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Originally developed to deliver classic Ashdown tone to bass players who dont require the sophisticated tone shaping and connectivity of its high-end ABM systems, Ashdown's affordable MAG range is expanding with the launch of three new bass combos at Winter NAMM.
The MAG C210T-400 combo features 2-inch x 10-inch Ashdown BlueLine speakers with an additional HF horn to handle high frequencies. The MAG C410T-400 combo is a 4-inch x 10-inch horn configuration and the MAG C115-400 combo uses a single 15-inch driver.
Central to all three combos is a massive 400-watts RMS power section with intelligent fan cooling and "Soft Start" relay power switching. Preamp facilities include high- and low- gain instrument inputs, five-band rotary EQ, deep and bright switches, VU input level metering and the famous Ashdown sub-harmonizer.
"The MAG combos have always been big on value," comments Ashdown's Mark Gooday. "Now the MAG combos are also big on power. These amplifiers are ideal for the busy semi-pro player who needs a solid tone and plenty of power."
Cabinets are made from high-quality plywood with a tough carpet covering and kick-proof steel grilles. The amplifier chassis is constructed from light yet strong, heat- dissipating magnesium alloy to provide "roadie-free" portability.