Mesa Boogie California Tweed Head - Cream Bronco
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In the twilight of the 1960s, SF Bay Area amp repairman to the Stars, Randall Smith, was inspired to start building his own amplifiers after coming to a deep appreciation for the ‘50s Tweed circuits developed by Leo Fender. He loved their organic sounding voice, powerful controls and the way they smoothly transitioned from clean to clip and back again.
Standing on the shoulders of a giant, Smith’s (and the World’s) first venture into boutique guitar amplification resulted in a new Boogie amp design inspired by that wonderful, timeless sounding preamp. Five Decades later we return to pay homage. Now, drawing on these 50 years of experience, we bring forward an exciting new realm of tweed-based performance and authentic 6V6 character. A beautifully simplistic design that raises the bar in the world of vintage tone. The NEW CALIFORNIA TWEED.
Build: Handwired in Petaluma, CA with the World's Finest Materials
40 Watt - 4x6V6 Class A/B Pentode
30 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Triode + 2x6V6 Class A/B Pentode
20 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Pentode
10 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Triode
2 Watts - 1x6V6 Triode + 1x6V6 Pentode, Single-Ended Class A Parallel
Preamp Tubes: 5x12AX7 & 1x 12AT7
Power Tube Type: 4x 6V6
Channels & Modes: 1 Channel
Channel Control: Gain, Treble. Mid, Bass, Presence, Reverb and Master
Mode Voicings/Styles: Single Channel with two inputs: Normal Input = Clean to Overdrive, Low Input = Clean
Reverb: Yes (Tube Driven Spring)
FX Loop: Fully Buffered Series
Footswitch Functions: Reverb (Footswitch & Cable sold separately)
Weight: 30 Lbs.
Dimensions: 9 5/8" x 22 3/4" x 10 3/8"