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3 Inexpensive bass combos you should to check out!

Hey, there! Today I would like to briefly tell you about three cheap bass guitar combos. Few people have heard about them, and if they have heard something, they probably looked skeptically at a not high-end brand. And in vain, because these are quality and most importantly inexpensive bass combos that are great for home and beyond. If you are looking for expensive equipment this article will not do for you because the most expensive combo is a little over 140 euros, although it outputs 80 watts…

So today let’s talk about bass guitar combos from Harley Benton, see their specifications, dimensions, prices, and reviews of those who have already bought. Harley Benton makes a total of three models of budget combos for bassists:

  • Harley Benton HB-20B.
  • Harley Benton HB-40B
  • Harley Benton HB-80B

Harley Benton HB-20B bass guitar combo amplifier

The most budget-friendly companion in today’s article. It costs little more than 60 euros and at the same time has 8″ speaker which produces 20W of power. After such a price, there is no desire to even pick on it and look for flaws. It is just right for the house. A few people noted that at full volume the speaker starts to rattle, but at the same time they did not use even half of the power in the room.

cheap bass combo

I have studied the reviews, including negative ones. Out of 378 people, only 16 were dissatisfied. And it is not always related to the quality of the product. For example, one Englishman complained that the European standard plug didn’t fit into his socket and he gave it one star. Although it is stated in the product description.

Inexpensive but powerful HB-40B bass guitar combo

This is essentially the older brother of the previous one. From the pluses it is naturally worth noting the 10 inch speaker and 40 watts of power, which is already quite enough for home rehearsals for any bassist. To be honest, if I bothered to order it from Germany, I would choose this one. The previous one is not bad at all, but these one is even better.

harley benton bass combo 40 watts

From the fundamental differences in addition to power – the presence xlr output (di output) for sound recording.

Do not be lazy and look at the review of this combo amplifier for bass guitar. Thomann and Harley Benton do quite honest reviews of their products

Harley Benton HB-40B Video review

Harley Benton HB-80B bass guitar combo amplifier

Well, finally a cheap bass combo amp that will make your neighbors love you even more. If there were rats and cockroaches in your house, they will leave your dwelling, because it is 80 watts of bass. That’s serious. Enough to rehearse in a mix or even put on a small gig. 12″ quality loudspeaker, xlr output, possibility to chain with other loudspeakers – it’s not exactly amateur stuff for a kitchen musician. However, you can’t call it compact either – it’s half a meter high and weighs 21 kg.

inexpensive but powerful bass combo with amplification of thomann

As the result a happy bassist, who bought this combo will get:

  1. 80 watt of power from a 12″ speaker.
  2. The gain knob that we love so much
  3. Built-in compressor with LED lights for easy reading
  4. More flexible parametric EQ.
  5. Boost knob
  6. Connectivity to external speaker
  7. xlr output (Di output)
  8. Headphone output and player connectivity
  9. Effects loop

This cheap bass combo, by the way, has the most positive reviews. It is the case when the quality is surprisingly higher than the price. Moreover, I can’t afford similar functionality of other brands for the same price.

harley benton HB-80

That’s all for today, I hope this article will help someone save some hard-earned money. After all, Harley Benton makes really good quality and budget instruments and equipment. Bass guitar combo-amplifiers are not an exception. Many people are intimidated by shipping from Germany, but in fact everything is much easier. If anything, you can write me an email, I’ll help you in any way I can!

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