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Fender Bassman 500 Bass Amp Head:

The Fender Bassman 500 Bass Amp Head is one of Fenders most sought after bass amplifier heads among serious bassists around the world as it provides advanced versatility and substantial power not achievable on other amps. Designed with live shows in mind the Bassman 500 embodies the traditional fender look whilst its dual channel design, versatile channel controls and powerful 500 watt output delivers a modern, high impact and punchy tonality.

Incorperating a dual-channel design the Fender Bassman 500 offers a variety of tonal capabilities. With the vintage channel providing a full, warm sound of classic Fender amps with a passive tone stack the Bassman 500 also features a powerful overdrive channel that delivers the aggressive and responsive sound of a modern active tone stack. Also including a vintage stlye footswitch the Bassman is perfect for dynamic players who require different and contrasting tones.

To hear the Bassman 500 tone as it was meant to be heard, the Bassman 500 matches perfectly with Bassman Pro Series Neo speaker cabinets and Rumble V3 410/115 cabinets allowing you to hear the sensational Bassman 500 tone as it was meant to be heard!


  • 500 Watt Tube Hybrid Bass Amplifier Head
  • Tube and Solid State Operation Modes
  • Both Vintage and Overdrive Channels
  • Dual 1/4" Jack Instrument Inputs
  • 3-Band Equalization 
  • Speaker Outputs and XLR Output 
  • Silent Record Mode (Internal Power Soak Captures the Signal Post-Power Amp)
  • Fender Automatic Bias for output tube monitoring 
  • Includes Vintage Style Footswitch



  • Type: Tube / Solid State (Hybrid)
  • Channels: 2
  • Output Power: 500 Watts
  • Preamp Tubes: Groove Tubes ( 2 x 12AX7)
  • Power Tubes: Groove Tubes (4 x 6L6, 1 x 12AT7)
  • Voltage: 120 V
  • Inputs: 2 x 1/4" Instrument 
  • Line Out: 1 x XLR (with Ground Control, Level Control & Pre/Post EQ Switch)
  • Speaker Outputs: 2 x 1/4" Jack (Parallel)
  • Rectifier: Solid State
  • Vintage Channel Controls: Volume, Bass (Pull Deep), Mid, Treble (Pull Bright)
  • Overdrive Channel Controls: Gain, Blend, Volume, Bass (Pull Deep), Mid Freq, Mid Level, Treble (Pull Bright)
  • Additional Controls: Master Volume (Pull Mute)


  • Cabinet: 7-Ply 5/8" Meranti Plywood
  • Pilot Light Jewel: Red LED Jewel
  • Handle: 2 x Spring Loaded Side Handles, 1 x Dog-Bone Top Handle
  • Front Panel: Painted Metal
  • Grill Cover: Black Textured Vinyl with Silver Grille Cloth
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel Corners
  • Includes: Vintage 1-Button Footswitch
  • Width: 24.5" / 62.2 cm
  • Depth: 10.63" / 27 cm
  • Height: 10" / 25.4 cm
  • Weight: 22 kg