Harley Benton HB-20B

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Great for a beginner
Ray97, 07.04.2019
I got this together with the JB-20 as my first bass rig as a guitarist looking to explore the lower register.
This is a pretty good amp for a beginner. The sound is decent (and I think in my case a little bit held back by the pickups in my guitar). I was surprised to find that when used with a normal guitar, it produces a nice round and warm jazzy tone. The headphone output and aux in options as well as the built in compressor are a nice addition.
Two things that bug me about the amp are that
1) the eco mode (which can't be disabled as far as I know) demands a signal from the instrument input to turn on and will turn off after 30 minutes without a signal. This makes it less viable to use as a speaker for just the aux in.
2) the speaker pops loudly when turning off the power making it necessary to turn down the volume every time.

Overall, it's a great little amp for practice and beginners and I'm sure it'll last me a good while until I maybe decide to get more serious with bass.
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Mr.ClassicT, 20.02.2019
For this price you can't really go wrong, It's cheap and sounds excellent. It has the basic features with also a 3.5mm aux in- and output, which makes it even better. Plenty of volume for practicing at home!
The buildquality is also amazing, it is solid and well built, which means you don't have to worry too much while transporting it.

Overall a very nice and budget friendly amp!
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Great small amp
Phillip W, 21.10.2018
I use the amp mostly in church but have also used it outside (during the summer!). It came with the bass guitar which I'm getting to grips with but works equally well with my new Roland keyboard, too.
My only con is that it can take nearly a minute from switching on to being ready to work.
Other than that, great.
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