sanford magnetics

A new 30-watt with an unusual low-voltage, high-current design.

New Brunswick, Canada (May 16, 2016) -- Canadian pickup maker Sanford Magnetics has released its newest amplifier, the Aeronaut—a vintage-voiced, handbuilt head that follows on the heels of 2015’s Lead & Rhythm Professional.

The Aeronaut aims to make it easy to dial in classic EL34 sounds. However, the 30-watt head uses a low-voltage, high-current design that's somewhat counter-intuitive for an EL34-powered amp with cathode bias and a 5AR4 rectifier.

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