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Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp

Ashdown Engineering Introduces the Tone Pocket Portable Bass Headphone Amp

Ashdown has just introduced the Tone Pocket, a compact headphone preamp designed for practice, home studio, and stage applications. It allows for plugging in your bass for access to a 3-band EQ plus a line input for connecting a smartphone and, of course, a headphone output. “The well-equipped rear panel of the Tone Pocket features a USB recording output for...

Phil Jones Bass Cab 27 Now Shipping

Phil Jones Bass Cab 27 Now Shipping

Phil Jones Bass revealed the Cab 27 earlier this year, and now it’s ready to ship. The bass cabinet is fitted with two of the company’s proprietary 4-ohm, 7-inch drivers wired in series to offer up to 200 watts. It also includes a three-inch tweeter for an extra high end. “A proprietary 3 inch (magnetic liquid cooled voice coil) cone...

TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps

TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps

TC Electronic has expanded their bass amp line with the BQ250 and the BQ500. Rated at 250 and 500 watts, respectively, the head units are described as “bare-bones bass power.” Each features a MOSFET preamp with a custom 4-band EQ as well as a built-in Thrust compressor circuit. They also share connectivity features like a Balanced DI output with pre/post...

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Barefaced Audio Unveils Rainbow One10 Bass Cabinets

Barefaced Audio Unveils Rainbow One10 Bass Cabinets

After announcing a tweed version last year, Barefaced Audio has unveiled a limited run of their One10 bass cabinet in a range of colorful tolex covers. They will be available in limited quantities of red, orange, yellow, green, light blue, dark blue, and purple. The new units will carry all the same features as the original black One10 including their...

Acoustic Amplification Introduce Classic Series Bass Combos, Cabinet

Acoustic Amplification Introduce Classic Series Bass Combos, Cabinet

Acoustic Amplifiers has introduced the Classic Series of bass combos, which the company says combines “vintage vibe with modern features.” The lineup includes three models: the B25C, the B50C, and the B100C. Common features on the units are a tilt-back cabinet design, a re-engineered EQ section, a blendable overdrive, a 1/8-inch headphone output, and a 1/8-inch aux input. The series...

Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp

Phil Jones Bass Announces the BP-800 Bass Amp

In addition to previewing the new Cab 27, Phil Jones Bass has unveiled a compact bass amp called the PJB BP-800. The miniature unit weighs just six pounds while pumping out up to 800 watts. It has a Class A preamp and plenty of features including a five-band EQ, a mute/passive/active switch, a headphone output, an auxiliary input, an effects...

Phil Jones Bass Previews the Cab 27

Phil Jones Bass Previews the Cab 27

Phil Jones gave a preview of what he’ll be bringing to the Summer NAMM Show on Facebook with a post about the Cab 27. The 200-watt bass cabinet features two of the PJB’s proprietary 7-inch drivers matched with a three-inch cone tweeter, which Jones puts into a special enclosure design. “The PJB dual-vent system is designed to handle extremely high...

Accugroove Introduces the Inception Tube Bass Preamp

Accugroove Introduces the Inception Tube Bass Preamp

Accugroove has announced the Inception, a tube bass preamp that offers a wide range of tones. “Traditional bass preamps use a single dual-triode tube – and even then the signal might only pass through a single triode in most modes of the preamp,” they write. “Our design implements two balanced 12AX7 tubes that deliver four triode stages for maximum flexibility.”...

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

Darkglass Electronics is continuing their tradition of limited edition models with a decked out version of the Microtubes 900 bass amp. The amp has a new black chassis with artwork on its top. “We have collaborated with Christopher Lovell, a true social media sensation as of late with some of the most epic, dark artwork we have seen in the...

Hiwatt Unveils DR401 400w Bass Head at MusikMesse

Hiwatt Unveils DR401 400w Bass Head at MusikMesse

Hiwatt was on hand at this year’s Musikmesse to unveil the DR401, which they declare as the “most powerful all-tube bass amp in the world.” The tube head features three ECC83’s and one ECC81 in the preamp with a whopping eight KT88’s in the power section to produce 580 watts RMS before clipping. Custom made in England, the amp has...