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Ampeg PF-20T

Ampeg PF-20TThe legendary tone and portability of the all-tube Ampeg Portaflex amplifiers is faithfully reproduced in the PF-20T. This all-tube Portaflex head provides a harmonically rich and studio-worthy 20 watts of pure Ampeg tone to satisfy the most discerning bass player. Featuring simple user-adjustable bias adjustment for easy tube replacement and pre-amp and transformer balanced direct outs for maximum versatility. Plus, no speaker load is required for silent recording or even use as a dedicated tube DI. Pair it with the PF-112HLF for the ultimate compact all-tube bass rig. RMS power output: 20W @ 4 or 8 ohm; Preamp: All-tube [2] x 12AX7; Power amp: All-tube [2] x 6V6; Tone controls: Bass, Mid, Treble ; Input gain control; Preamp balanced line out: Pre/Post EQ, Ground lift; Transformer balanced line out: Ground lift, User adjustable bias control; Dimensions (H x W x D inches): 185 x 330 x 264 mm; Weight: 6.9 kg.
Ampeg basses, bass-heads, ultralight-bass-heads

Current price & order: Ampeg PF-20T

Markbass LITTLE MARK III

Markbass LITTLE MARK IIIHybrid amplifier head from Little Mark that is the industry standard for tone, portability and value. It adds some high-requested features to its famous predecessor Little Mark II, with the same compact size and weight. Its solid-state preamp has a warm and natural sound, and faithfully reproduces the true tone of the instrument. The 500W Markbass power amp (Markbass Proprietary Technology) supplies impeccable bass frequency reproduction. The new DI output features a pre-post EQ switch and output level control, so user can optimize the signal he sends to the mixer or recording unit. Other features include a Gain control (-60 dB to +23 dB range), a Master Volume, a line out level, a ground lift switch and a pre/post EQ switch. Output power: 500W RMS @ 4 ohms/300W RMS @ 8 ohms. Dimensions: 276 x 250 x 83 mm. Weight: 2.3 kg.
Markbass basses, bass-heads, ultralight-bass-heads

Current price & order: Markbass LITTLE MARK III

Genzler Magellan 350

Genzler Magellan 350The little brother of the larger MAGELLAN 800 but only in relation to its smaller compact size. The MG-350 meets the same stringent design parameters for form, function, fit and finish as our larger MAGELLAN 800. The feature set and 350 watt output power level of this tiny amplifier make it a “big boy” in its amplifier class. As well, the MG-350 delivers exactly what players have come to expect from the GENZLER design team — performance, versatility and reliability. From natural, pristine, transparent reproduction of the bass instrument to classic, vintage harmonic textures, the MG-350 provides the tonal pallet needed to cover all of the bassist’s amplifier requirements and is ideal for electric or upright bassists. Specs: All solid state analog design with integrated soft clip circuitry. – 1Meg ohm input impedance – Voiced to provide natural, pristine, transparent reproduction of the bass instrument. The circuitry consists of an FET feedback type variable gain circuit that provides wide range, continuously variable gain for use with a wide range of instrument pick-ups and preamps. – The MAGELLAN 350 contains an active 3 band equalizer with a sweepable parametric mid-range frequency control. Bass +/- 15dB boost/cut shelving curve with a corner frequency of 75Hz. Mid +/- 15dB boost/cut of the variable mid frequency selected. Freq Variable mid frequency from 150Hz-3kHz – Treble +/- 15dB boost/cut shelving curve with a corner frequency of 6kHz. POWER AMP – The MAGELLAN 350 uses a state of the art, class D power amplifier design and a high frequency auto-sensing universal switch-mode power supply (SMPS) to achieve unprecedented high performance and lightweight packaging. There are no Voltage Switches to change or jumpers to move. This SMPS senses the line voltage from 100-240 Volts and automatically configures itself. REAR PANEL – XLR Direct Output – Mic / Line Switch – Pre / Post EQ Switch – Ground Lift Switch. – Aux Input – Head Phones – Dual Speakon Speaker Outputs – Impedance Selector Switch for 8, 4 or 2.67 ohm operation – Power Output: 175W/8 Ohms, 350W/4 Ohms and 350W/2.67 Ohms – Minimum Speaker Load: 2.67 Ohms – Operating Power condition: 100 – 240V, 50/60 Hz. Dimensions: 2.63” H X 9”W X 9.83”D (67 mm H x 228.6 mm W x 249.8 mm D) -Weight: 3.5 lbs ( 1.75 kg).
Genzler basses, bass-heads, ultralight-bass-heads

