Ampeg: Bass Amps Built to be Worked Hard
By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | February 21, 2018
Everett Hull and Stanley Michaels founded Ampeg in the early 60s with one goal in mind; to build the most mind-blowing bass amps on the market.
The 60s was a time when big stadium bands ruled the roost. Every guitarist needed a massive Marshal stack. Some of them needed them because they were playing huge venues and needed the volume. Others needed them because they looked the part, To stand out, they had to do something extreme.
So the built and launched the SVT, a monstrosity of a bass amp. A 300-watt head that powered not one, but two 8×10 cabs. The designers of the amp, upon completion of their creation, became concerned. They thought that this amp would cause damage to those who used it, so they stuck a warning label on the amp.
Fortunately for the home user, the amps have shrunk down a bit. Now you can get that Ampeg quality, without needing a roadie to carry 105lbs speakers around! (Yes, the speakers for the 300-watt all valve monster that they built weighed 105lbs EACH!)
10″ 40-watt Bass Combo
The redesigned BA-110 bass combo amplifier is just the right size for rehearsals and small gigs.
15″ 150-watt Bass Combo
The BA-115 15″ Bass Combo delivers classic Ampeg tone in a 150W design with performance-driven features perfect for the stage.
NOW ONLY: R6 995
12″ 75-watt Bass Combo
The BA-112 bass combo amplifier answers the call for an amp that’s both practice-convenient and gig-ready.
NOW ONLY: R5 195
8″ 20-watt Bass Combo
The newly redesigned BA-108 bass combo amplifier answers the practice needs of bass players from beginners to pros.
NOW ONLY: R1 795
10″ 450-watt Bass Combo
The redesigned BA-210 bass combo amplifier is what you need to be heard over the band.
NOW ONLY: R12 970
R500 in Ernie Ball
Get R500 in Ernie Ball Strings for every Ampeg Amp valued at over R3 000 that you buy before March 31
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