Bass Amps

Everything could be so easy, since all you want is to amp up your bass, right? This guide will provide you with an overview of what's available in the bass amp world!

Bass Amps
Bass Amps
  1. 1.
    Esittely
  2. 2.
    Heads - Solid State or Valve?
  3. 3.
    Typical Features of the Amp
  4. 4.
    Connections / Ins and Outs in Detail
  5. 5.
    Bass Speaker Cabs
  6. 6.
    Bass combos
  7. 7.
    External pre-amps
  8. 8.
    Modeling Amps
  9. 9.
    Summary
  10. 10.
    Current special offers

What use is even the best base if you have no way of making people hear it? The solution is clear: get yourself an amp! But the market is very confusing, especially for those who have just taken up playing. It all used to be much simpler when things got started: Ampeg's first bass amp model, their Super 800 from 1949, was marketed at double bass players and featured a single 12-inch speaker and an "impressive" output of just about 18 Watts. 1951's successor model had grown to 20 Watts and a 15-inch speaker. Fender's Bassman, launched in 1952, is regarded as the first resounding success with e-bass players. A tube amp with respecteable 50 Watts powered a single 15-inch speaker before 1954 saw a redesign with four 10-inch speakers.

But so much has happened since those early days! There's not only a bewildering range of manufacturers covering every imaginable price range. There's also the fact that the various manufacturers work from completely different concepts, and single manufacturers often themselves offer a lot of different models. It should be much easier - after all, the only thing you want to achieve is to get some sound out of your bass, right? This guide will clear path through the amp jungle for you.

So, let's start by looking at the various ways in which a bass signal can be rendered audible. Your first choice is that between a combo amp which combines the amp with speaker(s) in a single casing on the one hand and a set made up of separate components (the amp, also called "head" or "headpiece", and the speaker) on the other. These two choices come with their specific pros and cons, so that the first thing you need to be clear on is the environment in which you will be playing your instrument.

We will introduce you to the various components in this guide, we'll explain their advantages and disadvantages, and we will point out what you should keep in mind when making your choice.

Yhteyshenkilösi

Parhaiten arvostellut tuotteet

  1. Markbass Little Mark 250 Black Line

    Mark­bass Little Mark 250 Black Line

    Varastossa
    275 €
  2. Hartke 2500 Bass Head

    Hartke 2500 Bass Head

    Varastossa
    289 €
    332,01 €
  3. tc electronic BH250

    tc elect­ronic BH250

    Varastossa
    233 €
  4. Ampeg PF-500 Portaflex

    Ampeg PF-500 Por­taflex

    Varastossa
    499 €
  5. Hartke HA 3500 Bass Top

    Hartke HA 3500 Bass Top

    Varastossa
    444 €
    534,31 €
  6. Hartke LH-500

    Hartke LH-500

    Varastossa
    357 €
    474,81 €
  7. Markbass Little Mark III

    Mark­bass Little Mark III

    Varastossa
    499 €
  8. Markbass Mini CMD 121P

    Mark­bass Mini CMD 121P

    Varastossa
    722 €
  9. Markbass Micromark 801

    Mark­bass Mic­ro­mark 801

    Varastossa
    349 €
  10. Fender Rumble 100

    Fender Rumble 100

    Varastossa
    344 €
  11. Ampeg BA-108 V2

    Ampeg BA-108 V2

    Varastossa
    135 €
  12. Warwick BC 10

    Warwick BC 10

    Varastossa
    98 €
  13. Fender Rumble 15

    Fender Rumble 15

    Varastossa
    111 €
  14. Harley Benton HB-40B

    Harley Benton HB-40B

    Varastossa
    111 €
  15. Roland Micro Cube Bass RX

    Roland Micro Cube Bass RX

    Varastossa
    259 €
    274 €

Suositut tuotemerkit

  • EBS
  • Peavey
  • Bugera
  • Behringer
  • Engl
  • Radial Engineering
  • GR Bass
  • Aguilar
  • Orange
  • Harley Benton
  • One Control
  • Tech 21

Suosituimmat tuotteet

  1. Warwick LWA 500 Black

    Warwick LWA 500 Black

    Varastossa
    199 €
    349,90 €
  2. Fishman Platinum Pro EQ

    Fishman Pla­tinum Pro EQ

    Varastossa
    235 €
  3. Harley Benton HB-20B

    Harley Benton HB-20B

    Varastossa
    75 €
  4. Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra v2 Ltd.

    Darkglass Mic­ro­tubes B7K Ultra v2 Ltd.

    Varastossa
    435 €
  5. Warwick Lightweight 1x12 Cabinet CE

    Warwick Lightweight 1x12 Cabinet CE

    Varastossa
    199 €
    499,90 €
  6. Millenium Go-Kart Solo

    Mil­le­nium Go-Kart Solo

    Varastossa
    39 €
  7. Phil Jones Compact 2 Bass Cabinet BK

    Phil Jones Com­pact 2 Bass Cabinet BK

    Varastossa
    329 €
  8. Eden Module Terra Nova

    Eden Module Terra Nova

    Varastossa
    70 €
    169 €
  9. Eden Terra Nova TN226

    Eden Terra Nova TN226

    Varastossa
    199 €
    399 €
  10. Warwick WCA 208 CE Lightweight Cab

    Warwick WCA 208 CE Lightweight Cab

    Varastossa
    169 €
    399,90 €
  11. Harley Benton HB-40B

    Harley Benton HB-40B

    Varastossa
    111 €
  12. Eden Terra Nova TN501

    Eden Terra Nova TN501

    Varastossa
    266 €
    469 €
  13. Millenium Go-Kart Truck XL

    Mil­le­nium Go-Kart Truck XL

    Varastossa
    79 €
  14. Eden Terra Nova TN 2252

    Eden Terra Nova TN 2252

    Varastossa
    358 €
    629 €
  15. Ampeg SVT-410HE

    Ampeg SVT-410HE

    Varastossa
    599 €