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Powered by Aguilar's coveted preamp, this limited-edition gold Tone Hammer 500 delivers warm, rich, tube-like tone in a lightweight, solid-state package. Featuring Aguilar's proprietary Drive control and a flexible three-band EQ, the Tone Hammer 500 will give players a legendary sound while fitting into the accessory pouch of most gig bags. This makes it the perfect choice for musicians on the go. This preamp delivers 500 continuous watts @ 4 ohms and 250 watts @ 8 ohms and features bass, treble and fully sweepable midrange controls. The Drive control utilizes Aguilar’s proprietary AGS circuit which adds subtle distortion and midrange punch to the sound. The Tone Hammer 500 also features a series effects loop, XLR balanced output and two rear panel speakON outputs.
Aguilar Limited-Edition Gold Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head
Aguilar Limited-Edition Gold Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head
Aguilar Limited-Edition Gold Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Nickel (Metallic), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to

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Aguilar Amplification's DB series of electronics are covered under warranty to the original owner for a period of ten years from the date of purchase against defects in materials and workmanship. AG series electronics, GS series speaker cabinets, and S series speaker cabinets are covered by the warranty for a period of 3 years. Tubes are covered by the warranty for a period of six months.

The warranty period starts from the date of purchase from an authorized Aguilar dealer. Your sales slip or purchase invoice is necessary for warranty service.

Before sending your unit to Aguilar for repair, you must receive a return authorization number from us. Contact us via phone, fax, or email ( with a description of the problem. We will then issue to you a return authorization number.

You are responsible for all shipping charges. You must ship the unit to us freight prepaid. We will return the unit to you freight collect. If the unit is being sent from outside the United States you will also be responsible for customs brokerage, if applicable. Please check with your freight forwarder for assistance.

Aguilar Amplification LLC is not responsible for shipping damage, either to or from our service center. Claims must be filed with the carrier.

The only company authorized to perform work under this warranty is Aguilar Amplification LLC of New York, NY.