Ashdown Engineering

RM-800-EVO III

$861.00
Introducing the Ashdown Rootmaster 800 EVO III - the ultimate solution for bass players seeking power, versatility, and portability. Designed with a relentless commitment to delivering iconic Ashdown tone, this amplifier boasts an array of features, including an extensive EQ, Ashdown Sub Harmonic Generator, Compression control, and Valve Emulated drive. With a rugged and sustainable design, it's built to last and comes with a remarkable 5-year warranty when registered. The EVO III also features an Analog Cab Sim Di output, enabling bass players to customize their monitoring needs effortlessly. Experience the future of bass amplification with the Rootmaster EVO III.



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SPECIFICATION

  • Power Output - 800 Watts
  • Power Requirements - 115-230 Volts
  • Speaker Outputs - 2 x Neutrik Speakon/Jack outputs
  • Frequency Response - -3dB @ 22Hz and 25KHz
  • High Instrument Input - Impedance 3.9m Ohms, input range 150mV - 20 p-p
  • Low Instrument Input - Impedance 10k Ohms, input range 300mV - 405V p-p
  • Line Input - Impedance 22k Ohms, input level 0dBu nominal
  • DI Output - 420 Ohm balanced, Level 0dBu nominal

  • Impedance - Minimum 4 Ohms
  • Signal to noise- Better than 80dB (EQ flat)
  • EQ - Bass +/-15dB @ 100Hz, Lo Mid +/-15dB @ 340Hz, Middle +/-15dB @ 660Hz, Hi Mid +/-15dB @ 1.6kHz, Treble +/-15dB @ 7kHz shelving
  • Effects Send - Impedance 22k Ohm, Level 0dBu nominal
  • Effects Return - Impedance 22k Ohms, Input Level 0dBu Nominal
  • Distortion - Less than 0.5% THD
  • H x W x D (mm) - 89 x 311 x 235
  • Weight (kg) - 2.5
Ashdown rm800 evo ii head front panel with matt black anodised alloy finish
The Rootmaster 800 EVO III is a precision-engineered bass amplifier with a comprehensive EQ system, Ashdown Sub Harmonic Generator, Compression control, and a versatile Valve Emulated drive. It's the Swiss army knife for bass players, excelling in any musical setting, whether on stage or in the studio.
Ashdown rm 800 evo ii head eq controls
In a world that is increasingly embracing silent stages and in-ear monitoring, Ashdown remains resolute in its commitment to delivering
top-tier bass amplifiers. The Rootmaster EVO III, in response to the evolving needs of bass players, now features a new Analog Cab Sim Di output.

This innovation provides you with a newfound level of flexibility in managing your on-stage and front-of-house monitoring, empowering you to achieve an exceptional monitor mix effortlessly.
Ashdown rm 800 evo ii head one know compressor
As for raw power, the Rootmaster EVO III boasts a staggering
800 Watts of output, making it well-suited for a wide range of performance
scenarios. It is versatile in terms of power requirements, accommodating both 115-230 Volts, making it a globetrotter's dream.

The two Neutrik Speakon/Jack outputs ensure robust and reliable connectivity, and the frequency response spans from -3dB at 17Hz to 30KHz, capturing the entire bass spectrum with unparalleled precision. The high and low instrument inputs, along with the line input, provide flexibility for different basses and sources.

A balanced D.I. output guarantees that your signal is primed for front-of-house mixing, and a tuner output simplifies your tuning setup.
Ashdown rm 800 evo ii head over drive and sub controls
The rear panel of the amp hosts a balanced D.I. with an XLR socket, delivering a post-E.Q. and post-effects signal. You can easily select this option using the Balanced default setting on the front of the amp. But the innovation doesn't stop there; Ashdown has meticulously designed a series of filters, finely tuned to replicate the response of their legendary ABM
cabinets.

You can choose between engaging the CAB SIM DI or the BALANCED DI output through the XLR DI option, enabling you to tailor your sound to perfection. Additionally, you have the choice between PORTED and SEALED enclosure options, affecting the resonance and bottom end response of your sound. The SPEAKER option presents a choice between a 10" speaker, known for its tight, defined mid-range, and a 15" speaker, prized for its depth and clarity.

Finally, the HORN option allows you to add a high-end boost at around 5k, emulating the presence of a horn within a cabinet. The possibilities are endless, offering a level of customization that is unparalleled.
Balanced DI
10" Sealed
10" Ported
15" Sealed
15" & Horn
15" Ported

Resources

RM 800 EVO III User Manual
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