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Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 900v2 900W Bass Amp Head & Footswitch

Original price $1,549.99
Original price $1,549.99 - Original price $1,549.99
Original price $1,549.99
Current price $1,149.99
$1,149.99 - $1,149.99
Current price $1,149.99
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Reinventing Darkglass Electronics First Amplifier - The Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 900v2 900W Bass Amp & Footswitch

Three years ago, Darkglass Electronics released it's first amplifier; the Microtubes 900. Its unusual features and design embodied the Darkglass ethos like none of their previous products. It was an uncompromising amplifier, incredibly versatile, and unapologetically loud. Now, a thousand days after the first Microtubes 900 saw the light of day, they are proud to announce the next step in its evolution; the Microtubes 900 v2.

With enhanced durability, improved equalizer, studio-grade compression, impulse response cabinet emulation, and MIDI control, the Microtubes 900 v2 features all the options the modern, professional bassist needs in a compact, sleek, and loud format.



FRONT PANEL FEATURES:

  • Input: Use this jack to connect your instrument via a standard ’Œ---"’¥ mono cable.
  • Passive/Active: Use this push-button switch to change from passive to active mode. If your bass is active it can have a hotter signal making the amp to distort early (feel free to use if such additional distortion is desired).
  • Microtubes: Use this push button to turn on or off the Microtubes Engine to add natural compression, organic harmonic enhancement, and saturation ranging from mild overdrive to high gain bass rage. The Microtubes Engine operates before the clean section (you can therefore use the 6 Band Active EQ for additional tone shaping in addition to the Tone knob described below).
  • Compression: This knob controls the amount of dynamic compression added to the Microtubes Engine. The make up gain is adjusted automatically. The compression can be turn off or assigned using the Darkglass Suite.
  • Drive: This knob controls the amount of distortion that the Microtubes Engine will deliver. It will change from a soft warm overdrive to a massive modern distortion sound.
  • Tone: This knob controls the high harmonic content of the Microtubes Engine via a variable low pass filter: crank it up for additional attack and definition or dim it down for a smoother sound, especially handy if already running bright clean EQ setting or cabinets with tweeters.
  • Level: Use this knob to control Microtubes Engine's output volume.
  • Blend: Use this knob to mix between the Clean signal and the Distortion signal (Microtubes Engine).
  • B3K/VMT: This push-button switch selects between two overdrive voicings: B3K mode will deliver an aggressive, percussive sound while the VMT will bring up the mids for a warmer, more neutral character.
  • Gain: Use this knob to change the volume of the signal before the Active 6 Band EQ. You can set it low for ensuring the cleanest operation possible or set it higher for more aggressive growl.
  • Bass: +-12dB at 80Hz. Use this knob to change the low content of the signal.
  • Mids: +-12dB at 250, 500, 1.5K and 3Khz. This graphic eq control the mid content of the signal.
  • Treble: +-12dB at 5kHz. Use this knob to change the high content of the signal.
  • Master: Use this knob to control the overall volume of the amplifier.
  • Mute: Use this push button to mute the amplifier.

BACK PANEL FEATURES:

  • Speaker Output: Use this connector to connect the amplifier to your cabinet. This Speakon combo jack allows for either Speakon or ’Œ---" speaker cable operation. The outputs are connected in parallel. WARNING: Do not use an instrument cable with this jack. Using an instrument cable can damage your amplifier.
  • Min-Load: Press this switch when using a 2ohm load. You can use this control to lower the output if your 4ohm cabinet is not able handle more than 500W (you can also get 350W with an 8ohm cabinet in this configuration).
  • Pre Amp Out: You can use this output to connect the preamp to a different power amp.
  • Power Amp In: You can use this input to connect a different preamp in the power amp. (master volume will be disabled)
  • Ground Lift: Use this control to lift the ground of the DI XLR output. If you are experiencing ground noise in your DI signal try changing the setting of this control.
  • Pre DI Output: Use this output to send a balanced copy of your input signal to recording equipment, mixer etc. The output is latency compensated to match with the Post DI Output.
  • Post DI Output: The signal for this output is taken after the distortion, EQ and effects loop, and processed through the cabinet simulation engine. The output is latency compensated with the Pre DI Output, and not affected by the master volume.
  • USB: The USB connector allows you to use the Darkglass Suite to load different cabinet impulses or change different parameters on your

    DIMENSIONS:

    • 26.7cm  x 7cm  25.5 w (10.5in’¥ x 2.75in’¥ x 10in’¥)

    WEIGHT:

    • 2.9kg (6.39lbs)

    WARNING:

    • No user serviceable parts inside the amplifier. Do not open the amp.
    • Never use the amp at a high moisture environment or near liquids.
    • The Microtubes 900v2 can deliver more than 115 dB of power. Exposure to this level of sound can damage your hearing. Use proper hearing protection if you will be exposed.
    • The Microtubes 900v2 can deliver more than 900 Watts. Be sure that your speaker cabinet is able to deliver that power. You can reduce the output of the amp by selecting the 2ohm mode on the rear panel (by the SpeakON output jack).
    • Do not cover the vent holes. The Fan and vent holes are part of the cooling system of the amp. Covering the vent holes can damage the power amp by overheating it.
    • Don't use an instrument cable as speaker cable. An instrument cable is not designed to deliver the type of power signals sent from the amplifier to the speaker.

Manufacturer: DarkGlass Electronics
Model: M900V2
SKU: I578122-0-WHXB


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