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Essix 60 Tube Bass Amplifier

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Lancaster Essix 60

essix 60

The sounds it makes: The Essix recreates tones from vintage Ampeg SVT and V4B amps while also pulling from the Traynor YBA-1A. The amp is versatile enough to even summon a vintage checkerboard Ampeg Portaflex and rivals it in recording situations. The sounds are big, round, warm, yet articulate.

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Applications: Great for studio and live performance use. Excellent for any genre and both electric and upright basses. Its low noise and versatile tonalities make it a must for any studio session. Its power and versatility make it a great fit in any band.

Tube compliment: Pre-amp: 2x 12AX7/ECC83, 1x 12AT7, 1x ECC803. Power amp: 2x KT88. Rectifier: Extra fast silicon diodes (this is bass after all).

Wattage: 60 watts Class A/B Ultralinear

Controls: Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence, Active/Passive pickup switch, Presence boost switch.

Features: Line level out with level control. Two speaker jack outs for running two cabinets simultaneously. Adjustable impedances of 4 and 8 ohms.

Options: World voltage transformer also available (add $100 USD). True Jensen transformer XLR direct out to act as the ultimate direct box (add $200 USD).

Price: Head in cage $1749 USD.