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Amplifiers & Effects
Hartke 1x12 Amplifiers
Around the globe, bassists and guitarists of all tastes and playing styles can be found honing their skills with Hartke amps. Since the early '80s, Hartke's line of heads, cabinets, combos and speakers have earned the praise of many famous recording artists, including Megadeth's David Ellefson, Mr. Big's Billy Sheehan and solo artist Victor Wooten. In fact, Hartke changed the world of bass amplification forever when in 1985, they created an aluminum cone driver that produced a tone with a wider range of dynamics than any other amp before it. Today, Hartke's dedication to innovation continues, and plugging into one of the models available here will make that obvious.
You might've noticed that Hartke's amp catalog is an extensive one. For this reason, you'll definitely want to consider your own amp preferences to help you make an easier decision. For example, if you're a touring bassist who really wants to blow your audience away with volume, check out the VX Series VX3500 350 Watt 4 x 10" Bass Combo Amp. Boasting plenty of power and easy to transport to all your gigs, this popular seller has many cool features like front panel compression and graphic equalizer LED indicators, return jacks and much more. Lively and versatile, the X3500 is ideal for any serious groover.
Or, if it's a new head that you're after, take a look at the LH Series LH1000 1000 Watt Hybrid Bass Amp Head. Featuring a warm sound that packs a huge wallop, this head has a classic 12AX7 Class-A tube front-end design with a solid-state output. Perfect for both big and small applications, the LH1000 is raw, reliable, and a perfect complement to Hartke HyDrive cabinets. Speaking of which, the HyDrive Series 410 1000W 4x10" Bass Speaker Cabinet uses the patented Hybrid Cone Technology for a deep low frequency, and mids and highs that really cut through. Pair this head and cab together, and you'll have no problem delivering the goods.
Go ahead and take your pick. Whatever you choose from Hartke, the results will be sure to please. Remember, they also specialize in killer guitar cabs as well, so be sure to spend some time in this section and explore everything Hartke has to offer.