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SOLD FS/FT Carvin B800

Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by worshiprocker, Mar 18, 2014.


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  1. worshiprocker

    worshiprocker Tonepump Junkie

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    Aug 12, 2011
    Location:
    Mesa, Arizona
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    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    This amp is small but packs a punch. Not as small or light as some of the newer micro amps, but has lots of headroom. Great sounding class A pre-amp as well. The volume is huge and compares to my 1100 watt Ampeg with ease.. XLR direct out as well with separate volume control. The only 'blemish' is that I had to find a replacement chrome knob for the drive control, and it's not an exact match to the original knobs.

    I am open to trades for a power amp or other amps only...
    $280 shipped CON USA only

    From the Carvin Website:
    "The B800 employs a mono block design and offers the same rich tone generated from discrete Class A preamps. The power amp features an Active or Passive front panel input gain switch, along with Preamp Drive and Master volume controls. Additional front panel controls include Sub Bass, Bass, Low Mid, Mid, Hi Mid, and Treble.

    The B800 incorporates a rear panel Direct Out on an XLR (balanced) connector with level control--enabling the unit to patch directly into PA systems or recording equipment. Bassists will also appreciate the effects loop built into the B800 with its front panel switch. And for making certain that they're in tune with the rest of the band, the B800 includes a Tuner output jack that is independent of the Mute switch. To protect the system's electronics, the B800 is encased in a rugged housing that is covered with a Duratex scratch resistant, weatherproof, polyurethane coating. Carry handles are mounted on the amp head's sides.
    Output Power: 300 w @ 8 ohms, 500w @ 4 ohms, 800w @ 2 ohms
    Discrete Class A input stages
    Preamp DRIVE and master VOLUME controls
    Six EQ controls: SUB BASS, BASS, LOW MID, MID, HIGH MID, and TREBLE
    Active/Passive input gain switch with input CLIP indicator
    Signal MUTE front panel switch or optional FS22 footswitch
    EFFECT LOOP front panel bypass switch or optional FS22 footswitch
    DIRECT OUT balanced XLR with independent LEVEL control, switchable "Pre-Post" and "Ground Lift", DC isolated
    TUNER output jack independent of MUTE switch
    Internal OPTO clip-activated power amp limiter with limiter free normal operation
    High current SPEAKONĀ® connectors and steel 1/4" speaker jack
    Metal shaft controls with threaded metal bushings mounted directly to front panel
    All steel chassis
    High density Baltic Birch plywood cabinet with Duratex™ polyurethane finish
    Dimensions: 4.25"H x 17.25"W x 12"D

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  2. worshiprocker

    worshiprocker Tonepump Junkie

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    Mesa, Arizona
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    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses

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