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MF MD HG Ask Our Gearheads 07-08-14

Bass Amplifier Heads

Bass Amplifiers: How to Choose the Right Bass Amp Rig
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    TC Electronic Staccato'51 Bass Amp Head TC Electronic Staccato'51 Bass Amp Head
    TC Electronic Staccato'51 Bass Amp Head

    With the help of a true world-class bass legend, TC Electronic offers another amp to deliver instant...

    $999.99
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    $1,559.99 (save 49%)
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    Markbass SD 1200 Bass Amp Head Markbass SD 1200 Bass Amp Head
    Markbass SD 1200 Bass Amp Head

    Markbass created the SD 1200 bass amp head because some bassists realistically need more than 1000 watts. No...

    $999.99
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    $1,649.99 (save 39%)
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  3. Gallien-Krueger 400RB-IV 280W Bass Head Gallien-Krueger 400RB-IV 280W Bass Head
    $499.00
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  4. Fender Super Bassman Pro 300W Tube Bass Amp Head Fender Super Bassman Pro 300W Tube Bass Amp Head
    $1,799.99
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    Hartke HA Series HA5500C 500 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head Hartke HA Series HA5500C 500 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head
    $499.99
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    $649.99 (save 23%)
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    Acoustic B800H 800W Bass Amp Head Acoustic B800H 800W Bass Amp Head
    $599.99
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    Kustom KB200HR 200W Rackmount Bass Amp Head Kustom KB200HR 200W Rackmount Bass Amp Head
    Kustom KB200HR 200W Rackmount Bass Amp Head

    Dial in your ideal bass tone with the help of this 200-watt rackmount-configured amp head with 6-band active...

    $249.99
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    Markbass Little Mark Tube Bass Amp Head Markbass Little Mark Tube Bass Amp Head
    Markbass Little Mark Tube Bass Amp Head

    The Little Mark Tube bass amp head solves an age-old dilemma of whether to use a solid state or a tube preamp....

    $699.99
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    Peavey Tour 450 Bass Amp Head Peavey Tour 450 Bass Amp Head
    Peavey Tour 450 Bass Amp Head

    You get big wattage plus tone-shaping tools like bright and low-cut switches, active high and low shelving...

    $399.99
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    Markbass Little Mark III Special Edition Bass Head Markbass Little Mark III Special Edition Bass Head
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    Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass Head Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass Head
    Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass Head

    The real deal, the Classic, as the Ampeg SVTCL is known in the business. has no equivalent with 6 by 6550...

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  4. EBS Reidmar 250W Portable Bass Head EBS Reidmar 250W Portable Bass Head
    $459.00
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    Eden WTX500 Bass Amp Head Eden WTX500 Bass Amp Head
    Eden WTX500 Bass Amp Head

    Generating 500W at 4 ohms, its Enhance control gives you quick, one-knob tonal adjustments. 3-band EQ with...

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  2. Hartke Kilo 1000 Watt Tube Bass Amp Head Hartke Kilo 1000 Watt Tube Bass Amp Head
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  3. Fender Rumble V3 200W Bass Amp Head Fender Rumble V3 200W Bass Amp Head
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    TC Electronic BH500 500W Bass Amp Head TC Electronic BH500 500W Bass Amp Head
    TC Electronic BH500 500W Bass Amp Head

    Tons of power with a feature set that leaves little to be desired.

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    Warwick 1000W Bass Amp Head Warwick 1000W Bass Amp Head
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  2. Warwick WA300 300W  Bass Head Warwick WA300 300W  Bass Head
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    Ampeg Micro-VR 200W Bass Amp Head Ampeg Micro-VR 200W Bass Amp Head
    Ampeg Micro-VR 200W Bass Amp Head

    Don't be fooled by its small size; the Ampeg Micro-VR is one compact powerhouse

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    Epifani PS 1000 Bass Amp Head Epifani PS 1000 Bass Amp Head
    Epifani PS 1000 Bass Amp Head

    World-class tone and battle-worthy durability.

    $999.00
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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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