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Baer Amplification’s New Valkyrie Bass Amp Now Available

Baer Amplification’s New Valkyrie Bass Amp Now Available

Baer Amplification is now shipping the Valkyrie, an 850-watt bass amplifier featuring the company’s Trans-Hybrid Preamp. The Valkyrie’s solid state preamp sounds rich without adding much coloration while the amp’s tube hybrid preamp adds more personality with more harmonic overtones and growl. The two sections are switched as easily as the push of a button. The Valkyrie puts out 850...

Fender Redesigns Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2014

Fender Redesigns Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2014

Fender has completely revamped the Rumble Series of bass combo amplifiers into lighter and louder designs with more features. The new models are built with lightweight plywood enclosures with certain models featuring removable wooden grille frames, Eminence drivers, and upgraded compression tweeters. Fender also re-engineered the circuitry to include a three-button voicing palette and a new footswitchable overdrive circuit. Other...

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Hartke Unveils HD Bass Combo Series

Hartke Unveils HD Bass Combo Series

Hartke’s new HD Series of bass combos loads the company’s HyDrive speakers into four models aimed at the beginning or intermediate player. Starting with the 25-watt HD25, each model steps up in speaker size, wattage, and features. Common features to the series include a built-in limiter, an 1/8″ auxiliary input, and a 1/4″ headphone output. The HD25 is built with...

Orange Amplification Announces OB-1K Bass Amplifier

Orange Amplification Announces OB-1K Bass Amplifier

Orange Amplification introduced the new OB-1K bass amplifier at the NAMM Show this year. The 1000-watt solid-state amplifier is inspired by bi-amping and splits the signal into two separate paths. The first side offers a tight, clean bass sound while the second features two stages of controllable gain and is rich in upper harmonics. Each channel can be toggled or...

Traynor Adds SB500H Bass Amp To Small Block Series

Traynor Adds SB500H Bass Amp To Small Block Series

Traynor has expanded their Small Block series of bass heads with the SB500H. A companion to last year’s SB200H, the new amp delivers 500 watts while weighting a mere four pounds. The SB500H retains many of the same features of its smaller brethren, including active and passive inputs, a 4-band EQ with low and hi mid controls, and the company’s...

Carvin Introduces BX700 Bass Amplifier

Carvin Introduces BX700 Bass Amplifier

Carvin has announced the BX700, an evolved version of their BX500 bass amplifier. The new head unit combines a Class A preamp with a Class D power section rated up to 700 watts at two ohms. Remodeled in a red-faced chassis, the BX700’s controls include three EQ sections. The Contour knob controls an adjustable preset EQ curve that is flat...

EBS Announces Classic 500 Bass Amplifier

EBS Announces Classic 500 Bass Amplifier

EBS will be releasing the Classic 500, a solid state, retro-styled bass amp. Building upon the company’s Classic 450, the 500 is rated at up to 500-watts at 2 ohms while fitting into a more compact casing. Although the Classic 500 is a solid-state amp, EBS says its sound is aimed at capturing a classic tube amp tone. Controls include...

Hevos Announces 400S Compact Bass Amplifier

Hevos Announces 400S Compact Bass Amplifier

Hevos is continuing their series of compact bass amplification units with the release of the 400S bass amp, a 400-watt head that weighs 4.4 pounds. Based on a Class-D power amp, the 400S is designed for both electric and upright bass. The 400S has two input sections with separate gain controls to allow for plugging in two basses at once,...

Hevos Introduces 2×6 Combo Bass Amp

Hevos Introduces 2×6 Combo Bass Amp

Hevos has introduced the 2×6, a compact bass combo amp fitted with a pair of 6″ loudspeakers. It utilizes the company’s 400C amplifier, which includes a Class-D power amp rated at 400 watts. Features include two separate inputs, a mute for tuning, -6dB pad and a phase switch the company says is great for double basses with two pickups. The...

TC Electronic Announces New BG250 Series Combo Amps

TC Electronic Announces New BG250 Series Combo Amps

TC Electronic has expanded their BG250 combo from a single 1×15 model to an entire series of bass amps featuring three new speaker configurations: 2×10, 1×12, and 2×8. Each of the 250-watt combos features dual TonePrint onboard effects, intelligent Tone Shaping controls, a built-in tuner, a direct output, and rehearsal inputs. The effect on each of the TonePrint controls can...