The SUBWAY® WD-800™ is a direct response to player feedback and the longstanding demand for a more powerful version of our classic WalkAbout Bass Head We've combined the warm, soulful sounding magic of the WalkAbout tube preamp with the musical Class D Output Power used in our Subway D-800 and D-800+, to create the ultimate lightweight hybrid standalone head.
In addition to the inspiring round, fat WalkAbout-inspired Tone, the WD-800 provides players the comprehensive WalkAbout rotary Tone & Semi-Parametric EQ controls, employs the D-800+'s HIGH PASS FILTER and offers a new POWER AMP DAMPING control, which allows for tuning/mixing of the sub-low frequencies and power response options respectively. The POWER DAMPING choices allow you to tailor the tracking and feel of the power amp.
The Subway WD-800 is available as a stand-alone Head or can be mounted in minutes within a standard 19” Rack (2 spaces) by attaching the optional Rack
Made in Petaluma, California with the World's Finest Materials
800 Watts @ 4 or 2 Ohms / 400 Watts @ 8 Ohms
Light-Weight Class D Power Amp & 8/4 or 2 Ohm Impedance Switch & Variable Damping Control
Active/Passive Input Switch
2-Stage Class A Vacuum Tube Preamp w/ 1x Mesa 12AT7 features:
Input Gain with Clip Indicator (O/D LED)
Variable High-Pass Filter (25Hz-125Hz)
Fully Active 5-Band EQ (+/- 12dB) featuring Bass, Treble and a selectable/bypassable 3-Band Semi-Parametric EQ Sweepable from 80Hz-1KHz, 150Hz-2.5KHz & 300Hz-5KHz respectively
Passive Mid Control
POWER DAMPING choices enable you to tailor the tracking and feel of the power amp.
LOW produces a looser, more relaxed and blooming character reminiscent of Tube power
HIGH tightens the low end, adding punch and accuracy in tracking
MEDIUM provides a blend of these opposite ends of the power response spectrum (LOW & HIGH)
Balanced XLR Mic Level (DI) Out with Pre/Post, Line/Mic & Ground Lift Switches
Fully Buffered Series FX Loop
Tuner Output (back panel) with Play/Mute Switch (front panel)
External Footswitch Jack for Tuner/Mute & Parametric EQ (footswitch sold separately)
MESA/Boogie products sold by Mesa Hollywood are intended for use within the United States. We are unable to ship any MESA/Boogie products outside of the US.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including, nickel which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and vinyl chloride which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov