From the Aguilar Website: Aguilar Amplification is dedicated to using superior engineering processes to make great gear for bass players. By Designing and manufacturing heads, cabinets, preamps, pickups and effects pedals, we can contribute to many aspects of the sound of the Bass. At Aguilar, we approach every product that we manufacture with real world, musical understanding. Because we are a team of bass players and engineers, we start by visualizing gear from the musician's perspective and then proceed with inspired engineering. We have a credo of "constant improvement", that helps us move forward daily and create products that will contribute to your music. Aguilar amplifiers, cabinets and pedals can be found on concert stages and in recording studios around the world. Our preamps and new line of pickups are used in many of the world's best basses. We're proud to play a part in the sound of so many great bass players, and we look forward to being part of your sound!