How does a 1,000-watt 8-pound amp with 4-band EQ, punch/brightness control and a subharmonic generator sound to you? Sounds pretty good to us, and Peavey makes one with the MiniMega.

Oh, and a nice goodie – you can choose between 12 different backlight colors. No, that does not increase functionality whatsoever, but hey, it looks cool.

The MiniMax, a smaller 400-watt head, is just a scant 5 pounds in weight.

Getting the low-end thunder in smaller packages is getting easier every day! What do you think?

Tell us where to send more articles like this one!  

8 Responses to “Peavey MiniMega and MiniMax Bass Amp Heads at NAMM 2014”

  1. tried to find this on the peavey website and it’s not available yet??????

    January 29, 2014 at 2:29 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  2. This it terrific! Now if only someone could build a light-weight cabinet…

    January 29, 2014 at 2:53 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  3. Given that every Peavey product I’ve owned has never failed and always sounded great, I’d buy one of these heads tomorrow if they were on the shelf.

    January 29, 2014 at 3:12 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  4. this loks like it will be a terrific working player’s amp. Gear snobs will never try it, but that’s their loss!

    January 29, 2014 at 4:20 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  5. Great news from Peavey..hopefully you can do a update on the new bass cabs they have new for 2014 as well..i bought a Peaey MK IV back in the mid 80s and still have it and it works fine all these years later

    January 29, 2014 at 6:08 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  6. Already checked the specs… I owned a couple Peavey amps before, and they never failed me. Would buy one as soon as possible!!!

    January 29, 2014 at 10:17 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  7. Real-world street prices on these?????

    February 7, 2014 at 10:34 pm - Reply or Post a new comment

Post comment

Type the word amp to prove you are not a bot

Tell us where to send more articles like this one!  

[Bass of the Week] Aeris A.D.P.

The feature bass for this week combines design cues from MusicMan, PRS and several personal touches. Alden, the owner of this bass who had Aeris Guitars build the instrument for him, writes: I was looking to purchase a new bass and wanted something different from my MusicMan that sounded and played just like it. Aeris… Read more »


What were YOU doing when you were 12 years old?

Out on the Tiles by Led Zeppelin is not an easy song on the bass. The difficulty comes from the fact that the original recording is, in all honesty, a bit sloppy with its timing. This is the original studio track: …so when a 12-year-old kid is able to cover this song, that’s actually a… Read more »


[Bass of the Week] Ray Ross #18

The feature bass for this week is an example of where “less is more” really works. Builder Aaron Ross from writes: I started making basses from scratch about five years ago. Motivated by a desire for a fretless and no money to buy one. Through trial and error, I turned a creative corner with… Read more »