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  • Power:
    70 Watts
    2 x PJB NeoPower Type C
    8.8 lbs
    8.2" x 8" x 6.8"
    Bass and AUX
    Headphone, preamp out
    EQ / Controls:
    3 band EQ
    Other Specs:
    Channels: 1
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Holdsg
    "I also own and like alot"
    Build Quality:
    Pros - portable, battery powered, the amp and battery fits into standard backpack ...ideal for camping, festivals, busking, etc. when you are accompanying acoustic instruments...wouldn't take this on tour, naturally, but great in a low-volume setting. Also has iPod aux in, which is a nice touch.
    Cons - its not going to replace your regular amp
    I also own a Double Four and use it for off-grid applications, like camping, bluegrass festivals, and busking. I've used it primarily with an NS design upright stick bass (NS-CRM) for bluegrass, but also have used it with conventional electric bass camping, as well as a small PA when hooked up to my iPod. Good sound. Not going to level any small buildings or replace your regular amp, but ideal for what I was using it for. Echo what the other reviewer said about the laptop battery being an ideal power source. The Double Four, Battery, and chords all fit within a standard-sized student backpack, that I carried it on a Southwest Flight with no problems and no questions asked.
    Price Paid:
  2. sfmag1
    Build Quality:
    Pros - Size,sound,weight,portability
    Cons - You will have to buy an external battery
    If you are looking for a high quality portable bass amp that can be used outdoors with a battery, this is it. Nice,accurate and tight sound. It requires 20vdc so you will have to buy a battery like a Lenmar PPU916rs,otherwise,it comes with an AC adapter. Until another amp comes out with the battery included in the unit, this is the Jones!
    Price Paid:

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  1. silvertone
    I obtained one of these fine little units over the past weekend for $350 and used it at two gigs.
    The tones are good and it enables extreme portability with solid sound quality in contexts where volume is not a key factor.

    For gig #1 I used a Lakland Skyline to back an amplified acoustic guitar duet.
    For #2 I played a vintage Kay upright with a Realist pizeo pup behind a bluegrass band around a single mic.

    At the first gig I was surprised by how clear and full the sound was with a hollowbody bass.
    At the first gig I liked that the unit provided good monitoring without the use of pre-amp (which I inadvertently left at home). But I'm betting the piezo enabled upright would sound better with the Pre-Amp involved.

    I like this thing - it's so easy to bring along and sounds good.