The Hartke HA5500 - You asked for it and you got it!
Delivering a winning combination of tone and power, Hartke's HA5500C that has made it the choice of professional bass players and our best selling bass head. The HA5500 features Hartke’s classic dual preamp design, dual EQs, and a ballsy 500-watt RMS power section (@ 4 ohms/mono), to make it the centerpiece of the Hartke Professional bass amp lineup.
Hartke HA5500 Features
- 500 Watts at 4 Ohms
- Selectable Tube & Solid-State Preamps
- Rotary Bass & Treble Contour Controls
- 10-Band Graphic EQ
- Adjustable Compression
- Balanced XLR Out
- Effects Send & Return
- Bipolar Design
- Passive/Active Input Jack
- Rack-Mountable 2U Space (13 inches Deep)
- Designed with more control in mind
Front panel controls feature both active and passive 1/4 inch inputs, independent tube and solid state preamps each with volume controls for mixing the warm tone of the tube preamp with the clear piano-like tone of the solid state preamp, a super smooth compressor with a clip light and a Threshold control, 10-band graphic EQ with lighted sliders, bass and treble contour controls, and Master Volume control.
The rear panel provides a studio-quality XLR balanced direct out (with ground lift and pre/post EQ switch), and an effects loop with Blend control. Includes handles and corner protectors, 2-rack space ready design.
The Hartke HA5500 delivers virtually unlimited tone-shaping and plenty of power for maximum headroom in any playing situation. The 5500's selectable tube and solid state preamps provide a rainbow of new tone colors. Pinpoint equalization, tone control and compression let you fine-tune each sound. The 5500 is built to handle rugged, working-musician conditions. This amp is known for the clean, high-impact sound that put Hartke on the map.