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Behringer-ultrabass-bx3000t.33188143
8.1 out of 10

Behringer ULTRABASS BX3000T

Extremely powerful 300-Watt RMS bass amp head Switchable Ult Read more

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User Review

gilbert46, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I reviewed this amp before but I just replaced it and now have a high end system to compare it too. How does it compare? well, like a high end amp. Its really super clean punchy and powerfull. Im amazed more people dont love this thing. I bet if it cost $500 people would be flocking towards it. It really has the modern clean bass sound, some people refer to as HI-Fi I beleive. Anyways, I sold it for 170 on ebay and really regret it.
  • Pros: great sound, really really clean great sound, price
  • Cons: people frown on behringer
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I\'ve had this head and the paper cone 2X10 cabinet for about a year. I haven\'t regretted it at all, at the time I didn\'t have that much money, but needed more punch. If I had more money I would have passed on this deal. Wow, everywhere I\'ve been people can\'t believe how this thing sounds. Lots of power and tone.
  • Pros: The price, the sound, the POWER!!!
  • Cons: knobs turn easily
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

bertbassplayer, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I've had this head for 3 years now (I didn't think I have had it so long but looking at the date code I guess so). I originally got it because I didn't have money and my old amp died on me. I later ended up upgrading to a Ampeg SVT-3 Pro and Ampeg 8x10, but after a couple months I actually sold the Ampeg SVT-3 Pro and made the Behringer my main head (the other members in my band actually preferred the Behringer over the Ampeg as well).
  • Pros: CHEAP, good tone, stright forward controls, CHEAP, compact, reliable, XLR DI out, effects loop/tuner, free footswitch, and did I mention CHEAP?
  • Cons: flimsy knobs, questionable sub bass feature
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

Indiana Jim, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: Good overall quality of the sound. Been playing it through an ancient Roland 15-in PA Speaker Cab with ginormous porcelain horn. Makes that thing sound great, even on the low B. Only trouble is the cab distorts when Gain and Output are beyond 1/4 turn. So, more a drawback of the cab than the amp. And this speaker is at 8 ohms. I recently ordered the Gallien-Krueger 210BXL from MF and we'll see what happens then.
  • Pros: Price, Sound, Looks
  • Cons: Warmth, Wish XLR out was in the rear
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Overall 10
10

User Review

theflying007, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: The 300 watt amp is not being build anymore. I have bought the 450 watt BX4500H 6 months ago, and it is great! Sound is super, and it is even louder than the 300 watt amp. I can keep up with a full stack Marshall with my master volume at 1/4. I don't use the (very good looking) footswitch. because the shape-function sounds so good that I don't want to turn it off and I think the Ultra bass thing is unusable.
  • Pros: sound power price
  • Cons: none
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

76Tbird, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: Ive played through an Acoustic 100w head with a matching 2x15 cab for about 10 years, until i joined the current band.The Acoustic stack just didnt have enough to keep up with a Mesa halfstack lol. So i decided to get something a little more powerful. The Behringer unit fit the bill with 300w, multiple speaker outs and a post-EQ DI output that sounds great. The price was almost too good.
  • Pros: Solid construction, Great tone control and plenty of power.
  • Cons: It hurts when you drop it on your foot
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Overall 10
10

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Artisan, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I have owned this amp head for over six months now and it has held up well with no deterioration of performance or appearance. The tone controls are very useful and enable this head to accomodate many styles of playing. The unit is compact, relatively light in weight and, so far, reliable. It just sounds plain old good.
  • Pros: Very powerful, lots of authority over tone, compact
  • Cons: frail feel of control pots
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Overall 10
10

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therealting, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: Hi, I have been playing bass for about 7 years and have done pro gigs in the worlds of rock, pop, jazz and theater. This head sounds comparable to amps twice the price! I have used it with my 4, 5, 6 and 7 string basses and they all sound excellent (and unique!) with the controls set flat. Add a little EQ into the equation and you end up with some pretty impressive sound-shaping abilities.
  • Pros: Unbelievable price, excellent sound quality, versatile controls, multiple speaker outputs, effects loop, DI out, cool factor
  • Cons: Control knobs move a little too easily
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

Kelly Lee, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I tried this head with several different cabs including Trace Elliot, Peavey, Bergantino, and up to an Ampeg 810. I was amazed at the tone this amp produces. I was also surprised it could push the 810 really hard before distorting. I didn\'t hear the noise that si-fidelity mentioned. The overall sound was very sweet and usable. The SubBass feature to me isn\'t that useful. There are probably some uses for it though.
  • Pros: Price, good tone, and several different tone shaping tools
  • Cons: Control knobs turn too easy
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Overall 10
10

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Bluerskiesburnt, TalkBass.com
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I\'ve been playing bass for about 4 years now. I\'m still in high school but have had a couple of gigs under my belt. I must say, as a musician on a tight budget, with and income of about like 20 bucks a month, this thing is the best you can get for the price. This thing is loaded with features. The VU meter is pretty awesome and has slots for both passive and active instruments. It has bass middle and treble along with 140 and 1.6 hz adjustable knobs.
  • Pros: Lots of power, flexible tone, very versatile, simple & easy to use, compact, reliable, DI out, effects loop/tuner, free footswitch, and both low and hi freq. boost
  • Cons: cheap plastic knobs
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