Benedetto Unveils New Line of Amps

The first two models, the Carino-10 and Carino-12, weigh in at 120 watts and feature Accutronics digital reverb.

Savannah, GA (November 17, 2014) -- Famed Archtop luthier Robert Benedetto and business partner Bill Neale have introduced the Benedetto Carino Series combo amps. The two models, Carino-10 and Carino-12, are lightweight and voiced for the jazz guitarist. Per Benedetto: “I think of our amps as an appendage of the guitar. No unnecessary frills or gimmicks, just straight ahead, honest perfection.” Just like the Benedetto guitar, the Carino is handcrafted in the USA and available worldwide.


  • 120 Watts at 8 ohms of pure analog solid state power.
  • Two independent channels with Vol, Bass, Treb, Mid.
  • Accutronics digital reverb.
  • On/off Tweeter: To enhance the acoustical properties of the guitar.
  • Eminence-Beta Speaker on both models. Parallel Extension Speaker.
  • Carino-10: Weight - 25 lbs. 14.5” H x 14” W x 8.5” D.
  • Carino-12: Weight - 34 lbs. 16”H x 20”W x 10” D.

The Carino Series is available direct. Suggested retail price for the Carino-10 is $1,299 and the Carino-12 is $1,399.

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