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Introducing the new Peavey Classic 20 watt 112 combo with an all-tube preamp and power amp, providing the distinctive sonic punch of the larger, iconic amplifiers on which it is based, but in a more compact footprint (7.25" x 14" x 7.75"/185mm x 356mm x197mm) weighing significantly less (34.7 lbs/15.7 kg). This latest addition brings new life into the legendary product line by now providing players that iconic tone in a package better accommodating to today's smaller stage and bedroom performances.
Boasting two channels that mirror the same voicing and gain structure of its bigger Peavey amplifier siblings, in addition to a specially designed boost function, the Classic 20 112 Combo is a versatile, powerful unit that is equally suitable to virtually all musical styles.
Two EL84 power tubes and three 12AX7/ECC83 preamp tubes deliver the rich, warm tube-amplifier tones that are so sought after by players and engineers. Each of the Peavey Classic 20 112 Combo's channels shares EQ, an effects loop, and reverb (all footswitchable), while the amp's rear panel features Microphone Simulated Direct Interface (MSDI) with XLR output and USB out, 3-position power attenuator switch allowing for 20 watt, 5 watt or 1 watt operation, and speaker defeat switch.
The Classic 20 112 Combo's front panel includes a ¼" INPUT jack, VOLUME knob, CHANNEL switch for selection of 'LEAD' or 'RHYTHM' channels, PRE-GAIN to control the input level of the lead channel (i.e. overdrive and gain), POST GAIN to balance the sound between the two channels, BASS, MIDDLE, & TREBLE EQ controls, REVERB to dial in the amount of ambience, a Pilot Light indicating when AC power is being supplied and the Classic 20 112 Combo's POWER SWITCH is in the "ON" position, STANDBY switch, and OUTPUT TUBE STATUS INDICATION (T.S.I.) LEDS that illuminate red or green, depending on the status of the output tube they are monitoring.
The Peavey Classic 20 112 Combo: genuine tube power and tone - no emulations or simulation - in a smaller, more manageable package and at an attainable price point.
Modeled after the company’s classic CE 24 model, the SE CE 24 Standard Satin is designed as an affordable, all-mahogany workhorse.
PRS Guitars today announced the PRS SE CE 24 Standard Satin, which will retail in the United States at $499 USD. This introduction marks the most affordable guitar in the PRS catalog.
“It is difficult to speak briefly about the SE CE 24 Standard Satin. The price of this guitar implies that it is probably a great beginner guitar – it is. But, I imagine for some it also implies that it is lacking in some way – it is not,” says Jack Higginbotham, PRS Guitars Chief Operating Officer. “This guitar is full of all the attention to detail we have infused into the SE Series: the neck, pickups, playability, and vibe are pure PRS. More than that, this new satin finish makes a very lively guitar because it is so thin, but it is also incredibly durable, so it can withstand a bit of abuse. This is a quintessential player’s guitar.”
The combination of the all-mahogany body with a bolt-on neck and all-over thin, satin finish is designed to result in a guitar with punch, power, snap, and response. More detailed specifications include: an all-mahogany body that sports PRS’s shallow violin carve, a bolt-on maple neck featuring a wide thin carve and a 25” scale length, 24-fret rosewood fretboard with a 10” radius and PRS’s trademark bird inlays. The PRS SE CE 24 Standard Satin also features the full range and clarity of PRS’s 85/15 “S” pickups and the versatility of the push/pull tone control with 3-way toggle pickups selector.
The SE CE 24 Standard Satin | Demo | PRS Guitars
“I realize there is risk involved in the investment aspect of it [buying a new guitar] and parents can tend to go with the cheapest thing, which is understandable. I’ve bought karate uniforms, ballet slippers, and all kinds of stuff. But, the physicality of playing guitar…if you are fighting the instrument, it makes it even harder to learn, so I suggest buying the best quality thing you can. I am impressed with the quality of the PRS SE CE 24 Standard Satin,” said Lee Priddy, Guitar Teacher and Music School Owner, Priddy Music Academy.
For more information, please visit prsguitars.com.
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