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    Fender Rumble 100 1x12 100W Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $299.99
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    Markbass Mini CMD 121P 1x12 Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $949.99
    or $20/month*
    for 48 months
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    Markbass Standard 104HF Front-Ported Neo 4x10 Bass Speaker Cabinet
    From Price $799.99
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    Was Price $949.99
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    $703.99
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    Fender RUMBLE 25 1x8 25W Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $99.99
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    Fender Rumble 40 1x10 40W Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $199.99
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    Fender Rumble 15 1x8 15W Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $79.99
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    Acoustic B100C 1X12 100W Bass Combo with Tilt-Back Cab
    Your Price $279.99
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    Fender Rumble 500 2x10 500W Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $599.99
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    $527.99
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    Ampeg BA210V2 2x10 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $499.99
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    Orange Amplifiers Crush Bass 50 50W 1x12 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $299.00
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    Acoustic B25C 1X8 25W Bass Combo with Tilt-Back Cab
    Your Price $99.99
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    Fender Rumble 200 1x15 200W Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $499.99
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    Fender Rumble Stage 800 800W 2x10 Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $899.99
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    Open Box:
    $791.99
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    Vox amPlug 2 Bass Headphone Amp
    Your Price $49.99
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    Ampeg BA108V2 1x8 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $99.99
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    Markbass Classic 108 Casa 1,600W 8x10 Bass Speaker Cabinet
    Your Price $1,199.00
    or $25/month*
    for 48 months
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    Ibanez IBZ10B 10W Bass Amplifier
    Your Price $69.99
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    Ampeg BA110V2 1x10 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $179.99
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    Markbass Little Mark Vintage 500W Bass Amp Head
    Your Price $799.99
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    Markbass CMD Super Combo K1 Alain Caron Signature 500W 1x12 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $1,199.99
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    Was Price $1,499.00
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    Ampeg BA115V2 1x15 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $399.99
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    Markbass CMD 102P 300/500W 2x10 Tilt-Back Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $899.99
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    Was Price $1,199.99
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    Markbass Little Mark Tube 800 Bass Amp Head
    Your Price $849.99
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    $747.99
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    Markbass Traveler 102P Rear-Ported Compact 2x10 Bass Speaker Cabinet
    Your Price $649.99
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    $14/month*
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    Open Box:
    $571.99
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    Ampeg SVT7PRO 1000W Class-D Bass Amp Head
    Your Price $899.99
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    $791.99
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    Markbass Marcus Miller CMD 102 500W 2x10 Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $999.99
    or $21/month*
    for 48 months
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    Markbass Marcus Miller CMD 103 500W 3x10 Bass Combo Amp
    Your Price $1,199.99
    or $25/month*
    for 48 months
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    Fender Rumble Studio 40 40W 1x10 Bass Combo Amplifier
    Your Price $399.99
  29. Ampeg Heritage Series SVT-410HLF 2011 4x10 Bass Speaker Cabinet 500W
    Your Price $999.99
    Open Box:
    $879.99
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    Ampeg Heritage Series SVT-CL 2011 300W Tube Bass Amp Head
    Your Price $2,599.99
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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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