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Ampeg SVT-8PRO Bass Amplifier Head (2500 Watts)

Dial in classic bass tones at any volume with the SVT-8 Pro amplifier head's SVPCL preamp, speaker emulation circuitry, and 2500-Watt solid-state power amp. (4) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

When only the best will do, turn to the SVT8PRO for ultimate power and massive Ampeg tone. The SVT8PRO combines the vintage SVPCL preamp with a 2500-Watt Solid-State power amp for Earth-shaking bass that just won't quit. Loaded with professional features throughout, the SVT8PRO was designed for the most demanding player and the most demanding of gigs.

An outstanding feature, unique to the SVT8PRO, is its speaker emulation circuitry, which allows players to dial in classic SVT overdriven tones at any volume level. This means you can get all the crunch and grind of an SVT pushed to the limit, but at a volume level that won't set off local seismic detectors.

Ampeg's 5-position Ultra Low selector gives you low frequency tone-sculpting capability like never before. From the fattest low-end to tight, highly articulated punch, the choice is yours. And the built-in DI can patch you right into the front of house, although you probably won't need it! Bottom line: SVT tone at concert volume levels, in a lightweight 23-pound package.

Features
Tube Preamp, Solid-State Power Amp

2500-Watts RMS @ 2 ohms, 1300-Watts RMS @ 4 ohms

Power Amp Emulation Circuit

Effects loop

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Ampeg products.
Preamp: Tube (2 x 12AX7, 1 x 12AU7)

Power Amp: Solid-State

RMS Power Output: 2500-Watts @ 2 ohms

RMS Power Output: 1300-Watts @ 4 ohms

RMS Power Output: 800-Watts @ 8 ohms

Tone Controls: Bass, Mid, Treble

Mid Tone Control: 5-Position

Ultra Low/High: Yes - 5-Position Ultra Low

Balanced Line Out: Yes (Transformer)

Effects Loop: Yes

Preamp Out/Power Amp In: Yes

Other: Power Amp Emulation Circuit, Mute Button

Dimensions (W x H x D): 19 x 3.5 x 14"

Weight: 23 pounds
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 866-858-5832
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (4 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Best of the tube pre-amps"
Overall: This is actually the SVT-VR preamp which has the better Midrange boost to give that overdriven growl that you get from the original Blue-line Series SVT head. They've added 2 more tone controls. I used to have the all-tube version, but it was just heavy to carry around, and the power stage would over-heat after a couple of hours. This caused saturation of the tubes and the output would go down. Then you couldn't even hear what note you were playing. I always wanted to replace it with solid-state power amps.
Style of Music: Heavy Metal, Jazz, Blues Rock
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