Class A vs Class B Amplifiers – What’s the Difference?

Class A vs Class B amplifiersClearing up questions that you may have about different types of tube amps.

Class A vs Class B Amplifiers

This time we’re going to discuss Class A vs Class B amplifiers and how they differ. We’ll help you understand the difference between them so you can choose the best type for each situation you come across.

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Express 5:50 Guitar Amp Head from Mesa/Boogie

express 5:50Available as a head, or as a combo amp, the Express 5:50 is a 50 watt all tube amplifier with five 12AXY tubes in the preamp section and two 6L6 tubes in the power amp section.

The Express 5:50 Guitar Amp Head is part of a very popular line of amplifiers from the people at Mesa/Boogie. This is a two-channel amplifier that delivers 50 watts of tube driven power. You can buy the Express 5:50 as a head, or as a combo amp. Continue reading “Express 5:50 Guitar Amp Head from Mesa/Boogie”

Yamaha THR10 – 10-watt 2×3″ Modeling Combo

yamaha thr10The Yamaha THR10 can be powered by an AC adapter or eight AA batteries for up to six hours of continuous playing time.

The Yamaha THR10 – 10-Watt 2×3 Modeling Combo is a new type of amplifier from Yamaha that is specialized for non-live-performing musicians. The THR10 features Volume, Gain, Master, and Tone control knobs. There is also an Amp control knob, which toggles between Clean, Crunch, Lead, Brit High, and Modern sounds. Continue reading “Yamaha THR10 – 10-watt 2×3″ Modeling Combo”

Line 6 DT25 112 1×12 25W Tube Guitar Combo Amp

line 6 dt25The Line 6 DT25 112 1x12 25W Tube Guitar Combo Amp is four boutique tube amps in one, American clean, British crunch, class A chime, and modern high-gain.

Featuring reconfigurable analog components, the Line 6 DT25 also includes HD modeling. This allows you to select your operating class to either Class AB/25 Watts/Fixed Bias or Class A/10 Watts/Cathode Biased. Continue reading “Line 6 DT25 112 1×12 25W Tube Guitar Combo Amp”

Line 6 AMPLIFi 30 – 30-watt Multi-speaker Modeling Combo Amp

Line 6 AMPLIFi 30The Line 6 AMPLIFi 30 lets you dial in your perfect tone with over 200 amps and effects.

The Line 6 AMPLIFi 30 – 30-Watt Multi-Speaker Modeling Combo is a compact stereo modeling guitar amp. The AMPLIFi 30 features a 4-speaker stereo design capable of full range audio reproduction and is Bluetooth-enabled for wireless audio streaming. Continue reading “Line 6 AMPLIFi 30 – 30-watt Multi-speaker Modeling Combo Amp”

Line 6 Firehawk 1500 Stereo Guitar Combo Amp

Line 6 FirehawkThe Line 6 Firehawk is a wonder in the guitar amp world, with four internal amplifiers that combine for 680 watts continuous (1,500 watts peak) power.

The Line 6 Firehawk features a full range six-speaker system that accurately replicates tones at any volume, and can be used for acoustic and electric guitar. You can even use the amp as a Bluetooth speaker. Continue reading “Line 6 Firehawk 1500 Stereo Guitar Combo Amp”

Best 50 Watt Guitar Heads

best 50 watt guitar headsThe best 50 watt guitar heads that produce 100 watt tones in a smaller and more affordable package.

Everyone wants the 100 watt amplifier, but many times a 50 watt head is not only practical but also a more affordable and satisfactory substitute. There are cases in which they can even be preferable to the 100 watt head. For many people who do not have the luxury of playing large clubs every night, a 100 watt head can be just too much power for the bedroom or small apartment. Continue reading “Best 50 Watt Guitar Heads”

Vox MV50 Ultra Compact Amp Head

vox mv50Using a new vacuum tube technology, the Vox MV50 Ultra Compact also features a VU output level meter and guitar input on its front panel.

The Vox MV50 is a series of ultra-compact amplifier heads from a legendary company. The MV50 head comes in many varieties, including High Gain, Boutique, Clean, AC, and Rock. Each one weighs just over one pound and delivers 50 watts of tube-driven power. Continue reading “Vox MV50 Ultra Compact Amp Head”