TC Electronic Classic450 Bass Amp Head

£549.00 RRP £658.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 14962

  • TC Electronic Portable 450W Bass Amp Head
  • Wide Range of Classic Modelled Tones
  • Input for Active & Passive Basses
  • SpectraComp Technology for 'Per String' Compression
  • Ideal for Studio Work & Live Performance

TC Electronic Classic450 Bass Amp Head


The TC Electronic Classic450 bass amp head is a modelling amp with a wide range of classic tones. TubeTone™ technology emulates every aspect of a tube pre-amp and power-amp to deliver the full tube sound, and combines with Active Power Management™ to ensure maximum power impact and the behaviour of a tube amp at full blast.

Product Ref: 14962

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Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
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Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
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Final payment: £12.41
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The four straightforward Vintage Tone controls are inspired by a range of classic bass amp designs, and are designed to grab your bass sound where it makes a difference. The controls may be simple but they'll help you find your perfect sound in no time.

TubeTone™ emulates not just the pre-amp section of a tube amp but the power amp section as well, reproducing every characteristic for an excellent full-tube sound. This puts it miles ahead of amps that try to replicate the tube sound using one small pre-amp tube.

The Classic450 also uses SpectraComp™ technology to compress the sound. Although regular compressors tend to be dominated by the lower string and don't sound all that good, SpectraComp allows virtual 'per string' compression that evens out the compression across all the strings.

Combining Class D amplifier technology with TC Electronic's Active Power Management™ means the Classic450 achieve a high power output level and behaves very much like a tube amp when close to maximum performance, avoiding the hard clipping tendencies of transistor amps.

The Classic450 is not just versatile, it's also extremely portable thanks to its stylish design and smooth grab'n'go handle. Take it to the studio, to rehearsals, to shows and even onto the tour bus.


  • Power: 450 Watt (800+W peak)
  • Weight: 4 kg / 8.8 pounds
  • Dimensions: 275 x 290 x 66mm
  • Balanced DI output: Galvanic isolated transformer-balanced (pre/post pre-amp)
  • Tone controls: Four vintage tone controls
  • Compression: SpectraComp multi-band compression
  • Drive: TubeTone full amp simulation