1977 Roland RE-201 Space Echo

October 20, 2010
The classic tape echo
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1970 Fender Scorpio Combo

September 21, 2010
The Fender Scorpio from the short-lived Scorpio series
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Fryette Amplification Memphis Thirty 1x12 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
A two-channel, class A, EL84-equipped 1x12 combo, this 30-watt amp is packed with features and is easy and intuitive to operate.
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Video Review - Vox AGA70 Acoustic Guitar Amplifier

July 20, 2010
PG's Acoustic Editor Gayla Drake Paul walks us through her latest review of the Vox AGA70 Acoustic Guitar Amplifier.

The AGA70 is ideal for the acoustic performer because it's designed to perfectly project the subtle resonances and sweet, mellow tones of the acoustic guitar. Each of the two channels (Normal and Tube Pre) is equipped with a standard guitar input, as well as a microphone input with selectable phantom power. An electro-acoustic guitar or mic can be connected to each channel, making this the perfect amp for a singer-instrumentalist. An additional Lo-Z / Hi-Z switch on each input accommodates a variety of signal levels.

The Tube Pre channel preamp features a 12AU7 (ECC82) dual-triode vacuum tube.

In addition to Bass, Middle, and Treble tone controls, each channel provides an effective COLOR control. Working in harmony with the traditional EQ, the COLOR knob allows you to quickly shift the tonal response to match your performance. This additional control accommodates a broad variety of sounds ranging from thick and robust to sparkling and clean.

Also, it features onboard Reverb (both channels) and an on/off switch for a Chorus effect.
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Fender Super-Sonic 22 Combo Amp Review

June 24, 2010
Fender''s new Super-Sonic series delivers a variety of Fender tones to make this a gig-worthy combo
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Strymon Brigadier Delay, Orbit Flanger, Blue Sky Reverberator, and Ola Chorus & Vibrato Pedal Reviews

June 16, 2010
Four new pedals from Strymon combine old and new technology to recreate vintage-style sounds without the pitfalls.
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Video Review - ZT Amplifiers Club

May 6, 2010
PG's Pat Smith walks us through his Web Exclusive review of the ZT Amplifiers' Club combo (the full review can be found on http://www.premierguitar.com).

The ZT Club is a solid-state combo that rocks out an incredible 200 watts of Class A/B power.Sharing the same proprietary electronics design of the Lunchbox amp, the Club is capable of delivering 200 watts with output over 130dB at only 22 pounds and just a few inches bigger than the custom 12 driver inside. The Club expands on the ZT Lunchbox platform by featuring separate Bass and Treble controls, an effects loop, and a traditional Reverb control.

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Circa 1963 Vox "Mystery Amp"

April 15, 2010
Vox''s least documented amp
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Kilpatrick Audio Chora Lush, Echo Centric, Vibro Man and Lush Puppy Pedal Reviews

February 11, 2010
Kilpatrick''s four pedals each pack two feature sets for an impressive set of modulation effects
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PRS 30 Amp Review

January 14, 2010
The PRS 30 has a classic English EL84 sound that has many applications.
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Electro-Harmonix Cathedral Stereo Reverb Pedal Review

January 8, 2010
EH''s Cathedral Stereo Reverb is packed with all the reverb options you could ask for with pristine delivery
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Two Letters about … Well, Twins!

December 17, 2009
Two Fender Twin Reverb owners pose questions about their speakers
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Fender Princeton Reverb

October 21, 2009
Zach finds that a Fender Princeton is older than its owner thought.
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TomasZewicz Amplifiers TZZ-15112 Combo Amp Review

October 21, 2009
TomasZewicz delivers classic rock and blues for stage or studio
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Vanamps Reverbamate ASR-1 and Sole-Mate

October 21, 2009
VanAmps'' Reverbamate spring reverb units channel vintage Fender reverb
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Sneak Peek: Marshall MG4 Series

September 18, 2009
Learn about the latest additions to Marshall''s MG Series
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Mattrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier Review

September 18, 2009
The SanGreal offers serious power and tone for acoustic instruments
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Matrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier Review

September 18, 2009
Watch the video review: Click for full-size video Regular readers, I hope you’re sitting down. I actually like an amp that’s not compact and light and easy. Yeah, it’s
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Video Review - Mattrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Amp

September 17, 2009
PG's Gayla Drake Paul's latest Video Review is the Mattrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier. Read the written review.

The Mattrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier is 400 watts (bi-amped 200 watts per low-frequency and high-frequency driver) with two input channels that can be customized for your specific applications. It comes with an instrument channel with line and instrument inputs-and the XLR in has phantom power. Both channels have input Gain, three-band EQ and multi-mode Reverb. Channel one includes a narrow-band notch filter, and our review unit had the option vacuum tube, which Gayla has said added some additional warmth. Other controls on the SanGreal are Master and Monitor volume controls and an FX loop.

It comes loaded with neodymium-powered ribbon driver and an advanced low-frequency driver. The cabinet is monitor-shaped, made of birch multi-ply with a handle at one end and a speaker pole mount on the other.

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Baldwin Model C1 Amplifier

July 22, 2009
Zachary sheds some light on the history of Baldwin amplifiers, and specifically the Bladwin Professional, or Model C1.
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