Phil Jones Bass has relaunched the Roadcase, which they call the most powerful bass combo amp in their product lineup. The PJB BG-800 features twelve 5-inch drivers housed in an enclosure complete with a built-in handle and wheels.
Ampeg has unveiled a new limited edition version of their Micro-VR Stack sporting a custom blue Tolex and black grille.
Genzler Amplification has unveiled the revamp of their Bass Array cabinets. The new Series 2 line is based on their original designs and features all new Italian-designed neodymium loudspeakers.
Ashdown Engineering has expanded its Studio Range with the Studio MiniRig, a mini-stack consisting of a 250-watt solid-state amp head and a 2×10” cabinet.
Positive Grid has expanded its Spark lineup of portable amps with the Spark GO. The pocket-sized guitar/bass amplifier and Bluetooth speaker feature smart app integration for a variety of tones and practice tools.
Fender has unveiled their first signature all-tube bass combo for over 40 years with the Adam Clayton ACB 50 Bass Amp. The U2 bassist’s new rig is rated at 50 watts and features three 12AX7 tubes plus a 12AT7 tube in the preamp and two 6L6 tubes in the power section.
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Glockenklang has revealed the next in their lineup of bass heads with the Blue Bird. Made in Germany, the amp can dish out up to 900 watts at four ohms and features a Class A input stage.
Darkglass Electronics has expanded its amp lineup with two new heads. The Microtubes 200 and Alpha·Omega 200 are the most compact versions of the amps in terms of size, weight, and power.
Bergantino Audio Systems has revamped its Reference Series with the Reference II lineup to include a 1×12” cabinet and an all-new 1×15” cabinet.
Fender’s Rumble Series of bass combo amps has expanded with its largest offering yet: the Rumble 800. Loaded with two 10-inch Eminence neodymium speakers and a compression horn, the unit is rated at 800 watts while weighing in at 29 pounds.
EBS has unveiled a new bass combo amp called the Magni 502. The lightweight model uses neodymium speakers and lighter materials to keep the weight down. From the previous Magni line, the weight has dropped 13 pounds.