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The Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 bass amp head solves the "tube or solid state" dilemma. But it goes a step further by addressing that other perennial concern, "Will I have enough power?" The 800 wat... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 bass amp head solves the "tube or solid state" dilemma. But it goes a step further by addressing that other perennial concern, "Will I have enough power?" The 800 watts from this powerful bass amp will satisfy any thirst for power, and the two bendable preamps give you the warmth and richness of a tube preamp, the clean attack of a solid state preamp, or a mix of both. The Markbass head features a mix control for mixing between solid state and tube. The result offers a range of sounds, from the crisp sound in the solid state, to a full, heavy tube sound in the tube state, as well as anything in between. On the front panel there are two inputs with separate gain controls: one 1/4" jack, and one combo jack that accepts either an XLR or 1/4". The Vintage Loudspeaker Emulator (VLE) and Variable Preshape Filter (VPF) allow access to a wide array of timbres, from classic tones to modern hi-fi sound. The Little Mark Tube 800's phantom power switch accompanies the XLR input, for using a microphone on a double bass. Mute control is as simple as a push and a pull on the master volume switch. Additional features include four bands of equalization, line out control, and pre-post EQ switch for the XLR out (on the rear panel). Markbass Little Mark amps and combos are manufactured to be sold and used in the country of purchase, and they are factory preset to that country's voltage. Due to homologation issues, the voltage may not be changed. Rack ears not included. The head features a single 6205 miniature tube.

FEATURES

  • 1 1/4" input,
  • 1 XLR or 1/4" input
  • 500W RMS @ 8 ohms, 800W RMS @ 4 ohms
  • Gain controls for each input
  • Master Volume
  • Line Out Level
  • Ground Lift switch (rear)
  • Pre/Post EQ switch (rear)
  • Mute Knob
  • Low, Mid, High EQ
  • Variable Preshape Filter
  • Vintage Loudspeaker Emulator
  • Balanced XLR line out
SPECIFICATIONS
Input 1
  • Impedance: 500 kOhm,
  • Maximum Voltage: 15V
Input 2 (Balanced XLR/1/4" combo)
  • Impedance: 500 kOhm
  • Maximum Voltage: 15Vpp
  • Phantom power: 48V
Effect Return
  • Impedance: 33 kOhm,
  • Maximum Voltage: 10Vpp
Controls
  • Gain 1: -60 dB to +23 dB range; Gain 2: -60 dB to +23 dB range
Equalization
  • Low center frequency: 40 Hz; level: ±16 dB;
  • Low Mid center frequency: 360 Hz, level: ±16 dB; High Mid center frequency: 800 Hz, level: ±16 dB;
  • High center frequency: 10 kHz, level: ±16 dB; VPF (Variable Pre-shape Filter) center frequency: 380 Hz (cut); VLE (Vintage Loudspeaker Emulator) frequency range: 250 Hz-20 kHz (cut)
  • Weight: 6.31lb.
  • Dimensions: 2.8"H x 10.87"W x 10.1"D
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MarkbassLittle Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head
 
4.5

(based on 27 reviews)

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57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (6)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Excellent sound (5)
  • Portable (5)
  • Warm / comfy (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (6)
  • Home studio (3)
  • Professional recording (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Little Mark Tube 800

I have had the same pair of Acme Sound B1 cabinets for nine years. I like them for their portability, flat response and three-way design. Over the years I have struggled to find...Read complete review

I have had the same pair of Acme Sound B1 cabinets for nine years. I like them for their portability, flat response and three-way design. Over the years I have struggled to find a bass head to pair them with that matches their functionality. I started with an Eden WT-400, then a Euphonic Audio iAmp 500, an Ashdown Labs Superfly, an Acoustic Image Clarus 2R Series III and a Mesa Walkabout before settling on the Little Mark Tube 800. I needed something compact, which all of these were, except that the iAmp 500 didn't sit atop the B1's well. I needed something with warmth, which the Superfly and the Clarus both lacked and I needed something with headroom, which the Mesa had, but with a lot of added noise. I've found that most Class D switching amps really don't live up to their output ratings. Giving up the weight generally means that clipping will occur long before a Class D amp is ever at full output. For example, the Clarus actually showed artifacts on its waveform at about 87 watts. The Little Mark 800 is everything I've been waiting for. It's true power from a well designed and lightweight Class D power section that lives up to its promise of 800W @ 4 ohms. The VLE and VPF filters help to give it the vintage tone I liked from the Mesa but without the weight and loud cooling fan. I can easily revert back to a more solid state sound as well by adjusting the Solid S/Tube knob. This amp is very portable, but still has enough girth to let you know that there are some solid components inside that are going to work for you night after night. The push/pull mute switch on the master volume knob is another great innovation except that it gets a little difficult to pull at times if your fingers are sweaty. I double on upright and electric and having the ability to provide +48V phantom power to an additional channel as well as having independent gain settings is, quite frankly, AWESOME. It also works when doubling on active and passive basses that have vastly different output levels. The price on this amp is also staggering. MarkBass is killing the competition here in the boutique Class D market and their components are obviously far more superior. The MarkBass power section is actually comparable to Class H power, which is usually reserved for very high end audiophile equipment.

