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Hiwatt Unveils DR401 400w Bass Head at MusikMesse
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Hiwatt Unveils DR401 400w Bass Head at MusikMesse

Hiwatt was on hand at this year’s Musikmesse to unveil the DR401, which they declare as the “most powerful all-tube bass amp in the world.” The tube head features three ECC83’s and one ECC81 in the preamp with a whopping eight KT88’s in the power section to produce 580 watts RMS before clipping. Custom made in England, the amp has...

Warwick Announces LWA 1000 Black Bass Amp
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Warwick Announces LWA 1000 Black Bass Amp

Warwick has released a new version of their LWA 1000 Lightweight bass amplifier. The amp is now available in a completely black finish with an all-metal housing as opposed to having wooden side panels. Its technical specifications are still retained, including two input channels with full EQ and compressor sections for each. “The pre-amp is based on Warwick signature low...

Markbass Unveils Marcus Miller Signature Amplification
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Markbass Unveils Marcus Miller Signature Amplification

Last year, Markbass announced they would be teaming up with jazz legend Marcus Miller for a series of amps. This year they unveiled the lineup at the Winter NAMM Show, which will include four head units, three combos, and two cabinets. “Marcus has closely partnered with [Markbass founder Marco De Virgillis] to develop his amazing signature amps that not only...

GRBass Unveils the ONE Bass Head Series
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GRBass Unveils the ONE Bass Head Series

Italy’s GRBass has announced the ONE head series of bass amplifiers. The compact units come in three models based on their wattage: 350W, 800W, and 1400W. Each amp has a four-band EQ with three-way frequency switches for the low mid and high midranges. They also have deep and bright filters as well as the company’s “Pure Sound” mode, which bypasses...

Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals
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Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals

After releasing the BPA-01 floor bass preamp, Bassics took to the Winter NAMM Show this year to unveil a host of new products designed by renowned studio engineer Malcolm Toft. The range includes the A900 power amp, the AH900 bass amp head, and four new pedals: a compressor, a distortion, an EQ, and a preamp. Bassics describes the A900 as...

Hartke Introduces TX300 Bass Amp and HyDrive 112b Bass Cabinet
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Hartke Introduces TX300 Bass Amp and HyDrive 112b Bass Cabinet

Hartke launched a pair of new bass amplification products at NAMM this year: the TX300 bass amplifier and the HyDrive 112b cabinet. Both products are lightweight and a good match for each other, with the TX300 weighing in at just five pounds. The TX300 offers 300 watts with Hartke’s 3-band EQ and Shape circuit for tonal flexibility. “The Shape control...

Darkglass Electronics Unveils New Amp, Bass Cabinets
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils New Amp, Bass Cabinets

Darkglass Electronics has a new rig to offer after announcing the Microtubes 500 bass head and expanding into the realm of cabinets with the DG210C and DG410C. The new head unit is the smaller brother of the Microtubes 900 and carries many of the same features at 500 watts and a lower price point. The unit matches a solid-state preamplifier...

Phil Jones Bass Announces the Bass Pulse One and Cab 47
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Phil Jones Bass Announces the Bass Pulse One and Cab 47

Phil Jones Bass is introducing a handful of new products this year including the new Bass Pulse One bass amp and the Cab 47. Debuted at the NAMM Show, both the amp and cab are lightweight and carry on the PJB tradition. The Bass Pulse One pumps out 350 watts at 4 ohms while weighing in at only 2.9 pounds....

Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal
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Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

UPDATE: The grand prize winner has been emailed. Once we confirm, we’ll send the 2nd and 3rd prize winners an email. Check your inbox! Ampeg and No Treble are excited to bring you the Portaflex All-Tube bass rig giveaway! Two lucky winners will be selected on December 31st, 2016. Enter now Grand Prize: One lucky winner will receive a PF-20T...

Gear Review: Orange 4-Stroke Bass Amp and OCB410 Cabinet
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Gear Review: Orange 4-Stroke Bass Amp and OCB410 Cabinet

The latest amp offering from Orange, 4-Stroke 300W Bass Amp paired with their OCB410 Bass Cabinet is a sweet combination bassist wanting an all analog Class A/B amp for both clean sounding or bit of edge. This a rock bassist rig without a doubt, but it really delivers on versatility. The 4-Stroke has a different pre-amp than its’ OBC series...