- solid state amplifiers
- tube amplifiers
- effects boards power supplies and cases
- loop and sampler effects
Acoustic is an amplifier brand name of Acoustic Control Corporation of Thousand Oaks, California. The company was founded in the late 1960s by Steve Marks and his father - initially working out of a shack on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. The company became known for its powerful Acoustic 361 bass stack, Acoustic became a popular bass amp brand in the 1970s and 1980s as larger venues demanded amps with more power. The majority were solid state amplifiers but there were a few tube amps as well. Acoustic Control Corporation went out of business in the 1980s, but returned in 2007.