Separate controls for Volume (clean channel), Volume (overdrive channel), Gain (overdrive channel), Treble and Bass Equalization knobs and a separate on/off switch for overdrive. It has a single 1/4" input, both a Standby and Master power switch
Guaranteed to piss off your parents!
5 Watt High Performance Tube Amp/Combo Amp. Packing a whole lot of power for a 5 Watt Tube amp, this baby will amplify your life to the pure clean sound of an all business tube amp in a compact and affordable model. Designed to top specifications and containing 2 Ruby Tubes, this fully self contained amp delivers. This "House is a 'Rockin" lead guitar tube amp is perfect for use in coffee houses, group settings, houses of worship, home and professional studios and live performances. This amplifier may look similar to others sold by more established brands and this is because we are the factory. Belcat IS the source factory designing and developing products as Original Equipment (OEM) for many major brands in the amplifier market. The Tube-5 Combo Amp has one 8" Super Celestion speaker, one EI84 Ruby Tube and one 12AX7 Ruby Tube, specifically designed for rock lead guitar. It has separate controls for Volume (clean channel), Volume (overdrive channel), Gain (overdrive channel), Treble and Bass Equalization knobs and a separate on/off switch for overdrive. It has a single 1/4" input, both a Standby and Master power switch and a fully attached power cord. The amp weighs 16 pounds and measures approximately 11-1/2" tall x 14" wide x 8" deep. The amp is classically covered with Vintage Tweed tolex and has chrome corner bumpers on all 8 corners. The controls are set into the top by an inch to protect the settings while playing. This is one serious amp guaranteed to piss off your parents!
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I took a gamble and bought this amp, and while it's not a bad amp, it's not a good fit for me, personally. First off, the amp does have a standby switch, three band EQ, two channels, and while I haven't removed the back panel, I did look through the opening, and the speaker does say Celestion on the back. This amp is TINY. It's smaller than the 1 watt Blackstar HT1 combo amp I used to own!
Moving on, while the electronics seem to be of good quality, the cabinet is so-so, but given the price point, I'll overlook that. My biggest gripe: The clean ("clean") channel dirties up WAY too quickly. I tried almost all my electric guitars, whose pick ups range from higher output humbuckers, to near-PAF type 'buckers, to hot single coils, to near vintage spec single coils. The amp "felt" best when played with lower output single coils pups, but again, I think it drives too easily. I may try swapping out the 12AX7 for a 12AY7 and see if that cleans it up...
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