Gallien Krueger MB500 Bundle

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Power 500 W
Equalizer 4-Band
Compressor No
Limiter No
Effects unit No
External effect loops Yes
Speaker Connector Speakon
Headphone Output Yes
DI Output Yes
Tuner Out Yes
Rack mount No
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Powerful travel amp with an ingenious basic sound

Wunderduck, 24.05.2012
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I bought the MB500, since I had only briefly the "small" MB200 had. This already impressed me very impressed with a drum workshop, as he was always able to keep up with the dynamism of my three hours of collaboration on the bass, despite the pocket price and supposedly "weak" power amplifier (200W / 4Ohm).

The small MB200 differs only in size, slimed equipment and lower output power of the MB500, but also expresses really rhythm-capable. Since I felt like this sound, but generally more output performance is soothing, I exchanged the MB200 against the MB500.

The MB500 is a powerful mid-class class D-Amp in my equipment park, because I have already passed all "Reiseamps" and I subjectively at each of the mostly outrageously expensive devices always life a decisive "feature" Disturbed

The MB500 is rugged in design compared to the products of other Class-D manufacturers and always sounds very bass-friendly, because it already pushes all tone controls almost endlessly and extremely stable - and he does it fast and dynamically clean. My choice for fun, soul and gospel, but also fusion and jazz.

-compact, powerful sound with everything my heart desires
-perfect dynamic thanks a pleasantly high output power
-class processing despite the really excellent price
- included foot switch incl. 4m cable for the boost channel
-3 year warranty on Thomann, the German importer

- I would like a suitable bag in the offer of the manufacturer, which I also like to pay extra! As shown in Fig.

Conclusion. GK is rebuilding its classic ambition to build low-cost, yet fully professional amps, even in the travel amp sector. Dreamlike.
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What I've always been looking for!

slkane, 11.02.2010
Aslo this top part is the hammer! I use it with the following other components: GK Neo 2x12 (comes later also the GK Neo 2x10er), BBE BMax Preamp, Spectorbass (among others).
With my preamp I go naturally into the "Return" of the MB2-500 pure and thus not the pre-stage of the top (which is also very good).

The genre is Metalcore. The "little" has zero problems to get through (2 guitars, doublebass / blastbeat etc. ^^). Also the "2-channel possibility" knows to please. You have to adjust for the sound design (preamp), but this is GK-typical and actually no problem.

The weight and the one height unit are a dream. The amp is barely warm and the fan does not go even after long rehearsals (and no, it is not broken :-) Who likes the sound of GK and is a good box (or 2) to get and / or , Hope I could help with the decision ^ ^
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