SWR Redhead Bass Combo Amp  

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2008 marks the 20th anniversary of a love affair between bassists and one of the most influential bass combo amplifiers in history — the SWR Redhead. The original Redhead was a revolution in bass guitar amplification, combining SWR's crystal-clear, full-range tube preamp with a robust solid-state power platform into a rock solid, yet easily portable 2X10 cabinet. Loaded with two state-of-the-art 10" speakers and a high frequency horn, the Redhead bass amp sounded simply phenomenal and offered unprecedented patching options designed to meet the needs of discerning bassists, whether playing live or in the studio.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary, SWR raises its own bar with the newly redesigned Redhead bass amplifier. Two custom-designed Eminence drivers and a Foster horn provide the excellent sound, while several design and feature innovations make this more than just a product face lift. It's a whole new Redhead with lots of control and I/O options to entice any bassist. Fall in love again, with SWR's Redhead Bass Combo Amp.

Features
  • 2 - 10" custom-designed 8-ohm Eminence drivers
  • One Foster horn
  • 1-channel
  • Classic SWR preamp with Aural Enhancer
  • 2 -12AX7 Preamp Tubes - (Preamp & Tube DI)
  • Front ported (slot) eliminates unwanted noise
  • All-tube studio-quality Direct Out with front-panel controls including ground lift, level pad, and mute
  • 3-band active EQ with variable midrange, pull turbo (ultra-low) and transparency (ultra-high) controls
  • SWR compressor circuit
  • Tuning Mute
  • Side-chain effects loop with Blend control
  • Single empty rack space for tuner or effects unit
Front Panel:
  • Tuning Mute
  • Internal Speaker Defeat switch
  • Tube Direct Out Mute
  • Steel reinforced front cover/tilt-back stand
  • Cabinet-mounted attenuator for Foster horn
  • Tuning mute (sliding switch)
  • 1/4" inputs (Active & Passive)
  • Gain control (with Pre Amp clip LED)
  • Aural Enhancer control
  • Bass control (with "Pull Turbo")
  • Mid-Range Level control
  • Mid-range Frequency control
  • Treble control (with "Pull Transparency")
  • Compressor control (with Compression LED)
  • Master Volume control (with Power Amp clip LED)
  • Tube DI Line/Direct (sliding switch)
  • Tube DI Mute/Line (sliding switch)
  • Tube DI Ground Lift (sliding switch)
  • Tube DI Pad control
  • 1/4" Headphone jack
  • Effects Blend control
  • Internal Speaker On/Off (rocker switch)
  • Power On/Off (rocker switch)
Back Panel:
  • AC power outlet (120V version only)
  • AC power input
  • 1/4" internal speaker jack
  • Speakon & 1/4" external speaker jacks
  • 1/4" Tuner Out jack
  • Effects Loop (1/4" Send/Return)
  • Tube DI Outputs (XLR & 1/4")
  • 5/8" 7-ply, maple or birch plywood construction with waterproof glue
  • All joints Dado and Rabbet, glued and nailed
  • Extremely heavy bracing
  • Black carpeting with stack lock corners and chrome stamped steel vibration-free grille
  • Protective steel-reinforced front cover (doubles as tilt-back stand)
  • Removable casters
  • Cooling fan
  • 5-year transferable limited electronic warranty

A classic redux. Get your Redhead today and see why it's survived in an ever-changing world. Order today!

 

Redhead Bass Combo Amp Specifications:

  • Weight: 95 lbs. (with cover)
  • Dimensions: 22.5"W x 21.25" x 16"D (16.75" with the front cover attached)
  • Power Handling: 400W (internal @ 4 ohms), 650 watts (@ 2 ohms with 4 ohm extension speaker)
  • Tube Complement: Two 12AX7 (Preamp & Tube DI)
  • Input Impedance:
  • Passive: 1MOhm
  • Active: 130kOhm
  • Effects Return: 10kOhm
  • Output impedance:
  • Effects Send: 220 ohms
  • Tuner send: 220 ohms
  • Tube DI line out: 600 ohms
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: -74 dB (<10 milivolts typical)
  • Crossover: Third order, 6db rolloff, 18db butterworth high pass 4KHz turnover
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