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Rockboard Introduces the Mod 5 Cab SIM + DI Patchbay
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Rockboard Introduces the Mod 5 Cab SIM + DI Patchbay

Warwick’s Rockboard has expanded their product line with the Mod 5 Module. The unit, which fits on all Rockboards except the DUO and DUO 2.1, offers six selectable IR-based mono/stereo speaker simulations with support for user IR - and more.

Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier
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Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier

Phil Jones Bass has expanded their line of Headphone Amplifiers with the Bighead Pro. The second model in the series, dubbed the HA-2, is a high-resolution USB audio interface that supports PCM playback with up to 384 kHz sample rate/24 bit resolution.

Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp
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Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp

Ashdown has just introduced the Tone Pocket, a compact headphone preamp designed for practice, home studio, and stage applications. It allows for plugging in your bass for access to a 3-band EQ plus a line input for connecting a smartphone and, of course, a headphone output. “The well-equipped rear panel of the Tone Pocket features a USB recording output for...

Noggin Rockers Practice Amp Now Available
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Noggin Rockers Practice Amp Now Available

Bassists looking for a quiet practice session have a new option with Noggin Rockers. The new “stethoscope-style” amplifier requires no power to get you jamming. The device, which work with guitar or bass, attaches to the surface of your instrument to deliver the vibrations to your ears via tubing and a pair of soft gel ear buds. Volume and tone...

Apogee Unveils Groove USB Digital-To-Audio Converter
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Apogee Unveils Groove USB Digital-To-Audio Converter

Digital audio company Apogee has unveiled the Groove, a portable USB digital-to-analog converter and headphone amp for listening to music on your computer. The device utilizes their recording quality audio conversion to provide ample power and sound quality. “A [digital-to-analog converter] takes the digital information on your computer and translates it into analog sound you can hear through your headphones...

Phil Jones Bass Releases BigHead Bass Headphone Amplifier
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Phil Jones Bass Releases BigHead Bass Headphone Amplifier

Phil Jones Bass is now shipping the BigHead, a compact mobile headphone amp designed for bass players. While its primary function is as a bass headphone amplifier, the BigHead has an analog to digital converter and USB connectivity for use as a recording interface. The device’s front panel has two dual function knobs. The first controls Volume and Gain; the...

Vox Unveils amPlug G2 Bass Headphone Amplifier
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Vox Unveils amPlug G2 Bass Headphone Amplifier

Vox has upgraded their amPlug line of headphone amplifiers including a bass-specific version. The amPlug G2 Bass plugs into your bass’s output jack and allows you to plug in headphones for silent practicing. Among the new features, the amPlug G2 Bass has had its analog circuit improved with the company’s Bassilator circuit, which Vox says reproduces the low punch distinctive...