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Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The screamer is a high-gain head with great overdrive
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Matamp Amplification MiniMat II Amp Review

September 21, 2010
Matamp''s lunchbox amp offers ''70s rock tones with reasonable volume
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Video Review - Matamp MiniMat II Head

September 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner takes us through one of his latest review--the Matamp Minimat 2 head. The Matamp Minimat 2 is a 4 watt, all-tube that features one Edicron 6V6GT power tube and two JJ ECC83 S preamp tubes. The Minimat 2 controls include Gain, Boost, Volume, and Tone. The Boost knob lets you preset additional gain and turn it on and off with a footswitch.
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Video Review - Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70

September 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review--the Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70. The Screamer 70 is loaded with three 12AX7 preamp tubes feeding two Tung-Sol 6550 power tubes. The 70's front panel controls include Presence, Bass, Mids, Treble, Master, and Gain.
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Ampeg B-15N Portaflex

August 17, 2010
History and value of the Ampeg Portaflex
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Rack Systems Brown Eye and Naked Amplifier Reviews

August 17, 2010
Dave Friedman''s two debut production amps are reviewed.
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Mesa/Boogie 2010 Multi-Watt Dual Rectifier Amp Review

August 13, 2010
Mesa/Boogie redesigned the Dual Rectifier this year with a new Multi-Watt feature and loads of other goodies.
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Ibanez Tube Screamer Amp TSA15H Review

August 5, 2010
Ibanez''s Tube Screamer Amp provides 15 watts of all-tube power with a built-in Tube Screamer circuit for around $300.
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Dynamic 2040 HG DynaLead Amp Review

July 20, 2010
The Dynamic 2040 HG DynaLead is backed with versatile tones that are easy to use
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Mesa/Boogie Trans-Atlantic TA-15 Amp Review

July 20, 2010
Mesa''s entry into the lunchbox market delivers both British and American tones
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Port City Sahana Amp Head and Wave 2x12 Cab Review

July 20, 2010
The Sahana is an EL34-flavored amp with great midrange rock tones.
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Demystifying the Master Volume

July 20, 2010
What are the sonic differences between master-volume and non-master-volume amps
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Wallace Abaddon Amp Review

July 7, 2010
Wallace''s Abaddon is a classic Marshall-flavored head that can be pushed into more modern territory
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Mesa/Boogie Mark V Amp Review

April 15, 2010
Mesa/Boogie''s latest takes feature-packed to a new level
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Petite Tube Amps

April 15, 2010
Tiny, low-wattage amps as affordable, customizable studio tools
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Egnater Renegade Amp Review

March 11, 2010
The Renegade keeps Egnater''s signature feature sets and affordable pricing while moving them into a higher-gain package.
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Cicognani Imperium H-150 Amp Review

February 11, 2010
The Cicognani Imperium is packed with tons of tones at all volumes
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Quidley 22 Amp Review

January 14, 2010
The Quidley 22 packs a lot of features in a low-wattage amp.
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PRS Sweet 16 Amp Review

January 14, 2010
The PRS Sweet 16 amp can deliver tones for any style without relying on the classics
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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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