TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head

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TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head

TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head

TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head Details

TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head offers the perfect mix between weight and power, intuitive controls, TonePrint and an onboard tuner making it the must have tool for virtually any bassist. With TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head, TC Electronic is building on everything that people loved about the original BH250, by simply throwing in more of what made the amp so innovative. You get more power, more punch and more creative features without compromising with the original's ultra-lightweight design. On top of that you get a highly intelligent EQ section, and a build in tuner. And you know what that means... total tonal bliss!

TonePrint - Complete Creative Control

No longer is your creativity held back by some fixed set of build-in effects! With the innovative TonePrint technology you become the amp designer. So if you need a swirling vintage flanger and a TubeDrive for your next rock gig, or a compressor and a chorus when you play with your funk band, you simply just load them into TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head. This may sound surreal, but trust us, it's THAT easy! TonePrint means signature effects made by the most awesome bass players around, like Victor Wooten, Duff McKagan, Nathan East and many more. These TonePrints are available for free, straight from your smartphone - and with 2 switchable TonePrint slots available, you can mix and match to your heart's desire!

Art - Where Technology and Design Meet

Long gone are the days where bassists were the quiet dudes side of stage staring at their shoes pumping roots and fifths. Today's bassist is versatile, expressive, loud, and ready for his place in the spotlight. To perfectly support the needs of the lovers of low-end, TC Electronic has designed TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head to fit the needs of busy bassists on-the-go. That means a lightweight, portable design, a killer EQ section and unlimited tonal versatility through TonePrint - plus an on-board tuner. So just like you, this amp was born to rock!

Tone Is Where the Heart is

With TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head's intelligent EQ section, TC Electronic has once again placed themselves far ahead of the tone-tailoring-game. Behind the deceptively simple four dial design lies a frequency range perfectly tuned for bass. So no matter if you like your sound nice and scooped, fat and groovy or filled with high-end sparkle, TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head's tone controls will be sure to cut and boost in all the right places, leaving you sounding your best every single time!

TonePrint® Enabled - Signature Bass Effects

Bass TonePrints are free, custom-tuned effects, provided by your favorite bass players! TonePrints give you access to an effect as it is used by the artist - so you can tap directly into the TC tones used by the best bass players in the world. TC Electronic has made a TonePrint App which allows you to beam TonePrints from your phone to your TonePrint-enabled pedal or amp. Easy, fast and totally free of charge!

TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head Features

  • Built-In Tuner: TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head's ultra-precise on-board tuner is there when you need it. Itâ??s always on, so you constantly have a clear read of whether youâ??re in tune or not. And with a frequency range that supports up to six-string basses, you can be sure that your low-notes will always be in tune!
  • TonePrint - Your Vision, Your Sound: TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head features a wide range of TonePrint effects, from Chorus, Flanger, Vibrato, Octaver to TC Electronic's custom SpectraComp & BassDrive â?" and they all sound killer! TC Electronic has combined TonePrints that let you enjoy the power of two TonePrints in one!
  • Frequent Awesomeness: The intelligent EQ section is designed to cut and boost at different frequencies. Tailored specifically for bass for ultra-precise tonal shaping.
  • Balanced Output: Use the balanced output to send a signal to a PA or a sound engineer when playing live, or use it as a highâ?"quality bass preamp in the studio when recording, taking advantage of the tone controls and TonePrint features. Choose between sending a pre signal for a completely clean and direct sound or chose post to get the flavor of the amp.
  • Plug & Play: Use your iPod, phone, MP3 player or similar to jam along your favorite tracks. Just plug it into the AUX input of TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head and youâ??re ready for a rehearsal session, combining your favorite music with your favorite bass tone!
  • Late Night Jammin': If you like jamming late at night, plug in a pair of headphones for a silent session. Keep it grooving, and keep your family and neighbors happy at the same time.
  • Foot Control: You can hook up a Switch 3 pedal for complete creative control. The first switch will turn TonePrint 1 on and off, the second turns TonePrint 2 on and off, while the third will mute the amp. Glorious sonic options straight at your feet!

TC Electronic BH550 Bass Head Specifications

  • Manufacturer: TC Electronic
  • Product: BH550 Bass Head
  • Input Connector: 1/4â? jack
  • Input Impedance: 500 kOhm / 100 pF
  • Gain Range: -96 to 41 dB
  • Bass: 50 Hz @ Gain -24 to 0 dB; 80 Hz @ Gain 0 to +24 dB
  • Low Mids: 200 Hz @ Gain -24 to 0 dB; 160 Hz @ Gain 0 to +24 dB
  • High Mids: 630 Hz @ Gain -24 to 0 dB; 800 Hz @ Gain 0 to +24 dB
  • Treble: 1800 Hz @ Gain -24 to 0 dB; 4000 Hz @ Gain 0 to +24 dB
  • TonePrint (Two Slots): 0 to 10 embedded parameters for TonePrints
  • Tuner: Bass Tuner, always on
  • Tuning Range: B0 (30.87 Hz) to C4 (523.25 Hz)
  • Mute: Mutes speaker output, phones output and balanced output
  • Master level / Headphones output: Studio quality headphone amp
  • Recommended HP Impedance: 32 to 600 Ohm
  • Mains Supply: 100 to 240 V~ 50/60 Hz (200 W @ 1/8 of maximum output)
  • Power Module Rating: 550 W
  • Speaker Output: Neutrik speakOnâ"¢
  • Balanced Output: Balanced XLR, pre/post preamp
  • Balanced Output Maximum: +2 dBu
  • Bal. Output Optimal Load Impedance: 600 ohm
  • Rehearsal Input: 1/8â? jack input, fits to iPod®
  • Humidity: Maximum 90 % non-condensing
  • Dimensions: 241 x 55 x 279 mm / 11â? x 9.5â? x 2.2â?
  • Weight: 2.8 kg / 6.1 pounds
  • Finish: Brushed and anodized aluminum front plate, metal chassis

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