Gallien-Krueger® 800RB Bass Amp
A legendary, rock star-approved bass amp, exclusively for UAD and Apollo.
The Gallien-Krueger 800RB is the legendary solid-state bass amp used on countless hit records by artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, No Doubt, Guns n’ Roses, and more. When it was released in 1982, the 800RB dazzled with its bi-amplified operation and DI output, quickly becoming an industry standard for countless bassists, touring bands, and backline companies.
Developed by Brainworx, and officially licensed by Gallien-Krueger, the Gallien-Krueger 800RB Bass Amp plug-in provides an exacting emulation of the original amp — along with indispensable modern features.
Now You Can:
Record your bass through a spot-on emulation of one of the all-time classic bass amps
Run two Recording Chains and independently select dual cabinet/microphone combos
Shape your tone with Gallien-Krueger’s unbeatable voicing filters and 4-band EQ
Track with authentic bass‑amp feel through an Apollo interface using Unison™ technology
Take a Listen
The Industry Standard
Like the original hardware, the Gallien‑Krueger 800RB Bass Amp plug‑in is a Swiss Army Knife of bass tone. GK's patented voicing filters offer instant access to classic EQ profiles in the low, mid, and high frequencies, and its 4‑band active EQ lets you dial in your ideal tone with precision and ease no matter what type of bass you play.
Two is Better Than One
The Gallien‑Krueger 800RB plug‑in emulates the original hardware’s bi‑amplified architecture, providing two different power amps ‑ one for the lows and one for the highs. An adjustable crossover allows you to control which frequencies go to which power amp, and each has a master volume knob, making it easy to dial in just the right amount of bass or bite.
Unison™ Technology for Apollo Interfaces
Harnessing UA’s groundbreaking Unison technology, the Gallien‑Krueger 800RB Bass Amplifier plug‑in gives you the impedance, gain staging, and circuit behaviors that have contributed to making this iconic tone machine one of the most recorded bass amps in history. Just drop the plug-in into the dedicated “UNISON+” insert in UA audio interface Console software.
GK FX Rack
The Gallien‑Krueger 800RB plug-in features tools that greatly add to its versatility when tracking bass guitar. The FX Rack features an onboard noise gate, Power Soak, and EQ filter controls, allowing you to put the finishing touches ‑ before or after mixdown ‑ on your tones. But it’s the 800RB plug‑in’s 64 Recording Chain presets that give you the ultimate in flexibility. These presets give you endless combinations of vintage mics, cabinets, and outboard gear ‑ like having an engineer patching you through various chains.
Legendary tone of the Gallien-Krueger 800RB bass amp heard on countless recordings, officially licensed and authenticated by Gallien-Krueger
Gallien-Krueger's unbeatable Voicing Filters — Low Cut, Mid Contour, and High Boost — for instant shaping of overall bass tone
Four active EQ bands for precise tonal shaping
Full range or bi-amplification with adjustable crossover, allowing high and low frequencies to be amplified separately
Two dedicated Recording Chains for each power amp, each containing 64 Recording Chains with multiple speaker cabinets
Unison™ technology for Apollo interfaces, for the tone, touch, and feel of the original Gallien-Krueger 800RB
Gallien-Krueger 800RB Bass Amp
what a sound
i can’t stop playing my bass with this sound!! it’s amazing!!! a real badass bass sound. i used before the ampeg svt3 pro that i loved it but this is the ROCK BASS SOUND