Practice amp with $150 (new) target price

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by 44me, Nov 26, 2003.

  1. 44me


    Jun 17, 2002
    Bedford, NH USA
    Any suggestions for an entry-level amplifier for around $150 (new)? My brother’s looking to buy one for his son, who’s just taken up bass. He’s come to me for a recommendation, but I haven’t checked out entry level gear in some time. I see that the Peavey Microbass has received favorable comments. Does anyone have any thoughts on the Hartke B300, which is similarly priced? Any other suggestions at this price level?

  2. Sabertooth


    Oct 16, 2003
    Kiev, Ukraine
    Behringer BX600? :) 60W at about that price. (See the BX1200 thread)
  3. 44me


    Jun 17, 2002
    Bedford, NH USA
    A quick web search leads me to believe that the sound and volume are hard to beat for the money. My only concern is reliability, but most problems seem to occur within the first few months. Sounds like a good recommendation.