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Superfly 500 head 500W bass head ARCHIVE : This product is no longer in production

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Superfly 500 head

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Ashdown Engineering’s extraordinary new Superfly combines a sophisticated programmable bass preamplifier and a powerful 500 Watts RMS power section in a compact bass amp head that weighs in at just 10 pounds. A product of the innovative Ashdown Labs development programme, the Superfly is gifted with a powerful, authoritative sound with a strong, controlled bottom end and clear, precise highs, all courtesy of an advanced digital power amp section.


Programming the preamplifier is an intuitive and straightforward process. The user can store 69 programmes comprising of input level, 7-band graphic equalisation and compression settings, and switch them via any MIDI-compatible pedal to achieve an exceptional degree of live performance control on stage.

Superfly 500 head Specifications

Power Output 2 x 250W into 4 Ohms
Line Input 100mV – 5V
Line Output 10K Ohms, 0dB
DI Output 600 Ohms balanced / Level -20dBu nominal
EQ +/- 15dB at 60Hz, 180Hz, 340Hz, 660Hz, 1.3kHz, 2.6kHz, 5kHz
H x W x D (mm) 220 x 86 x 360
Weight (kg) 4.5
Notch Filter 10K Ohms, 0dB USB, MIDI 30 Factory, 69 User