MarkBass sister company, DVMark, debuts at Winter NAMM 2011
(Dave Molter | Posted 2011-02-19)
Bass products manufacturer MarkBass not only celebrated its 10th anniversary at Winter NAMM 2011 in Anaheim but also launched its guitar-oriented line, DVMark.
Used by the likes of guitar icon Frank Gambale, the DVMark line includes several new guitar amps, cabs and effects that will be available in the US later in 2011. Among them are:
Triple 6 a high-gain, turbo-charged twist on the Bad Boy 120 3-channel rock head, modified for hard rock and metal styles.
Galileo 15C a compact, lightweight 15W 1x12 combo based on the popular Galileo head, which includes the circuitry from the Guitar Tube Marker distortion pedal, and Accutronics spring reverb.
Frank Gambale Combo 112 (pictured) developed with legendary guitarist Frank Gambale, this compact 1x12 combo puts out 150W of clean solid state power (250W@4 ohms) and includes a tube drive channel and Accutronics spring reverb. It weighs 11.7 kg / 25.79 lbs.
Frank Gambale Pre also developed with Frank Gambale, this one rack space solid state preamp includes three channels (clean/crunch/lead) and programmable delay, reverb, chorus and flanger effects with MIDI control. Its a great match with the G 1000 power amp.
G 1000 Power Amp a single rack space, stereo switching MOSFET power amp that serves up 500W a side at 4 ohms, 300W a side at 8 ohms, or 1000W bridged at 8 ohms. Weighs 3,8 kg / 8.38 lbs.
Mini Twelve A compact, light weight open-back 1x12 cabinet with 150W of power handling. Weighs 5,5 kg / 12.13 lbs.
Mini Twelve Bag this ingenious knapsack houses a Mini Twelve cabinet and either a Galileo 15 or Little 40 head, a great portable solution for guitarists on the go.
DVM Chorus & Delay a digital effect pedal that allows the user to combine chorus/flanger and delay effects and customize them using software for their PC or Mac computer.
Over Marker a super-cool distortion pedal with a wood and Italian leather housing. Runs on 9V or 12V, or a 9V battery.
From information on the DVMark website: www.dvmark.it.