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disappointment

Bought this to jam in my sound room. Just me and my bass.While playing one night, the amp just stopped working. No output. Amp fires up,input will show clipping with gain...Read complete review

Bought this to jam in my sound room. Just me and my bass.While playing one night, the amp just stopped working. No output. Amp fires up,input will show clipping with gain adjustment, but NO SOUND!Swapped cords,cabs,guitars to no avail.Amp never left my house, was never abused and only drove an 8 ohm load.Of course it's out of warranty.Currently using it as a pre-amp connected to a separate power amp via xlr in back.. Kinda defeats the purpose of lightweight and portable.Lost faith in MB and will not repair the unit. Rather spend that money and purchase a more "tech friendly "brand.

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(38 of 38 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Little Mark Tube 800

By Evan Mellichampe

from Denver, CO

Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

I have had the same pair of Acme Sound B1 cabinets for nine years. I like them for their portability, flat response and three-way design. Over the years I have struggled to find a bass head to pair them with that matches their functionality. I started with an Eden WT-400, then a Euphonic Audio iAmp 500, an Ashdown Labs Superfly, an Acoustic Image Clarus 2R Series III and a Mesa Walkabout before settling on the Little Mark Tube 800. I needed something compact, which all of these were, except that the iAmp 500 didn't sit atop the B1's well. I needed something with warmth, which the Superfly and the Clarus both lacked and I needed something with headroom, which the Mesa had, but with a lot of added noise. I've found that most Class D switching amps really don't live up to their output ratings. Giving up the weight generally means that clipping will occur long before a Class D amp is ever at full output. For example, the Clarus actually showed artifacts on its waveform at about 87 watts. The Little Mark 800 is everything I've been waiting for. It's true power from a well designed and lightweight Class D power section that lives up to its promise of 800W @ 4 ohms. The VLE and VPF filters help to give it the vintage tone I liked from the Mesa but without the weight and loud cooling fan. I can easily revert back to a more solid state sound as well by adjusting the Solid S/Tube knob. This amp is very portable, but still has enough girth to let you know that there are some solid components inside that are going to work for you night after night. The push/pull mute switch on the master volume knob is another great innovation except that it gets a little difficult to pull at times if your fingers are sweaty. I double on upright and electric and having the ability to provide +48V phantom power to an additional channel as well as having independent gain settings is, quite frankly, AWESOME. It also works when doubling on active and passive basses that have vastly different output levels. The price on this amp is also staggering. MarkBass is killing the competition here in the boutique Class D market and their components are obviously far more superior. The MarkBass power section is actually comparable to Class H power, which is usually reserved for very high end audiophile equipment.

(25 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This Head is HUGE and blows away an Ampeg 8-10

By BK3

from Las Vegas

Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

I have had the Lil Mark 800 Hybrid now for 6 months, and I have friend with the big Ampeg amps, and they want my MarkBass....I let em play through once in a while, but the tone and power this amp puts out is second to none...I have giged with it in larger and smaller venues, and it has perfect capability for both, I am running a 115HR and a 410HR through it, and never have I needed to play above about 3 1/2 or 4 gain/volume settings, the Hybrid mix you can get between the solid state and the Tube is huge, and the VLF and VLP sound controls allow you to make changes on the fly, that make your sound anything you want quickly and easily....I do not believe that I will ever have to change my rig unless I just want something different, and in that case, I just make the adjustments and it all good

(22 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A great amp!

