The Black Line is the result of requests from longstanding customers to build a “black line” series to emulate the beautiful sounds of the pre-CBS blackface amplifiers.


Louis Electric's Black Series Princetone, Deltone, and Vibrotone combos.

Bergenfield, New Jersey (July 31, 2014) -- Louis Electric Amplifiers announced today a new series of amplifiers in addition to a well-established line of boutique amplifier products. The “Black Line” is the result of requests from longstanding customers to build a “black line” series to emulate the beautiful sounds of the pre-CBS blackface amplifiers.

The Black Line will consist of following:

  • Princetone: 18 Watt, 1x12 Combo Amplifier
  • Deltone: 30 Watt, 1x12 Combo Amplifier
  • Vibrotone: 35 Watt, 2x10 Combo Amplifier

In both the Deltone and Vibrotone, the tremolo circuit was modified from the opto-coupled or photo-cell tremolo circuit in the blackface amps and moved to a bias modulated circuit. The Reverb circuit has also been altered to provide a more pleasing reverb sound to the ear. Each amplifier has an added middle control knob for additional tone shaping.

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