Combining Toneprint technology with portability, the TC Electronic BH250 is a bass amp head which the world has been waiting for. Weighing in at just 4 lbs, this amp could easily be taken in your gig bag to rehearsal and then back you up with a decent sized cab at a club gig.
Looking at the front panel of the TC Electronic BH250 instantly tells you what this bass head is about. A gain switch lets you change impedance for active or passive basses and the usual 3-band EQ section is there (although they feature specially contoured EQ curves for excellent musicality). What may catch your by surprise however is the white Toneprint knob. This one control may seem inconspicuous but it's capable of some seriously authentic and professional effects ranging from multi band compression to modulation (chorus and flanger) to monstrous overdrive and much, much more. When combined with the TonePrint smartphone app (available for both iOS and Android) you can use this big sounding amp in many situations.
As mentioned, a 3-band EQ section is present on the TC Electronic BH250, however things are not as they first seem. Rather than following what others do, TC have taken the initiative to change how things are done here. Instead of having these controls cut and boost at the same frequencies as many other amps do, TC have used an interesting concept which pretty much guarantees good tone with a musical feel. This works by altering the frequency which is altered by each EQ control depending on whether you are cutting or boosting. For example, if you want to cut some low end rumble from your sound you most probably want to cut around 80Hz but if you want to boost the low end you're probably longing for frequencies around 100Hz. TC Electronic have implemented this idea into each band (bass, mid and treble) so the right frequencies are picked out at all times.
The size of this amp head means you can easily take it anywhere and it'll most probably fit in the front of your gig bag. At just 8.7" x 2.5" x 9.1" you'll have no trouble getting the great tone from the TC Electronic BH250 around. There's even a tuner , capable of tuning 5 and 6 string basses, and mute switch on the front of the amp, making for a well rounded and very versatile amp head.
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