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Ampeg’s Portaflex® Series Offers Heavyweight History in a Lightweight Design

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Powerful, portable and affordable flip-tops for the modern bassist

ANAHEIM, CA - January 13, 2011 – Ampeg today announces a series of new bass cabs and heads that deliver the innovative form-factor of Ampeg’s legendary flip-tops in designs that are powerful, compact and extremely portable — Ampeg Portaflex Series.

“The flip-top design and Portaflex name are nothing short of iconic,” remarks Ampeg product manager, Zane Williams. “The new Portaflex Series is for every bassist who obsesses over the classic B-15, but demands the features, portability and power that modern heads offer.”

The ultra-compact PF-350 and PF-500 heads are Class-D designs with modern features like onboard compression/limiting, balanced direct outs and switching power supplies. Both heads match perfectly with the vintage-styled PF-115HE and PF-210HE cabinets. The flip-top design allows bassists to store the head, cables, etc. right inside the enclosure for ultimate portability. Covered in sleek diamond black tolex and featuring premium Eminence® speakers, the genuine Ampeg look and tone are unmistakable.

The Ampeg Portaflex Series will be available domestically in March, 2011 and internationally in April, 2011. The heads and cabinets are sold separately: PF-350 (U.S. MSRP $419.99), PF-500 (U.S. MSRP $559.99), PF-115HE (U.S. MSRP $559.99) and PF-210HE (U.S. MSRP $559.99).

About Ampeg
Ampeg, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand has produced some of the music industry‘s most innovative and memorable products over the past six decades, satisfying the needs of musicians on stages and in studios all over the world. Ampeg products offer incredibly unique features and performance capabilities, which have resulted in numerous U.S. patents under the Ampeg brand name.

Ampeg is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and all other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About LOUD Technologies Inc.
As the corporate parent for world-recognized brands Alvarez®, Ampeg®, Blackheart®, Crate®, EAW®, Mackie® and Martin Audio®, LOUD engineers, markets and distributes a wide range of professional audio and musical instrument products worldwide. Our product lines include sound reinforcement systems, analog and digital mixers, guitar and bass amplifiers, and acoustic and electric guitars. These products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including houses of worship, stadiums, nightclubs, retail locations, and on major musical concert tours. The Company distributes its products primarily through retail dealers, mail order outlets and installed sound contractors. The Company has its primary operations in the United States with operations in the United Kingdom, Canada and China.
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