Bass rigs used to be the hardest part of getting a band to and from a gig. Once upon a time, 300-watt all tube bass heads with 8 x 10 cabinets ensured that whether or not your bass player was in good ... Click To Read More About This Product
Bass rigs used to be the hardest part of getting a band to and from a gig. Once upon a time, 300-watt all tube bass heads with 8 x 10 cabinets ensured that whether or not your bass player was in good playing shape, he or she was in good physical shape. TC Electronic's BH800 delivers 800 watts in a package that weighs only 9 lbs.
The BH800 is an answer to a marketplace that was floored by the BH250, but that wanted more output power. Enter the BH800. With the BH800 you get 800 Watts of raw power and all the punch and creative features your heart could possibly desire, without compromising the super-portable and lightweight build. With the intelligent EQ section and the option of driving several cabs at once, BH800 is the natural choice for every modern bass player.
TonePrint: Creativity At The Core
With the innovative TonePrint technology, if you need a swirling vintage flanger or a TubeDrive for your next rock gig, a compressor or a chorus when you play with your funk band, you simply load them into BH800. TonePrint means signature effects made by the most awesome bass players around, like Victor Wooten, Duff McKagan, Richard Bona, Nathan East and many more. These TonePrints are available for free - straight from your smartphone - and with 2 switchable TonePrint slots available, the tonal possibilities are virtually endless. With its lightweight, portable design, Intelligent EQ section, ultra-precise on-board tuner and unlimited tonal versatility through TonePrint, the BH800 is a tool that will help you to define and perfect your sound and your unique approach to bass.
With the BH800's intelligent EQ section, TC Electronics have established themselves as being ahead of the tone-tailoring curve. Behind the deceptively simple four-dial design lies a frequency range perfectly tuned for bass. Whether you like your sound scooped, fat and groovy or filled with high-end sparkle, the BH800's tone controls will cut and boost in all the right places, leaving you sounding your best every time.
The BH800's ultra-precise onboard tuner is there when you need it. It's always on, so you constantly have a clear read of whether you're in tune or not. With a frequency range that supports up to six-string basses, you can be sure that your low-notes will always be in tune.
Use the balanced output to send a signal to a PA or a sound engineer when playing live, or use it as a high-quality bass preamp in the studio when recording, taking advantage of the tone controls and TonePrint features. Choose between sending a pre signal for a completely clean and direct sound or choose post to get the flavor of the amp.
Plug & Play
Use your phone, MP3 player or similar to jam along your favorite tracks. Just plug it into the AUX input and you're ready for a rehearsal session, combining your favorite music with your favorite bass tone.
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Comments about TC Electronic BH800 800W Bass Amp Head:
I have the BH800, the K410, and the K212. As far as power goes, the unit delivers the goods. As far as tonal features, i.e. Tone Works feature, it is sketchy at best. Only reads the "fax tone" about 25% of the time, whether I am using my 4003, my Peavey Foundation, or my active Ibanez. I would return it but I've had it for 6 months.