Current price & order: Genzler Magellan 350

Markbass Nano Mark 300

Markbass Nano Mark 300The NANO MARK 300 once again raises the bar for bass amp heads. Company´s smallest amp is not a toy—it gives you the Markbass tone in the most portable package possible easy to transport everywhere, featuring simple and effective controls and yet it gives you all the volume you need for most gigs. It’s a professional-grade amplifier you need to hear to believe such powerful sound can be delivered by such a small and lightweight package. In fact, Mark Bass lightest and smallest head only weights 3.20 lbs / 1.45 kg and has an unbelievable power-to-weight ratio, with its 300W of power in a very small and ultra-lightweight package. Many competitors was inspired by Markbass amps manufacturing small amps too but in our case small doesn’t mean “poor performance”, on the contrary with the Nano Mark 300 not only you can take this ultra-little amp everywhere, but you don’t have to sacrifice the warm and rich Markbass tone.
Markbass basses, bass-heads, ultralight-bass-heads

Current price & order: Markbass Nano Mark 300

Markbass Nano Mark 300 Anniversary 15

Markbass Nano Mark 300 Anniversary 1515th Anniversary limited edition. The Nano Mark 300 once again raises the bar for bass amp heads. The smallest amp from Markbass is not a toy—it gives you the Markbass tone in the most portable package possible easy to transport everywhere, featuring simple and effective controls and yet it gives you all the volume you need for most gigs. It’s a professional-grade amplifier you need to hear to believe such powerful sound can be delivered by such a small and lightweight package! In fact, Markbass lightest and smallest head only weights 3.20 lbs / 1.45 kg and has an unbelievable power-to-weight ratio, with its 300W of power in a very small and ultra-lightweight package. Many competitors was inspired by Markbass amps manufacturing small amps too but in their case small doesn’t mean “poor performance”, on the contrary with the Nano Mark 300 not only you can take this ultra-little amp everywhere, but you don’t have to sacrifice the warm and rich Markbass tone! Markbass products are known for their clarity and loyalty to the source of sound. People often use words like warm, punchy, clear, honest, accurate- even aggressive to describe Markbass. They also say that Markbass amps allow them to sound like themselves! What is Markbass secret? MPT (MARK PROPRIETARY TECHNOLOGY)! About all the bass amps on the market use the same power amp from different manufacturers, which are not specificically designed for bass. At Markbass, Marco De Virgiliis invested a lot of resouces in R&D to develope a proprietary power amp technology, specifically designed to respect and glorify the tone of your instrument.
Markbass basses, bass-heads, solid-state-bass-heads

Tech 21 SansAmp RBI

Tech 21 SansAmp RBIExpanded 1U rack-mount version of Tech 21’s popular SansAmp Bass Driver DI pedal that provides a dedicated Mid control and an XLR Output Level control for optimum performance with PA systems, in addition to original Drive, Presence, and active Bass and Treble controls. It also features an Effect Loop with a Mix 50/50 switch (for parallel or series operation), an XLR output with selectable levels, and a buffered direct XLR output to provide a dry signal. This unit can be used in studio plugged directly into the board, and on stage plugged directly through the house PA without using a separate amp or with power amp and a speaker cabinet. Its Drive control adjusts the overall amount of gain and overdrive, while the Presence brings out the upper harmonic content and attack. The Blend allows user to mix the direct instrument signal with SansAmp Tube Amplifier Emulation circuitry. Active Bass and Treble controls cut or boost ±12dB, as well as the dedicated Mid control. Individual Level control for the XLR output optimizes the amplifier’s output relative to the P.A. system. The unit also features a footswitch output to chain and toggle between another SansAmp RBI. Dimensions: 482.6 x 38.1 x 133.4 mm. Weight: 2.27 kg.
Tech 21 basses, bass-heads, bass-preamps

Current price & order: Tech 21 SansAmp RBI

Tech 21 VT-500

Tech 21 VT-500The VT Bass 500 is a 500-Watt bass amp head, with an all-analog SansAmp pre-amp and Class D power amp. It is formulated with the same proprietary technology as SansAmp Character Series VT Bass DI pedal. The unique Character control sweeps through decades of some of the most distinctive bass amp tones on the planet. Drive adjusts the overall amount of gain and overdrive, similar to when the output of a tube amp is being pushed. A Blend control allows you to blend the direct instrument signal with the SansAmp Tube Amplifier Emulation circuitry. The Bite switch activates a presence boost, which tightens up the sound when you are in distorted settings. It also adds definition to your notes when playing in cleaner settings.
Tech 21 basses, bass-heads, solid-state-bass-heads

Current price & order: Tech 21 VT-500