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  1. Fantastic acoustic bass amp. Full details on the Double bass/EUB for sale page.
  2. Anyone like to buy a Phil Jones Bighead? The unit is in new-ish condition, but the cables have somehow migrated to parts unknown. I suspect I've used them for other things. Anyway, they're all pretty standard. Postage extra, but it's pretty tiny so shouldn't be much.
  3. Anyone like to buy a Phil Jones Bighead? The unit is in new condition, but the cables have somehow migrated to parts unknown. I suspect I've used them for other things. Anyway, they're all pretty standard. Postage extra, but it's pretty tiny so shouldn't be much.
  4. Now surplus to requirements is this very fine amp from German acoustic amplification boffins AER (original MRRP £1289). I bought it to amplify an upright bass and it does an fantastic job ... extremely transparent direct out of a Realist without a pre-amp. I added a stand that allows you to get it off the floor and angle it up towards you. It also has the original AER padded cover. Condition is extremely good... a few marks and dings on the bottom of the combo and on one corner (please refer to pictures). I've taken the plunge (and taken out a mortgage) and bought a new AI Clarus amp and cab. I would obviously much prefer collection from TA11 in Somerset. I'd be happy to meet someone within an hour's drive or at a push I could bring it to London. Here's a description of the not-so-basic performer I found online: ' The Basic Performer Acoustic Amp with its specially designed construction and its 4 x 60 watt power is an ideal tool for acoustic and electric bass-amplification. More than that, it suits very well for all instruments with strength in the low register, e.g.: cello, harp etc. Apart from its two channels with three-band tone- control and mute-switch it offers a compressor and a notch filter. Long scale lengths, huge body sizes, and resonance problems are only some trouble zones of the acoustic instrument. The small twin-cone system is perfect - it is fast, provides a superior coverage for the critical mid-range and has got enough substance in the bass range. The AER Basic Performer has four 8"-twin-cone speakers which are individually powered by four 60W power amps provide for the required surface area and the necessary sound pressure level. The special AER band-pass / bass-reflex cabinet design supports the reproduction of even the lowest frequencies with definition. Hi-end preamps, proper filters and additional professional sound design make the Basic Performer amplifier a multitalented all-round solution. The sound characteristics of this AER amp are full range, open and light - breathing as well as grumbling and surprisingly appropriate for far more instruments than the bass-related instruments such as harp, cello, accordion … or even try a jazz guitar. And here's the numbers: FEATURES 1Channels 1 + 2: 2Input: XLR-combination-socket with a socket for a 6.3 mm jack-plug and an XLR-mle-socket 3Channel Mute: switch to mute the channel 4Line/Mic: switch to adjust input sensitivity 5Line: sources with line level, instruments with active preamplifiers and magnetic sound pick-ups 6Mic: symmetrical microphone input with 24 V phantom power 7Clip: overload indicator 8Gain: input level control 9Bass: tone control for bass 10Middle: tone control for mid-range 11Treble: tone control for treble 12Input: socket for a 6.3 mm jack plug 13Channel Mute: switch to mute the channel 14Pad: damp-switch 15Clip: overload indicator 16Gain: input level control 17Color: mid-range contour filter, switchable 18Contour: control for mixing-in internally generated harmonics 19Bass: tone control for bass 20Middle: tone control for mid-range 21Frequency: mid-range frequency selection 22Treble: tone control for treble 23Front, bottom (from left to right): 24DI Pre/Post: DI-switch pre/post EQ 2524V Phantom: 24 volt-phantom-power on/off 269V Phantom: 9 volt-phantom-power on/off 27Compressor: switches compressor on/off 28Threshold: control for the operational level 29Active: compressor operational 30Ratio: control for the compression-ratio 31±1dB: indicates the reduction of amplification in dB 32±3dB: indicates the reduction of amplification in dB 33±6dB: indicates the reduction of amplification in dB 34±12dB: indicates the reduction of amplification in dB 35Notch Filter: filter on/off 36Frequency: level-control for the frequency-selection 37Aux Return: level-control for aux return 38Effect Return: level-control for effect return 39Power: power indicator lamp 40Master: Solo - level-control for the overall volume, solo-setting, Ensemble - level-control for the overall volume, ensemble-setting 41Rear: 42Tape In: stereo input for CD and tape 43Phones: headphone output, stereo 44Tuner: output for a tuner 45Insert: insert-point, Tip = Send, Ring = Return, Line Out line-output 46DI Out: XLR-output pre-master 47Send: output for an external effect device 48Return: input for an external effect device or other signal, for example CD-player 49FS-Effect: footswitch effect on/off 50FS-Master: socket for a stereo footswitch, master-selection solo/ensemble 51FS-Mute: socket for a stereo footswitch to mute the channels 52Voltage Select: voltage selection switch Get the right tool for the job and you'll never be sorry. Call us or click today to order. SPECIFICATIONS Basic Performer Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp 1Inputs: Ch 1: 2Line: unbalanced, 1 MEG 3Mic: balanced, 600 Ohm 4Ch 2: 5Line: unbalanced, 1 MEG 6Mic: balanced, 600 Ohm 7Eff.Return: -10dBV/10k 8Tape-In: -10dBV/10k 9Outputs: Tuner: -10dBV 10Line: 0dBV 11DI: -20dBV 12Send: -10dBV 13Phones: stereo, 300 mV / 32 Oh 14 15Footswitch Effect External effect = Tip, ground = Sleeve 16Footswitch Mute: Ch 1 = Tip, Ch 2 = Ring 17Footswitch Master: Solo = Tip, Ensemble = Ring 18EQ: Channel 1: 19Bass: ±18 dB/ 100 Hz 20Middle: ±13 dB/ 550 Hz 21Treble: ±11 dB/ 10 kHz 22Channel 2: 23Bass: ±10 dB/ 80 Hz 24Middle: ±10 dB/ 200 Hz - 1kHz 25Treble: ±10 dB/ 10 kHz 26Colour: - 3 dBV/ 700 Hz and + 10 dBV/ 10kHz 27 28Analog Signal 29Processor: Limiter, Subsonic Filter und 30Enhancer 31Power Amp: Powerconsumption: 220-240 V / 50-60Hz / 300 VA (110V / 50-60Hz) 32Rating: 200 Watt / 4 ohm rms 33Mains Fuse: 3.1 A slow 34Speaker: 4 x 8' twin-cone speaker system (98 dB 1w/1m, freq. range 3560 Hz - 18 kHz) 36Cabinet: 0.59' 3(15 mm) birch plywood 37Dimension: 20.87' (530 mm) high, 14.17' (360 mm) wide, 15.75' (400 mm) deep 38Finish: waterbased acrylic, black spatter finish 39Weight: 50.72 (23 kg) 400dB/V ~ 1V
  5. I’ve bought it, so fingers crossed… will report back
  6. Thanks Owen… did you use it for upright?
  7. Should mention I’m looking to amp an upright and I’m looking for that transparent’ AI sound
  8. Anyone own or know anything about these? One for sale and seems to be the original model… my understanding is that it’s a more powerful version of the older AI bass amps, but can’t find a great deal of info online.
  9. God, I want this….https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/125408783088?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0&ssspo=DOFpg2tIRcW&sssrc=2349624&ssuid=3y9rdxSdSHG&var=&widget_ver=artemis&media=COPY
  10. I can vouch for the fantastic work the Bristol Violin Shop do. With an adjustable bass and a set up this is a steal.
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