Acorn Amps Unveils the Solid State Amp/Preamp Pedal

A full circuit recreation of the mythic Peavey Decade practice amp packed into a pedal enclosure.


The latest innovation from Acorn Amplifiers, the Solid State, is a full circuit recreation of the now-mythic Peavey Decade practice amp packed into a pedal enclosure. The Acorn Amps Solid State incorporates the TDA series class-AB power amp device utilized in the original amp design, giving you the most authentic reproduction available in a modern pedal format. Two separate output jacks allow the Solid State to be used as either a preamp in your pedal chain or as a standalone 10 watt amplifier plugged directly to a speaker cab; they can even be used together at the same time. Additionally, a toggle switch lets you select between sending the signal out before or after the power amp circuit for maximum tonal versatility.

Features

  • Full 10 watt solid-state guitar amp circuitry (preamp and power amp)
  • Low, Mid, & High controls to dial in your tonal frequency
  • Two separate output jacks to use with a speaker cab or normal pedalboard wiring or both together at once
  • Two footswitchable tone modes - Normal and Saturation
  • Toggle switch to send the signal out from two different points on the circuit path as well as a mute switch for quick studio tracking
  • Bi-color LED indicator that lights up green in Normal mode and red in Saturation mode
  • True bypass & powered by 18VDC pedal power

Preorder now at acornamps.com.


There’s way more than blues-rock fodder buried in the crevices of the most overused scale in music.

Beginner

Intermediate

  • Explain how chords are generated from scales.
  • Create unusual harmonies, chord progressions, bass lines, and melodies using the blues scale.
  • Demonstrate how music theory and musical intuition can coalesce to create unique sounds from traditional materials.
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Last updated on May 21, 2022

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