The MESA STR 488 is the premium KT-88 of choice for our all-tube Prodigy and Strategy Bass Amps. Capable of delivering incredible power and fundamental bass punch, the STR 488 also offers the perfect blend of balanced midrange and high frequency detail to compliment the outrageous low-end potential this tube serves up. Modernized structural detail combined with excellent materials and workmanship produce a premium quality KT-88 that will enhance any KT-based circuit and especially MESA’s all-tube bass line, designed specifically with this tube in mind.
MESA power tubes are among the highest quality available and selected for their exceptional full-range tonal quality, consistency and reliability. All MESA tubes offer unsurpassed consistency and reliability for ANY tube amplifier, and certainly MESA amplifiers!
Remember… our dedication is to create the world’s finest tube amplifiers. And to achieve that goal requires a deeper commitment to tube quality… because the reputation of our amplifiers depends on it.