Terrifying Tube-Driven Bass Growl from a Tiny Amp
The Orange BT1000H Terror Bass 1000 amplifier head offers a surprising 1,000 watts of power from a shoebox-sized piece of gear. You have an easy-to-use control layout with volume, bass, middle, treble, and gain knobs, an active/passive switch, an effects loop, a balanced XLR direct out, a ground lift switch to keep out the buzz, and an included padded gig bag for transport to and from your rehearsal space. This little monster brings you tube-driven vintage bass tone that works well for a wide span of musical styles and genres. The amp's pair of 12AX7 preamp tubes paired with a 1000-watt solid-state power section allow for warm, clear, and powerful output when you push the gain control to the max.
Learn more about the Orange Terror in this video:
Small Size -- Big Sound
Don't let the compact size and lightweight nature of this bass amp head fool you -- your Orange BT1000H Terror boasts quite a heavy load of power at 1,000 watts. You get a powerful, beefy amplification that cuts through and fills the room with aggressive low end rumble. Two 12AX7 preamp tubes give your signal plenty of warmth, sonic color, and articulation, whether you're going for a bright and clean sound or a creamy overdriven output.
Crafting Your Sound
To shape your bass tone, the Terror Bass 1000 gives you a straightforward no-nonsense control layout, featuring volume, bass, middle, treble, and gain controls. The three-band EQ controls give you plenty of movement in the low, middle, and high-frequency ranges, and the gain knob dials in the decibels, with 1000 watts on tap.
Effects Loop and Ground Lift Switch
Take a look on the amp head's right side, and you'll see a the extra treats Orange has included: the effects loop, XLR direct output, and ground lift switch. The ground lift switch will get your back if you're having any buzz or humming issues, while the FX loop and XLR out give the you routing flexibility you need.
- Lunchbox sized bass amp head
- 1,000 watts of power
- 12AX7 preamp tubes for warm and clear output
- Volume, bass, middle, treble, and gain controls
- Active/passive switch
- Switchable impedance of 4 ohms or 8 ohms
- One 1/4" instrument input
- Direct XLR out on side
- Left and right speakon connecting outputs
- Ground lift switch
- Effects loop on side
- Padded gig bag included
Note: The Bass Terror does not require re-biasing when replacing tubes.
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