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TC Electronic BH550 550W Bass Amp Head

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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 BH550 delivers 500 watts in a package that weighs only 9 lbs.TonePrint: Creativit...  Click To Read More About This Product

Available 09-14-2018 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $499.99
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Overview

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 BH550 delivers 500 watts in a package that weighs only 9 lbs.


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 BH550. 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 BH550 is a tool that will help you to define and perfect your sound and your unique approach to bass.

EQ!
With the BH550'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 BH550's tone controls will cut and boost in all the right places, leaving you sounding your best every time.

Built-In Tuner
The BH550'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.

Balanced Output
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.

Features

  • Power: 550W
  • Light and portable
  • Inspirational - TonePrint signature bass effects
  • TonePrint Enabled - two switchable TonePrint slots
  • Built-in bass tuner
  • Intelligently contoured tone controls
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TC ElectronicBH550 550W Bass Amp Head
 
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5.0

Easy buy! Great amp

By William

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Comments about TC Electronic BH550 550W Bass Amp Head:

Love it. Toneprint is pretty need, but seldom use it. Great amp!! Toneprint to 'tube type amp' setting and let it ride. Boooom! Matched it with an Ampeg 410 cabinet and sounds outstanding!!

 
5.0

Great bass amp for a tiny size!

By Jim the bass man

from New Jersey

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Lightweight
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Performances
    • Practicing

    Comments about TC Electronic BH550 550W Bass Amp Head:

    Great power from this little amp. Easy to plug and play. Awesome sound! Tone prints are pretty cool but there are only limited ones for the amp itself, more geared towards the pedals. Great price with GC discount coupon too. Should come with a case for the price.

     
    5.0

    Exactly what I had hoped for.

    By Dean

    from Leesburg, FL

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Warmth
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about TC Electronic BH550 550W Bass Amp Head:

      First Amp I have purchased without trying first. Didn't know if it would live up to all the claims I read in researching it, but it does and more. Easy to setup. I put the 1st TonePrint setting on TubeDrive, and it seriously sounds like one of the early Fender Bassman tube Amps. The only thing I would add would be a separate output volume for the speaker cabinets, but that's no big deal.

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