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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

This contest has ended. 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. Grand Prize: One lucky winner will receive a PF-20T all-tube bass head and matching PF-112HLF cabinet. The PF-20T delivers legendary Ampeg all-tube tone in a compact design perfect for small to...

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...

Fender Introduces 800-Watt Bassman Head
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Fender Introduces 800-Watt Bassman Head

Fender’s Bassman series of bass amplifiers has gotten bigger with the introduction of the Bassman 800 Head. The 800-watt, dual channel amp features a hybrid design with a tube preamp matched to a Class D power section. It weighs 17 pounds. Its two-channel tube preamp has Vintage and Overdrive voicings. The Vintage channel provides a vintage tone with a passive...

Darkglass Electronics Announces Release Date for Microtubes 700 Bass Amp
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Darkglass Electronics Announces Release Date for Microtubes 700 Bass Amp

One of the biggest reveals at the Winter NAMM Show this year was the Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 700. Since the outing Darkglass has been further refining the the head, which is their first amplifier, but now they’ve announced a target release date of July. “This transition is very important for us, it’s a big challenge,” founder Douglas Castro said in...

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,...

Hartke Introduces TX600 Lightweight Bass Amp
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Hartke Introduces TX600 Lightweight Bass Amp

Hartke turned some heads when they unveiled the TX600 at this year’s Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The 600-watt bass amp is the company’s first lightweight Class D amp, weighing in at a mere 7 pounds. The front end of the amp includes the same Class A tube preamp circuitry from Hartke’s LH Series with separate inputs for active...

Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping
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Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping

Peavey is now shipping their MiniMEGA 1000 watt bass amplifier. The nine pound head unit utilizes the company’s KOSMOS circuitry to provide increased bass impact. Further, the company includes exclusive psychoacoustic low-end enhancement adds bass without overburdening speakers. The MiniMEGA is packed with a built-in compression, a 4-band EQ, Punch and Bright switches, and semi-parametric mid controls with narrow Q...

Genzler Amplification Announces Magellan 800 Bass Amp
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Genzler Amplification Announces Magellan 800 Bass Amp

After launching its initial product line earlier this year, Genzler Amplification has unveiled their first amp. The Magellan 800 is an 800-watt that features clean and drive channels for gig versatility. The front of the amp has Mute and Pad switches with separate volume controls for each channel. Its 3-band EQ includes a parametric mid control, and larger sculpting can...

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...

Mesa Engineering Introduces Subway Bass Series
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Mesa Engineering Introduces Subway Bass Series

Mesa Engineering has gotten into the world of lightweight amplifiers with their new Subway Bass Series. The lineup includes the company’s first ultra-lightweight Class D amplifier and a pair of bass cabinets loaded with neodymium speakers. Heading up the series is the Subway D-800, an 800-watt amplifier that weighs in at five and a half pounds. Mesa says the amp...