Ashdown Engineering has pumped up its OriginAL series of amps with the new OriginAL-500H, a 500-watt head that is the same size as its 300-watt predecessor.
Among Ashdown’s many new products introduced at the Winter NAMM Show was the CTM-200R, a 200-watt all-tube head that complements the CTM range’s 300-watt and 100-watt models.
Gallien-Krueger has expanded its amp offerings with the new Fusion S series of heads. The hybrid amps have a tube preamp matched with a Class D power section. They also include a new first for the company.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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.”