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Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head  

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Overview

  • 700W into 4 ohms (4-ohm minimum load)
  • Pre- and post-gain controls
  • Bright and and low-cut switches
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $599.99
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  • Your Price:
    $49999

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Monster power for the big gigs!

The Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head offers tons of power plus extensive tone-shaping tools, such as bright and low-cut switches, active high and low shelving controls, a contour control, and a 9-band graphic EQ configured to target critical bass frequencies. Its also includes a Peavey-exclusive sub-harmonic generator with level control and footswitchable bypass that adds a note one octave lower than the original note, creating interesting harmonic textures and a significantly enriched bottom end.

The Tour 700 delivers 700W RMS into 4 ohms. SmartRail technology, a new patented Peavey power-amp topology, makes it possible for the Tour Series to deliver its massive dynamic power with increased efficiency and lighter weight.

In addition, the XLR-equipped direct out allows traditional patching to a front-of-house or studio mixer, but features fail-safe phantom power backup that sends a flat signal through the house P.A. or studio console.

Features

  • 700W into 4 ohms (4-ohm minimum load)
  • Pre- and post-gain controls
  • Bright and and low-cut switches
  • Contour control for advanced signal shaping
  • Active high and low shelving controls
  • Hi boost, low cut
  • 9-band constant-Q graphic equalizer with bypass switch
  • Analog octave divider with level control
  • and footswitchable bypass
  • Post-EQ effects loop
  • Buffered tuner send jack
  • DI XLR output with fail-safe phantom power backup capability
  • 2 input jacks for high and low output bases
  • Rear-mounted auxiliary input jack

If you want massive bass sound with tonal versatility, the Tour 700 is your rig. Order today.

 
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PeaveyTour 700 Bass Amp Head
 
3.9

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Excellent sound (3)
  • Good power output (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Performances (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Amp!

    Normally I don't write reviews, but as one I read the other day pointed out, usually those that give gear negative marks sound like they simply don't know how to use the product....Read complete review

    Normally I don't write reviews, but as one I read the other day pointed out, usually those that give gear negative marks sound like they simply don't know how to use the product. Anyways, I have owned this amp for a while now, used it with a wide variety of cabs, Peavey 410/210, Acoustic 810, Eden 215, 4,5,6,8,10, and EUB basses, every style of music under the sun from R and B to thrash metal,played plenty of gigs and so on and so on. My point is, consistently and without fail, if I take a minute to dial in the sound I want, this amp delivers, and, with plenty of power. Is it the best amp in the world, of course not, but for the money, you will NOT find a better one. Take it from a bassist who has been going around the block for over 20 years, if you are a player own a budget, buy this amp.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    dont buy it, it blows!!

    ... OK I got this handy dandy thing, I had to do the Triac Resistor out, after 5 months of doing that, it worked fine, Now, it barely spits out any...Read complete review

    ... OK I got this handy dandy thing, I had to do the Triac Resistor out, after 5 months of doing that, it worked fine, Now, it barely spits out any volume, what a drag. I run this thing through a Vintage cab ( 2-18" speakers ) I really liked the EQ, but now I have another issue to deal with for this head. I prolly would have been better of Getting an AMPEG, We play out on a constant basis, so if your a Giging Musician, this thing is a waste of your time... and oh yea the Mute button doesnt Mute all the way... triac, no sound volume and amuting button that doesn't function right, if that is the crap you buy then this is your answer right here, be looking to replace it often-Allison Scott of Opulent

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Solid build, solid sound.

    By UltraSamurai

    from Melbourne Australia

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good quality
    • Good Warmth
    • Portable
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • No footswitch included

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Mobile DJ
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

    I got this amp a few years back now and it was one of the best purchases I ever made.
    Equipped with a Fender Jazz with noiseless pickups this beast sounds fantastic, nice solid sound, pushes a lot of sound. You could fork out more and get yourself an Ampeg. But as a good budget all around amp with plenty of power. You have got yourself a good package.
    One thing is that this is a very clean amp, I mean it will stay clean until it clips.... It is so weird hearing an amp that wont distort at higher levels.
    I reccomend getting the 8ohm 4x10 cabinet with the tweeter and then getting another cabinet if you really need one. The 4x10 is powerful enough though.

    Thing is, this piece of machinery is stable, solid and lasts a long time if you take care of it. Don't try to have maximum bass set on this as you will just bottom out like on most bass amps.
    This thing is also safe as a few times I have forgotten to plug the cabinet in. On a tube amp that would be disasterous, but on a solid state, no worries.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Tour 700

    By PD

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

      This is the second one I've bought, first one was for me, second one for the church I play at most of the time. I have had no trouble with either one, I play inside and outside gigs (2 hours straight) and it has never failed me yet. I love this amp.

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      (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Amp!

