Acoustic Unveils Classic Series Bass Combos

The Classic Series debuts with three feature-packed amps: the B25C, B50C, and B100C.

Thousand Oaks, CA (July 12, 2018) -- Acoustic Amplifiers' new Classic Series bass combo amplifiers deliver amazing performance and tone in a compact design that pays homage to tried-and-true Acoustic amps from decades past. The Classic Series debuts with three feature-packed amps: the B25C, B50C, and B100C bass combo amps.

A great choice for the bass player who needs enough power for home practice and rehearsal without compromising on tone, the 25-watt Acoustic B25C features an 8-inch, custom-voiced, ferrite speaker and a tilt-back cabinet design that ensures you and your bandmates can hear your performances, even at low volumes. The re-designed three-band EQ, Shape Switch, and adjustable Overdrive circuit with Blend control along with lots of clean headroom enable a wide variety of tones, making the B25C well suited for many musical genres and styles. The 1/8-inch headphone output is ideal for private practice, and a 1/8-inch Aux In allows you to connect external music devices for convenient play-along and practice.

The Acoustic B50C boasts a 10-inch, custom-voiced, ferrite speaker and packs 50 watts of clean bass power, making it a terrific grab 'n' go bass amp for small-venue performances, as well as rehearsals and personal practice. Like all of the Classic Series Combos, it features a tilt-back cabinet design for practice and onstage monitoring and an adjustable Overdrive circuit with Blend control, enabling precise drive control, from subtle to snarling. Its re-designed four-band EQ provides plenty of tone-sculpting possibilities, as does a Shape switch for quick and easy tone adjustments on the fly. Like the B25C, the B50C provides an 1/8-inch headphone output and an 1/8-inch Aux In for external devices.

With 100W of clean power driving a 12-inch, custom-voiced, ferrite speaker, the Acoustic B100C is a versatile performance amp, while its tilt-back cabinet design enables precise personal monitoring for practice and rehearsal. The B100C offers an extensive set of tone-sculpting features, including an adjustable Overdrive circuit with Blend control and a re-designed four-band EQ with a Frequency Notch control for precise adjustment of mid-band frequencies. In addition to an 1/8-inch headphone output and an 1/8-inch Aux In for external devices, the B100C provides such pro features as an effects loop, a full featured XLR direct out with pre/post EQ switch and level control for feeding outboard mixers and PAs, and a ground-lift circuit.

In addition to the combo amps, Acoustic's Classic Series also debuts the new B115C 1x15" bass cabinet, delivering the smooth, classic Acoustic sound with plenty of low-end punch. Featuring a 15-inch, custom-designed, traditional ferrite speaker and a defeatable high-frequency horn driver in a rear ported cabinet, the B115C handles 350 watts into 8 ohms. Its tough, high-quality, plywood cabinet enhances tone for an impact that is felt onstage and the caster-ready sockets and convenient, spring-loaded side handles are designed for easy transporting. The B115C sports a single Speakon-style input jack and parallel ¼-inch speaker jacks that enable running multiple cabinets from a single head. The B115C joins the B410C Classic 4x10" cab, debuted last year, to complete the Classic Series.

Acoustic's Classic Series bass combos and bass cabinets are available at Guitar Center, Musician's Friend, Music and Arts, and Woodwind & Brasswind.

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