Ashdown Klystron C115-500 1 x 15 Bass Combo Amp  

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The Ashdown Klystron C115-500 is a 575W bass combo amp with a single 15" speaker that features a single input switchable for passive and active instruments. The Klystron C115-500 also has a blend of s... Read More

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Overview

The Ashdown Klystron C115-500 is a 575W bass combo amp with a single 15" speaker that features a single input switchable for passive and active instruments. The Klystron C115-500 also has a blend of solid state and dual triode tube preamps stages.

3 straightforward rotary tone controls provide 20dB of cut and boost at 60Hz, 660Hz and 5kHz. 2 pairs of additional sliders giving 15dB cut and boost at 180Hz, 340Hz, 1.3kHz and 2.6kHz. A built-in dual band compressor acts separately on the high and low frequency components of the signal to provide precise control, while the on-board sub-harmonic generator turns the Klystron into a bass tone powerhouses.

The inclusion of a 4-way footswitch as standard makes the Ashdown Klystron among the most versatile live performance bass amps in the business. You have control over the compressor, sub-harmonic generator, tube grind and EQ pre-shape.

Central to this bass combo amp's performance is a custom developed Neodymium speaker which incorporates a number of advanced features including: a cast aluminum chassis with thin brackets to avoid sound wave reflections, a magnet circuit with heat sink rims to ensure rapid heat dissipation and decompression holes in the cone.

The result is an ultra-lightweight bass driver that just keeps getting louder as the level is increased, delivering a powerful, consistent bass tone at all volume levels and with no power loss over long performances.

Features
  • 575W of power
  • 15" speaker
  • Blend of solid state and dual triode tube preamps stages
  • 3 straightforward rotary tone controls
  • 2 pairs of additional sliders giving 15dB cut and boost at 180Hz, 340Hz, 1.3kHz and 2.6kHz
  • Built-in dual band compressor
  • Subharmonic generator
  • Custom developed Neodymium speaker
Specifications
  • Power Output (RMS): 575W
    Speaker Configuration: 1 x 15
    Frequency Response: -3dB at 17Hz and 30kHz
    Speaker Outputs: Minimum impedance 4 Ohms
    High Instrument Input: Impedance 3.9m Ohms, input range 150mV - 20V p-p
    Low Instrument Input: Impedance 10k Ohms, input range 300mV - 40V p-p
    Line Input: Impedance 22k Ohms, input level 0dBu nominal
    Line Output: Impedance 10k Ohms, level 0dBu nominal
    DI Output: 600 ohms balanced, level -20dBu nominal
    Tuner Output: Impedance 1k Ohms, level 0dBu nominal
    EQ: Bass +/-15dB @ 45Hz
    Middle +/-15dB @ 660Hz
    Treble +/-15dB @ 7kHz shelving
    Slider 1 +/-15dB @ 110Hz
    Slider 2 +/-15dB @ 340Hz
    Slider 3 +/-15dB @ 1.3kHz
    Slider 4 +/-15dB @ 2.6kHz
    Shape (Push Flat) +8dB @ 50Hz & 4kHz, -8dB @ 400Hz, filter slope - 6dB/octave
    Effects Send: Impedance 22k Ohms, level 0dBu nominal
    Effects Return: Impedance 22k Ohms, input level 0dBu nominal
    H x W x D (mm): 645 x 610 x 340
    Weight: 36kg; 79.4 lb.
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Limited 1 year warranty on all amps.


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