Ashdown RM-800-EVO ll review

A British-designed powerhouse bass amp that goes easy on your back

Ashdown RM800 Evo II
(Image: © Ashdown Engineering)

Guitar World Verdict

Another intelligently designed and practical Ashdown amp.


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    Flexible Sub and Drive options.


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    Virtually nothing.

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It’s always a treat to be sent a new Ashdown bass amp, and this particular one comes with high expectations. The EVO name has been used on Ashdown’s amps right from the early days, and the RM-800-EVO ll has a pedigree that stretches back decades, so this little amp has a lot to live up to.

Happily, there’s one area in which the RM-800-EVO ll differs completely from its ancestors – and that’s obvious when you lift it from the box.

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