Bassman® 800 Head

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Thunderous Hybrid Bass Tone

Combining the best of authentic Fender bass sound with modern power, the Bassman 800 Head is an easily portable powerhouse with flexible, thunderous tone. Designed for the ultimate bass playing experience, it offers two versatile channels, classic good looks, and ultra-musical Fender tube tones—all in a lightweight chassis (only 17 lbs.) that mates perfectly with Bassman Pro Neo speaker cabinets to create a tonal monster.

Features

  • Two-channel hybrid bass amplifier head
  • Tube preamp, solid-state power amp; 800W
  • Vintage and Overdrive preamp channels
  • XLR line output, tuner output and effects loop
  • Lightweight 17 lbs. (7.7kg)
  • Mates perfectly with Bassman Pro series Neo speaker enclosures
  • Includes footswitch for hands-free channel switching
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BASSMAN® 800 HEAD

TUBE CIRCUITRY

Simply put, there’s nothing quite like the pure, powerful sound of a Fender tube bass amplifier. The tonal richness and touch-sensitive dynamics of real tubes have given Fender amps an unmistakable voice for the past 60 years—defining the sound of musical recordings and performances you’ve heard your whole life.

OVERDRIVE CHANNEL

Huge bass tone is one thing. Huge touch-sensitive bass tone with the grittiest, most satisfying and versatile overdrive you’ve ever heard is quite another. Blend the Overdrive channel with the Vintage channel to unlock entirely new sounds.

SPEAKON® CONNECTORS

For even more secure and efficient coupling between amp head and speaker enclosure, this head is equipped with a combination speakOn and ¼" jack.

XLR LINE OUTPUT

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

EFFECTS LOOP

Use the effects loop to place outboard effects precisely in the signal chain for optimal performance via the Bassman 800 head's rear-panel effects loop with a preamp output jack and power amp input jack.

FOOTSWITCH

Enjoy hands-free switching between the Vintage and Overdrive channels at a moment’s notice with the included one-button footswitch.

Accessories
  • Footswitch
    1-Button (Channel Select), P/N: 0994052000 (Included)
Electronics
  • Wattage
    800 Watts RMS output at 4 ohms
  • Voltage
    120V
  • 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)
Hardware
  • Cabinet Material
    7-Ply 5/8" Meranti Plywood
  • Amplifier Covering
    Black Textured Vinyl
  • Grille Cloth
    Black and Silver Strand
  • Amplifier Jewel
    Red Jewel
  • Front Panel
    Black
  • Handle
    Molded Rubber "Dog Bone" Style
Miscellaneous
Speakers
  • Speakers
    N/A
  • Total Impedance
    4, 8, or 16 ohms
Tubes
  • Power Tubes
    NA
  • Preamp Tubes
    2 x 12AX7
  • Rectifier
    Solid State
Measurements
  • Amp Weight
    17 lbs (7.7 kg)
  • Amp Height
    8.6" (21.9 cm)
  • Amp Width
    22.37" (56.81 cm)
  • Amp Depth
    10.53" (26.7 cm)

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