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Bass Amplifier Heads

Bass Amplifiers: How to Choose the Right Bass Amp Rig
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    Markbass MoMark Rack Ears Markbass MoMark Rack Ears
    Markbass MoMark Rack Ears

    Perfect fastening for your Markbass MoMark head.

    $29.99
    MSRP:
    $49.99 (save 40%)
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    TC Electronic RH450 Bass Amp Head TC Electronic RH450 Bass Amp Head
    TC Electronic RH450 Bass Amp Head

    The RH450 from TC Electronic gives you the features you're looking for—from an intuitive integrated tuner to...

    $699.00
    MSRP:
    $969.00 (save 28%)
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    Ampeg SVT-4 PRO Series Bass Head Ampeg SVT-4 PRO Series Bass Head
    Ampeg SVT-4 PRO Series Bass Head

    The 1200w Ampeg SVT-4PRO is the industry's highest powered bass amp with a multi-tube preamp, Neutrik Speakon...

    $1,549.99
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    $2,169.99 (save 29%)
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    $991.99
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    Markbass MoMark 500W Analog Bass Amp/Frame Markbass MoMark 500W Analog Bass Amp/Frame
    Markbass MoMark 500W Analog Bass Amp/Frame

    The MoMark bass amp frame 500 is an analog housing unit for Markbass modules to power and filter your amp in a...

    $549.99
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    $929.99 (save 41%)
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  1. Epifani PS400 Bass Amp Head Epifani PS400 Bass Amp Head
    Epifani PS400 Bass Amp Head

    World-class tone and battle-worthy durability.

    $649.00
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    $999.00 (save 35%)
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    Markbass Little Mark 250 Bass Amp Head Markbass Little Mark 250 Bass Amp Head
    $449.99
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    $679.99 (save 34%)
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    Peavey Pro VB-3 300W Tube Bass Amp Head Peavey Pro VB-3 300W Tube Bass Amp Head
    Peavey Pro VB-3 300W Tube Bass Amp Head

    A powerful bass tube amp with amazing EQ flexibility, the VB-3 is the perfect centerpiece for your tube bass...

    $1,799.99
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    $2,499.99 (save 28%)
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    Markbass MoMark Black 500 500W Bass Amp Head Markbass MoMark Black 500 500W Bass Amp Head
    $759.99
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    $1,409.99 (save 46%)
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    Markbass MoMark LMK Bass Amp Head / Frame Markbass MoMark LMK Bass Amp Head / Frame
    Markbass MoMark LMK Bass Amp Head / Frame

    Two channels and ultra-customizable tone settings makes this amp head extremely versatile.

    $899.99
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    $1,499.99 (save 40%)
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    Markbass Randy Jackson Signature TTE800 800W Bass Amp Head Markbass Randy Jackson Signature TTE800 800W Bass Amp Head
    $1,099.99
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    $1,799.99 (save 39%)
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    $1,022.99
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    Markbass MoMark Black 800 800W Bass Amp Head Markbass MoMark Black 800 800W Bass Amp Head
    $899.99
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    $1,499.99 (save 40%)
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    Orange Amplifiers AD Series AD200B 200W Tube Bass Amp Head Orange Amplifiers AD Series AD200B 200W Tube Bass Amp Head
    Orange Amplifiers AD Series AD200B 200W Tube Bass Amp Head

    No frills, no gimmicks, just pure tube-driven bass tone.

    $2,399.00
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    $3,306.00 (save 27%)
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    Markbass MoMark 800W Digital Bass Amp/Frame Markbass MoMark 800W Digital Bass Amp/Frame
    Markbass MoMark 800W Digital Bass Amp/Frame

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

    $729.99
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    $1,159.99 (save 37%)
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    Eden E300 300W Bass Amp Head Eden E300 300W Bass Amp Head
    Eden E300 300W Bass Amp Head

    Pump 300W of massive Eden bass tone for a great price.

    $349.99
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    $480.00 (save 27%)
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    TC Electronic Classic450 450W Bass Amp Head TC Electronic Classic450 450W Bass Amp Head
    TC Electronic Classic450 450W Bass Amp Head

    The TC Electronic Classic 450 bass amp head provides solid bass tone, plenty of power, and ease of use. With...

    $669.00
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    $949.00 (save 30%)
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    Bugera BVP5500 550W Tube Bass Amplifier Head Bugera BVP5500 550W Tube Bass Amplifier Head
    Bugera BVP5500 550W Tube Bass Amplifier Head

    With a preamp Drive control it's easy to find any tone you like. And since bassists don't live by watts alone,...

    $380.99
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    $761.99 (save 50%)
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  1. Fender Bassman 100T 100W Tube Bass Head Fender Bassman 100T 100W Tube Bass Head
    $1,449.99
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    $1,999.99 (save 28%)
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    $1,348.49
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    Ampeg SVT-VR Vintage Reissue 300 Watt SVT Amp Head Ampeg SVT-VR Vintage Reissue 300 Watt SVT Amp Head
    Ampeg SVT-VR Vintage Reissue 300 Watt SVT Amp Head

    The SVT...The Sound of Rock 'n' Roll! 1970's era "Blue-Line" SVT Reissue Head. Authentic Rocker Switches,...

    $2,199.99
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    $3,079.99 (save 29%)
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    Ampeg Heritage Series SVT-CL 2011 300W Tube Bass Amp Head Ampeg Heritage Series SVT-CL 2011 300W Tube Bass Amp Head
    Ampeg Heritage Series SVT-CL 2011 300W Tube Bass Amp Head

    "Premium" hardly covers it.

    $2,399.99
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    $3,359.99 (save 29%)
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    $2,231.99
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  4. 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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    $1,499.99 (save 27%)
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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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