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Ampeg BA-108

4.3/5, 4.3 from 6 reviews
A 20W Ampeg combo with an 8" speaker and a kickback Design.
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Recent Reviews

  1. vvvmmm
    Older version
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Aug 31, 2018
    Sound:
    5.00/5,
    Build Quality:
    5.00/5,
    Features:
    4.00/5,
    Feel:
    5.00/5,
    Value:
    5.00/5,
    Pros
    • + excellent recording amp, flexible EQ
    Cons
    • - low-power
    Mine has the controls on the top with the handle, altho' it also has a slant bottom side, 25 watts.

    IMO, this is an excellent recording amp, particularly if you use pedals. I keep it a cuppla feet from my mix position, and typically mic it with a parallel DI, or a parallel feed from the mic (I usually use a GT Brick, and a VC3Q). It's quiet, loud enuff (I run it clean at about "4"), and can actually grind if you crank it. 3 EQ knobs give a lot of flexibility, and it's a nice size (mebbe 16"x16"x12", 25 lbs?). No DI output, but it does have a cans jack. BA108.jpg
    Price Paid:
    US$50-ish, used
  2. BuckyBass
    Point it at your head!
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed May 19, 2017
    Sound:
    5/5,
    Build Quality:
    4/5,
    Features:
    4/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros
    • + This is a great practice amp.
    Cons
    • - No DI out. This is not a gig amp.
    I got this amp for $99 bucks so my son would not mess with my GK rig. I've since repurposed it as a practice tool. With the amp in front of you with the speaker pointed at your head, it does a very good job of giving you a great bass sound at low volume.

    Don't expect to use this in a band setting. In fact, I wouldn't use this with an acoustic guitarist, but for practicing without shaking the house (or apartment complex) this is a great tool. The headphone jack also allows for completely silent play, if you need to go that route.

    I wish Ampeg had included a DI out, because it would be interesting to use this as a monitor and then feed the DI to the board (yes, it sounds that good). That would be asking too much though, right?
    Price Paid:
    $99 at GC
  3. jgrace1975
    Ampeg tone in a small package
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Mar 14, 2017
    Sound:
    5/5,
    Build Quality:
    5/5,
    Features:
    5/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros
    • + Aux in with separate volume control Clean Sound
    Cons
    • - None
    Playing an Ibanez 405 with upgraded Bartolini MK5's and Bartolini Pre-amp. I prefer the sound best in Passive mode but the Bass sounds great in both Passive or Active modes.
    The knobs feel firm and the amp as a whole feels durable.
    The amp is extremely quiet and has an incredible clean sound.
    I don't play this amp above a 2 or 3, but believe it could handle higher volumes easily.
    Price Paid:
    99.99

Item Details

  1. Power:
    20W @ 4ohms (no power section output)
    Speakers:
    8" Ampeg Custom (tm) in a sealed enclosure
    Weight:
    23.5 lbs
    Size:
    16.8"x 15"x 12" (approx)
    Inputs:
    Inst level in (1/4") and Aux in (1/8'")
    Outputs:
    Headphone (aux - 1/8")
    EQ / Controls:
    Level (Volume)

    Bass: +13/-21 db @40hz
    Mid: +16/-10 db @500hz
    Treble: +12/-16 db @4khz

    Aux Out
    Price:
    $115 CAD
    Other Specs:
    60 Degree kickback design

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