Roland announces its new D-Bass Series, which employ proprietary FFP™ and Active Speaker Control technology for fast response and ultrahigh-quality bass tone. Two combo models (115 and 210) offer different wattages and speaker configurations.
Active Speaker Control allows the D-Bass to faithfully reproduce the incoming signal of the original bass, controlling its speaker movement to match the input signal. This “true input matching” technology allows sounds to be tighter, clearer, punchier and the overall feel to be direct. FFP (Feed Forward Processing) is a DSP-based process that analyzes an incoming signal and maximizes it before it hits the speaker.
The D-Bass amps are equipped with high-performance/low-weight neodymium speaker magnets. The amps employ industrial-strength, smooth-rolling casters.
Equipped with Vintage, Modern and SuperFlat COSM® preamp models, the D-Bass 115 and 210’s preamps deliver a wide range of tones beyond that of a traditional bass amp. Roland’s Super Flat setting reproduces the bass guitar’s original sound characteristic without coloration, making it ideal for the piezo sound of upright bass. Detailed sound adjustments are possible with the 4-band EQ, including a dedicated Tweeter Control knob.
Both 115 and 210 D-Bass amps are equipped with pro-quality solid-state compression and a Tube Logic section. Derived from Roland’s BluesCUBE, the newly improved Tube Logic produces the type of fat and natural compression associated with vintage tube amps.