Mesa Boogie Archives
Gear Review: Mesa/Boogie D-350 Compact Bass Amp
Mesa/Boogie amps are known for their powerful, muscular tone – some are also renowned for their weight. We picked up the new lightweight D-350 Compact Bass Amp to see how much punch this little amp could pack.
Mesa/Boogie Unveils the Subway D-350 Bass Amp
Mesa/Boogie has added a new stop on the Subway. Their lightweight bass amp series has expanded to include the D-350, which is the smallest and lightest bass amp in Mesa history. The 350-watt, 3.1-pound head is also their most affordable.
Gibson Acquires Mesa/Boogie
More industry news is rolling in to start the year as it has been announced that Gibson has acquired Mesa/Boogie. Randy Smith, who founded the company 51 years ago, will join Gibson as “Master Designer and Pioneer of Mesa/Boogie and beyond.”
MESA/Boogie Unveils the Subway TT-800 Amp Head
MESA/Boogie has unveiled the latest in its lightweight amp series with the Subway TT-800. The 800-watt Class D amp blends their Subway series with aspects of their classic Boogie BASS 400+ amp.
Mesa/Boogie Adds New Amp, Cabs, and Preamp Pedal to Subway Series
Mesa/Boogie has expanded on their Subway series of bass amplification with the Subway WD-800 head, three new cabinets, and the new Subway+ DI preamp pedal. The products are built in their Petaluma, California shop. The WD-800 is an 800-watt head that brings together a two-stage tube preamp with a powerful class-D power section.
Mesa/Boogie Announces Switch-Track and Head-Track Pedals
Mesa/Boogie has expanded their product lineup with two new signal management devices: the Switch-Track and the Head-Track. Aimed at controlling dual amps, the Switch-Track allows for an “either-or-both ABY scenario,” which the company says lets users switch between two different amps, two identical amps with different settings, or combining amps for a fuller sound. Its input is buffered to prevent...
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...
Mesa Boogie Introduces Traditional Powerhouse Bass Cabinets
Mesa Boogie has introduced a new line of bass cabinets called the Traditional Powerhouse Series that offers up 2×10, 4×10, 1×15, 6×10, and 8×10 speaker configurations. Each of the cabs are handbuilt in Petaluma, California with Marine-grade Baltic Birch and are covered with Black Bronco Vinyl with a gray and black weave jute grille. The 2×10, 4×10, and 1×15 models...
First Look: Mesa Boogie Prodigy and Strategy All-Tube Bass Amps
Mesa Boogie unveiled some sweet new gear at Musikmesse this year, including a pair of new all-tube bass amps called the Prodigy and the Strategy. Rated at 120 watts and 300 watts respectively, the pair are both equipped with three 12AX7 preamp tubes and a class A/B multi-watt power amp. The Prodigy’s power amp section allows for running all four...