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  • Gallien-Krueger Announces MB Fusion 800 Bass Amplifier

    Gallien-Krueger Announces MB Fusion 800 Bass Amplifier

    Gallien-Krueger has expanded its MB series bass amplifiers with the MB Fusion 800, an 800-watt amp that brings together an all tube preamp and a digital power amp. Similar to the rest of the line, the MB Fusion 800 is built with an aluminum chassis and is sized to fit in a gig bag for... »

  • Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

    Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

    Ibanez expanded their Promethean combo series this year with the P3115, a 300-watt combo amp with a 15˝ driver and an HF dome tweeter with a passive crossover. Unique to the P3115 is an on/off switch for the tweeter, allowing for more tonal variety by eliminating unnecessary high frequency overtones. It also features a Class-D... »

  • Genz Benz Second Generation Shuttle Bass Amps Now Shipping

    Genz Benz Second Generation Shuttle Bass Amps Now Shipping

    Genz Benz has released their newest generation of the Shuttle Series bass amps, including the Shuttle 6.2 and the Shuttle 9.2. Featuring a tube preamp and a Class D power amplifier, the new line builds upon its predecessors with increased tube gain and the addition of the company’s “3 Dimensional Power Management” circuitry (3DPM), which... »

  • Schertler Announces LaFaro Deluxe Combo Amp for Double Bass

    Schertler Announces LaFaro Deluxe Combo Amp for Double Bass

    Swiss company Schertler has introduced the LaFaro Deluxe, a 2-channel, 280-watt bi-amplified combo amp designed specifically with double bass in mind. The amp’s name and image are a tribute to jazz bass icon Scott LaFaro, who revolutionized jazz bass in his short career. It sports an 8˝ woofer designed specifically for the amp with a... »

  • EBS Updates High Definition Series Bass Amps with HD360

    EBS Updates High Definition Series Bass Amps with HD360

    In addition to the Session 30 bass combo, Musikmesse 2012 saw EBS unveiling the HD360 bass amp, which takes the place of their previous HD350 model. The updated version features an “improved preamp with better low frequency and more head room,” as well as a 4-channel footswitch jack, a mix-in filter for the effects loop,... »

  • Ashdown Introduces MiBass Combo Amps

    Ashdown Introduces MiBass Combo Amps

    Expanding on their ultra compact MiBass head units, Ashdown has unveiled a new range of MiBass combos. The new models carry the 550-watt version amplifier in a 1×15˝ configuration and the 220-watt version in 1×10˝, 2×8˝, and 1×12˝. Features on the combos carry over from the MiBass head, including a switchable active/passive instrument input, a... »

  • EBS Announces Session 30 Combo Amp

    EBS Announces Session 30 Combo Amp

    EBS has added to their Session Combo series with the Session 30. The smallest of the line, the new model is rated at 30 watts and features a single 8˝ driver matched with a tweeter. The Session 30 combo retains tone similar to the company’s Classic 450 head while keeping things simple with four controls:... »

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  • Genz Benz Introduces Shuttle Max 12.2 Bass Amp

    Genz Benz Introduces Shuttle Max 12.2 Bass Amp

    Genz Benz has expanded their Shuttle Max series of bass amps with the Shuttle Max 12.2 bass. The new amp features the company’s proprietary “3 Dimensional Power Management” circuitry (3DPM), which adds heft and girth to each note while increasing responsiveness and headroom. Weighing in at 6.75 pounds, the Shuttle Max 12.2 pumps out up... »

  • Ampeg Expands Portaflex Series With New Cabinets

    Ampeg Expands Portaflex Series With New Cabinets

    Ampeg has unveiled a new pair of bass cabinets in their Portaflex series called the PF-115LF and the PF-410LF. While the series previously had a 1×15˝ cabinet, the 4×10˝ is a first for the series. Both of the new cabinets are built with a 15mm poplar ply enclosure, covered in black diamond tolex with a... »

  • TC Electronic Unveils BG250 Combo Amp at MusikMesse 2012

    TC Electronic Unveils BG250 Combo Amp at MusikMesse 2012

    TC Electronic announced their new BG250 bass combo, a 1×15˝ that pumps out 250 watts of power while weighing in at 35 pounds. The combo is the first to have TC’s innovative new TonePrint concept built in, which allows for interchangeable and customizable effects to be loaded into the amp. Coupled with the iPhone app,... »