One of the most shocking pieces of gear we found at the 2020 NAMM Show was the AeroTech bass cabinet series from GR Bass. The lineup is described as the lightest bass guitar speaker cabinets in the world.
Gallien-Krueger has expanded its amp offerings with the new Fusion S series of heads. The hybrid amps have a tube preamp matched with a Class D power section. They also include a new first for the company.
Genzler Amplification was at NAMM 2020 to unveil a new bass cab in their Bass Array line. The BA15-3 is fitted with a 15-inch driver with a vertical array of four 3-inch drivers, and more.
Ashdown has unveiled a new and impossibly small 200-watt bass amp called The Ant. Weighing in at just two pounds, the unit measures 8 inches wide, 4.6 inches deep, and 2.4 inches tall including its feet and knobs.
Bergantino Audio is expanding its lineup of speaker cabinets with the NXT, or “Neo X-Treme Technology,” series. The line includes four models that are built with new proprietary drivers.
Darkglass Electronics has unveiled a full line of bass cabinets that will be introduced at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show. The cabs come in four configurations: 2×10, 4×10, 2×12, and 1×12.
Every year, Aguilar Amplification creates a limited edition run of their SL cabinets in a special color, and this year the company has unveiled they will be “Royal Purple.”
Orange Amplification is gearing up for the 2020 Winter NAMM Show by unveiling The Little Bass Thing. The amp, which has a solid-state preamp, weighs in at just 6.5 pounds.
Hartke is expanding its range of bass amplifiers with the new LX Series including two models: the LX5500 and the LX8500. The amps, rated 500 watts and 800 watts, combine Class D power sections with a tube-driven preamp and Hartke’s tone stack EQ.
We covered a ton of bass gear news this year, including plenty of amps. Here is the list of top 10 reader favorites for 2019.
Darkglass Electronics has expanded its limited-edition line of amps with the Alpha·Omega 900 “Centurion”. The new model houses their Alpha·Omega 900 in a red chassis with laser-etched artwork by Ignacio Bazán.
Bergantino Audio Systems has expanded its Holographic (HG) series with a new cabinet called the HG312. Weighing in at 49 pounds, the 750-watt bass cab features a sealed design with three 12-inch neodymium magnet woofers and a compression driver.