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Carvin Introduces BX250 Micro Bass Head

San Diego, CA (January 15, 2011) -- Carvin unveils the BX250 Micro Bass head. This 250 watt amp offers freedom from heavy heads and big chassis. As a full featured

San Diego, CA (January 15, 2011) -- Carvin unveils the BX250 Micro Bass head. This 250 watt amp offers freedom from heavy heads and big chassis. As a full featured head, you have 3 different EQ’s, which include 2 parametric mid-band filters, bass and treble controls, and a contour control offering more tone adjustments than you can imagine. Other features include a precision one-knob compressor to hold your peaks and a DI control with XLR output that’s switchable pre or post EQ. The mute and active/passive pickup switches are another plus. The tuner/phone output allows you to hit the mute for silent on-stage tuning or practice with headphones.

The BX250 produces 200 watts at 8 ohms and 250 watts at 4 ohms, providing plenty of headroom for clean output from its cool running Class D design.

Carvin also offers new compact bass systems based on the BX250 head. These BX250 systems are available with our popular BR Series 2 X 10 cabinets, with or without Neodymium drivers; and with our professional BRx Neodymium 2 X 10 cabinet. Big sound in a small package that won't break your back or your budget is what the BX250 systems are all about.


  • Output Power: 2 cabinets 8 Ohms: 250wRMS; 1 cabinet 4 Ohms: 200wRMS
  • Input Impedance: >200Kohms
  • Output Mode: High Efficiency CLASS D technology
  • Power Supply: High Efficiency High Frequency switching
  • Frequency Response: +/- 1 dB 10 Hz - 20 kHz - THD: 0.1% @ 50% output
  • 1% 20-20 kHz @ 90% output
  • Damping Factor: >300
  • Preamp: 3 stage CLASS A
  • Passive/Active Input: 10 dB gain switch - accommodates all basses
  • Preamp Tube: 12AX7 switchable in/out
  • Bass/Treble: +/-12 dB at 60 Hz and +/-12 dB at 8kHz
  • Contour control: Flat to -15 dB at 500 Hz
  • 1 Low Mid Parametric: +/- 12 dB sweepable 50 to 500 Hz
  • 2 Hi Mid Parametric: +/- 12 dB sweepable 200 to 2kHz
  • Compressor/Limiter: up to 3:1 compression ratio. convenient one knob control
  • Direct Out: -50 to +4 dBu adjustable, DC isolated XLR output
  • AC Voltage Input: 90-250V, 50-60 Hz
  • Dimensions: 3.7" high, 7.15" deep, 10" wide
  • Net Weight: 3.2 lbs

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