Bassman® 500 Head

Model #: 2249600000

  • Color
    Black and Silver
  • Voltage
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Pro Bassman Sound and Style
The Bassman 500 combines Fender's world-standard "blackface" tube preamp with a lightweight 500 watt Class D power amp. Its dual-channel design uses modern technology to maximize classic technology, with classic Fender '60s "blackface" styling and a wealth of innovative features on the front and rear panels. A vintage channel that delivers the full, warm sound of classic Fender amps with passive tone stack and an overdrive channel that delivers the aggressive and responsive sound of a modern active tone stack (choose between channels with included footswitch). The Bassman 500 mates perfectly with Bassman Pro Series Neo speaker cabinets and Rumble V3 410/115 cabinets.
  • 500 watts of tube/Class-D hybrid power
  • Tube preamp
  • Lightweight design (only 17 lbs)
  • Switchable tube overdrive
  • XLR line out with ground lift, level control and pre/post EQ switch
  • Pull "Mute" for silent tuning
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Bassman® 500 Head

  • Highlights

    Overdrive channel
    Overdrive channel

    Huge bass tone is one thing. Huge bass tone with the grittiest, most viscerally satisfying and aggressive overdrive you’ve ever heard is quite another.

    Deep/bright pull switches
    Deep/bright pull switches

    For even greater tonal definition, this powerful bass head’s two "bass" control knobs double as "deep" pull switches that emphasize the low end with pronounced power and clarity, while the two "treble" control knobs double as "bright" pull switches that emphasize the high end with singing brilliance.

    XLR line output
    XLR line output

    For easy compatibility with external stage and studio performance and recording systems, this pro bass head features a rear-panel XLR line output with level control knob, ground lift switch and pre/post EQ switch.

  • Specs

    • Footswitch
      1-Button (Channel Select), P/N: 0994052000 (Included)
    • Wattage
      500 Watts at 4ohms - 350 Watts at 8–ohms
    • Voltage
    • Controls
      Vintage: Volume, Bass (Pull Deep), Mid, Treble (Pull Bright); Overdrive: Gain, Blend, Volume, Bass (Pull Deep), Mid, Frequency, Mid Level, Treble (Pull Bright); Master (Pull Mute)
    • Channels
      Two - (Vintage and Overdrive)
    • Inputs
      Two - (1/4", Input 2 operates at -6dB)
    • Line Out
      One - (XLR with Ground Lift, Level Control, and Pre/Post EQ Switch)
    • Cabinet Material
      7-Ply 5/8" Meranti Plywood
    • Amplifier Covering
      Black Textured Vinyl
    • Grille Cloth
    • Amplifier Jewel
      Red LED Jewel
    • Front Panel
    • Handle
      Molded Rubber "Dog Bone" Style
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    • Power Tubes
      Lightweight Class D Power Amp
    • Preamp Tubes
      2 x 12AX7
    • Rectifier
      Solid State
    • Amp Weight
      17 lbs (7.7 kg)
    • Amp Height
      8.6" (21.9 cm)
    • Amp Width
      22.7" (57.6 cm)
    • Amp Depth
      10.5" (26.7 cm)
  • Support