Markbass TSA 500 Bass Amp Head  

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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Equipped with both a tube and solid state preamp.

Designed in collaboration with Italian Markbass artist Faso, the TSA500 bass amp head allows you to blend a tube preamp with a solid state preamp and offers such extra features as a headphone output and an aux XLR out. It's a practical and versatile option for any bassist.

  • 300W at 8 ohms; 500W at 4 ohms
  • Blendable tube and solid stage preamp sections
  • Tuner out
  • 4-band EQ section with semi-parametric mids
  • VPF (variable preshape filter)
  • VLE (Vintage Loudspeaker Emulator)
  • Headphone out with level
  • Tuner output
  • Aux XLR out with level control and pre/post switch

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TSA 500 Bass Amp Head Specifications:

  • Input: Impedance 500 kOhm, max. voltage 10 Vpp
  • Effect Return: Impedance 22 kOhm, max. voltage 15 Vpp
  • Controls:
  • Gain (Tube Section): -80 dB to +35 dB range
  • Gain (Solid State): -45 dB to +28 dB range
  • Line Out: Level control on front panel
  • Pre/Post EQ (for both line outs): Switch on rear panel
  • Ground Lift: Switch on rear panel
  • Ground Lift (Aux Out): Switch on rear panel
  • Master Volume
  • Headphones Level
  • Foodswitch: Mute to tune
  • Equalization:
  • Low: Center frequency: 60 Hz; level: ±16 dB
  • Mid-Low (semi-parametric): Frequency 100–800Hz; level: ±16 dB
  • Mid-High (semi-parametric): Frequency 700 Hz–6 kHz; level: ±16 dB
  • High: Center frequency: 4.5 kHz; level: ±16 dB
  • VPF (Variable Pre-shape Filter): Center frequency 380 Hz (cut)
  • VLE (Vintage Loudspeaker Emulator): Max cut range 250 Hz–20 kHz
  • Output:
  • Line Out: Balanced XLR, max. voltage 25 Vpp
  • Line Out Aux: Balanced XLR, max. voltage 25 Vpp
  • Effects Send: Unbalanced, max. voltage 12 Vpp (pre-EQ)
  • Tuner Out: Unbalanced, max. voltage 25 Vpp
  • Speaker Out: Speakon, 1/4"
  • Headphone Out: 30–600 ohm, max. voltage 10 Vpp
  • Weight: 8 lb.
  • Dimensions: 14.21" W x 3.36" H x 11.9" D — 2 rack units high
  • Output power: 300W RMS @ 8 ohm, 500W RMS @ 4 ohm
  • Voltage is factory preset for the U.S.
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