range has been streamlined with improved features and a reduction in weight. The Rootmaster preamp now has active and passive inputs to get optimal levels for your bass. Other common features in the line include a 5-band EQ,...

Ashdown Engineering Unveils AAA EVO Bass Amplification Series
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Ashdown Engineering Unveils AAA EVO Bass Amplification Series

Ashdown’s AAA combo amps have evolved. Introduced at the Winter NAMM show, the AAA EVO collection includes four combo amps as well as a 1×15″ cabinet. Each of the combos comes with the company’s App Tek socket, allowing bassists to access amp simulators, effects, and other apps from their smartphones. Other common features include a Line In, a headphone jack,...

Acoustic Amplification Introduces Class-D/Neo Series
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Acoustic Amplification Introduces Class-D/Neo Series

Acoustic Amplification has introduced a new series of Class-D/Neo bass amplifiers including heads, cabinets, and combo amps. The new models are approximately 40 percent lighter than the company’s previous models. New head units include the B300HD, B600HD, and the B1000HD. Common controls on each head are a blendable overdrive circuit, an Acousti-Comp compression, a Notch filter with frequency control, an...

EBS Introduces Magni 500 Bass Combo Series
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EBS Introduces Magni 500 Bass Combo Series

EBS has taken their Reidmar amp design and built it into a new series of combo amps. The Magni 500 bass combo series features 210 and 115 models that incorporate an all-analog preamp with a lightweight power amp section. Both the 210 and 115 configurations include a tweeter to fill out their range. Similar to the Reidmar head unit, the...

Ampeg Now Shipping Revamped BA-112 and BA-115 Bass Combos
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Ampeg Now Shipping Revamped BA-112 and BA-115 Bass Combos

After revamping the BA series earlier this year, Ampeg is now shipping the new BA-112 and BA-115 bass combo amps. The models carry all the new features including the foot-switchable Bass Scrambler overdrive circuit, a 3-band EQ, and a true sixty degree monitoring angle so they can be set up as a wedge. The Bass Scrambler is one of the...