Hartke HA 5500 500W hybrid bass head

£20.00 plus VAT per day

The Hartke HA 5500 bass amplifier is a compact and lightweight bass amp with plenty of power. To create the 5500 bass amplifier Hartke took all the features of the classic Hartke 3500 then added a 500 Watt power plant and built it into a new vintage-style cabinet.

Description

The Hartke HA 5500 bass amplifier is a compact and lightweight bass amp with plenty of power. To create the 5500 bass amplifier Hartke took all the features of the classic Hartke 3500 then added a 500 Watt power plant and built it into a new vintage-style cabinet.

Found on stages all over the world, the Hartke HA5500 bass amplifier is back in classic black. Yet, it retains all the same rock-solid performance and features as the original that have made it one of the most popular bass amplifiers of all time.

The HA5500’s unique circuitry ensures that every nuance of your bass performance is faithfully reproduced. Featuring two pre-amp input knobs for custom blending of tube and solid state tone and a ten-band graphic EQ, the HA5500 is ideal for the player who wants plenty of power and control.

But we don’t stop there. A dedicated preset button allows you to set a equalisation curve and two fully adjustable contour knobs provide even more shaping of your distinctive sound. A built-in compressor adds real “punch” to your bass sound, and also allows you to smooth out volume differences between notes.Rugged construction and professional features make the HA5500 totally road-worthy.

Two independent inputs accommodate both passive and active bass guitars.

LEDs show you the settings of the graphic equaliser in low-light environments as well as a two-colour LED that continuously shows the status of the compression circuitry in response to your playing.

Electronically balanced direct output provides routing signal to professional mixing consoles for both live performance and recording environments.

A ground lift switch helps prevent hum or buzz from entering the signal, and a pre/post switch allows the direct signal to be derived either before or after the amp EQ section.

With all the features you need for complete tonal control, along with ample power and rugged design, the HA5500 will ensure complete bass euphoria no matter what kind of music you play.

Features
500 Watts of power at 4 ohms
Tube and solid state preamp sections
Passive and active input sections
Bass, treble, and contour controls
10-band graphic EQ
Variable compression
XLR direct out
Effects loop
Vintage-style cabinet enclosure