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20-Watt, 1x8 Bass Combo Amplifier
This bass guitar amplifier features a 20-watt amplifier and an 8-inch driver. It reproduces frequencies from 70 Hz ~ 10 KHz with a total harmonic distortion of 0.5% (typical). It also has a built-in, always active compressor.
It features two 1/4" inputs, with separate volume controls for each input, making it perfect for cramped practice rooms or for instruction. It features a 4-band EQ, with the bass EQ centered at 100 Hz, two mid-range EQs at 600 Hz and 2 KHz, and a treble EQ at 6 KHz. It features a 1/4" line output with an impedance of 1 kilohm, for directing the output signal to a mixer, recorder, or another amp.
|Rated Power (10% distortion)||20 watts into 4 ohms|
|Rated Power (1% distortion)||15 watts into 4 ohms|
|Frequency Response||70 Hz ~ 10 kHz|
|Total Harmonic Distortion||0.5% (typical)|
|Hum and Noise||-75dB below rated power|
|Input Impedance||50 kilohms|
|Power Consumption||40 watts maximum|
|Maximum Input Level||5 Vrms|
|Maximum Gain||40dB EQ centered, level max|
|Dimensions||13.4" x 15.0" x 6.9" (340 x 380 x 175 mm)|
|Weight||16.5 lbs. (7.5 kg)|
- User's Manual (Dec 12, 2013)
Questions and Answers
PROS: the price
CONS: cuts out if you do any slap bass or play above a certain volume.
Quality build.. For the price, can't be beat.. Very satisfied
PROS: clean sound
2 inputs / outputs
Good volume/ tone controls
CONS: None really
However, in my time using it, I tried to play it out pretty loud and aggressively to see if it would have the problems some other users stated, and I did not. It is pretty good sound quality for the price. In fact, for $44 or less, you're not going to beat the sound. It sounds like my $110 amp easily.
I run a drum machine through one input and a bass through the other which makes it nice for practicing. Very portable.
I am very happy with this amp.
PROS: Sounds great
Easy to carry around
CONS: More of a personal taste issue. The amp is covered in a felt material.
Also, I just have to say that Monoprice customer service is fantastic. They responded quickly and are eager to fix any issues. I was having some problems with the amp cutting out and they did their best to help me out and were up for replacing it until I figured out it was my bass problem. (crummy battery driving the active pups.) DOI!!!!
PROS: Small. Cheap. Great Starter Amp. Portable. Sounds pretty good.
CONS: Amp gets overdriven easily.
1 year ago
PROS: Inexpensive, dual inputs and volume controls, thick felt covering, weight is nice but not too light.
CONS: The headphone jack is 1/4", I wish they had put in a 1/8" jack so we didn't have to purchase an adapter.
7 months ago
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