UK set for Markbass 'Big Bang' -
Markbass distributor MSL Professional has announced the imminent
availability of the Italian manufacturer's new Big Bang bass amp
head in the UK. Building on the reputation that Markbass has
already established with its Little Mark heads, Big Bang now raises
the bar by taking the concept of compact size, light weight and
warm, natural sound to new levels.
Weighing in at just 2.15kg and featuring a solid state preamp
and digital power amp, Big Bang delivers 500W of power (at 4ohm)
and an impressively huge, warm tone that sets a new standard for
what can be expected from a digital amp. Several new features have
been added as a result of customer requests, including Aux Input
for connecting an iPod or MP3 player to mix with your bass sound
and a headphone output with separate level control. When headphones
are connected other outputs are automatically turned off, so you
can practise almost anywhere without disturbing anyone else.
Footswitch control of muting and EQ filters has also been added,
allowing instant access to two different EQ settings - great for
live situations. Other features carried over from Little Mark
include a 4-band EQ, effects loop, level control and pre/post EQ
switch for the XLR DI output.