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Ashdown RM-800-EVO Rootmaster Head

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Product Description

Now in its second evolution is the RM-800. The 800-watt power section of the RM800 EVO has been developed to maintain a deep low end, defined mids and transient highs delivering its output into a 4-ohm load. Ashdown Rootmaster heads are the perfect choice for working bassists looking for power and features without the weight.

The Rootmaster EVO series’ pre amp now includes a passive and active input jack socket for use with high and low output instruments, this sets a clear signal path to the input control enabling you to fine tune your input level using the trademark Ashdown VU meter. With the signal at its optimal level, you then hit the rich features designed enhance your tone, such as the shape button, 5-band EQ and on-board compressor. The drive control, as always delivers a delectable valve emulated over-drive, whilst the sub harmonic controls add further fatness to your tone - both can be foot-switched via an FS 2 footswitch (sold separately).

Rootmaster EVO heads also feature an upgraded power section plus a handy mute button. What’s even cooler is when switched to mute, the trademark Ashdown Engineering VU meter changes from orange to cool blue – creating the perfect on stage mood lighting between sets.

Power Output     800 Watts
Power Requirement     115 - 230 Volts
Speaker Outputs     2 x Speakon
Frequency Response     -3dB at 17Hz and 30kHz
High Instrument Input     Impedance 3.9m Ohms, input range 150mV - 20mV p-p
Low Instrument Input     Impedance - 1M ohms Input range 150mv to 10v p - p
Line Input     Impedance 10k Ohms, input range 300mV - 40V p-p
DI Output     600 Ohm balanced / Level -20dBu nominal
Tuner Output     Impedance 22k Ohms / Level 0dBu nominal
Impedance     Minimum 4 Ohm
Signal to noise     Better than 80dB (EQ flat)
EQ     Bass +/-15dB @ 100Hz Lo Mid +/-15dB @ 220Hz Middle +/-15dB @ 660Hz Hi Mid +/-15dB @ 1.6kHz Treble +/-15dB @ 7kHz shelving Deep +
Effects Send     impedance 22k Ohm / Level 0dBu nominal
Effects Return     impedance 22k Ohm / Level 0dBu nominal
Distortion     Less than 0.5% THD
H x W x D (mm)     86 x 314 x 235
Weight (kg)     5

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