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Get a Great Bass Guitar Tone at Home with Ampeg

Ampeg Bass Amps
Ampeg Bass Amps

Get a Great Bass Guitar Tone at Home with Ampeg

With many bassists currently playing at home, we wanted to show you the best gear to access that legendary Ampeg sound at a neighbour-friendly volume.

Ampeg Bass Amps
By | Published 18.02.21

Ampeg bass amps have been played on stages and in studios around the world. While the renowned Ampeg SVT Pro series has become the go-to for the biggest stages, it’s the PORTAFLEX and BASSAMP series where you’ll get great Ampeg tone at home.

With a wide range of models, you can get a super compact amp purely for practice, or one that has enough volume to let you rehearse and gig too (when we’re ready for that).  

Ampeg Bassamp Series

Ampeg BA-115 V2

The Ampeg Bassamp series is a range of bass amp combos that cover any eventuality.

From a compact 20W 1x8’’ combo that’s ideal for home use, through to a 450W 2x10” combo that can go from the practice room to the stage (plus several models in-between) – you’ll find your perfect amp here.

No matter which amp you choose, you’ll find a convenient headphone output and aux-in to practise in silence and play along with your favourite music. Even the largest 450W BA-210 combo has these features, making it the perfect amp to cover all musical situations.

From the BA-110 V2 models and upwards, you’ll find a “Scrambler” overdrive channel to add some grit to your sound. This circuit can be controlled via footswitch on the BA-112 and BA-210 models – perfect for live performance.

The higher up the range you get, the more professional features you’ll find. At the top of the range, the BA-210 V2 offers an additional XLR line-out for professional connectivity to front-of-house or studio desks. An additional speaker output and FX loop gives you even more possibilities for performance.

All amps in the Bassamp range (minus the BA-108) come with an angled cabinet design, meaning you can mount them in the optimal listening position.

Find out more | Ampeg Bassamp Series

Ampeg BA-108 V2

Ampeg BA-108 V2

  • Small Practice Amp Ideal for Home Use
  • 20 Watts Power (RMS)
  • Headphone Output Perfect for Quiet Practice
  • -15dB Pad Function for Additional Volume Control
  • Lightweight, Portable Design

Shop now | Ampeg BA-108 V2

Ampeg BA-110 V2

Ampeg BA-110 V2

  • Small Combo Amp Ideal for Home Use and Small Performances
  • 40 Watts Power (RMS)
  • Headphone Output Perfect for Quiet Practice
  • -15dB Pad Function for Additional Volume Control
  • Lightweight, Portable Design

Shop now | Ampeg BA-110 V2

Ampeg BA-112 V2

Ampeg BA-112 V2

  • Combo Amp Ideal for Home Use and Live Performances
  • 75 Watts Power (RMS)
  • Bass Scrambler Overdrive Circuit
  • -15dB Pad Function for Additional Volume Control
  • Lightweight, Portable Design

Shop now | Ampeg BA-112 V2

Ampeg BA-115 V2

Ampeg BA-115 V2

  • Combo Amp Ideal for Home Use and Live Performance
  • 150 Watts Power (RMS)
  • Bass Scrambler Overdrive Circuit
  • -15dB Pad Function for Additional Volume Control
  • Lightweight, Portable Design

Shop now | Ampeg BA-115 V2

Ampeg BA-210 V2

Ampeg BA-210 V2

  • Ideal for Live Performance
  • 450 Watts Power (RMS)
  • Bass Scrambler Overdrive Circuit
  • -15dB Pad Function for Additional Volume Control
  • Lightweight, Portable Design

Shop now | Ampeg BA-210 V2

Ampeg Portaflex Series

Ampeg Portaflex Series

The Ampeg Portaflex series is designed for portability and versatility. You'll need a separate amp head and cab, meaning you can choose your perfect cab to adapt to any situation.

The solidstate Portaflex heads range from 350W – 800W. This means you can practise at home with headphones or a small cab, then simply plug into a bigger cab when you’re ready to hit the stage or studio. One amp can cover all your musical needs!

You’ll find pro features like built-in compression to even out your levels, built-in limiter for speaker protection, FX loop, mute switch, full frequency control, variable mid-tone control, pre/post EQ option, footswitch control, aux-in (to practice with your own music) and more.

Ampeg Portaflex PF-20T

For players who want the ultimate home solution, check out the Portaflex PF-20T. Based on the original Portaflex of the ‘60s, this 20W head is an all-tube design for enhanced warmth and resonance. You can even use this amp without a cab, meaning you can plug it straight into your recording device as a fantastic DI box.

