Ashdown Tone Pocket Headphone Pre Amp

Ashdown Tone Pocket Headphone Pre Amp



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Ashdown Tone Pocket Headphone Pre Amp

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Weighing in at just half a pound, and compact enough to fit into your back pocket, the Ashdown Tone Pocket Headphone Preamp is here!

Lightweight, Portable, and Powerful

From the top down, the Tone Pocket preamp is the answer to all of your home-rehearsal bass-playing needs.

Want some quiet-time rehearsing without waking up the neighbours? No problem.

Want to play along with a backtrack, or a previous recording? No problem, there's a line-in socket for external devices.

Want to record your playing and listen back to it later? It can do that too, thanks to the on-board USB connectivity.

What You Get In The box

  • 1 x Ashdown Tone Pocket in soft case
  • 1 x USB to USB cable
  • 1 x Headphone 1/4” adaptor
  • 1 x 10v power supply
  • 1 x 12v in-car charger
  • 4 x self-adhesive rubber feet

USB Recording

Situated on the rear-panel of the Tone Pocket is a micro USB recording output socket, allowing you to plug in to your favourite DAW. When activated, the USB socket also doubles as a charger for desktop use, allowing you to keep the Tone Pocket charged.

Speaking of Charging...

With a 9v rechargable battery fitted, and sockets for a 10V standard adapter (supplied) as well as a 12V in-car charging socket , the Tone Pocket can hold up to 8 hours' playing-time worth of charge.

Simple EQ and Balanced Line Out

Featuring a straightforward 3-band EQ of Bass, Mids and Highs, the Tone Pocket can enhance not only your Bass's sound, but also the sound of the music delivered via your smart phone!

Not only that, but this fantastic little preamp also offers a rear-mounted Line out socket, allowing you to connect directly to an amplifier or PA system.

Ashdown Tone Pocket Highlights

  • Compact headphone preamp with USB recording capabilities
  • Up to 8 hours of playing time with battery use (rechargable)
  • Simple in-built EQ, with a bold range of tone
  • Balanced Line output for hooking up to an Amp or PA system
  • Compact-yet-robust construction, perfect for the musician on the go
  • Comes complete with a 5-Year Ashdown warranty (activated upon product registration with Ashdown)
  • Weighs only 272g (0.5lbs!)
More Information
Manufacturer Ashdown
SKU 181257
Shipping Weight (kg) 0.700000
Power Supply Rechargable 9v Battery / 10v DC Adapter with Negative Centre Barrel
Warranty 2 Years


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