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Peavey Pro 500 500W Bass Head with Tube Preamp
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Simply put, this is state-of-the-art bass amplification designed to meet the demands of professional musicians. The construction and components used ...Click To Read More About This Product
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Simply put, this is state-of-the-art bass amplification designed to meet the demands of professional musicians. The construction and components used ensure hardcore sound quality. 500W @ 2 ohms, 350W @ 4 ohms, 3-band parametric EQ, tube preamp, tuner send, footswitchable mute, and Speakon and 1/4" speaker outs. Balanced XLR output with pre/post EQ switch, ground lift, and level control. Post EQ effects loop with wet/dry mix.
500W into 2 ohms
350W @ 4 ohms
3-band parametric EQ
Speakon and 1/4" speaker outs
Post EQ effects loop with wet/dry mix
Balanced XLR output with pre/post EQ switch, ground lift, and level control
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19"W x 3-3/4"H x 12-3/4"D
Reviewed by 4 customers
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When I was in the market for a more powerful amplifier, this one beat out Ampeg, Eden, Namesis, Hartke, Gallien-Kruger, Bag End, and SWR. It allows me to get a transparent slap bass sound, as well as a warm, slightly distorted, middly Jaco sound out of my bass, and everything in between.I do wish it had a switch to defeat the effects chain, which it doesn't. I also find there are so many controls for the mid-section it can be hard to remember where to set them to get the desired sound. I think this is the primary reason it's not offered anymore, in spite of the great flexibility it gives you to alter your sound - it's probably confusing to the average person to use it. But it's the best I could find at the time, and I'd be sick if I had to buy something else.....
I use this amp with 2 SWR 4x10 WP cabs in a thrash metal band. I beat the crap out this amp and go head to head with my guitarist who uses a Mesa 2-100 and a Marshall full stack. The only problem was the reset switch in the back !crumbled! during a gig. Other than that, this amp has been all-pro. The different amount of tones you can get out of this thing is amazing. Now I just wish they made a 750 watt version.
I bought this amp a couple months ago, it plays and sounds great, pushes and keeps asking for more.
I have been using a Genz-Benz 500H for several years, and it recently bit the dust. I had played a friend's Peavey combo and I decided to look at their head units. The Peavey Pro 500 is the most feature packed unit you can buy for the money. The parametric EQ - I don't even know how I lived without it all these years. The amp has plenty of punch and tons of clarity. There's no mud at all.I have my Peavey Pro 500 racked with a DBX compressor and running through an Ampeg 8x10 cabinet. It's the best combination I've ever played.