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Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by Sir Slapsalot, Jan 13, 2014.

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  1. Sir Slapsalot

    Sir Slapsalot Previously bclark812008 Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Up for sale is my Carvin BX500

    I picked this amp up locally (Nov. 2013) from a fellow TB'er. It's in perfect working condition with only a few scratches on the top. I bought this amp without a tube in it, used it the past few months with it bypassed...and it sounds fantastic! Clean sounding and with tons of tone shaping features! I'm sure if you added a tube, it would only make it better!

    Until I can get some pics, here is a link to the thread I bought it from: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f127/fs-carvin-bx500-1023444/

    Here are the specs straight from the Carvin website.
    - Output Power: 8 Ohms: 300wRMS, 4 Ohms: 500wRMS, 2 Ohms: limited at 500wRMS
    - 8 ohms Dynamic Peak: 600w
    - 4 ohms Dynamic Peak: 1000w
    - Input Impedance: >200Kohms
    - Output Mode: High Efficiency CLASS D technology
    - Power Supply: High Efficiency High Frequency switching
    - Frequency Response: +/- 1 dB 10 Hz - 20 kHz - THD: 0.1% @ 50% output
    - 1% 20-20 kHz @ 90% output
    - Damping Factor: >300
    - Preamp: 3 stage CLASS A
    - Passive/Active Input: 10 dB gain switch - accommodates all basses
    - Preamp Tube: 12AX7 switchable in/out
    - Bass/Treble: +/-12 dB at 60 Hz and +/-12 dB at 8kHz
    - Contour control: Flat to -15 dB at 500 Hz
    - 1 Low Mid Parametric: +/- 12 dB sweepable 50 to 500 Hz
    - 2 Hi Mid Parametric: +/- 12 dB sweepable 200 to 2kHz
    - Graphic Equalizer: 9 band +/- 10 dB @ 50,80,125,250,500,800,1.3k,2.6k,5k
    - Compressor/Limiter: up to 3:1 compression ratio. convenient one knob control
    - Direct Out: -50 to +4 dBu adjustable, DC isolated XLR output
    - Effects Loop: -10dBV, buffered
    - FS22 Footswitch: Graphic EQ on/off, MUTE on/off
    - Soft Start: gradually turns on the amp to prevent surges
    - Speaker Protection: protection circuit immediately disconnects your speakers
    - Over-Current: protected, Under-Voltage protected, Thermal protected
    - AC Voltage Input: 90-250V, 50-60 Hz
    - Rack Mount: optional 2U faceplate BX500RP
    - Dimensions: 71mm (2.8") high, 230mm (9") deep, 356mm (14") wide
    - Net Weight: 2.3 kg (5.0 lbs)
    - Made in San Diego, CA

    The only reason I'm selling is because I'm not gigging and planning on downsizing to a minimal practice rig (GK MB200 with headphones)

    I'm asking $260 SHIPPED (CONUS ONLY)

    **I am not looking for trades at the moment unless you have a GK MB200 plus $$$!**

    I will post several pics when I get home tonight!

    Thanks for looking!
  2. worshiprocker

    worshiprocker Tonepump Junkie Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    Mesa, Arizona
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    bump for a cool amp and great seller
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  4. Sir Slapsalot

    Sir Slapsalot Previously bclark812008 Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    this has been traded and headed to FL! ...I'll close the thread once the new owner gives me go ahead!!

    Thanks for those who looked or showed interest! thanks for the bump Donny! \m/
  5. Sir Slapsalot

    Sir Slapsalot Previously bclark812008 Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    the trade is done and everyone is satisfied! Thanks to everyone who showed interest in the amp!

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