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Any News on the New High Powered Acoustic Image Contra Head?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by AndyMan, Jan 11, 2004.


  1. AndyMan

    AndyMan Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 17, 2000
    Columbus, Ohio
    http://myplaceproductionsllc.com/
    I've read that the new head coming out will be something like 600 watts rms etc.

    Anyone???
     
  2. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    Time to bump this!

    I happened to try the 300W Clarus, and it whooops!!
    Some 200w @ 8 ohm would be rather good, though, and somwhere I heard about a release at NAMM. So we come back to:


    Anyone???
     
  3. winston

    winston Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    Berkeley, CA
    When I emailed AI about the high-power head in October, Rick Jones replied that it was due to come out in the first quarter of '04. Dunno if it's still on track. I believe Bob Gollihur (an AI retailer on the TBDB side) went to NAMM and should know the details.
     
  4. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
    The AI 600 watt model will be out in about 4 to 6 weeks. The weight is about 4.5 lbs. Retail prices range from $1200 to $1500. I can't wait!!
     
  5. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Is that 600w into 4 ohm, or 2 ohm? I was able to try the current model over the weekend, and it is incredibly impressive, especially for the size.
     
  6. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
    600 watts@ 4 ohms.
     
  7. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Thanks! Will it still be 2 ohm stable?
     
  8. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    No! :bawl:
     
  9. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    dangit, NMB!!!

    you've got too many of the lightweight amp goodies! :spit:






    :bag: ;)

    btw, my good bud Bobbie G should be giving me a call in a wee bit. :cool:
     
  10. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
    Describe "Too many". :rolleyes:

    I only have 4 Walter Woods right now and looking for a 5th. But to be frank, I'm getting tired of hauling around 7 lbs and am looking forward to saving my back with the AI 4.5 lb 600 watt monster.
     
  11. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    i rest my case... :smug:

    but hey, just playin'. no need to get defensive. if anything, i'd kill to have a setup like yours!

    cause yes, it'd save my granny-butt much trouble... ;)
     
  12. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
    Yeah, I know. I need help! Anybody know a good therapist that specializes in GAS? :crying: