The Ashdown Rootmaster RM-C210T-500-EVO II 2 x 10 Bass Amplifier Combo is perfect for the gigging bassist who wants a no-nonsense rig that is ready for anything. Equipped with a pair of Ashdown White Line 10-inch speakers, the RM-C210T-500-EVO delivers an impressive sonic blast.
The Rootmaster C210T weighs in at a manageable 17.5kg and measures a modest 590 x 470 x 335 mm to ensure that it doesn't occupy too much space on stage. The cabinet is built using lightweight plywood to guarantee that weight is minimised, without compromising on Ashdown's signature sound. The White Line speaker offer crystal clear tones with the addition of an 8 Ohm extension cabinet output for increased output power when needed.
Control at your fingertips
The RM-500 amplifier offers a versatile input section with Passive and Active inputs to suit both passive and active-powered bass pickups. The input signal control allows you to dial in the perfect level to suit your wishes. Once you've set the input, the next phase of tone shaping can begin, and there are a host of options for you to play with.
The five-band EQ pots allow you to sculpt your sound with incredible precision, with a useful Shape switch that instantly dials in a classic Ashdown tone setting, borrowed directly from the outstanding Ashdown ABM series. The single-knob Compression control is a stroke of genius, allowing warmth and depth to be added to your tone with ease. Give your bass the power and presence it deserves to fill out any mix beautifully.
The Overdrive and Sub controls allow you to inject tube-emulated overdrive into you bass sound, pushing it into a delightfully warm zone and beyond into aggressive distortion. Filling out the low-end is the Sub-Harmonic generator, which allows you to dial in a robust sub-octave that - like the overdrive - is footswitchable and can be kicked in and out whenever you wish.
The Ashdown Rootmaster RM-C210T-500-EVO II is equipped with a hot of connectivity options that are perfect for both live and studio work. For those who wish to integrate outboard effects units, there are dedicated FX Send and Return jacks along the rear panel. The DI output enables direct injection into a PA mixer or recording console, whilst the line input allows you to jam along with your favourite tunes. The pair of combined jack/Speakon connection with minimum 4 Ohm load allows you to pair up with a range of Ashdown's Rootmaster EVO cabs.
Manufacturer Ashdown Model Rootmaster RM-C210T-500-EVO II 2 x 10 Bass Amplifier Combo Dimensions (H x W x D) 590 x 470 x 335 mm Weight 17.5kg Power Output 500 Watts Power Requirement 115-230 Volts Speaker Outputs 2 x Speakon outputs Frequency Response -3dB @ 17Hz und 30KHz High Instrument Input Impedance 3.9m Ohms, input range 150mV - 20mV p-p Low Instrument Input Impedance - 1M ohms Input range 150mv to 10v p - p Line Input Impedance 10k Ohms, input range 300mV - 40V p-p DI Output 00 Ohm balanced / Level -20dBu nominal Tuner Output Impedance 22k Ohms, Level 0dBu nominal Impedance Minimum 4 Ohms Signal to noise Better than 80dB (EQ flat) EQ Bass +/-15dB @ 100Hz - Lo Mid +/-15dB @ 220Hz - Middle +/-15dB @ 660Hz - Hi Mid +/-15dB @ 1.6kHz - Treble +/-15dB @ 7kHz shelving Deep + Effects Send Impedance 22k Ohm, Level 0dBu nominal Effects Return Impedance 22k Ohms, Input Level 0dBu Nominal Distortion Less than 0.5% THD
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