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Behringer Ultrabass BVT5500H Classic 550-Watt Bass Amplifier Head with VTC Tube Modeling and Voicing Selector

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The Behringer Ultrabass BVT5500H Classic 550-Watt Bass Amplifier Head was designed to give you the classic bass sound that bass players want plus the power that they need to level the house.

The Ultrabass BVT5500H amp head comes with 550 Watts of massive power. BVT stands for Behringer Virtual Tube and features the revolutionary VTC Tube Modeling technology to provide the sound and feel of a real tube amp. This bass monster impresses through loads of features such as the Voicing selector with 5 ultimate sound variations, the switchable Overdrive channel and a limiter for more volume without distortion. The unit also includes a 9-band graphic EQ as well as dedicated Bass, Mid and Treble controls-perfect for ultimate sound control.

Key Features

  • Powerful 550-Watt bass amplifier head for classic sound and performance
  • VTC Tube Modeling gives you the sound and feel of an authentic tube amp
  • Voicing selector provides you with 5 ultimate sound variations to suit your playing style
  • Switchable Overdrive channel for a more aggressive tube amplifier sound
  • Ultra-musical 9-band graphic EQ for total frequency control
  • Dedicated Bass, Mid and Treble controls for ultimate sound shaping
  • Switchable limiter for ultimate volume without distortion
  • Balanced XLR DI output for direct connection to your mixing console
  • Switchable Tuner Out works either as a tuner connection or a live monitor feed
  • Effects Loop for external effects devices (stomp boxes, rack effects, etc.)
  • Power Amp In and Preamp Out connectors allow you direct access to the power amp and a signal tap from the preamp section for even greater versatility
  • 3 speaker outputs: two 1/4" jacks and a professional speaker connector (compatible with Neutrik Speakon connectors)
  • Active, temperature-controlled cooling system for ultimate protection
  • Ultra-rugged power supply with toroidal transformer for highest power reserve
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

Technical Specs

Power Output 550 W
Inputs 1 x 1/4" Input jack
1 x 1/4" -15dB Pad Input jack
1 x 1/4" Power Amp Insert jack
1 x 1/4" Effects Loop Return jack
Outputs 2 x 1/4" Parallel Speaker Output jacks
1 x Neutrik Speakon Output jack
1 x 1/4" Preamp Output jack
1 x 1/4" Effects Loop Send jack
1 x XLR male Balanced Output jack
1 x 1/4" Tuner Output jack
Controls Front Panel Mute button
Overdrive On/Off button
Gain knob
Voicing knob
Bass knob
Mid knob
Treble knob
Effects knob
Master Volume knob
Limiter On/Off button
EQ On/Off button
9 x Graphic EQ frequency sliders
Graphic EQ Level slider
Power On/Off switch
Controls Rear Panel Ground Lift button
Pre/Post button
Effect Type Overdrive, Limiter, 9-Band Graphic EQ
Casters No
Dimensions (WxDxH) 16.1 x 13.7 x 26.8" (408.94 x 347.98 x 680.72mm)
Weight 47.9 lbs (21.73 kg)
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