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Summer NAMM 2019: Vox brings the Nutube-equipped Mini Superbeetle to bassists

Vox Superbeetle Bass amp
(Image credit: Vox)

SUMMER NAMM 2019: We were pleasantly surprised by the tones available from the Nutube-enabled Mini Superbeetle guitar amp, and now Vox has released a bass incarnation.

Like the guitar edition, the head is equipped with Nutube for valve-esque tones, but the speaker cabinet utilises a bass-reflex structure for a sturdier low-end.

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Vox Superbeetle Bass amp

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Vox Superbeetle Bass amp

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Vox Superbeetle Bass amp

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Other new features include a compressor, bass-optimised four-band EQ and a fuzz sound to capture Macca-style tones from the era.

The Mini Superbeetle Bass is available from September for £280. See Vox Amps for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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