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  1. Fender Rumble 60 60W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $8999.00
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    Grand Rapids, MI
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  2. Fender Rumble V3 200W Bass Amp Head
    $29999.00
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    San Antonio, TX
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  3. Crate CR285-B Bass Amp Head
    $9999.00
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    Tulsa, OK
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  4. Ampeg Heritage SVT-CL Classic 300W Tube Bass Amp Head
    $79999.00
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    Allentown, PA
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  1. Fender Rumble V3 500W Bass Amp Head
    $29999.00
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    Little Rock, AR
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  2. Mesa Boogie 2008 POWERHOUSE 4X10 + 1X15 Bass Cabinet
    $89999.00
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    Cedar Rapids, IA
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  3. Roland CUBE 100 BASS Bass Combo Amp
    $27499.00
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    Youngstown, OH
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  4. Ampeg BA108 25W 1X8 Bass Combo Amp
    $6499.00
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    Plymouth Meeting, PA
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  1. Acoustic B200H 200W Bass Amp Head
    $14999.00
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    Birmingham, AL
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  2. Peavey MICROBASS Bass Combo Amp
    $3999.00
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    Independence, MO
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  3. Mesa Boogie 2015 Walkabout 1x12 300W Tube Bass Combo Amp
    $1,04999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Houston, TX
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  4. Fender Rumble 25 25W 1x8 Bass Combo Amp
    $7999.00
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    Sioux Falls, SD
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  1. Ampeg BA110V2 1x10 Bass Combo Amp
    $11999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Villa Park, IL
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  2. Hartke Hd15 Bass Combo Amp
    $5999.00
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    Raleigh, NC
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  3. Peavey Tour 700 Bass Amp Head
    $29999.00
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    Rockford, IL
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  4. Peavey Basic 60 Bass Combo Amp
    $9999.00
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    Fairfax, VA
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  1. Acoustic B115 Bass Cabinet
    $9999.00
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    Birmingham, AL
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  2. Markbass New York NY121 400W 1x12 Bass Cabinet
    $42999.00
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    Sugar Land, TX
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  3. Peavey TNT 115 Bass Combo Amp
    $9999.00
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    Independence, MO
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  4. Behringer Ultrabass BX600 Bass Combo Amp
    $5999.00
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    Salem, OR
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  1. Mesa Boogie 2015 1 X 12 Walkabout Scout Extension Cab Bass Cabinet
    $49999.00
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    Houston, TX
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  2. SWR Workingman's 4004 Bass Amp Head
    $17999.00
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    Braintree, MA
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  3. Hartke KB15 500W Bass Combo Amp
    $29999.00
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    Little Rock, AR
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  4. Fender Rumble 60 60W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $13999.00
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    Springfield, NJ
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  1. Carvin V118 Bass Cabinet
    $9999.00
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    Orem, UT
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  2. Markbass Traveler TRV151P 400W 1x15 Bass Cabinet
    $39999.00
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    Oklahoma City, OK
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  3. Crate BX100 1x15 100W Bass Combo Amp
    $8999.00
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    Jackson, MS
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  4. Fender Rumble 25 25W 1x8 Bass Combo Amp
    $7499.00
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    N. Olmsted, OH
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  1. Markbass Traveler 102P 400W 2x10 Bass Cabinet
    $42499.00
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    Oklahoma City, OK
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  2. Drive CD200B Bass Combo Amp
    $4599.00
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    Lancaster, PA
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  3. Fender Rumble 150 150W Bass Amp Head
    $17999.00
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    N. Olmsted, OH
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  4. Peavey Minx 110 Bass Combo Amp
    $5999.00
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    Harrisburg, PA
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  1. Ashdown ABM115 400W 1x15 Bass Cabinet
    $24999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Orange, CT
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  2. Fender Rumble V3 200W 1x15 Bass Combo Amp
    $29999.00
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    Allentown, PA
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  3. Gallien-Krueger Neo 410 800W 8Ohm 4x10 Bass Cabinet
    $49999.00
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    Round Rock, TX
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  4. Ashdown MAG 210T DEEP 200W Bass Cabinet
    $13999.00
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    Seven Corners, VA
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  1. Markbass TTE500 500W Tube Bass Amp Head
    $49999.00
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    Oklahoma City, OK
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  2. Markbass Standard 104HF 800W 4x10 Bass Cabinet
    $64999.00
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    Florence, KY
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  3. Ampeg SVT4PRO 1200W / 1600W Bass Amp Head
    $64999.00
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    Round Rock, TX
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  4. Fender SK100B Bass Amp Head
    $11999.00
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    Syracuse, NY
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Bass Amplifiers:

Bass amplifiers are distinct from other types of amplification systems due to the particular challenges associated with low-frequency sound reproduction. This distinction affects the design of the loudspeakers and the speaker cabinet, as well as the preamp and amplifier.

Speaker cabinets for bass instrument amplification usually incorporate larger (or more) loudspeakers than those used for the amplification of other instruments. The loudspeakers themselves must also be sturdier to handle the higher power levels. Bass instrument speaker cabinets are typically more rigidly constructed and heavily braced than those for non-bass instrument amplification. They usually include tuned bass reflex ports or vents for increased efficiency at low frequencies.

Bass amplifiers are more likely to be designed with cooling fans than regular guitar amplifiers, due to the high power demands of bass amplification. They are also more commonly equipped with limiter circuitry to prevent overloading the power amplifier and to protect the speakers from damage.

Tube Bass Amps

Vacuum tubes were the dominant active electronic components in bass amplifiers manufactured until the early 1970s, and tubes continue to be used for higher-end units. Many bass players believe that tube amplifiers produce a "warmer" or more "natural" sound than solid-state amplifiers when lightly or moderately driven, and more pleasing distortion characteristics when overdriven. Some also believe that they have a greater level of perceived loudness for a given amount of amplifier power.

Solid-state Bass Amps

During the 1960s and 1970s, semiconductor transistor-based amplifiers began to become popular. This was, in large part, because solid-state amps are less expensive, lighter weight, and require less maintenance than tube amplifiers. In some cases, tube and solid-state technologies are used together, usually with a tube preamp driving a solid-state power amplifier. There is also an increasing range of products that use digital signal processing and digital modeling technology to simulate many different combinations of amp and cabinets.

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