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Head for UPB

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by WalkUpright, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. WalkUpright


    Feb 18, 2013

    I play in an acoustic rock/Bluegrass/newgrass band at the moment and am looking for suggestions on a head that may be a good option for an UPB. I'd like to get something nice for around $350-$600

    I'll be using this with a 4x10 cab and with/without my Fishman Pro EQ platinum so I don't nec need something with an onboard EQ right?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Acoustic Image Clarus (USED to meet your budget)

    GK...pretty much anything in the RB range or an MB200.

    BTW, don't assume that the Pro EQ will be enough. You can never have too much EQ to deal with amplified DB! Both the AI and GK heads have very useful EQs fpr DB.
  3. Kai Sanchez

    Kai Sanchez Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2006
    I've had very good experience with Euphonic Audio and Phil Jones stuff. Buy used.
  4. drurb

    drurb Oracle, Ancient Order of Rass Hattur; Mem. #1, EPC

    Apr 17, 2004
    Gotta ask. What is an UPB?

    Edit-- Ah... UPright Bass. :)
  5. Pickup? Mic?
    EA Doubler used if you can find one. I saw one here in TB classifieds for just below $600, once.
  6. WalkUpright


    Feb 18, 2013
    Yea sorry should have been URB but you get it haha. Using a full circle pickup.

    I'll watch the classifieds here and check out a few from acoustic or GK.
  7. mooseonbass

    mooseonbass Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2011
    I like Acoustic bass amps for my bass guitar but be sure you look as Acoustic Image not Acoustic. Acoustic amps do not sound good with an upright.