By hd

from reisterstown, md

Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

This is a really great little amp. A lot of players have said they hear little difference between the SS and tube sounds, but in the mix, there is a huge difference - the tube sounds open and deep, just like a tube amp. The size and weight are fabulous - I carry mine in a backpack. Tone control freqs are right where they should be. And the VLE is a must-have for cabs with a tweeter (it'll tone the tweeter down with a turn of a knob. This amp has XLR input with phantom power - useful for floor effects that can use it. The downsides: Having the line out control on the front panel just like another control is not useful - it gets bumped and that affects FOH sound. A recessed screwdriver-set control would be more useful (set and forget). Also, the knob for the mute switch is slippery - hard to get ahold of to activate. Otherwise, this is a killer amp!

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Dialed In

By Tubefish BoneApart

from Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    I am using this head as the core my rig now. It is ridiculous how well this head performs. Smooth abundant power. Easily adaptable to and sonic environment. All of the controls are simple for sculpting your sound on the fly.
    I am a working mausician. The music I am involved in requires a broad palette of tones and colors and the Little Mark Tube 800 adapts to every required twist and turn. I will not be looking any further to meet my playing needs. Weighs about the same as a toaster.
    Only bad thing: doesn't make toast.

    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This amp kicks ampegs a--

    By Stan Pittman

    from Beech Island, Sc

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    I've played ampeg svt classic with 8-10 ampeg cabinet but this Markbass 800 tube with the 4-10 HLF Markbass cabinet at 51 pounds versus 250 pound ampeg kicks butt. This is the loudest and best tone wise amp combination I've ever tried and it's a keeper.

    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Power!

    By Gerald

    from New Smyrna Beach, FL

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    It makes no difference what it says about an amplifier on paper. How does it perform? This is what counts. I have been playing big, bulky amps for year, however, with the new technology of my Markbass, this has become my go to amp! The punch, power, presence and sound shaping capabilities of this little amp is belied by it's diminutive size. This amp is the real deal, better than amps costing thousands more. I also bought the carry bag and it is not possible to say how much easier life has become. I am tired of carting heavy gear around. Audition a Markbass amp! I could not be happier with mine! Remember, if there's no bottom, there's no nothing!

    (6 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    shipped without a box

    By cant trust guitarcenter

    from Miami, Fl

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    Bought this amp "new" and received it without a box and instruction manual. looks pretty banged up to me. Called costumer service and they placed me on hold for 10 mins and still no justice. #bassampsmatter. Markbass great amp!! guitarcenter sucks!!!

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    WOW is all I can say!

    By Doug

    from Champlin, MN

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    This is the most versatile bass Amp I have ever used and I have used just about everything you can name. It is easy and intuitive to get a wide, wide, wide array of tone out of this little amp. It has more power for your dollar than anything on the market. I paired it up with a Markbass NY604 and the 15 in cab with a tweeter. I get absolute tonal control over the entire spectrum from shuddering lows to clean highs. I can play any style of music and can play at any volume with unreal tone. I use 4-5 string active pickup basses, but have played a passive bass through this set up as well with great results. This will bring out a musical quality to your playing that will blow you away.

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Light weight and power

    By Mark L. Dara

    from Huntington Bay NY

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    Due to the fact that my gig schedule has increased, I could no longer move my state of the art 200lb amp. A friend recommended the Mark Bass line as an alternative. I purchased the Little Mark Tube 800, a 15" cabinet and a 2- 10" traveler cabinet. Although I cut the weight in half, I did not have to sacrifice the sound. This is the best amp I have ever played through. It has all of the power and punch I will ever need. I play in an 8pc band with a 3pc horn section. I haven't found anything that this amp cannot do and I have not turned the volume up more than 1/3. It's light weight and powerful. What more could I ask for.

    (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Nice Lightweight Amp!

    By Robert Chorz

    from Lake Forest

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    I bought the Markbass Tube 800 Amp to replace my Ampeg SVT. I have it paired with a Aguilar 410 cabinet. It's not quite as loud as the Ampeg but it does keep up with the guitars and the rest of the band. I have not dialed in a sound yet so I have kept all the EQ's at noon. So far I have kept the VLE and VPF filters at 9:00 but I still need to find my sound. I keep the tube/solid state knob at noon. I have the gain around 11:00 and the master at 11:00. The overdrive is not as nice as an Ampeg so I do not reccomend the gain past noon. The amp is very light and easy to transport. I keep it in a laptop bag which beats dragging around the Ampeg head.

