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BG250-112

Compact, powerful and rich with features

BG250-112 Demo

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All of our BG250 combos share the same fundamental tone, yet they also sound unique. Subtle details and the fact that you can customize the amps with TonePrint effects and settings makes sure that you will always be able to get the sound you are looking for no matter which BG250 you choose.

  • Ultra-light, Ultra-powerful
  • Two TonePrint Slots
  • Intelligent Tone Shaping Tools
  • Built-in Tuner for 4, 5 and 6 String Basses. 

BG250-112 gives you the best from both worlds. Tight and powerful sound with a strong presence in the mids. Make it bassy and old school, or modern and crisp. The choice is yours!

It’s light yet super powerful, features intelligent tone shaping tools and has an onboard tuner for 4, 5 and 6 string basses.

Add to that, the ultimate effects solution: Dual TonePrint! You can swap effect types on the fly and you even get custom TonePrints created by some of the greatest bass players totally free of charge.

 

 *bassists in the U.S. – please note the BG250-112 is a Guitar Center exclusive.

Power to Roll

What good is having a ton of power if you risk your back or need to rent a forklift every time you have a gig? None, that’s why we  designed BG250 to have 250 watts of raw power, delivered through our cutting-edge, lightweight Class D amp technology that helps bringing the total weight down to an extremely portable 35 lbs – making it one of the lightest yet loudest combos in its class.

Dual Signature Effects

BG250 sports two TonePrint slots that lets you load signature effects into the amp. We’ve got an ever-expanding roster of the coolest people in bass today give us their signature versions of TC effects.

They’re available for free and you can beam them directly to your BG250 via our übercool free smartphone app.

Making a Splash

When we entered the bass market, we made quite a splash. We have a dedicated team of bass players that really want to make a difference so we came up with a bunch of features that made sense to us, like a tuner on board, realistic tube/drive emulation and SpectraComp, our own ‘per-string’ compression, giving you a combo that makes life as a bassist that much better.

TonePrint® Enabled – Signature Bass Effects

Bass TonePrints are free, custom-tuned effects, provided by your favorite bass players! TonePrints give you access to an effect as it is used by the artist – so you can tap directly into the TC tones used by the best bass players in the world.

Oh, this being the 21st century and all, we’ve made a TonePrint App which allows you to beam TonePrints from your phone to your TonePrint-enabled pedal or amp. Easy, fast and totally free of charge!

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Learn More About the Amazing TonePrint Concept

 

TonePrints for BG250

See all TonePrints for BG250-112

Sounds

Sound examples by TC Electronic

Backstage Pass – All Access

The BG combo series builds on our smash success BH amps and pair portability with playability. Plus a feature set and tonal quality that makes them truly great! 250 Watt of raw power with different speaker configurations for different needs, intelligent EQ section, built-in tuner and TonePrint functionality combined with killer tone. – True greatness comes from the ability to be small, but these combos are the next big thing!

TonePrint

TonePrint is a unique feature that lets you load signature effects into the TonePrint slot. And, since more is more, we added two slots. So, load any of the six effect types, and off you go!

Bass Tuner

The built–in tuner will tune up your bass regardless of whether you play 4, 5 or 6 strings. The four LEDs match a standard 4–string bass, but if you have a low B–string the E and A LEDs will light up together, and if you have a high C–string, look at the D and G LEDs.

Intelligent EQ Section

The Tone Controls are tailored specifically for bass as each knob will boost and cut at different frequencies, making sure that you can dial in any tone you want with ease.

Plug & Play

Use your iPod, phone, MP3 player or similar to jam along your favorite tracks. Just plug it into the AUX input and you’re ready for a rehearsal session, combining your favorite music with your favorite bass tone!

Foot Control

With the optional Switch-3 footswitch, you can switch TonePrints, change them on the fly or mute – whatever you need to create your tones.

