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The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
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BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

January 15, 2019
A stellar 6V6 combo with inspiring, innovative options.
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BC Audio Launches the Bel Air 40 Guitar Amp

October 11, 2018
An all-tube guitar amplifier with a unique set of front-panel controls that let the player reach inside the amp.
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Gear Award 2017

Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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BC Audio JMX 100 Review

March 1, 2017
A reinvented plexi with octal preamp tubes and true point-to-point wiring.
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NAMM '17 - BC Audio Grand Prix 100 Demo

February 2, 2017
Get a preview of the power and range this meticulously handcrafted, all-tube head can offer. Bonus: Hear how the amp's footswitch-activated, dual-power function manipulates its tone.
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NAMM 2017

NAMM 2017 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 2

January 20, 2017
The PG editors are back to talk about the highlights of the second day of NAMM, including gear from TV Jones, Collings, Line 6, Milkman, and more.
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NAMM 2017

GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 2

January 20, 2017
Guitars, amps, and stomps we saw on our second day at the Anaheim gear show.
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BC Audio Launches the Grand Prix 100

January 19, 2017
The Dual-Power footswitch toggles the amp’s power section between two and four power tubes.
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BC Audio Introduces the Octal-Plex Series

November 3, 2016
The amps are based on 1960s British plexi circuits that have been adapted for octal preamp tubes.
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Year of Gear 2015

The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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BC Audio Introduces Series of Octal-Plex Amps

October 1, 2015
The amps are based on 1960s British plexi circuits that have been adapted for octal preamp tubes.
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BC Audio No. 10 Mk. II Amplifier Review

January 22, 2015
Not just another plexi clone!
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BC Audio Unveils Updated Version of Amplifier No. 10

September 19, 2014
This major update gives the amp a more modern voice.
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BC Audio Introduces the Hot Foot Mod

June 30, 2014
The mod gives the THD Hot Plate attenuator a foot-switchable boost.
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LA Amp Show '11 - BC Audio No. 9 and No. 10 Amplifier Demos

October 21, 2011
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2011 LA Amp Show where he visits the BC Audio room. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of BC Audio's two newest creations -- the No. 9 and No. 10 Amplifiers.
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LA Amp Show '10 - BC Audio Amplifier No. 8 Demo

October 15, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at the 2010 LA Amp Show where we get to check out BC Audio. In this segment, we get to check out BC Audio's newest amplifier--Amplifier No. 8. The No. 8, is a class A, single-channel, 25-watter loaded with a 5AR4/GZ34 rectifier, two 5881 power tubes and two 6SL7 octal preamp tubes. The head is available in a vintage green ammo can or a standard cab box in black and red.
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BC Audio Amplifier No. 7 Review

BC Audio Amplifier No. 7 Review

December 17, 2009
Simple setup, wild rocking tones and impeccable build quality are the trademarks of the BC Audio Amplifier No. 7
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