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    AMAZING a real jaw dropping sound.

    By Mike

    from Belleville, NJ,

    Site Member

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    I was searching for a backup bass amp, I currently use Eden witch I love, but I was looking at the same time for something different. I expended more than six months in my research. I tried many different heads, including first my favorite bass players' endorsers like Victor Wooten, Billy Sheehan, and many others. I don't want to mentions brands because I personally think they are all good. It is just a matter of taste. In all the years I have been visiting GC, I never payed attention to the yellow amp and funny looking speakers, and to be honest, it was the least I expected to buy. But every time someone tried this amp, I had to turn around to see witch amp or bass they were using. So finally in one of my tours, we stop at the Guitar Center in Paramus. Bob a sales man at the bass department new what I was all about for a long time. He said to me, "So did you make your decision, or still looking?" Still looking was my answer, He then said, "So why don't you try the funny looking yellow amp? You may be surprised." So I did, and that was the end of my search. This is now my primary bass amp and I don't regret a beat about this purchase. I think it is worth every single penny, Now I know why Tom Kennedy, and Richard Bona use this amp, it is all about tone and power, not just power.

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    the best of the best

    By tom

    from san diego CA

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    Im the upright bass player in my school's jazz band as well as the electric bass player for the drumline. untill the school got one of these (along with the markbass 4x10) i was using an eden nemesis head and an acoustic 4x10. i thought that rig sounded pretty good, and i didnt notice a huge difference when i plugged into the markbass for the first time. i noticed the big difference when i played the old rig after i had played the markbass for some time. i noticed that the old rig lacked the punch, clarity, and quietness of the markbass. thanks to this product (as well as the 4x10) my eyes have been opened so i now see the beauty of excellent bass tone. it sounds awesome through the upright as well as my electric bass. this is probably because it has so many tonal possibilities. what with the ability to blend solid state and tube preamps, i can get just about any sound i want out of this amp. the age of ampeg is over. the age of markbass has begun!

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A little more "grit" with added head room.

    By Roger Gumbs

    from Baltimore, Md

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    I picked this up after selling my Little Mark III because I wanted a little more grit and power for gigs when I only bring my 4x10 (104HR). There isn't a tremendous amount of difference between the tube and solid state setting, aside from a subtle increase of gain/better low mid presence. I really am happy with it, and have been using Markbass products exclusively the past 5+ years (not an endorsed artist). I still have the LM II combo head in my cmd 102P, and to my ears the Tube800 retains that "Markbass" tone, with just a hint more grittiness. If you're looking for an overdriven distortion- look elswhere- this isn't an overdrive pedal, and it's not the intended purpose of the SS/Tube knob.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    AMAZING a real jaw dropping sound.

    By Mike

    from Belleville, NJ,

    Site Member

    Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

    I was searching for a backup bass amp, I currently use Eden witch I love, but I was looking at the same time for something different. I expended more than six months in my research. I tried many different heads, including first my favorite bass players' endorsers like Victor Wooten, Billy Sheehan, and many others. I don't want to mentions brands because I personally think they are all good. It is just a matter of taste. In all the years I have been visiting GC, I never payed attention to the yellow amp and funny looking speakers, and to be honest, it was the least I expected to buy. But every time someone tried this amp, I had to turn around to see witch amp or bass they were using. So finally in one of my tours, we stop at the Guitar Center in Paramus. Bob a sales man at the bass department new what I was all about for a long time. He said to me, ""So did you make your decision, or still looking?"" Still looking was my answer, He then said, ""So why don't you try the funny looking yellow amp? You may be surprised."" So I did, and that was the end of my search. This is now my primary bass amp and I don't regret a beat about this purchase. I think it is worth every single penny, Now I know why Tom Kennedy, and Richard Bona use this amp, it is all about tone and power, not just power.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Finally, light in weight big in tone and sound.

    By Major

    from Ohio

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good Warmth
    • Portable
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

      Simple but effective equalization. Very clean with solid state preamp; warmer sound with tube preamp. I prefer almost 50/50 blend. Paired with two Traveler 151P's. Enough power for any size gig; easy to line out to mains. Will fit in the back seat of my car and easy on my back.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Better than I expected!!!!

