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bass amp suggestions for dorm room

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by crazybaldhead, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. crazybaldhead


    Mar 14, 2006
    what do you suggest i get for a bass amp for my dorm room?
    just to jam and practice with.
    something small but doesn't sacrifice the deep bass sound
    also something that a college student can afford.
  2. pickles

    pickles Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Cafe Walter headphone amp, a pair of nice headphones (sennheiser 555s are great and about $150), and an iPod.
  3. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Alesis BassFire 60. Loud enough for a small gig and low too. Built in tuner, amp and cab modeling, compressor, limiter, distortion, effects, CD inputs, etc ,etc. Typically under $200 shipped.

  4. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    I used an SVT-4 with a 4x10. :scowl:
  5. Kael

    Kael Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Oklahoma City
    SABDDI + cheapest peavey combo bass amp at your local pawn shop. You can lose the peavey later and still have a rather usefull piece of gear.
  6. LesS


    Mar 3, 2006
    no longer a member
    If you get a Peavey, I wouldn't get a MicroBass (the Minx is good, though). My MicroBass was pretty good for guitar, but awful as a bass amp. Had a headphone jack though, so you could get good bass with some good headphones.