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Hartke LH1000 1000-Watt Bass Amplifier Head


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The LH1000 Bass Amplifier Head is a light-weight, simplistic, road-worthy powerhouse that will add a variety of incredible tones to your live bass rig.

With 1000 watts and classic 12AX7 Class-A tube preamp, the LH1000 provides bass players with an abundance of power and amazing tone. The LH1000 features Treble and Bass Shelving as well as mid peak controls which will allow you to produce a broad range of tonal colors to the amps natural, warm tone. If your looking to shape your sound even further, the LH1000 also features Brite and Limiter switches.

Today’s amplifiers seem to all be about one thing, control. So much so that they’ve almost become too complicated to use and aren’t quite user friendly. The LH1000 on the other hand doesn’t necessitate an engineering degree to adjust your tone. The simplistic and intuitive front panel of the LH1000 gives you all of the range and dynamics of more complicated amps but without the headache. Although the LH1000 is a perfect complement to the Hartke HyDrive cabinets, it also works as a seamless accompaniment to any bass cab on the market.

Whether your playing small venues or huge stadiums, the power that the LH1000 puts out makes this amplifier head ideal for the gigging musician. The LH1000 features a light-weight, rugged construction as well as two-rackspace, metal frame chassis,  a steel faceplate and handles which make this amp extremely road-worthy.

The LH1000's raw, reliable power is also perfect for additional shaping through your effects console or stomp box. With all the necessary features for complete tonal control, along with ample power and rugged design, the LH1000 will ensure your bass playing receives the positive attention it deserves.

  • Dual Parallel Mode: 2 x 225 watts @ 8 ohms, 2 x 320 watts @ 4 ohms, 2 x 545 watts @ 2 ohms
  • Bridge Mode: 1 x 750 watts @ 8 ohms, 1 x 1100 watts @ 4 ohms
  • Classic 12AX7 High Voltage Class-A tube preamp circuit
  • Bass and Treble Shelving, plus mid-peak EQ controls
  • Selectable brite switch for added high frequency response
  • Selectable limiter switch with LED indicator
  • Balance control blends level of A and B outputs
  • Front panel XLR balanced direct output
  • Rear panel 1/4-inch effects loop
  • 1/4-inch plus Speakon™ output connectors
  • Two-rackspace metal chassis with steel faceplate and handles

Get your Hartke LH1000 1000-Watt Bass Amplifier Head today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Amplifier Head
  • Manual
  • Power Cable



Insanely powerful head... combine this with say a hydrive 410? killer sound.. perfect combination of fat bottom and top end.. more power than youll probably ever need, but its good to have it in reserve if you need it. and its price point, makes this one a no brainer.




All the wiz and bang you'll need


I purchased the LH 1000 after purchasing my Kilo 1000 as a backup. I also purchased the Hydrive 810 cabinet. I like to make a lot of noise and after playing the LH 1000 I decided to buy another one because I plan to buy another Hartke Hydrive 810. I also purchased the Hartke bass attack. Like I said. Lots of noise. I'm in heaven.


San Antonio, TX


Great Bass amp and an Awesome Deal at Sam Ash


I've always read great things about this amp. Since my stable was full I never considered buying one. Then I stumbled on a great deal here at Sam Ash. Mint condition, New/other 1 year warranty. Really? A better deal than getting one used? So I went for it. WOW! It really was just like new! Best deal I ever scored on a bass amp! This really is what everyone is talking about. Check The Wooten and Sheehan demo videos. It Has such a nice warm tone and it's all muscle. If your into/require a lot of knobs and extra features built into the amp, you will be disappointed. (I would simply get an EQ box if I wanted more tone controls) Use the send / returns to add all the processing you want. This is simple, powerful, economical, well built and clean..... Yes a clean bass amp. I've owned Ampeg Products and many others over the years and have dumped them all. It has 3 fans inside so they really were thinking even when it came to cooling. It does get warm even at 4 ohms a side so make sure it can breath. I did find the black control knob position indicators a bit hard to see on stage against the reflections of the bright silver knob tops. I replaced them all with black metal control knobs with white indicator dots. (looks mean) The deal came around again. So my 2nd LH1000 is on it's way!


Oakdale, MN


I would buy it again


Real simple, great sound, powerful and road worthy.

Radio Road

Naples, FL


LH1000w Bass Amp Great Product Hartke is Making it Happen!!


I play all types of venues and moving equipment socks I have been dragging around an SVT for many years, however Elliott hooked me up with a LH 1000 from Hartke man this thing has plenty of useable power with tons of head room and great sound. I don't think you can beat it for money.

Problem Child

Newtown Bucks County


Very Cool


What a cool product. Very easy to set up and use. Lots of cool sounds and effects. Portable and lightweight. Great sound and a great price. "This is a real hands on product review from [email protected] Sam Ash KOP"



power baby!!!!


this power head is one of the best bass controller in the market. I play these series and I would not buy any other!

Ricardo Amador

store 54


Great Bass head by Hartke!!


Great sounding bass amp by Hartke!! Delivers a loud 1000watts of power!!! Nice low end and delivers a good punch. "This is a real hands on product review from [email protected] Sam Ash Orlando"

Billy B





You can never go wrong with Hartke! These guys make the best quality products for the money out there, and the LH1000 isn't any different! Simple to set-up and dial in youll be blowing people away with a wall of sound in seconds! This is a real hands-on review from Brandon @SamAshCanogaPark


Canoga Park,.CA


One of the BEST Gigging Bass Amps!


These things are just incredible. They have a very warm, tubey tone (due to the preamp) and they get incredibly loud! We use this line of Hartkes in my band and have nothing but great luck! Sounds great direct into the PA (retains the warmth and tube amp characteristics) and sounds great direct in recording as well. The unit takes pedals very well and is a nice simple interface that doesn't overcomplicate getting good tone. So many bass amps seem to want to give you too many options and it's easier to make it sound bad than good - not this guy! Despite having some character it is a rather transparent amp and brings out each basses personality. For this price vs volume ability/performance this thing blows the competition out of the water! This is a hands on review from Mike @ Sam Ash Columbus


Columbus, OH


LH1000 1000-Watt Bass Amplifier Head

4.7 35


Series LH
Other Features Balance control blends level of A and B outputs, Front panel XLR balanced direct output, Rear panel 1/4-inch effects loop, 1/4-inch plus Speakon™ output connectors
Model LH1000

Owner's Manual

Warranty Info:

LH1000 1000-Watt Bass Amplifier Head

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for One year and labor for One year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.