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Fender Rumble 15 V3 Bass Combo

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Orange Crush Bass 50 Combo

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Fender Rumble 40 Bass Combo

Fender Rumble 40 Bass Combo

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Ampeg BA-112V2 1x12 Bass Combo

Ampeg BA-112V2 1x12 Bass Combo

£219.00 £279.00
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Fender Rumble 500 2x10 Bass Combo

Fender Rumble 500 2x10 Bass Combo

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Fender Rumble 100 1x12 Bass Combo

Fender Rumble 100 1x12 Bass Combo

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Ampeg PF-500 Portaflex Solid State Amp Head

Ampeg PF-500 Portaflex Solid State Amp Head

£379.00 £559.00
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Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-110 Bass Combo

Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-110 Bass Combo

£225.00 £239.00
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Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-112 Bass Combo

Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-112 Bass Combo

£365.00
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Orange Crush Bass 100 Combo Black

Orange Crush Bass 100 Combo Black

£405.00 £449.00
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Peavey MiniMEGA 1000W Bass Amp

Peavey MiniMEGA 1000W Bass Amp

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Trace Elliot ELF Bass Head

Trace Elliot ELF Bass Head

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Fender Rumble 200 1x15 Bass Combo

Fender Rumble 200 1x15 Bass Combo

£499.00 £549.00
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Ampeg SVT Micro CL Stack

Ampeg SVT Micro CL Stack

£319.00 £364.00
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Peavey MAX 300 Bass Combo Solid State Amp

Peavey MAX 300 Bass Combo Solid State Amp

£419.00
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Ampeg PF800 Solid State Amp Head

Ampeg PF800 Solid State Amp Head

£529.00 £564.00
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Ashdown Studio 15 300W 1x15 Combo Solid State Amp

Ashdown Studio 15 300W 1x15 Combo Solid State Amp

£439.00 £499.00
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Orange Crush Bass 100 1x15 Combo Solid State Bass Amp

Orange Crush Bass 100 1x15 Combo Solid State Bass Amp

£405.00 £449.00
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Ashdown Studio 12 110W Bass Combo

Ashdown Studio 12 110W Bass Combo

£369.00
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Ampeg Micro VR 200w Bass Solid State Head

Ampeg Micro VR 200w Bass Solid State Head

£269.00 £312.00
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Orange Crush Bass 50 Glenn Hughes Limited Edition Combo Solid State Amp

Orange Crush Bass 50 Glenn Hughes Limited Edition Combo Solid State Amp

£249.00 £269.00
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Laney RB3 65W 1x12 Combo Solid State Bass Amp

Laney RB3 65W 1x12 Combo Solid State Bass Amp

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Laney RB4 165W 1x15 Combo Solid State Bass Amp

Laney RB4 165W 1x15 Combo Solid State Bass Amp

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£319.00 £349.00
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Mesa Boogie Subway D-800 Compact Bass Head

Mesa Boogie Subway D-800 Compact Bass Head

£819.00 £1,215.00
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Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-210 Bass Combo

Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-210 Bass Combo

£639.00
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Darkglass Microtubes 500v2 Solid State Amp Head

Darkglass Microtubes 500v2 Solid State Amp Head

£729.00
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Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-115 Bass Combo

Ampeg Rocket Bass RB-115 Bass Combo

£499.00 £529.00
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Mark Bass Mini CMD 121 P IV 1x12 500W Bass Combo

Mark Bass Mini CMD 121 P IV 1x12 500W Bass Combo

£709.00
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Mark Bass Mini CMD 151 P IV 1x15 500W Bass Combo

Mark Bass Mini CMD 151 P IV 1x15 500W Bass Combo

£859.00
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Mark Bass CMD 102 P IV 2x10 500W Bass Combo

Mark Bass CMD 102 P IV 2x10 500W Bass Combo

£859.00
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Mark Bass CMD 121 H IV 1x12 500W Bass Combo

Mark Bass CMD 121 H IV 1x12 500W Bass Combo

£809.00
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Mark Bass CMD Ninja 102P 500W 2x10 Bass Combo

Mark Bass CMD Ninja 102P 500W 2x10 Bass Combo

£859.00
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Mark Bass Little Mark IV 300W Bass Head

Mark Bass Little Mark IV 300W Bass Head

£449.00
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Mark Bass Nano Mark 300 II 300W 4Ohm Bass Head

Mark Bass Nano Mark 300 II 300W 4Ohm Bass Head

£359.00
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Mark Bass Big Bang Head 500 Watt (Pre-Owned) #RE700097

Mark Bass Big Bang Head 500 Watt (Pre-Owned) #RE700097

£429.00
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Laney DB200-210 Digbeth 2x10 Bass Combo Amplifier

Laney DB200-210 Digbeth 2x10 Bass Combo Amplifier

£549.00
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Laney DB200H Digbeth 200W Bass Amplifier Head

Laney DB200H Digbeth 200W Bass Amplifier Head

£349.00
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Laney DB500H Digbeth 500W Bass Amplifier Head

Laney DB500H Digbeth 500W Bass Amplifier Head

£439.00 £469.00
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About Solid State Bass Amps

Lighter and more portable than old school valve amps, more and more bass players are turning to solid state bass amps. For decades bassists had accepted their lot in life: always traveling to gigs on their own because their car was only big enough for them and their amp; requiring four people to carry it in when they arrived; enduring punishing volume so that they can be heard. Well, no longer! The life of the modern bassist is much easier with solid-state amps.

Solid state amps can take the form of small heads you can slip in the front of a gig bag or a combo which often includes lightweight neodymium speakers. Aside from the portability, bassists love the sound of solid state amps. They have a more precise, immediate attack which is particularly great for funk and metal styles. Valve amps have a ‘spongier’ attack which is lovely when playing slowly. Solid state amps are better for anything fast.

Popular solid state bass amps are made by Mark Bass, Darkglass and Mesa Boogie. Fender and Orange also have great options at an affordable price - perfect for beginners or home practice.

 

Why Should I Choose a Solid State Bass Amp?

  • Extremely portable
  • Precise sound
  • Affordable price point

Frequently Asked Questions about Solid State Bass Amps

Question: What does solid-state mean?
Solid state bass amps are any amp which doesn’t use valves to amplify the signal and instead uses transistors. There is a misconception that solid state means that it is digital. This is not true, these amps are more often than not all analog, retaining all the richness and definition of your instrument.
Question: Do bassists prefer solid state amps?
Many bassists prefer solid state amps. Primarily they are popular simply because they are so much smaller and lighter than traditional valve amps. Also, they are often used by funk or metal bassists because they have a more precise, immediate attack than valve amps; delivering excellent definition to complex bass lines.