Laney Digbeth DB500H and DBV212-4 cabinet review

Laney's new range of heritage-inspired amps, speakers and FX offer a great deal of versatility and at a decent price, too

Laney Digbeth DB500H Amp, DBV212-4 Cabinet
(Image: © Laney)

Guitar World Verdict

There is much to recommend this setup. Laney has come up with a well-featured amp that delivers a considerable amount of tonal flexibility, giving the player real options.


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    A whole host of tones and features in a portable setup.


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    May not suit you if you don’t like distortion.

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Lyndon Laney started producing bass amps back in 1967, and some 54 years later, this new Digbeth-branded range celebrates the company’s beginnings and heritage. 

With two amplifiers, three cabinets, and several FX pedals on offer, there’s something to suit most budgets and playing requirements. We’ve matched the more powerful of the two amps with the new 2x12 cabinet for a portable partnership that should suit more or less any working bassist.

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