Ashdown Superfly Bass Amplifier Head (2x250 Watts)

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Lightweight. Programmable. Advanced digital power amp section.

Compact Programmable Bass Amplifier
Ashdown Engineering's extraordinary new Superfly combines a sophisticated programmable bass preamplifier and a powerful 2 x 250 Watts RMS power section in a compact bass amp head that weighs in at just 10 lbs. A product of the innovative Ashdown Labs development programme, the Superfly is gifted with a powerful, authoritative sound with a strong, controlled bottom end and clear, precise highs, all courtesy of an advanced digital power amp section.

Programming the preamplifier is an intuitive and straightforward process. The user can store 69 programmes comprising of inputlevel, 7-band graphic equalisation and compression settings, and switch them via any MIDI-compatible pedal to achieve an exceptional degree of live performance control on stage. In addition, a further 30 factory settings are available.

Instrument Input Range: 100mV - 5V

Balanced DI Output (Pre/Post EQ switchable): 600 Ohms, - 20dB

Line Output: 10K Ohms, 0dB

Effects Loop: 10K Ohms, 0dB

Digital Interfaces: USB, MIDI

Programme Memories: 30 Factory, 69 User

EQ: +/- 15dB at 60Hz, 180Hz, 340Hz, 660Hz, 1.3kHz, 2.6kHz, 5kHz

Power Output: 2 x 250 Watts RMS into 4 Ohms

Weight: 10 lbs./4.5Kg

Dimensions (WxHxD): 8.7 in./220mm x 3.4 in./86mm x 14.2 in./360mm

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: +44-162-185-8800

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. (22 ratings)
Submitted July 30, 2007 by a customer from

Ashdown Superfly Bass Amp Customer Review

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars
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Very ambitious amp. Hope the matching cabs come in soon. Higher power units due too.
Strong sound, near boutique quality, maybe a little thicker.
Very interesting feature set. Need to use 4 ohm cabinets - a pair if possible - to get top volume levels.
Ease of Use
Simple to use.
Very nicely made. Some owners report hum or high-pitched whine. Hum is within acceptable levels. I do hear a whine occasionally but it goes away.
It's worth the money if you get a good unit. A steal at $279.

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