The amp is the first Block series amplifier to feature an FRFR Voice mode for use with modern modeling systems.
Costa Mesa, CA (June 24, 2019) -- 2019)—Unveiling the culmination of years of research, Pat Quilter, founder of Quilter Amplification has released the all new Tone Block 202. More than a cosmetic upgrade to the already successful 200 Series, the Quilter Tone Block 202 completely re-envisions what you can expect from compact performance oriented guitar amplification. From the staggering power of the head throughout each of the interconnectivity features designed to coax every ounce of tone from your PA, DAW, or modeling rig, the Tone Block 202 comes to bat with powerful new voicing options and even further range of controls.
The Tone Block 202 expands upon the features in our 200 series amplifiers including a new built from the ground up 200-watt Class D power amp design delivering improved signal to noise ratio and incredible power. Delivering an incredibly powerful performance, (notes feel bigger and hit harder) the Tone Block 202 does more than any other amplifier can while effortlessly fending off the usual gig killing problems like overheating, or adapting to bad AC power from the wall. Delivering on the promise of modular systems, the Tone Block 202 is the first Block series amplifier to feature an FRFR Voice mode for use with modern day modeling systems. By controlling the behavior of the output impedance the user can instantly switch from a tube like and warm low damping factor to a high damping factor necessary for delivering on the cab simulations built into most modelers. With a choice between FRFR, FullQ, and Vintage voicing, the amplifier easily delivers tonal options not possible with traditional technology.
The Tone Block 202 delivers in spades regardless the situation a professional guitarist might find themselves in. With wattage-calibrated Master Volume, finding the “safe” zone for speaker power for your cabinets is easier than ever. Plus, you can get the right level of saturation at any volume without any tonal change! Interfacing with the PA on silent stages is easier than ever before with cab simulated output, a choice of pre or post line out, and a speaker tapped direct out that all function safely without a load attached. The universal switching power supply not only self-adjusts to worldwide voltages, but also self-adjusts to inconsistent voltages at your local bar gig or generator powered outdoor stage without need for switches or heavy and expensive power conditioners.
Weighing in at only 3.3 pounds (1.5 kg) the Tone Block 202 is the ultimate solution for guitarists, steel guitarists, or anywhere you may need tube like or solid state-like instrument amplification. We recommend docking the Tone Block 202 in our BlockDock 12HD for 23 pounds (10.4kgs) of combo amp convenience that can keep up with the heaviest hitting drummers and full stack rigs.
“If you need to get your tone from point A to point B be it via a speaker cabinet, DAW, PA system, or anywhere else, this is your amp.” Says company CEO Chris Parks. “It represents the ultimate ease of use, portable amplification and interconnection system regardless of what your situation may require be it pedalboard amp, head, mixer interface, FRFR amp head or just a good old fashioned 200 watts of screaming tube-like amplification.”
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