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  1. Acoustic B100 100W 1x15 Bass Combo Amp
    $9999.00
    Great Condition
    Johnson City, NY
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  2. Ashdown TourBus 15 Bass Combo Amp
    $5499.00
    Great Condition
    Cary, NC
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  3. Behringer BX600 ULTRABASS Bass Combo Amp
    $4999.00
    Good Condition
    Clearlake, TX
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  4. Peavey Max 126 1X6.5 10W Bass Combo Amp
    $3499.00
    Great Condition
    Gwinnett, GA
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  1. Ampeg BA112 50W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $14999.00
    Great Condition
    Albany, NY
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  2. Stagg 20 Ba Bass Combo Amp
    $8999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Houston, TX
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  3. Fender Rumble 15 15W 1X8 Bass Combo Amp
    $2999.00
    Good Condition
    Atlanta, GA
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  4. Acoustic B10 10W 1x10 Bass Combo Amp
    $4999.00
    Great Condition
    Grand Rapids, MI
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  1. Acoustic B30 30W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $9999.00
    Great Condition
    Southington, CT
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  2. Ampeg PF410HLF Portaflex 4x10 800W Bass Cabinet
    $29999.00
    Good Condition
    Manchester, CT
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  3. SWR Workingman's 12 1x12 160W Bass Combo Amp
    $14999.00
    Good Condition
    Southington, CT
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  4. Line 6 Lowdown LD150 Bass Combo Amp
    $13999.00
    Good Condition
    Syracuse, NY
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  1. Ampeg PF115LF Portaflex 1x15 400W Bass Cabinet
    $26999.00
    Good Condition
    Manchester, CT
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  2. Gallien-Krueger MB Fusion 800W Bass Amp Head
    $62499.00
    Great Condition
    Saginaw, MI
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  3. Ampeg BA110V2 1x10 Bass Combo Amp
    $11999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Florence, KY
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  4. Ampeg Micro-CL Micro Stack 100W 2x10 Bass Combo Amp
    $27499.00
    Great Condition
    Harrisburg, PA
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  1. Crate BX15 1X8 15W Bass Combo Amp
    $2499.00
    Good Condition
    Dayton, OH
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  2. Fender Rumble 75 75W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $12099.00
    Good Condition
    Denton, TX
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  3. Fender 2016 Bassman Pro 115 1x15 Neo Bass Cabinet
    $44999.00
    Great Condition
    Johnson City, NY
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  4. Mesa Boogie Walkabout 1x12 300W Tube Bass Combo Amp
    $1,04999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Houston, TX
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  1. Mesa Boogie 2015 1 X 12 Walkabout Scout Extension Cab Bass Cabinet
    $49999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Houston, TX
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  2. SWR Workingman's 4004 Bass Amp Head
    $17999.00
    Good Condition
    Braintree, MA
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  3. Fender Rumble V3 500W Bass Amp Head
    $29999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Little Rock, AR
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  4. Crate CR285-B Bass Amp Head
    $9999.00
    Great Condition
    Tulsa, OK
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  1. Behringer Ultrabass BX600 Bass Combo Amp
    $5999.00
    Good Condition
    Salem, OR
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  2. Roland CUBE 100 BASS Bass Combo Amp
    $27499.00
    Great Condition
    Youngstown, OH
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  3. Markbass New York NY121 400W 1x12 Bass Cabinet
    $42999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Sugar Land, TX
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  4. Epifani Epifunky 115c Bass Combo Amp
    $29999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Southfield, MI
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  1. Peavey Basic 60 Bass Combo Amp
    $9999.00
    Good Condition
    Fairfax, VA
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  2. Fender Rumble V3 200W Bass Amp Head
    $29999.00
    Great Condition
    San Antonio, TX
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  3. Fender Rumble 25 25W 1x8 Bass Combo Amp
    $7999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Sioux Falls, SD
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  4. Hartke KB15 500W Bass Combo Amp
    $29999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Little Rock, AR
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  1. Peavey TNT 115 Bass Combo Amp
    $9999.00
    Great Condition
    Independence, MO
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  2. Fender Rumble 60 60W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $13999.00
    Great Condition
    Springfield, NJ
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  3. Mesa Boogie 2008 POWERHOUSE 4X10 + 1X15 Bass Cabinet
    $89999.00
    Good Condition
    Cedar Rapids, IA
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  4. Fender Rumble 60 60W 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    $8999.00
    Good Condition
    Grand Rapids, MI
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  1. Ampeg BA108 25W 1X8 Bass Combo Amp
    $6499.00
    Good Condition
    Plymouth Meeting, PA
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  2. Ampeg BA110V2 1x10 Bass Combo Amp
    $11999.00
    Excellent Condition
    Villa Park, IL
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  3. Acoustic B115 Bass Cabinet
    $9999.00
    Great Condition
    Birmingham, AL
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  4. Hartke Hd15 Bass Combo Amp
    $5999.00
    Good Condition
    Raleigh, NC
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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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