Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

EL84

Pheo Guitars

July 22, 2009
Phil Sylvester is a visual artist, and guitar gear is his medium. Check out his bizarre and beautiful creations.
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VOX Night Train NT15H Head Review

July 22, 2009
The highly-anticipated 15-watt Vox Night Train doesn''t disappoint.
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Diamond Amplification-Spitfire II & Phantom Demos

June 9, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Houston, TX, where he visits the Diamond Amplification factory. In this video segment, we get to hear two of Diamond's flagship heads; Phantom and Spitfire II. The 100-watt Phantom comes with 4-Svetlana Winged C EL34 and 6-12AX7 tubes. In addition, the front panel features two fully independent channels with Volume, Gain, Bass, Middle, Treble, Presence controls. It also comes with a 2-button footswitch, tube-driven effects loop and a "low focus switch on the rear panel. The low focus switch provides 3 positions low, mid, high. Moving from low to high, the player gets to focus the low end, tailored to his/her needs, with low end increasing relative to the highs allowing for more low end with more focus.
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Backline Engineering Zentone 7 Review

March 17, 2009
The ZenTone 7 packs a number of tones into its 7 watts, alternating between an EL84 and a 6V6
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Orange Tiny Terror Combo Review

March 17, 2009
Orange''s Tiny Terror gets the combo treatment
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Hughes & Kettner Statesman Dual EL84 Combo Review

February 16, 2009
The H&K Statesman packs a bigger punch than you might expect from its size, 20-watts and reasonable price.
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Lone Wolf Outlaw Review

February 16, 2009
A look at Lone Wolf''s dual-channel, EL84-equipped 18-watt head.
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Ugly Amps Ugly 18 Head Review

February 16, 2009
PCB Construction keeps this EL84-based 18-watter under $1000 without sacrificing tone
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Output Tubes

January 15, 2009
Dave Hunter gets down to business with the tone generating clan of tubes: output tubes.
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People's Amp Review

December 17, 2008
Can one man take on the boutique industry with a Bluesbreaker-inspired 18-watt tube amp for just $650? We take the People''s Amp for a ride to find out.
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