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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.

Fender Expands Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2019
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Fender Expands Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2019

Fender expanded their Rumble series of bass amplifiers this year with a new combo called the Rumble LT25 as well as the Rumble 800 Head. Each unit was debuted at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show and will be hitting the market in March.

Ashdown Unveils ABM 300 EVO IV Bass Amp
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Ashdown Unveils ABM 300 EVO IV Bass Amp

After fifteen years, Ashdown Engineering has reinstated the ABM 300 to ABM EVO IV series of bass amps. The new head has a lower power rating to fill in the flagship range.

Bergantino Introduces the forté HP Bass Amp
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Bergantino Introduces the forté HP Bass Amp

Bergantino expanded their bass amp line with the forté HP at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. Building upon the existing forté, the new HP version offers 1,200 watts of power while weighing in at just 6.4 pounds.

Ashdown Engineering Releases the Head 22 with Shavo Odadjian
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Ashdown Engineering Releases the Head 22 with Shavo Odadjian

System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian has teamed up with Ashdown Engineering to create the Head 22, a 600-watt bass amp that is hand-built in Ashdown’s UK Custom Shop.