TC Electronic BG250 Bass Combo

The BG250 Bass Combo is a lightweight amplifier with 1x15" speakers that features TC Electronic's TonePrint Technology.

 BG250

This Bass amp combines portability with advanced tone flexibility in a sturdy great looking combo amp package.

Overall look and control settings seem simple enough, that is until you get into the amps TonePrint capability. This technology gives you a flexible effect slot that you can change at any time by simply downloading TonePrints into the amp. The amp comes with the SCF Chorus TonePrint by default, you can then change it to whatever your music needs - be it compressor, distortion, overdrive, octaver, flanger and vibrato. And to make it more exciting there are effects and presets available that are made by popular bass players.

With the BG250, you can get signature tones from an expanding list of great bass players like Roscoe Beck (Of Eric Johnson and Robben Ford), Charles Cave(of White Lies), Nathan East(of Toto and Eric Clapton), Michael Shuman(of Queens of the Stoneage), Gail Ann Dorsey (of Lenny Kravitz, Seal and David Bowie), Mark King(of Level 42) and many more. And the good news is that all these signature tones are yours free of charge, turning your amp into a versatile rig.

To Load new effect types or artist-made Bass TonePrints, you just have to hook up the amp to a computer via USB, or better yet you can "beam" your presets directly from your smartphone straight into the BG250 using the cool TonePrint App for iOS and Android. Since more and more artists are joining in to create their own effect types and presets, you can be assured that your library of useful tones will always be growing.

The amp also features TubeDrive and Bass Tone controls that you can use to shape your tone. You can get just about anything, from crispy slap tones, classic funk tones and even cranked-tube-like grunge tones for rock. It comes with a practical auxiliary input and headphone output for playback and rehearsals, and it has a balanced XLR output for quick and easy recording.

This amp delivers 250 watts of power, while maintaining lightweight design measuring at just 35 lbs. As an added bonus, the amp carries with it a built-in 5-string bass tuner. To say the least, this is an impressive amp that has extended features and yet stays simple and convenient to carry around.

Check out how the BG250 Combo Bass Amp in action:

The BG250 1x15 Combo Amp is currently priced at $399.

For more information about this versatile bass amplifier, you can visit TC Electronic.

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