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Bass Amplifier Heads

Bass Amplifiers: How to Choose the Right Bass Amp Rig
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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.

    $499.00
    MSRP:
    $699.00 (save 29%)
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    $399.20
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    Gallien-Krueger 1001RB-II 700/50W Biamp Bass Head Gallien-Krueger 1001RB-II 700/50W Biamp Bass Head
    Gallien-Krueger 1001RB-II 700/50W Biamp Bass Head

    Extremely high-current power supply. High-current power amp circuitry. 700W to woofer. 50W to horn. Electronic...

    $749.00
    MSRP:
    $1,069.00 (save 30%)
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    Aguilar Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head Aguilar Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head
    Aguilar Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head

    Legendary Aguilar tone that fits in your gig-bag pocket!

    $699.00
    MSRP:
    $949.00 (save 26%)
    1 Open Box:
    $650.07
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    Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head
    Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head

    Whether you prefer the warmth and richness of a tube preamp or the clean attack of a solid state one, with the...

    $799.99
    MSRP:
    $1,399.99 (save 43%)
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    Gallien-Krueger MB Fusion 800W Hybrid Bass Amp Head Gallien-Krueger MB Fusion 800W Hybrid Bass Amp Head
    $899.00
    MSRP:
    $1,284.00 (save 30%)
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  2. 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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    $1,439.99
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  3. Fender RUMBLE 500W Bass Amp Head Fender RUMBLE 500W Bass Amp Head
    $399.99
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    Markbass Little Mark III Bass Amp Head Markbass Little Mark III Bass Amp Head
    Markbass Little Mark III Bass Amp Head

    Weighing just over 6 pounds, it puts out 300W at 8 ohms and 500W at 4 ohms. The 4-band EQ offers precise...

    $499.99
    MSRP:
    $999.99 (save 50%)
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    Hartke LH Series LH1000 1000 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head Hartke LH Series LH1000 1000 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head
    $499.99
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    $649.99 (save 23%)
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    $464.99
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    Hartke LH Series LH500 500 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head Hartke LH Series LH500 500 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head
    $349.99
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    $454.99 (save 23%)
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    $325.49
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  3. Ampeg Portaflex PF800 800W Class D Bass Amp Head Ampeg Portaflex PF800 800W Class D Bass Amp Head
    $599.99
    MSRP:
    $839.99 (save 43%)
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    $479.99
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    Gallien-Krueger MB500 500W Ultra Light Bass Amp Head Gallien-Krueger MB500 500W Ultra Light Bass Amp Head
    $499.00
    MSRP:
    $714.00 (save 30%)
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    Aguilar DB 751 975W Bass Amp Head Aguilar DB 751 975W Bass Amp Head
    Aguilar DB 751 975W Bass Amp Head

    A logical evolution from the DB 750, the DB 751 gives you access to a myriad of great bass tones thanks to its...

    $2,395.00
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    $2,995.00 (save 20%)
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    $2,227.35
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    Orange Amplifiers Terror Bass 1000 Watt Bass Tube Amp Head Orange Amplifiers Terror Bass 1000 Watt Bass Tube Amp Head
    $1,049.00
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    $1,329.00 (save 21%)
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    $975.57
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    Ampeg SVT-3PRO Series Head Ampeg SVT-3PRO Series Head
    Ampeg SVT-3PRO Series Head

    The Ampeg SVT3PRO bass head features a multi-tube preamp, five-position mid frequency selection, and Neutrik...

    $1,099.99
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    $1,539.99 (save 29%)
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    Orange Amplifiers Terror Bass 500 Series BT500H 500W Bass Amp Head Orange Amplifiers Terror Bass 500 Series BT500H 500W Bass Amp Head
    Orange Amplifiers Terror Bass 500 Series BT500H 500W Bass...

    A compact bass amplifier with 500 watts, valve preamp, and padded gig bag for ultimate portable power.

    $899.00
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    $1,139.00 (save 37%)
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    $719.20
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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 PF-500 Portaflex 500W Bass Amp Head Ampeg PF-500 Portaflex 500W Bass Amp Head
    Ampeg PF-500 Portaflex 500W Bass Amp Head

    Heavyweight history in a lightweight design. <br />

    $399.99
    MSRP:
    $559.99 (save 55%)
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    $249.99
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    Gallien-Krueger MB200 200W Ultra Light Bass Amp Head Gallien-Krueger MB200 200W Ultra Light Bass Amp Head
    Gallien-Krueger MB200 200W Ultra Light Bass Amp Head

    With a substantial 200W of power, a tiny footprint, and weighing a mere 2 lb., it's the ultimate in...

    $299.00
    MSRP:
    $427.00 (save 30%)
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    $278.07
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  4. 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
    MSRP:
    $1,649.99 (save 39%)
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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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