Legacy Bass Amplification

MK500 575W Mark King Signature Series Bass Amp Head ARCHIVE : This product is no longer in production

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Ashdown has worked in conjunction with Mark King create an amplifier which meets the UK bass legend’s requirements for absolute fidelity and clarity, precision tone shaping and masses of power on tap for stunning dynamics. The result is the AL-MK500, a 575 Watts RMS funk powerhouse with low impedance instrument input, illuminated VU meter, Harmonic Emphasis, 12-band graphic EQ, switchable pre and post EQ balanced DI output, tuner output with mute switch, line output, effects loop and speaker outputs on jack and Speakon connectors.


"This amp takes my sound to a whole new level" reports a delighted Mr King. "It's so dynamic, so alive!"

MK500 Specifications

Power Output 575W
Line Input Impedance 3.9M Ohms, Input range 150mV to 20V P-P
Line Output Impedance 1K Ohms, Level 0dBu Nominal
DI Output 600 Ohms balanced / Level -20dBu nominal
Tuner Output Impedance 22k Ohms / Level 0dBu nominal
Output Impedance 4 Ohms
EQ +/– 15dB @ 12 Centre Frequencies
Effects Send Impedance 22k Ohms / Level 0dBu nominal
Effects Return Impedance 10K Ohms / Level 0dBu Nominal
H x W x D (mm) 195 x 525 x 325
Weight (kg) 14