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Orange Amplification Announces the Little Bass Thing Amplifier
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Orange Amplification Announces the Little Bass Thing Amplifier

Orange Amplification is gearing up for the 2020 Winter NAMM Show by unveiling The Little Bass Thing. The amp, which has a solid-state preamp, weighs in at just 6.5 pounds.

Hartke Unveils LX Series Bass Amplifiers
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Hartke Unveils LX Series Bass Amplifiers

Hartke is expanding its range of bass amplifiers with the new LX Series including two models: the LX5500 and the LX8500. The amps, rated 500 watts and 800 watts, combine Class D power sections with a tube-driven preamp and Hartke’s tone stack EQ.

Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Limited Edition Alpha•Omega 900 “Centurion” Bass Amp
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Limited Edition Alpha•Omega 900 “Centurion” Bass Amp

Darkglass Electronics has expanded its limited-edition line of amps with the Alpha·Omega 900 “Centurion”. The new model houses their Alpha·Omega 900 in a red chassis with laser-etched artwork by Ignacio Bazán.

Quilter Labs Unveils the Bass Block 802 Amp
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Quilter Labs Unveils the Bass Block 802 Amp

Quilter Labs has expanded their bass offerings with a new model in their Bass Block series. The Bass Block 802 is a compact 800-watt amp that weighs in at just 3.75 pounds.

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 v2 Amplifier
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 v2 Amplifier

Darkglass Electronics has unveiled a new limited-edition amp. The Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 900 v2 Limited Edition once again features artwork on the top lid by artist Christopher Lovell.

Gallien-Krueger Legacy Series Amps Now Shipping
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Gallien-Krueger Legacy Series Amps Now Shipping

Back in April, we shared the news about Gallien-Krueger’s new line of amps called the Legacy Series. Now the amps, which coincide with fifty years of bass amp designs by founder Bob Gallien, are available and shipping.

Form Factor Audio Previews the Bi1000Di Bass Amp
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Form Factor Audio Previews the Bi1000Di Bass Amp

Form Factor Audio is expanding their line of bass amps with the Bi1000Di, which builds upon their 1,000-watt flagship Bi1000. The new model retains many of the same features with some key differences in the direct output department.

Gallien-Krueger Announces Legacy Series Bass Amps
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Gallien-Krueger Announces Legacy Series Bass Amps

Gallien-Krueger is set to start shipping a new line of amps next month called the Legacy Series. The range coincides with fifty years of bass amp designs from Bob Gallien.

Arkham Sound Introduces The Beast of Both Worlds Bass Amp
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Arkham Sound Introduces The Beast of Both Worlds Bass Amp

Arkham Sound has expanded its lineup of bass products with The Beast of Both Worlds, which is a Class D/Tube hybrid amplifier that delivers 1200 watts into 4 ohms. Its preamp section features a 12AX7 tube that they say offers “good tone and low microphonics.”

GR Bass Announces the Dual800 and Dual1400 Bass Amps
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GR Bass Announces the Dual800 and Dual1400 Bass Amps

GR Bass has expanded their line of bass amps with the Dual800 and the Dual1400. The new lightweight amps, which are rated at 800 watts and 1,400 watts respectively, are based around a two-channel system.

TC Electronic Introduces the BAM200 Mini Bass Amp
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TC Electronic Introduces the BAM200 Mini Bass Amp

TC Electronic unveiled a new bass amp at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show called the BAM200. The unit is a miniature 200-watt amp intended for “club gigs and practice rigs.” Its Class D power section keeps the weight down while its preamp gives a more natural sound.

EBS Announces the Reidmar 502 Bass Amplifier
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EBS Announces the Reidmar 502 Bass Amplifier

EBS expanded their Reidmar bass amp series this year with the Reidmar 502. The lightweight amp is rated at 500 watts and handles a 2-ohm load, allowing it to run two 4-ohm cabinets at once.