MarkBass rolls out new products for 2011
(Dave Molter | Posted 2011-02-19)
Known for their hi-fi sound, cutting-edge modular technology and unique black-and-yellow color scheme, MarkBass has announced several new products to be premiered in 2011. The Italy-based company also celebrated its 10th anniversary at Winter NAMM 2011 in Anaheim.
TTE 500 – A “modern vintage” head with a tube preamp, tube compressor, colour EQ filter (tube-driven VLE) and a special new TTE (Tube Technology Emulator) analog power amp that is designed to sound like a tube power amp. This classy looking head puts out 500W at 4 ohms and weighs 5.1 kg / 11.24 lbs.
Micromark 801 – a slightly larger version of the Micromark, which features an 8” speaker and a bass port. It’s a louder, fuller-sounding upgrade, with 50W of power. It weighs 5,2 kg / 11.46 lbs.
MB 1000 – a single rack space stereo power amp that puts out 500W a side at 4 ohms, 300W a side at 8 ohms, or 1000W bridged into 8 ohms.
Ground Stereo Pre – the Alain Caron signature model stereo preamp, which takes the form of a foot pedal, with a wide array of inputs and outputs including a stereo effects loop, stereo balanced DI outputs, aux in and headphone output.
BAS 121 Lite – the Alain Caron signature powered speaker cabinet, which sends an impressive 800W to a 12” woofer and 200W to a 1.25” compression driver. Weighs 16,8 kg / 37 lbs.
Bass Tube Marker – a compact bass distortion pedal that runs on 9V or 12V or a 9V battery.
Markbass MB Octaver – a compact analog octave pedal with separate control for the dry signal, octave down and two octaves down. Runs on 9V or 12V or a 9V battery.
MoMark MVVL-HE - a master module for the MoMark modular amp system, that completes the High End series with gold connectors and top-quality components.
From information on the MarkBass website: www.markbass.it.