Ashdown Retroglide-800 Bass Head - Box Opened

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£364.00 RRP £759.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • UK Custom Shop Made 800W Bass Head
  • Hi and Low Impedance Instrument Inputs
  • 12 Band Graphic EQ With Post EQ Balanced DI Output
  • 6mm Alloy Front Panel With Easy-To-Use Interface
  • Roadworthy Design Will Complement Your Existing Rig

Ashdown Retroglide-800 Bass Head - Box Opened


The Ashdown Retroglide-800 Bass Head provides 800w of power in a hand built, robust package. This UK custom-made powerhouse meets the requirements for absolute fidelity, clarity, precision tone shaping and masses of power for stunning dynamics. High quality features include hi and low impedance instrument inputs, 12-band graphic EQ @ 30hz to 15Khz + or - 15dB, post EQ balanced DI output, mute switch with LED indicator, Output protect LED indicator just in case things get to hot under the hood, line input, effects loop and speaker output Nuetrik combi jack/speakon connector.

Please note, the box has been opened as part of our quality control inspections and as such all the seals have been broken. The item itself is brand new and has never been used.

This is a great opportunity to buy a fully functioning product at a discounted price, supplied with a one year warranty.

Product Ref: 90130

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Ashdown has worked with a number of legendary bassists over the past few decades, with the need to create an amplifier which offers absolute fidelity, clarity, precision tonal shaping and stunning dynamics.

Everything You Need In One Unit

The Retroglide, is an 800 watt powerhouse that is hand built in the UK Custom Shop. The Retroglide has Hi & Low impedance instrument inputs, 12-band graphic EQ at 30hz to 15Khz + or – 15dB for complete tonal control, post EQ balanced DI output, mute switch with LED indicator, Output protect LED indicator, line input, effects loop and speaker output Neutrik combi jack/speakon connector. The Auto Global voltage means the Retroglide can be plugged in anywhere in the world, and will automatically switch to the voltage required for optimum performance. This versatile amp head is the perfect choice for any level of player.

Roadworthy Chassis

Gigging musicians can benefit from the roadworthy structure, that features an engineered mild steel lid, designed to protect the input and output knobs as well as provide a steady airflow for ventilation. The hand machined 6mm alloy panel adorns the front of the Retroglide, machined to protect the sliders from being knocked in transport. Its compact size means the Retroglide is perfect for life on the road, and can be easily transported.


  • Power Output: 800 Watts
  • Power Requirement: 115v - 240v
  • Speaker Outputs: 1 x Combi Speakon
  • Line Input: Impedance 3.9M Ohms, Input range 150mV to 20V P-P
  • Line Output: Impedance 1K Ohms, Level 0dBu Nominal
  • DI Output: 600 Ohms balanced / Level -20dBu nominal
  • Impedance: 4 Ohms Minimum
  • EQ: +/- 15dB @ 12 Centre Frequencies
  • Effects Send: Impedance 22k Ohms / Level 0dBu nominal
  • Effects Return: Impedance 10K Ohms / Level 0dBu Nominal
  • H x W x D (mm): 65 x 270 x 215
  • Weight (kg): 3