Portaflex ‘Flip Top’

The original Portaflex series had a ‘flip-top’ design that is carried forward to this day. This design means the cab becomes the protective case for your amp head when travelling!

Simply mount any Portaflex head to the top of a Portaflex cabinet. The top panel of the cabinet is removable, so you can flip it over when you’re travelling and keep the amp head protected inside the body of the cabinet.

Ampeg Portaflex Flip-Top

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Ampeg Portaflex PF-350

Ampeg Portaflex PF-350

  • 350 Watt Bass Amp Head
  • Built In Limiter
  • Ultra Compact Design
  • FX Loop and Direct Out
  • Class D Amplification

Shop now | Ampeg Portaflex PF-350

Ampeg Portaflex PF-500

Ampeg Portaflex PF-500

  • 500 Watt Bass Amp
  • Ultra Compact Design
  • Precise Tone Controls
  • Gig Friendly Inputs/Outputs
  • Ampeg MOSFET Preamp

Shop now | Ampeg Portaflex PF-500

Ampeg Portaflex PF-800

Ampeg Portaflex PF-800

  • 800W Bass Amp Head
  • Ultra-Compact Design
  • Perfect for Any High-Power Bass Rig
  • Variety of Tones
  • Class D Power

Shop now | Ampeg Portaflex PF-800

Ampeg Portaflex PF-20T

Ampeg Portaflex PF-20T

  • 20 Watt All Tube Amplifier Head
  • Capability to Function As a Bass Tube DI Head
  • Fully Steel Chassis
  • 3-Band EQ
  • Flexible and Varied Tonal Possibilities

Shop now | Ampeg Portaflex PF-20T

Ampeg Effects

If you want even more versatility at home, don’t forget Ampeg effects pedals. You can transform even the most compact practice amp into a versatile multi-channel rig with a few choice pedals.

Find out more | Ampeg Bass Pedals

Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive Pedal

Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive Pedal

  • Produces Authentic Ampeg Grit, Grind, & Sag
  • Controls Dial In Range Of Overdrive Sounds
  • Analogue Design With Incredible Signal-To-Noise Ratio
  • True Bypass Offers Transparent Tones
  • Strong, Rugged Chassis Protects Circuitry

Shop now | Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive Pedal

Ampeg Classic Analog Bass Preamp Pedal

Ampeg Classic Analog Bass Preamp Pedal

  • Produces Wide Range Of Authentic Ampeg Tones
  • Extensive Range Of Powerful Controls
  • Dial In Perfect Sounds To Suit Your Playing Style
  • Ultra-Hi & Ultra-Lo Circuits Offer Flexible Tones
  • Strong, Rugged Chassis Protects Circuitry

Shop now | Ampeg Classic Analog Bass Preamp Pedal

Ampeg Opto Comp Analogue Bass Compressor

Ampeg Opto Comp Analogue Bass Compressor

  • Offers Smooth, Vintage-Style Analogue Optical Compression
  • 3-Knob Setup to Control Peaks or Add Unique Characteristics
  • Output Control for Maximise Sustain & Creating Heavy Compression
  • Intuitive Control Setup Provides Excellent Tone Shaping
  • Strong, Rugged Chassis with True Bypass

Shop now | Ampeg Opto Comp Analogue Bass Compressor

Ampeg Liquifier Analogue Bass Chorus Pedal

Ampeg Liquifier Analogue Bass Chorus Pedal

  • Dual Chorus Circuit Offers Rich Textures
  • Go From Subtle Swirls to Glorious Psychedelic Swirls
  • Can Deliver Through-Zero Flanging - A Rarity in Analogue Pedals
  • Intuitive Control Setup Provides Excellent Tone Shaping
  • Strong, Rugged Chassis With True Bypass

Shop now | Ampeg Liquifier Analogue Bass Chorus Pedal

Ampeg SCR-DI Bass DI with Scrambler Overdrive

Ampeg SCR-DI Bass DI with Scrambler Overdrive

  • Legacy Ampeg Preamp and Tone Stack Circuits
  • Dedicated XLR Balanced Line Out
  • Footswitchable
  • Separate Drive and Blend Controls
  • Separate Drive and Blend Controls

Shop now | Ampeg SCR-DI Bass DI with Scrambler Overdrive

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Posted on 18 Feb 2021 15:15 to category : Instruments News

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