Ampeg Portabass

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ndjx, Apr 9, 2003.

  1. ndjx


    Oct 26, 2001
    Did Ampeg cancel their PB800 head? Also are their cabs any good? They sounded good when I tried them but their sensitivity ratings are super low which usually means less volume? Right?
  2. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    I think they haven't started shipping the 800 yet. It's coming.

    I don't know about sensitivity ratings, but I think they sound good and are pretty loud for as small as they are.
  3. Bonafide


    Oct 15, 2002
    Don't know about the 800 either but I just purchased thier PB250 and PB210, and then picked up a new PB110 cab seperately.
    I think these amps sound absolutley amazing. I chose it over the EA iamp350 combo. My goal was to find a transparent hi-fi rig for my upright AND electric playing. I was so totally blown away when I plugged my upright into this rig.
    Quite a departure for Ampeg. The cabs sound very nice, surprisingly uncolored.
    Thumbs up here.