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  • Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp

    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... »

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  • Tech 21 Unveils Private Stock Formula 21 All-Tube Bass Preamp

    Tech 21 Unveils Private Stock Formula 21 All-Tube Bass Preamp

    Tech 21 has unveiled the Private Stock Formula 21, an exclusive vacuum tube bass preamp. The limited edition preamp is hand-built at the company’s U.S. factory and is housed in a solid mahogany cabinet with a cherry finish. Custom designed by Tech 21 president Andrew Barta, the Formula 21 came as a vision of an... »

  • Eden Electronics Introduces E-Series Combo Amps

    Eden Electronics Introduces E-Series Combo Amps

    Eden Electronics introduced their new E-Series of combo bass amps at NAMM this year. Ranging from 20 watts to 180 watts, the six new models are aimed at beginners and up with features to aid practice and performance. Each of the amps is built with Eden’s proprietary enhance EQ control, a custom Eden designed speaker... »

  • Warwick Introduces LWA 1000 Lightweight Bass Amplifier

    Warwick Introduces LWA 1000 Lightweight Bass Amplifier

    Warwick has entered the lightweight amp market with the new LWA 1000, a six pound bass amp rated at 1,000 watts at 4 ohms. Featuring a Class A preamp and Class D power amp section, the LWA 1000 has two identical channels with individual mutes, 4-band EQs, built-in compressors, and gain controls. Connectivity on the... »

  • Ampeg Introduces Limited Edition Heritage B-15N Bass Amp

    Ampeg Introduces Limited Edition Heritage B-15N Bass Amp

    Two years ago, Ampeg paid homage to one of their most popular vintage models with a limited run of the Heritage B-15, which they did again in 2012. This year the company has introduced the Heritage B-15N, a new model that delivers the sound of the B-15 in a new black finish. The new amp,... »

  • Ampeg Introduces PF-800 Bass Amp

    Ampeg Introduces PF-800 Bass Amp

    Ampeg has expanded their Portaflex Series with the PF-800. At 800-watts the bass head is the strongest in the line while only weighing 11.8 pounds. Similar to the rest of the line, its compact design allows it to be stowed inside the Portaflex PF flip-top cabinets. Features on the new amp include classic hi/lo boosts,... »

  • Traynor Unveils Small Block Bass Combo Amplifiers

    Traynor Unveils Small Block Bass Combo Amplifiers

    Traynor has introduced the Small Block Series, a line of compact, lightweight 200-watt bass combos. Available in 1×10, 1×12, and 1×15 speaker configurations, Traynor says the the new models are ideal for the working/practicing musician with features like a 1/4” auxiliary input, 1/4” headphone output, and an XLR balanced DI output with switchable pre and... »

  • Kinsman Announces New Bass Amplification Line

    Kinsman Announces New Bass Amplification Line

    Distributor John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. have introduced a new line of Kinsman instrument amplifiers, including four bass combos. Ranging 15 to 100-watts, the amps all feature a built-in limiter and a headphone output but add features as they grow. The K15B sports a basic 3-band EQ, while the K25B adds another band to... »

  • Acoustic Image Introduces Series 4 Contra Combo Amp

    Acoustic Image Introduces Series 4 Contra Combo Amp

    Acoustic Image has unveiled the Series 4 Contra, a 300-watt combo amp that the company explains is its most affordable combo. Similar to the Series 4 Coda combo, the new Contra features a 10-inch down-firing woofer and a forward-firing 5-inch midrange driver. It also has Automatic Voltage Switching, which protects the amplifier from damage no... »

  • Ibanez Introduces Promethean P3110 1×10˝ Combo Amp

    Ibanez Introduces Promethean P3110 1×10˝ Combo Amp

    Ibanez has expanded their Promethean combo range to include the P3110. The 1×10˝ combo amp features a Class-D power amplifier and pumps out 300 watts. It’s also stocked with a high frequency tweeter with a passive crossover and on/off switch. Similar to the rest of its brethren, the P3110 offers a 3-band EQ and a... »