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Fender Bassman TV Duo Ten 350W 2x10 Bass Combo Amp
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Fender's Bassman TV series carries the DNA of the original '50s-era Bassman amplifiers, delivering world-class sound in a package designed to handle ...Click To Read More About This Product
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Fender's Bassman TV series carries the DNA of the original '50s-era Bassman amplifiers, delivering world-class sound in a package designed to handle the demands of low bass frequencies. With a unique look that is unmistakably Fender, Bassman TV amps are sure to class up any stage, cutting through the mix and the monotony of a world full of black boxes.
The tube preamp is classy and simple, with black chicken head knobs sitting on top of a chrome chassis. It feels like looking down at the dashboard of your favorite muscle car, while the red jewel light glows, signifying "I'm ready to jam." Two instrument inputs provide both a normal and a padded input stage, accommodating basses of various output levels. But don't be afraid to lean into it. The more you push this Fender bass amp, the more it pushes back.
The Bassman TV Duo Ten offers gain, bass, mid and treble knobs, "deep" and "bright" switches and a Master Volume”and ups the ante with 350W of power and removable casters to make transportation easy. The Duo Ten has two punchy 10" speakers that give it to you in your very soul”you're moving major air.
The TV DuoTen has one indispensable modern luxury”an XLR output that lets you send a direct signal to recording or live performance gear. That way, you get the best of both worlds”classic Fender bass look and sound and easy compatibility with modern recording and PA systems.
- Channels: 1 Channel
- 2 inputs (Input 2 -6dB Pad),
- XLR output with ground lift,
- Rear ported cabinet
- Lacquered tweed covering
- 12AX7 tube preamp/efficient class D power amp
- Passive tone stack
- Comfortable dog bone handle
- Removable casters
- Chrome control panel
- Chickenhead knobs
- TV panel cosmetics with modern upgrades
- Controls: gain, bass, mid, treble, volume, deep and bright switches
With a unique look that is unmistakably Fender, you are sure to class up any stage and cut through the monotony.
Bassman TV Duo Ten 350W 2x10 Bass Combo Amp
- Model Name: Bassman TV Duo Ten
Model Number: 224-8400-000
Series: Bassman TV Series
Type: Hybrid Bass Amplifier Combo (12AX7 Vacuum-Tube Preamp/Efficient Class-D Power Amp)
Ohms: 4 Ohms
Speakers: Two 10" Fender Special Design Eminence Ferrite Bass Speakers, 8 ohm, 200W Power Rating (Each)
Weight: 61.5 lb. (27.8 kg)
Dimensions: Height: 23", (58.42 cm),
Width: 25", (63.5 cm),
Depth: 14", (35.56 cm)
Power Handling: N/A
Tube Complement: 1 X 12AX7 (preamp)
Reviewed by 5 customers
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I have owned a SVT, a 1970 Bassman, a Gallien-Krueger, and other rigs and the Bassman TV Duo Ten is the best. With my '59 Precision this thing puts out the exact tones that I want. The noise floor is super-low and with the wheels, it is easy to transport. Note it does not come with a cover so you will want to order that separately. Good job Fender!
I had to downsize to a combo. After auditioning one in a local store with my own JB, I had to have one. Most folks will like it for it's old school tone but it also loves my Rickenbacker 4003. Though not a slap machine (not my thing) it covers a Ric clank better than my Eden rig. I can also get a growly "mwah" from my Jazz Bass!No fancy features, you can't even add an extera cab. But man oh man it's as good as rigs twice its price when it comes to a pure organic tone!
I've been a bar band bass player for 20 years and always played an American Fender Jazz bass through a Crate 200XL head with a Marshall 15" - It was a bit muddy, but lets face it it did the job for blues and rock. However, I always loved the sound a rival band's bass player got through is vintage Sun tube amp.
Fast forward 20 years, I have a job and the ability to upgrade - the Bassman Duo seemed to fit the bill. I wanted that vitage sound...and to get rid of the muddy bottom end. I didn't try the 15, but two tens made sense to clear up my bottom, so I pulled the trigger - man am I GLAD I DID! It gets the perfect sound out of my Jazz and even mellows out my Sterling by Musicman Ray34 enough to play motown and jazz.
If I work the dials well enough of my Roland Cube I can get close to the sound - but when I plug in my Bassman duo...wow, perfect warm, beautiful. I would say this is not a great amp for slap bass, but works great for classic rock, jazz, motown, and 70's funk.
Although I got a great deal, being that it isn't completely versitile, it is a little on the pricey side...but I'm happy with it!
Overall funtionality of this amp is great. As a guy who plays every I like simple. With this amp you get that. To all musicians out there who play both bass and lead guitar you will never find another amp that covers all areas. Then if you factor in the cost of only having to buy one amp it pays its self off. FYI, you would be crazy not to buy this amp.
To all of those who have an interest in this amp I recomend that you take the step and purchase it. I have played SWR's, Galienkruger's, Ampeg's, Peavey's and Carvin's and never before have I gotten the bass tone that you can pull out of this simple easy to use combo amp. Now what I am fixing to say is where it gets really interesting. For all of those Telecaster pickers out there, this is a must have amp. Yes you heard me correctly. I usually play through a 65 twin reverb or a blues deluxe, but never before have I heard an amp give such a rich tele tone. Add a little compression with some delay in the back, crank the gain up to have a little break up in the tone, and you have one of the meanest amps on the market today. 999 times out of a 1000 I will always choose class A Fender for a guitar, but this amp has blown me away. I recomend that anyone who is a serious tele picker, go to your local music store, plugg in, and you wont leave the store without taking this sweet amy home.
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Brought my fender duo 10 about 4 years ago and absolutely hated it until i read the how to drive it instructions. I can plug now plug any bass into this amp and make it sound great. The tone is warm and fat and i love it to bits. my four and 5 string basses both suit this amp. It looks great on stage, Other bass players and guitarists have said, I knew it was you playing by the tone of that amp. Im glad you cant buy these anymore. I got a classic that will appreciate as time goes on.
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