B-52 Amps Jensen Beach FL

Even though it's one of the most affordable amps in this roundup, the B-52 LS-100 has the power and features to share the stage with any amp here.

Schumacher Music
(772) 286-7474
888 Sw Federal Hwy
Stuart, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
We repair Amplifiers,Pianos, Organs, Digital Pianos, Keyboards. Authorized repair for Peavey, Fender, Yanaha, Korg,and many more.

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Big Bobs Music
(386) 761-3002
Po Box 1347
Palm City, FL

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Jam Music
(772) 337-1188
1692 Se Port Saint Lucie Blvd
Port St Lucie, FL

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Bens Musical Inst
(561) 336-7536
3752 Sw Karin St
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral

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Music Man Too
(772) 466-8764
3940 Orange Ave
Fort Pierce, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral

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D&L Music
(561) 221-9557
217 Sw Indian Grove Dr
Stuart, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Audio Design & Instrument
(772) 878-4277
7075 Shanas Trl
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, DJ Equipment

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Drummersonly
(772) 337-4002
1532 Se Village Green Dr
Port St Lucie, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Website Sales: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Repair of All Drum & percussion Gear
Hours
Mon - Fri 11AM to 6PM
Sat - 10AM to 5PM

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Academy Of Music
(561) 464-3533
220 Orange Ave
Fort Pierce, FL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Print Music

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Schumacher Music
(772) 286-7474
888 Sw Federal Hwy
Stuart, FL
 
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B-52 LS 100

GJ7T0351.jpgEVEN THOUGH IT’S ONE OF THE MOST AFFORDABLE AMPS IN THIS ROUNDUP, THE B-52 LS-100 HAS THEpower and features to share the stage with any amp here. The solid-state, 100-watt LS-100 hasa Clean channel, two Overdrive channels, an effects loop, and even a line out for recording. Despiteits wide range of tonal options, this amp is simple to use and provides instant gratification inboth clean and distorted modes. The Clean channel is straightforward with a 3-band EQ and aMid Cut button. It excels at very clean, pure sounds, and with the Mid Cut engaged it almostsounds like you’re playing an acoustic guitar. With the Mid Cut out, you get fuller, warmer tones.This channel is capable of huge headroom, remaining clean even at deafening volumes.

On the dirty side, you get a medium-gain Overdrive channel and a high-gain Overdrive channel,each with its own Gain and Volume knobs, although they share the 3-band EQ. Both candish out an incredible amount of distortion and are perfect for chugging metal tones and gutwrenchinglead sounds. There is a Contour control that can be assigned to either Overdrive channelor both. This is a super-intuitive control for changing the overall midrange character of theLS-100, from old-school bark with more mids to a fully scooped death tone. We liked it with Gain1 about halfway up with the Contour set for a mid scoop and Gain 2 cranked with no Contour.This made it easy to switch between a tight, chunky rhythm tone and a louder, more mid-heavylead tone that could cut through any mix.

The LS-100’s rear panel is fairly simple, but B-52 provides level controls for the effect sendand return—a welcome addition. There is also a level control on the speaker-simulated RecordOut. This obviously comes in handy for direct recording, but it can also go to a mixing board,saving you the hassle of miking your LS-100 on a gig. The LS-100 is full of versatility, with tonesthat range from sparkling clean sounds to killer heavy tones with monstrous gain. This amp is amust-have for rockers who want a powerful, great-sounding metal amp at an unbelievable price.—Stephen Ordonez

SPECS

B-52
MODEL LS-100
PRICE $599 retail/$299 street (head)
CHANNELS Three
CONTROLS Front panel: Gain 1,Gain 2, Contourassign, Bass, Mid,Treble, Volume 1,Volume 2 (Overdrivechannel); Volume,Bass, Mid, Treble,Mid cut switch(Clean channel);Master Volume,Reverb; Switchesfor Channel, Gainselect, and Contourassign. Rear panel:Effects loop withSend and ReturnLevel controls,International VoltageSelect switchfor 115 volt and230 volts.
POWER 100 watts
TUBES N/A
EXTRAS Three-buttonfootswitch (Channeland Gain Select,Reverb on/off),Speaker-SimulatedLine Out with Levelcontrol for directrecording, 16-gaugemetal grille forprotection
SPEAKER B-52 4x12 w/custom-built, 100-wattspeakers; $599retail/$299 street
MAXIMUM MEASURED VOLUME118dB
WEIGHT 34 lbs (head)
KUDOS Great amp for agreat price. Widerange of tones.Instant gratification.
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