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

    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

    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

    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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