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Gallien-krueger Mb112-ii Combo Amp

3.9/5, 3.9 from 2 reviews
200W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp w/ 4-band Active EQ, Aux in, DI, and Chain Out
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Recent Reviews

  1. Roadog66
    Best part is light weight
    3.75/5, 3.75 out of 5, reviewed Jan 12, 2020
    Sound:
    3.00/5,
    Build Quality:
    4.00/5,
    Features:
    3.00/5,
    Feel:
    3.00/5,
    Value:
    2.00/5,
    Pros
    • + Light weight, portable
    Cons
    • - Tone, noisy fan
    I use one in a band, volume wise it works but begins to break up with some basses. I found a used Fender Bassman 70 at GC and it’s a beast (and cheap, 70 bucks! But too heavy for me to lug around so it stays home. If you are ok with lugging around a heavier amp, do so but if weight
    is a big issue, then by all means the GK is fine. Also check out the Fender lightweight bass amps as well to compare. I don’t think the GK is the best tone, it’s a compromise IMO.
    Price Paid:
    400 ish
    lat likes this.
  2. lat
    Solid unit
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jan 18, 2019
    Sound:
    4.00/5,
    Build Quality:
    4.00/5,
    Feel:
    4.00/5,
    Value:
    5.00/5,
    Pros
    • + good construction
    • + light weight
    • + good tone
    Cons
    • - Can have a hard time with sub harmonics
    Great sound, reasonable price, light weight practice amp that you can gig with, to a point.
    Got this as an upgrade to an underpowered Peavey 112 combo that just wasn't cutting it. It has a very good tone and does everything I need as a practice amp. I have gigged with this numerous times, since it does have a DI out to feed FOH, and this worked well when I used my Peavey G-bass. But, when I used my Schecter ATX C-4, it had a hard time handling the lows coming out of that bass and would start farting. Now, this may just be my unit, that I bought used, but the difference between the two basses was clear. I have since gotten a full 4x10 cab with a separate head for gigs and relegated this to practice duty. Having said that, since there is a chain out on this unit, adding a 112MBP unit would provide much more volume and would likely solve the farting issue. Haven't tried this, but likely will if I encounter a mid-sized gig that calls for a setup like that.
    Price Paid:
    $400 CDN used.
    One member found this helpful.
    brntrssll likes this.

Item Details

  1. Power:
    200W @ 4 Ohms
    Speakers:
    1X12
    Weight:
    30 lbs
    Size:
    17”x15”x14.5”
    Inputs:
    1/4" Instrument jack, 1/8" aux in on top.
    Outputs:
    XLR DI out, XLR chain out at the rear. 1/4" headphone out on top.
    EQ / Controls:
    Bass +/-10dB@60Hz
    Lo-Mid +6dB/-10dB@250Hz
    Hi-Mid +6dB/-10dB@1KHz
    Treble +/-14dB @ 7KHz
    Price:
    $469
    Features:
    Digital power amp for ultra-efficiency and light weight
    Chain Out lets you connect your MB112 to an MBP-powered enclosure
    Sculpt your sound precisely with onboard 4-band active EQ
    Aux in lets you plug in your MP3 player for practice
    XLR direct out - go straight into the board
    Other Specs:
    Voicing Filters:
    Contour +2dB@50Hz / -10dB@500Hz / +3dB @ 7 KHz
    With its 200 watt output, the MB112-II 1x12 ultralight bass combo amp by Gallien-Krueger has the power to be heard while remaining effortlessly portable. Equipped with GK’s proprietary ‘Chain Out’, the MB112-II offers expandability when paired with MBP Powered Enclosures enabling it to be used in larger venues. Each MBP powered enclosure is optimized to work in tandem with its MB combo counterpart to create the ultimate combo rig. MB112ii.jpg

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