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YBA300

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The all-tube Traynor YBA300 300-watt bass head has been designed from the ground up to be the ultimate high-power head for the working musician. Built for unmatched reliability in real world heavy-use touring environments, the designers of the YBA300 understand how important it is to make sure your amp is ready for action every night.

Reliability
Highly effective and straightforward tube bias adjust with clear and concise LED display ensure any player can easily adjust pairs of the YBA300's power tubes without fear. LED indicators on the rear of the amp show proper tube function and status. In rare cases where a tube may fail, the YBA300 will lock out the problem tube and its partner, allowing the amp to finish the show on the remaining active tubes. LED display clearly shows which tube needs service.

Versatility
The stock YBA300 ships with twelve hand-selected and tested 6L6 power tubes, delivering a truly classic hi-fi smooth tube tone. For players looking for a more aggressive bass sound, the stock 6L6 tubes can be easily changed to any high quality EL34 tube set and be rebiased in the field, making the YBA300 essentially two amps in one versatile chassis.

Simple controls make it easy to dial in virtually any bass tone.
The Traynor YBA300 is made in Canada using solid plywood cabinet construction, heavy gauge steel chassis, high quality pots and jacks and is covered by Yorkville Sound's two-year unlimited warranty*.

Specifications:
• Type: All Tube Bass Head
• Power @ min. impedance (Watts): 300 @ 2/4 ohms switchable (250W into 8 ohms)
• Minimum Impedance (Ohms): 2
• Burst Power - 2 cycle: 400 Watts
• Frequency Response (Hz +/-3dB): 30 - 16,000
• Hum and Noise (dB): -90db
• Inputs: 1
• Channel 1 - Inputs: 2 x 1/4inch
• Channel 1 - Controls: Gain
• Master Volume Control: Yes
• Main Tone Controls: Treble, Mid, Frequency, Bass
• Input Sensitivity (mV): 20
• Master Outputs: Pre-amp out (Pre Master)
• Line Out (type / configuration): XLR Balanced (Pre/Post, Grnd Lift)
• Line Out Sensitivity (Vrms): 200
• Effects Loop / Location : Pre-amp out, Power Amp in, Loop Thru
• Effects Return Sensitivity (Vrms): 1
• LED Indicators: Power/Standby
• External speaker output / location: 2 x 1/4inch, 1 Speakon (Rear)
• Other Features: Bright, Deep & Resonance Switches
• Impedance Selector: (2/4 ohms)
• Tubes: 3x12AX7, 1x12AU7, 12x6L6
• Tuner output: 1/4inch
• Dimensions (DWH, inches): 11.5 x 24 x 10
• Dimensions (DWH, cm): 29 x 61 x 25.4
• Weight (lbs / kg): 51 / 23

Features:
• 300 Watt All-Tube Bass Amp
• Delivers Maximum Power at 2 or 4 ohms
• Comes Stock with 3 x 12AX7, 1 x 12AU7 and 12 x 6L6 Tubes
• 6L6 Power Tubes Can Be Swapped for EL34 Tubes for Different Amp Character
• Player Friendly Individual bias adjust with indicator LEDs for Output Tubes
• Tube Lockout for each Pair of Output Tubes removes damaged tubes from signal path allowing amp to continue operation in emergencies)
• Simple and Effective Gain, Bass, Sweep-Mid, Treble and Master Controls
• Deep, Bright, Resonance Tone Shaping Controls
• Pre/Post EQ DI Output, Effects loop, Tuner Output
• High and Low Level Inputs for Active or Passive Basses
• 1/4-inch and Speakon Output Connectors
• Made In Canada

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Closest StoreKanata, Ontario
So a long time ago when I was in high school I played in the Jazz band. I had the Yorkville Bloc 150 combo amp. As my first amp I loved the parametric eq. And fell in love with 15 inch speakers. That amp was super heavy and hard to gig with the single handle on top. Fast forward 25 years and I feel like I am missing having bass guitar in my life. Picking it up again. I was using an old Traynor YGA-1 I have as an amp to practice into the Traynor Darkhorse 2x12 cabinet. I really appreciate and enjoy the sound and feel of Traynor amps!. I enjoy these for guitar use too! But this set up is not ideal for not the set up for bass. I really felt like I was missing the punch at the low frequencies of the bass guitar. And the presence a 15" speaker can give. So after some reading I discovered the YBA-300. And then my local store had it in stock!! Now I have one. And it is everything I was missing and sounds so good. I really like how the YBA-300 has the vintage tone controls, with the center frequency adjust for the mid. So it is pretty close to the parametric equalisation I am used to having as well. I got the TC115 cabinet at this time. Mostly because I was looking for that 15 inch speaker response I was used to. But also the really awesome 8x10 cab that pairs with this. well. its a little too big for my needs as a basement dad musician. But I plan to use this for my baritone scale guitar too. The TC115 cabinet is super portable and surprisingly lighter than the amp head. I never had a real tube amp for bass before. So all this is just very exciting for me I should probably stop, there is probably some limit of what you can write here.
Posted by Travis Hein on Aug 12, 2019
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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
Gobs o' tone ,more versatile than an Ampeg, better frequency rep. too! with the 810 I'm feelin' it,, lower cost, heavy, but less weight than Ampeg, no dble sided cuircut board, Made in Canada! Tons o'fun,A new Back Line benchmark
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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
I love the tone and power of this amp! At the weight and price this is the best amp I've ever owned. I have it paired with the TC 412 and love what I hear. Solid amp and it's Canadian made. It just doesn't get any better!
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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
I've been using this amp for six months now so I believe I have a food understanding of it's features and performance. It is, hands down, the best sounding amp I have ever played. I have gone through a lot of different amps trying to find "that" tone. I play it strictly through Traynor TC412 cab. There is tone and headroom for days! Crank the gain for tube overdrive and watch faces melt. If you use the master volume and keep the gain low the amp fills the room with warm, thump and punch. I run this amp with a small pedal board in the chain and it never gets dull. It is the amp I hoped it was and more! Tough, durable, and it looks awesome. Especially, when the nice glow of tubes shows through the grill. This is a NEVER SELL amp.
Posted by anonymous on Apr 3, 2014
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Excellent service1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreGrande Prairie, Alberta
If you have a problem,your up and running in no time You won't find service like this these days Thanks!
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Closest StoreNorth York, Ontario
Straight ahead old school tone. Love the bias controls and lockout circuit.
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Rare to find something this good0 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreGrande Prairie, Alberta
Old school sound,with modern features. Low end power,warm overdrive,responsive If your into bass distortion,try yba 200. If your into classic bass,this is it. Rented,then purchaced.L&M customer service was excellent.
Posted by Dave on May 31, 2012
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Closest StoreAbbotsford, British Columbia
Why can I buy this on e-bay for 1349.99 Am but it costs 1549.99 Can?
Posted by anonymous on Oct 28, 2011
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