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Hartke HA5500C Bass Amplifier Head (500 Watts)

The Hartke HA5500C offers classic bass tone. With vintage blackface aesthetics and a 10-band EQ, the HA5500C looks and sounds great. (8) Read 4 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Delivering a winning combination of tone and power, Hartke's HA5500C is the choice of professional bass players and a best-selling bass head. Featuring Hartke's classic dual preamp design, dual EQs, and a ballsy 500-watt RMS power section (@ 4 ohms/mono), the HA5500C is the centerpiece of the Hartke Professional bass amp lineup.

Dual-Preamp Design

Hartke's design combines independent tube and solid-state preamps, each with volume controls for mixing the warm tone of the tube with the clear piano-like tone of the solid-state pre. Front-panel controls feature both active and passive 1/4" inputs, a super-smooth compressor with a clip light and a Threshold control, 10-band graphic EQ with lighted sliders, bass and treble contour controls, and Master Volume control. The rear panel provides a studio-quality XLR balanced direct out (with ground lift and pre/post EQ switch), and an effects loop with Blend control. The 2-rack space ready design includes handles and corner protectors.

Tone-Shaping Power

The Hartke HA5500C delivers virtually unlimited tone-shaping and plenty of power for maximum headroom in any playing situation. The HA5500C selectable tube and solid-state preamps provide a rainbow of tone colors. Pinpoint equalization, tone control and compression let you fine-tune each sound. The HA5500C is built to handle rugged, working-musician conditions. This amp is known for the clean, high-impact sound that put Hartke on the map.

Features:

- 500 Watts at 4 Ohms
- Selectable Tube & Solid-State Preamps
- Rotary Bass & Treble Contour Controls
- 10-Band Graphic EQ
- Adjustable Compression
- Balanced XLR Out
- Effects Send & Return
- Bipolar Design
- Passive/Active Input Jack
- Rack-Mountable 2U Space (13 inches Deep)

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Specifications
- Rated Output Power: 500 watts @ 4 ohms
- Total Harmonic Distortion: Less than 0.5%
- Signal To Noise Ratio: Approx. 78 dBm

Input Sensitivity:
- Passive Input: 100 k Ohms 20 mv
- Active Input: 100 k Ohms 60 mv

Equalizer:
- Contour Low Pass: +/-18 dB @ 100 Hz
- Contour High Pass: +/-18 dB @ 10 kHz
- Ten-Band Graphic: +/-15 dB, center detented @ 30 Hz, 64 Hz, 125 Hz, 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz, 3 kHz, 5 kHz, 8 kHz

- Compression Ratio: 2:1 to infinity
- Send Output Level: 0 dBM
- Return Input Level: 0 dBM
- Dimensions: 2U Space (13 inches deep)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 30 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 21 x 17 x 15 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 631-784-2200
Customer Reviews
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Sound: Let me tell you!! This AMP is outstanding. AMPEG don't have anything on this. If VICTOR WOOTEN is using Hartke, that should tell you something. I got the Hartke 410 XL cabinet to. With the Hartke 5500 and the 410 XL, people at my Church turn heads when they hear the bottoms this amp puts out and the highs are GREAT!! Having a Ibanez 5 string Bass also plays it part. I LOVE IT.... Feature: I enjoy the having the EQ's on it and the A&B Compressions. Ease of Use: It took a little time to get it tune to my style of play, but once I got it there it is awesome!! Quality: Vrey well built. I take care of my equipment, but when I am playing I don't have time for AMPS to over heat and shut off, like I have seen some of Pevey stuff do at time when playing for hours straight in a concert. But this Hartke sticks out of te crowd. I once played in 3 church serivces back to back to back never shutting my AMP off. It seem like the more I played the more the Hartke Amp was asking for more.
Style of Music: Christian/Gospel
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Overall: I have had this amp head for 3 years now. I have the Hartke 410 XL and this combo sounds great. When I travel with this setup people ask me where did get you this. This amp has perform GREAT!!!
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