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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (January 22, 2015) Fender is proud to announce the release of several new bass guitars at the 2015 NAMM Show.
Its one of the most common modification requests we get for Precision basses: the remarkable tonal versatility of an added Jazz Bass® bridge pickup. The Limited Edition American Standard PJ Bass is a great American Standard Precision Bass® - the rock solid stalwart of the bass worldwith the extra functionality of a singing, snarling Jazz Bass bridge pickup and a thinner Jazz Bass neck for faster action.
The bassist who wants a distinctively stylish active instrument, a versatile combination of Precision Bass and Jazz Bass design, and affordability that wont break the bank will find the Deluxe Active Precision Bass Special Okoume a sophisticated Deluxe performer loaded with special features. The body is fashioned from okoume, an African hardwood with an attractive straight grain and distinctive reddish-brown hue. Together with a...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (January 22, 2015) Fender is proud to announce the release of the Bassman® 500, Rumble 210 Cabinet and Rumble 115 Cabinet.
The Bassman 500 combines Fenders world-standard Blackface tube preamp with a lightweight 500 watt Class D power amp. It uses modern technology to maximize vintage vibe, with Fender '60s Blackface styling and a wealth of innovative features on the front and rear panels. Its dual-channel design features a vintage channel that delivers the full, warm sound of classic Fender amps with a passive tone stack and an overdrive channel that delivers the aggressive and responsive sound of a modern active tone stack (choose between channels with included footswitch). The Bassman 500 mates perfectly with Bassman Pro Series Neo speaker cabinets and Rumble V3 410/115 cabinets. Available February 10, 2015.
Rumble V3 speaker cabinets have been re-voiced and re-engineered to produce superior sonic detail and...
Anaheim, CA– January 22, 2015 - - Ashdown has worked with a number of FUNK Masters over the past 30+ years of making bass amps. The desire to create an amplifier which meets the requirements for absolute fidelity and clarity, precision tone shaping and masses of power on tap for stunning dynamics, continues to this day.
The result is the Retroglide-800, an 800 Watts RMS funk powerhouse with hi and low impedance instrument inputs, 12-band graphic EQ @30hz to 15Khz + or -15dB, post EQ balanced DI output, mute switch with LED indicator, Output protect LED indicator just in case things get too hot under the hood, line input, effects loop and speaker output Nuetrik combi jack/speakon connector.
A hand machined 6mm alloy panel adorns the front of the Retroglide, machined to protect the sliders from being knocked in transport. Housed in an engineered mild steal lid, designed to protect the input and output knobs as well as provide steady airflow...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (January 22, 2015) Squier is proud to offer the popular new Dimension Bass guitars as four- and five-string Squier models.
Squier fans can now get the great look, sound and playability of Fenders pro-level Dimension basses in the sleek form of the Squier Deluxe Dimension Bass IV and Squier Deluxe Dimension Bass V guitars. With a comfortable offset body, fast maple neck, single high-output humbucking pickup with three-band EQ, and a rock-solid Fender Hi-Mass bridge, it delivers ultimate bass sound and performance with all the terrific value Squier players have loved all along. With these and other fine features, its a whole new Dimension in Squier bass excellence. Available in 3-Color Sunburst, Black and Crimson Red Transparent gloss finishes.
Anaheim, CA– January 22, 2015 - Ashdown announces B-Social, the first desktop amp system for bass guitarists with Bluetooth connectivity. B-Social brings Ashdown sound quality and innovative connectivity and collaboration features to the desktop in a compact, powerful 75W stereo amp that looks great in the bedroom, lounge, or home studio. The Bluetooth connectivity and optional wireless transmitter that lets the bass connect wirelessly to the amp for cable free jamming and enables audio streaming from any compatible music player.
Adding a new social dimension to the amp, the B-Social includes a second input so the bassist can play along with another bass player or guitarist - electric or acoustic. B-Social delivers signature Ashdown bass tone via a powerful 75W stereo amplifier and two custom 4" drivers, specifically designed to deliver punchy low-end in the most compact enclosure. Unlocking further tonal possibilities, the App-Tek socket allows players to...
TC Electronic announces the K-Series Bass Cabinets, which with their amazing sound, lightweight design and vertical stacking feature follow in the footsteps of TC Electronic's renowned RS and BC bass cabinets.
The K-Series consists of three 8Ohm cabinets. The clear and punchy K210, the crisp and ultra-rich sounding K212 and the heavenly roaring K410, which all contain high-end custom-made drivers and a 1" ceramic tweeter, all encapsulated in a durable and roadworthy plywood cabinet.
But the K-Cabs don't just sound amazing, they also look it. Their phenomonal vintage-vibed tolex design is sure to turn every bass rig into a work of art, ready to blow the audience away in every way possible.
- Lightweight and sturdy design
- Supports vertical stacking
- High-end custom-made 10" and 12" drivers
- 1" custom-made ceramic tweeter
- Cool vintage-vibed looks
- Dual speakon connections