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New Wave: Ibanez SWX Bass Amp Series Debuts [Summer NAMM 2008]

United States
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2 Jul 2008 — Ibanez unveiled the new Sound Wave SWX bass amp series at the Summer NAMM Show. The all-new series replaces the best selling Sound Wave bass amps and features lighter weight, more compact size and even greater sound variation than the originals.

Four models are offered: 20-watts, 35-watts, 65-watts, and 100-watts.

All models feature an internal compression circuit, a HUE control which quickly adjusts overall tonal character and Bright and Shape switches for further sonic shaping. The 65-watt and 35-watt feature a Tilt-Up system for easy cabinet adjustment. The 100-watt model features a balanced XLR direct out for recording and live performance.

The very affordable list prices for the new SWX Sound Wave bass amp series range from $173.32 to $466.65.


  • Model - SWX100
  • Output Power - 100 Watts
  • Speaker - 15” Bass Speaker with Piezo Horn Tweeter
  • Controls - Shape (hi &amp low boost/mid cut), Bright, Post EQ &amp Direct Out-GND Lift Switch, Bass, Middle, &amp Treble Controls, Hue Control, Master Volume, Tweeter Switch
  • Inputs and Outputs - Instrument Input, CD/MP3 Inputs, Direct Out, Effects Loop, Headphones
  • Cabinet - Sealed Back Ported Bass Reflex Cabinet with Casters
  • Size - 20.5”w x 26.9”h x 12.3”d
  • Weight - 53.4lbs
  • List Price - $465.65

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