Mesa/Boogie Subway WD-800 Lightweight Hybrid 800-watt Bass Head Tube Warmth, Tunable Power and Perfect Portability

You spoke, we listened. In direct response to player feedback and the longstanding demand for a more powerful version of our WalkAbout™ Bass Head. The answer: the WD-800™ Head. This Head combines the warm, soulful sounding magic of the WalkAbout tube preamp section with the musical Class D Output Power used in our Subway Line (D-800™ and D-800+™), to create the ultimate lightweight hybrid. As in the original, the inspiring round, fat WalkAbout Tone is joined by comprehensive rotary shelving Tone controls and a semi-parametric EQ, giving you total shaping authority in the preamp. The new WD800 also features the Subway D800 Plus’s highly effective HIGH PASS FILTER and a new POWER AMP DAMPING control, which allow tuning of the sub-low frequencies and power response options respectively. The POWER DAMPING choices enable you to tailor the tracking and feel of the power amp. The LOW setting produces a looser, more relaxed and blooming character reminiscent of Tube power. HIGH tightens the low end, adding punch and accuracy in tracking, while MEDIUM provides a blend of these opposite ends of the power response spectrum. The WD-800 can perform as a stand-alone Head or be mounted in 2 Spaces within standard 19” Racks by attaching the optional Rack Ears (not included). Whether you’re looking for a lightweight new main rig to replace your heavy linear amp with a bigger, wider sound and more complex harmonic content than the lightweight options you’ve tried, or just a compact, portable head for everyday gigging and recording that will fill the room with luscious Tone, the new WD-800 covers bases with power and versatility to spare. Not exactly a WalkAbout or a Subway, but rather everything great about both combined in a super-responsive compact, lightweight, big-power platform, just as you ordered!

  • Combines the warmth of the WalkAbout tube preamp with the Class D Output Power from the Subway Line (D-800™ and D-800+™)
  • Enjoy the signature round, fat WalkAbout Tone with comprehensive rotary shelving Tone controls and a semi-parametric EQ in the preamp
  • New features include a HIGH PASS FILTER and POWER AMP DAMPING control for tuning sub-low frequencies and power response options
  • Can be used as a stand-alone Head or mounted in 2 Spaces within standard 19” Racks, offering a lightweight, powerful, and versatile bass rig solution
  • Type:Hybrid
  • Number of Channels:Single channel
  • Total Power:800W @ 4/2 ohms, 400W @ 8 ohms
  • EQ:3-band Semi-parametric EQ, Bass, Mid, Treble, Highpass filter
  • Preamp Tubes:1 x 12AT7
  • Inputs:1 x 1/4" (instrument), 1 x 1/4" (aux in)
  • Outputs:2 x SpeakON, 1 x XLR (direct out), 1 x 1/4" (tuner)
  • Headphones:1 x 1/4"
  • Effects Loop:Fully Buffered
  • USB:1 x Type A
  • Footswitch I/O:1 x 1/4" (mute, EQ)
  • Footswitch Included:No
  • Cooling System:Internal Fan, Front/Side/Rear Air Vents
  • Power Source:Standard IEC AC cable
  • Height:4"
  • Width:12"
  • Depth:11.37"
  • Weight:7 lbs.
  • Manufacturer Part Number:6.WD8

Please feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable sales staff with any additional questions!

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Springfield, MO, United States
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