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Get True GK Performance in a Featherweight Package - The Gallien-Krueger MB 500 Bass Amp Head
Gallien-Kruger's MB Series Heads offer optimum performance while remaining light weight and small enough to fit in the pouch of an average gig bag. All heads feature aluminum enclosures, digital power supplies and power amplifiers as well as unique signal management circuitry, allowing them to deliver high volume while retaining punch and dynamics. Available models range from 200 watts to 800 watts and are available with a variety of solid state, all tube and discrete F.E.T. preamps.
With its switch mode power supply and Aluminum chassis, the MB 500 weighs in at only 3.75 lbs (1.7kg).
DUAL CHANNEL FLEXIBILITY
Foot switchable channel switching for on the fly volume boost or additional grind.
ULTRA PORTABLE POWER
Drops into your gig bag for effortless transport to travel dates, rehearsals and enough power for moderate size venues.
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 â€œChain Outâ€ to drive GKâ€™s MBP powered cabinets. Two twist lock speaker connectors ensure reliable and safe cabinet connections.
VARIABLE Q EQUALIZER
Inherited from the 800RB, this unique design varies the EQ bandwidth to retain a musical response even at extreme settings.
HIGH TECH POWER
Switch mode power amp and supply deliver a crushing 500 Watts of cool running power.
A temperature controlled fan keeps the amplifier cool delivering only the required amount of air, reducing noise and dust intake.
Thoughtful handle design protects the front panel controls. Internal sensing circuitry will indicate problems on the power switch ring. Blue is good!
- Feather Weight
- Dual Channel Flexibility
- Ultra Portable Power
- Enhanced Connectivity
- Variable Q Equalizer
- High Tech Switch Mode Power Amp
- Intelligent Cooling
- 350W @ 8 Ohms
- 500W @ 4 Ohms
- Maximum Input Level: 0.6V Rms
- With -10dB pad: 1.6V Rms
- Input Impedance: 1M Ohms
- Send Output Impedance: 220 Ohms
- Return Input Impedance: 50K Ohms
- Tuner Output Impedance: 10K Ohms
- Direct Output Impedance: 500 Ohms
- Bass: +/-10dB @ 60Hz
- Lo-Mid: +6dB/-10dB @ 250Hz
- Hi-Mid: +6dB/-10dB @ 1KHz
- Treble: +/-14dB @ 7KHz
- Contour: +2dB @ 50Hz/ -10dB @ 500Hz/ +3dB @ 7 KHz
-90 dB reference to 500W/350W, "A" Weighted
- Variable Speed Fan
- Full short circuit, thermal and RF protection.
- Stable into reactive and mismatch loads.
- Five second muted warm-up.
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
Listing ID: NA76445
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