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Peavey Now Shipping the MAX 300 Bass Amp
Amps

Peavey Now Shipping the MAX 300 Bass Amp

Peavey has expanded its MAX series of bass amps with the 300-watt MAX 300 combo. The new unit is the most powerful amp in the series and has features to beef up its sound while remaining portable.

Peavey Announces the MAX Bass Combo Amp Series
Amps

Peavey Announces the MAX Bass Combo Amp Series

Peavey Electronics has announced the MAX series of bass combo amps with four new models: the MAX 100, the MAX 150, the MAX 250, and the MAX 208. Each of the cabs features an angled baffle design that aims the woofer up towards your ears.

Old School: 1972 Peavey VTA-800
Old School

Old School: 1972 Peavey VTA-800

Derrick Cook emailed us with a story about an astonishing piece of gear: “I have a one of a kind Peavey VTA-800 that was handmade by Hartley Peavey as a prototype only in 1972 – 400-watt tube head 8×6550. It’s the only one ever made,” he shared. We asked him for more on this rarest of rare pieces of equipment....

Peavey Reintroduces the Cirrus Bass
Basses

Peavey Reintroduces the Cirrus Bass

Nineteen years after it debuted, Peavey reintroduced the Cirrus bass to their instrument lineup at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show. The neck-thru design will once again be available in four-, five-, and six-string models featuring a 35-inch scale maple and mahogany neck. Its alder body wings will be topped by either red oak or walnut. Similar to the previous versions,...

Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping
Amps

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...

Peavey Announces MiniMax and MiniMega Compact Bass Amplifier Heads
Amps

Peavey Announces MiniMax and MiniMega Compact Bass Amplifier Heads

Peavey announced a pair of new compact bass heads at NAMM this year with the MiniMax and the MiniMega. The amps are rated at 400 and 1000 watts, respectively, and weigh in at five and eight pounds. The 400-watt MiniMax’s preamp is loaded with a 3-band EQ accented by Punch, Mid-shift, and Bright controls for further tonal shaping as well...

Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp
Amps

Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp

Peavey is upping their heavy duty amp offerings with the Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA bass amplifier, which the company unveiled at NAMM this year. The former Van Halen/current Chickenfoot bassist’s new rig came about after road-testing Peavey’s VB-3 and offering personal suggestions to the design. The VB-MA is a 300-watt all-tube head that weighs in at 38 pounds. Similar to...

Peavey Unveils All-New MAX Series Bass Combos and Practice Amps
Amps

Peavey Unveils All-New MAX Series Bass Combos and Practice Amps

Peavey debuted their new MAX Series of bass amplifiers during the Winter NAMM Show earlier this month. This is a redesigned lineup of amps from the company, with power ratings of up to 300 watts and Peavey’s DDT speaker protection and exclusive tone enhancements. The Peavey MAX 115, MAX 112 and MAX 110 bass combo amps offer the company’s “psycho-acoustic...

Peavey Unveils Cirrus Rudy Sarzo Signature Bass
Basses

Peavey Unveils Cirrus Rudy Sarzo Signature Bass

Peavey’s NAMM product announcements included the all-new Cirrus Rudy Sarzo Signature Bass, incorporating elements of the rock veteran’s original signature bass and their Cirrus line. The 35″ scale bass features neck-through construction with maple neck and mahogany stringers. Graphite reinforcement and a dual expanding truss ensure a sturdy neck, while Rudy’s signature snake-eye inlays serve as fret markers in the...

Peavey Releases Updated TNT 115 and TKO 115 Bass Combos
Bass Gear

Peavey Releases Updated TNT 115 and TKO 115 Bass Combos

Peavey has released updated versions of their TKO and TNT 115 bass combos. Rated at 400 watts and 600 watts respectively, the amps are fresher takes on the models which debuted over 30 years ago. There are several factors the TKO and TNT share – a 15″ loudspeaker, a tilt-back design, a seven-band graphic EQ with high and low shelving...