      By Patrick

      from Englewood, CO

      Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

      I've been playing this amp head in my local guitar center here in colorado for the past three months and have been wanting to buy it, and i finally got it today when my markbass 800 watt 4x10 104 hr showed up from UPS today and I immediately went to band practice and ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT! it was more than powerful enough to keep up with my guitarist and my drummer and i easily found the tone i've been wanting, after that I took it home and have been playing it ever since playing some of my favorite songs to play on bass and just messing around and i can achieve so much with this amp head

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Just Played out with it

      By TODD BIBIASI

      from Windsor Locks CT

      Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

      I returned the Little Mark 3 since it did not have enough power for a live settings. This amp is amazing. I am running it into a 2x10 and also a 1 x 15 Markbass cab. I did a 2 hour set and the Bass tone was very punchy and warm. Near the end of the set though I did notice a smell from the speakers. Possible burn off or something burning! Last time this happend it was the tweeter. This show I turned the tweeters down a bit. Thats what the pro coverage is for I guess. May people came up after the show to say it sounded great. If you gig a lot I would pass on the Little Mark 3 and get this head! 800 Watts is just enough. I love the XLR power out to my Sans Amp on the floor. No power adapter needed! Nice and clean.

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Why is ampeg still a business?

      By Andrea Louer

      from Buffalo NY

      Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

      I've been playing bass around 10 years, and the word on the street was the ampeg svt classic was the best head in existence. I recently got one and was not impressed. the tone only sounded good if you were playing at loud volumes which i really only got the chance to at shows. worry about getting that all tube monster banged around and having to carry it everywhere really sucked. I turned to markbass, and I can't help but wonder why there aren't more people using these amps. I never play with my fingers or slap, I play with a pick only. I am in an Indie/Alternative band from Buffalo and I'm pretty sure I am the only one in the area playing these amps. They're perfect for all styles. I can get the punch and growl out of this with my precision bass (usually by having the mix knob at noon, the vle all the way off, the vpf all the way on, and a boost in my mids). It's everything I always wanted. I haven't played a show with it yet, but I'm sure it will be a beauty.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The new standard in amp portability

      By KYLE BYRD

      from Richmond, VA

      Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

      I was using a friend's Gallien Krueger MB500 for a while as I was determining which head and cabinet I would buy for myself. Although I ended up with the MarkBass Little MarkTube 800, I thought the MB500 was an amazing amp. This one should also be on everyone's short list. I've played bass for 40 years and have played thousands of jobs in all musical styles. I've owned the Acoustic 370, I played many jobs thru the classic SVT, I've rolled my own preamp and power amps (usually Crown). All of these sounded great. I've used some of the relatively new Ampeg stuff - including the early 2000-era heavy solid state heads. All have their pluses - but the minuses are always weight and heat. Another minus on the SVT was the cost of tubes. But the MarkBass seems to be the best compromise across the tone spectrum with light weight and portability. I've only played one job with the MarkBass - and that was thru a Mesa Boogie 1x15" cabinet with the heavy-duty EV 15" speaker. I've never heard that speaker sound better - but it lacked a little definition I had with the MB500 and it's corresponding lightweight GK 2x12 plus horn cabinet. I play a Jazz bass with active pickups, and between the active tone controls on the bass and the tone options on the MarkBass, I think I have my "bases" (pun intended) covered. I can tell a difference in the tube and solid state preamps - and with the MarkBass 800 you can blend them. There is no setting that is "best". I actually think live, the attack from the solid state side may be better, but I'd bet recording would sound better on the tube side. There is also a variable output send to the mixing board. You can kill the sound on stage so you can make sure that some distracted sound guy didn't "forget" to put you thru the main mix. MarkBass - like GK - provides you with a gig bag to carry the head. The MarkBass Little Gig Bag is hands down better. My next purchase will be to get the lightweight Aguilar SL-112 to replace the Boogie cabinet.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Great sounding amp with a very short lifespan..

      By Ty

      from Pacific NW - Oregon

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Warmth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head:

        Purchased a Mark Bass Tube 800 head and paired it with the Mark Bass 4 X 10 cabinet. Great sound for just under two years. The head has apparently stopped sending signal intermittently to the cab (not a cable problem) and I am just past the warranty. That's a pretty short lifespan for an amp. I am a gentle user of equipment and I don't play hard/loud or more than an hour. I haul my equipment carefully and never leave it in cold/damp conditions. A bit disappointed in a fairly high cost item.

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