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In the past, Ampeg also manufactured several instruments including pickups, double basses, bass guitars, and electric guitars.

Everett Hull, a pianist and bassist, and Stanley Michaels, an electrical engineer and amp technician, established Michaels-Hull Electronic Labs in Newark, New Jersey in 1946.

Not only did he loathe the presence of rock musicians visiting the (then) New Jersey-based facility, but also his narrow-minded bias served as something of a corporate liability, in his apparent unwillingness to market Ampeg amps to rock musicians; as Ampeg didn't go out of its way to seek endorsements from pop/rock bands and musicians, despite plenty of them using Ampeg products at one time or another.

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In the mid-1990s, vintage guitar amps like the Jet and the Reverberocket were reissued under the "Diamond Blue Series" designation; complete with original bluish-colored checkerboard covering synonymous with their amps in the 1960s.

The Portaflex bass amp was also reissued, this time with updates to make them more appealing to modern-style bass players.

The current Ampeg company is mainly known in the field of bass amps.

They also have a line of guitar amplifiers and a remake of the Dan Armstrong guitar and bass. Louis Music (also makers of Crate amps) was purchased by LOUD Technologies Inc.

This combo bass amp was introduced in 1960 as the Portaflex, and remained a popular choice through the 1960s.

A particular characteristic of Ampeg amplifiers in the 1960s is that they were designed to be used for jazz and other types of music where distortion was not sought after — as Everett Hull had a major contempt for rock and roll music, and his hope that it being merely a "passing fancy" never materializing, had merely manifested his dismissive attitude towards the genre.

Hull would grudgingly acknowledge rock'n roll music, via advertising copy for Ampeg's "Supercombo" bass amp, introduced in 1959.

After Ampeg was sold to Unimusic in 1968, Dan Armstrong would be brought on board, and along with the opening of regional offices in places like Nashville, and the West Coast, the company's previously stodgy image would be dealt with, once and for all, especially with the creation of the all-new SVT amp, which would be "field-tested" by the Rolling Stones during their 1969 concert tour.

In March 2007, LOUD ceased production of Ampeg and Crate at the manufacturing facility in Yellville, Arkansas, outsourcing the manufacture of Ampeg and Crate to contract manufacturers in Asia.

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