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Carvin BX500 500w Bass Amp Head

The BX500 is a sleek bass head with easy to read instrument knobs offering an array of features - 3 EQ sections, 12AX7 tube, high power and an ultralight 5.8 lbs chassis


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Carvin BX500 500w Bass Amp Head

The BX500 is a sleek bass head with easy to read instrument knobs offering an array of features - 3 EQ sections, 12AX7 tube, high power and an ultralight 5.8 lbs chassis. Beneath the sharply dressed exterior, the BX500 has unsurpassed versatility, great power and useful features to help you get any sound you want. It's light weight, premium features and rugged construction will make the BX500 an indespensible part of your rig for years to come.


Output Power: 8 Ohms: 300wRMS, 4 Ohms: 500wRMS, 2 Ohms: limited at 500wRMS
8 ohms Dynamic Peak: 600w
4 ohms Dynamic Peak: 1000w
Input Impedance: >200Kohms
Output Mode: High Efficiency CLASS D technology
Power Supply: High Efficiency High Frequency switching
Frequency Response: +/- 1 dB 10 Hz - 20 kHz - THD: 0.1% @ 50% output
1% 20-20 kHz @ 90% output
Damping Factor: >300
Preamp: 3 stage CLASS A
Passive/Active Input: 10 dB gain switch - accommodates all basses
Preamp Tube: 12AX7 switchable in/out
Bass/Treble: +/-12 dB at 60 Hz and +/-12 dB at 8kHz
Contour control: Flat to -15 dB at 500 Hz
1 Low Mid Parametric: +/- 12 dB sweepable 50 to 500 Hz
2 Hi Mid Parametric: +/- 12 dB sweepable 200 to 2kHz
Graphic Equalizer: 9 band +/- 10 dB @ 50,80,125,250,500,800,1.3k,2.6k,5k
Compressor/Limiter: up to 3:1 compression ratio. convenient one knob control
Direct Out: -50 to +4 dBu adjustable, DC isolated XLR output
Effects Loop: -10dBV, buffered
Soft Start: gradually turns on the amp to prevent surges
Speaker Protection: protection circuit immediately disconnects your speakers
Over-Current: protected, Under-Voltage protected, Thermal protected
AC Voltage Input: 90-250V, 50-60 Hz
Rack Mount: optional 2U faceplate BX500RP
Dimensions: 71mm (2.8") high, 230mm (9") deep, 356mm (14") wide
Net Weight: 2.3 kg (5.0 lbs)
Made in San Diego, CA. USA

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