BG250-112’s Resume

Portable & Powerful

  • 250 Watt

  • 35.6 lbs. / 16 kg

  • 18″ x 14.8″ x 21.3″

  • 458 x 375 x 540 mm

Bass Tuner

  • Built-in 6 String Tuner

Driver & Tweeter

  • 1x 12″ custom driver

  • 1x 1″ custom piezo tweeter

Intelligent EQ Section

  • Cut and Boost at Different Frequencies

  • Bass: Cut@80Hz / Boost@100Hz

  • Mid: Cut@500Hz / Boost@800Hz

  • Treble: Cut@1,800Hz / Boost@2,500Hz

Connectivity

  • Rehearsal Input – Playback through Speaker or Headphones

  • Balanced DI Out – Seamless Recording or PA Output

  • Headphone output – Silent Rehearsal

  • Footswitch (optional)

TonePrint Enabled

  • 6 Effect Types (Chorus, Flanger, Vibrato,Octaver, SpectraComp, Bass Drive)

  • TonePrints are made by some of the world’s best bass players includingNathan East, Mark King, Duff McKagan, Richard Bona and many more

Videos

Eric Smith (Rihanna / Justin Timberlake) presents BG250-112 combo

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  • We met up with Eric Smith (Rihanna / Justin Timberlake) at 4Sound, Copenhagen. In this video Eric demonstrates the features of our BG250-112 combo.

    Eric Smith (Rihanna / Justin Timberlake) presents BG250-112 combo

  • Roscoe Beck (Leonard Cohen) playing on the BG-250-112 and beaming his "TonePrint"

    Roscoe Beck (Leonard Cohen) playing on the BG-250-112 and beaming his “TonePrint”

  • Ida Nielsen (3RDEYEGIRL & NPG) first impression of the BG250-112

    Ida Nielsen (3RDEYEGIRL & NPG) first impression of the BG250-112

  • Ida Nielsen (3RDEYEGIRL & NPG) plays BG250-112 combo using "Clean Octaver" TonePrint.

    Ida Nielsen (3RDEYEGIRL & NPG) plays BG250-112 combo using “Clean Octaver” TonePrint.

Chorus TonePrints for BG250

Flanger TonePrints for BG250

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Octaver TonePrints for BG250

Combined TonePrints for BG250

BassDrive TonePrints for BG250

SpectraComp TonePrints for BG250

Phaser TonePrints for BG250

Vibe TonePrints for BG250

BG250-112 Tech Specs

Input Section
Input connector
1/4″ jack
Input impedance
500 kOhm / 100 pF
Gain range
-96 to 36dB
Tone control
Bass
80Hz @ Gain: -24 to 0dB; 100Hz @ Gain 0 to +15dB
Mid
500Hz @ Gain: -24 to 0dB; 800Hz @ Gain 0 to +15dB
Treble/ Tweeter Tone
Center Freq: 1800Hz @ Gain: -24 to 0dB; 3150Hz @ Gain 0 to +15dB
Tube Tone
0 to 10, Tube amp Recreation
Tone Print
0 to 10 embedded parameters for TonePrints
Tuner
Bass Tuner, always on
Tuning range
B0 (30.87Hz) to G4 (392.00Hz)
Mute
Mutes speaker out, Phones out and Balanced out
Master Level / Headphones Output
Studio quality headphone amp
HP Out Impedance
40 to 600 Ohm
Mains supply
100 – 240V~ 50/60Hz (70W @ 1/8 of Max. Output)
Power module rating
250w (500w instantaneus Peak @ min. Load)
TCE Power rating and Active Power Management
Balanced output
Balanced XLR, Pre/Post Pre-amp
Bal. Out Max.
+2dBu
Bal. Out Optimal Load Impedance
600 Ohm
Rehearsal input
1/8″ jack input, fits to iPod®
Operating / Storage Temperature
0° C to 50° C / -30° C to 70° C
Humidity
Max. 90 % non-condensing
Dimensions
462 x 620 x 380 mm / 18.2″ x 24.4″ x 15.0″
Weight
15.8 kg / 34.8 pounds
Finish
Tolex covered. Handcrafted plywood box
Porting
Front porting
Woofer
TC Electronic custom 12″
Tweeter
TC Electronic custom Piezo