      By CC

      from Austin, TX

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Performances

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        Normally I don't write reviews, but as one I read the other day pointed out, usually those that give gear negative marks sound like they simply don't know how to use the product. Anyways, I have owned this amp for a while now, used it with a wide variety of cabs, Peavey 410/210, Acoustic 810, Eden 215, 4,5,6,8,10, and EUB basses, every style of music under the sun from R and B to thrash metal,played plenty of gigs and so on and so on. My point is, consistently and without fail, if I take a minute to dial in the sound I want, this amp delivers, and, with plenty of power. Is it the best amp in the world, of course not, but for the money, you will NOT find a better one. Take it from a bassist who has been going around the block for over 20 years, if you are a player own a budget, buy this amp.

        Comment on this review

        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Peavey Tour 700

        By mike manne

        from New York

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        I played this amp with a fellow bassist at the store, My opinion is this amp sounds really good. The tone is there. Its warm, loud, punchy and tone is really sweet. I called peavey and asked obout the clipping problem and they assured me it affected only the amps, when it was first released.They told me they corrected all the amps that followed in production. Furthermore, I cranked this amp for 20 minutes of loud punchy bass and it sounded fine with no clipping! The Peavey 4-10 cabinet sounded really good, and I liked the amp with 4-10s. I have to admit this amp suprised me, keep in mind some of the negative reviews are proably old. Play one and see for your self, I dont recommend this amp for heavy metal, but it would be fine for rock,hard rock, blues, funk or r/b or country rock.

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        (2 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Dont Buy this !!

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        .... ok so I have had this head for a while, I had the problems with the Triac resistor, got it taken care of, here are other things I need to point out. It is going to be very very very hard to find a fuse for this head if you ever have to buy one for it. Also, this thing sucks alot of Power, you have to put it on a plug that is an independant circut, now imagine that on a stage, A plug that is all by its lonesome, rare isn't it. I really wished I would have taken it back when I first had problems. I wrote a review sometime ago. if you want to read that one... I mean it's a good amp, when it is working right. but just like my boss's 2004 maserati, it looked good but seldom ever ran properly. ironicaly it died at the dry "cleaners" so, if your a giging musician, skip this one over before buying it. trust me there are plenty of other good amps. Peavey will disappoint you on this one, I promise you- thanks for reading- Allison

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        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        The Very Best

        By HAK0803

        from Lebanon,MO

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        I bought this amp and the 410 to go with it from a local music store. I had it for a month then it started to clip and shut down, took it in and an hour later it was fixed. Ever since then this thing has blown away anything I had ever seen. Then I bought a a 215 cab and man did it open this monster or what!! Needless to say this IS the amp to buy!

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        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome!

        By skeller

        from Corinth, TX

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        This amp sounds really good with the Tour 410 cabinet.Previous equipment that I've owned:Ampeg Br2Ampeg SVT 210Ampeg SVT 410 hlfEden Nemesis 210 comboPeavey T-Max headThe Tour 700 and matching 410 cab sound far better than all of my previous equipment. I'm very pleased with this Peavey setup.

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        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazed once more.!

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        I just returned from Afghanistan after 4 years serving with the 2nd Marines.I'd been a bassist since 1983 & played 'em all. There is an issue with "Clipping" at high levels, BUT C.S. showed me to a local dealer and PAID to fix it! (I have the 700) B.C. RICH & PEAVEY 4-LIFE!

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very good tone and power

        By Doug-f62Nw

        from Joplin Mo

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        I was one of the first people in my area to buy this head. I was looking at ampeg(good tone but they are way to proud of their stuff for the output), GK(good price and tone but liked the robust build of the peavey cabs better). So when my friend told me peavey had a new line of heads called the tour 450 and 700. The 700 was about the right amount of power for me and it was not a ugly oversized piece that was built out of cabinet wood. I plugged my bass into it and wow the sound was very clean and powerful with all the sound contour otions you could ask for. When I cranked it through a tvx 410 cab it blew the whole store away. So that day I ordered the tour 700 and the 410 and 115 tvx cabs. Love the sound and have had several fellow bass players that have asked to borrow my setup for their shows because of the tone. Did have the problems with the cutting out at high volumes. Called Peavey and they walked me through the fix and have had no problems after that in fact I think the headroom expanded after the fix. great product and people talking bad about the triac circuit need to realize that people do mods on amps all the time, its not a new concept.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Peavey Tour 700

        By Musicman001

        from Ottawa, ON

        Comments about Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head:

        I bought this head a couple weeks ago, and I'm impressed of how good it sounds. I play with a Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 4HH, and when I plugged it into the Tour 700, the sound was absolutely clear, punchy and warm. For my point of view, this is the best amp I've own in 12 years. Even if the price seems cheap, you'll be surprise of how versatile this amp is. You'll be surprise of how easy it is to operate too.

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