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Bass Amplifier Heads

Bass Amplifiers: How to Choose the Right Bass Amp Rig
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    Markbass Bass Multiamp Mono 500W Solid State Bass Head with Effects Markbass Bass Multiamp Mono 500W Solid State Bass Head with Effects
    $1,499.99
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    $2,499.99 (save 40%)
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    Markbass MoMark SA 500 Bass Amp Head With Frame Markbass MoMark SA 500 Bass Amp Head With Frame
    Markbass MoMark SA 500 Bass Amp Head With Frame

    Modular amp head lets you mix and match your modules to fully customize your sound from down low.

    $799.99
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    $1,599.99 (save 50%)
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    TC Electronic Blacksmith 1600W Bass Amp Head TC Electronic Blacksmith 1600W Bass Amp Head
    $2,499.00
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    $3,549.00 (save 30%)
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    EBS Fafner II 2-Channel Bass Amp Head EBS Fafner II 2-Channel Bass Amp Head
    $2,499.00
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    $4,999.00 (save 50%)
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  1. Fender Super Bassman 300W Tube Bass Head Fender Super Bassman 300W Tube Bass Head
    $1,799.99
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    $2,399.99 (save 25%)
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    $1,151.99
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  2. Tech 21 VT Bass 1969 300W Bass Amp Head Tech 21 VT Bass 1969 300W Bass Amp Head
    Tech 21 VT Bass 1969 300W Bass Amp Head

    Delivers everything from warm, classic tube tones to sumo-sized distortion.

    $1,049.00
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    $1,395.00 (save 25%)
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  3. EBS Classic 450 450W Bass Amp Head EBS Classic 450 450W Bass Amp Head
    $1,149.00
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    $2,299.00 (save 50%)
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    Markbass MoMark SD 800 Bass Amp Head With Frame Markbass MoMark SD 800 Bass Amp Head With Frame
    Markbass MoMark SD 800 Bass Amp Head With Frame

    Modular amp head with 800W of digital power that lets you mix and match your modules as you see fit for...

    $999.99
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    $1,999.99 (save 50%)
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  1. Trace Elliot 600W 1x15 7-Band Bass Head Trace Elliot 600W 1x15 7-Band Bass Head
    $1,199.99
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    $1,599.99 (save 25%)
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  2. Trace Elliot AH600-7 600W 7-Band Bass Head Trace Elliot AH600-7 600W 7-Band Bass Head
    $1,099.99
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  3. EBS Classic T90 90W Tube Bass Amp Head EBS Classic T90 90W Tube Bass Amp Head
    $1,299.00
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  4. Warwick WA600 600W  Bass Head Warwick WA600 600W  Bass Head
    $629.99
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    $999.99 (save 37%)
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    Markbass MoMark TA 500 Bass Amp Head With Frame Markbass MoMark TA 500 Bass Amp Head With Frame
    Markbass MoMark TA 500 Bass Amp Head With Frame

    Modular amp head with 500W of analog power that lets you mix and match your modules as you see fit for warm,...

    $849.99
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    $1,699.99 (save 50%)
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    Markbass MoMark 600 Digital Bass Amp/Frame Markbass MoMark 600 Digital Bass Amp/Frame
    Markbass MoMark 600 Digital Bass Amp/Frame

    Markbass' Momark bass amp frame, a housing, allows you to decide exactly what you want your amp to be. Marco...

    $649.99
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    $1,029.99 (save 37%)
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    Markbass Bass Multiamp S Stereo 600W Solid State Bass Head with Effects Markbass Bass Multiamp S Stereo 600W Solid State Bass Head with Effects
    $1,699.99
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    $2,749.99 (save 38%)
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  4. Ashdown MiBass-550 Bass Amp Head Ashdown MiBass-550 Bass Amp Head
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  1. Behringer Ultrabass BVT5500H 550W Bass Amp Head Behringer Ultrabass BVT5500H 550W Bass Amp Head
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  2. Eden WT405 Time Traveler Bass Head Eden WT405 Time Traveler Bass Head
    Eden WT405 Time Traveler Bass Head

    Warm, studio sound quality. Very low noise levels. Sloped front panel for easy access. dbx-style compressor...

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    Markbass R500 500W Bass Amp Head Markbass R500 500W Bass Amp Head
    Markbass R500 500W Bass Amp Head

    The R500 is a high-powered analog bass head made for bassists who play rock 'n' roll, no matter what style. It...

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  4. Mesa Boogie M6 Carbine 600W Rackmount Tube Bass Amp Head Mesa Boogie M6 Carbine 600W Rackmount Tube Bass Amp Head
    Mesa Boogie M6 Carbine 600W Rackmount Tube Bass Amp Head

    The M6 Carbine from Mesa Boogie is an ultra-fast, super-soulful bass amplifier with a time-tested array of...

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As the bass guitarist, you play one of the key roles in the band. Your sound gives rhythm and character to every song, so you know how important it is to get the most out of your instrument. The bass guitar itself may be the instrument getting the spotlight, but it would be nothing without its speakers—and the bass amplifier head is the link that ties the two together. Your bass amplifier head 'talks' to the cabinet through two main components: the preamp and the power amp. The preamp is the first stop for the signal coming from your guitar, and its role is to give the sound its tone. Crisp or muddy, deep or brittle, subtle or dramatic—however you want your bass to sound, your preamp adjustments will get it there. Next comes the power amp, boosting the signal's strength to drive the speakers in your cabinet as they transform that electricity into the sound that your audience is clamoring to hear. Acting as the electronic brains of bass guitar configurations, amplifier heads can be made with two different types of circuitry: tube and solid state. The debate between the two is long-standing, and if you are an experienced musician, you've probably already chosen your side. Beginners and the undecided, take note: there are pros and cons to each technology. A tube-based amplifier head uses vacuum tubes that can deliver a richer, warmer sound. Tubes are generally considered to produce tones with greater depth and character. However, tube amps require additional upkeep to maintain the quality of their sound, which can be a serious commitment. Solid-state bass amplifier heads are more reliable overall than tubes, which makes them great for touring since you're less likely to experience a breakdown on the road. The sound produced by solid-state amplifier heads tends to be clearer and more technical, lacking the warmth of a tube model. If you want the best of both worlds, a hybrid bass amplifier head is likely the solution. Hybrids are usually made using tubes on the preamp side, which can take advantage of their unique sonic characteristics to shape the sound. The rich, tube-enhanced signal is then boosted by a solid-state power amp. This combination makes for an amplifier head that's more reliable than an all-tube model, without sacrificing the classic 'tubey' warmth. A wide range of available feature sets make it easy to find the tube, solid-state or hybrid bass amplifier head that's right for you. No matter the size of your speaker stack or your preferences in sounds and tones, there is an amplifier head to suit your individual standards.

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