Gallien Krueger amps might not be the first name you think of when you think bass but you might be surprised how many of your favourite bands have a GK locking down the low end of their sound. Flea uses them, Duff McKagen is on their artist list and Jazz legend Dave Holland has one to amplify his double bass. A quick look at the sheer variety of artists will give you a clue as to how versatile these amps are.
· Power: 800 Watt
· Weight 5.5lbs
· Preamp 12AX7 300V PLATE
With its switch mode power supply and Aluminum chassis, the MB Fusion 800 weighs in at only 5.5 lbs. (2.5kg)
Illuminated knobs and switches show the amplifier's state at a glance, even on the darkest stages.
Push-push knobs are used to select multiple voicing, channel and limiter options, the knob indicator color indicates the operation mode.
Three 12AX7 tubes deliver the perfect blend of classic response and the timeless 'Variable Q' equalizer design from the 800RB.
Balanced DI with Pre/Post and Ground Lift switches to feed the house, Foot Switch Jack, Tuner output, FX Loop for connecting outboard accessories, Headphone Output for silent practice, Line Out plus “Chain Out” to drive GK’s MBP powered cabinets. Two twist lock speaker connectors ensure reliable and safe cabinet connections.
The signal path for gain, EQ, contour and the DI are 100% tube driven, achieving clasic tube performance with 300V plates.
Inherited from the 800RB, this unique tube design varies the EQ bandwidth to retain a musical response even at extreme settings.
Switch mode power amp and supply deliver a crushing 800 Watts of cool running power. Temperature controlled fans keep the amplifier cool delivering only the required amount of air, reducing noise and dust intake. It’s even got internal circuitry that indicates problems on the power switch ring. Blue is good!