It has the following simple features: 1. It has one instrument level (passive bass) input. 2. It has one boosted (30db to 50db) unbalanced 1/4 output. 3. There is an adjustable (separate from the line out) XLR out. 4. It runs on AC power, no stinking batteries or wall wart. 5. Costs under $300. Features it does not need: 1. Tubes. 2. Channel switching. 3. EQ. 4. Contour knob. 5. Aural enhancer. 6. Room compensator. 7. Sonic maximizer. 8. Bright switch. 9. Low boost switch. 10. Effects loop 11. Tuner out jack. 12. Sub-octave boostilator.