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Fryette Pittbull Hundred/CL G100CL/EQ 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

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The Pittbull Hundred/CL provides two channels of unapologetic attitude with a 100-watt power plant, delivering thick, touch-sensitive response with a decidedly British persuasion. Matt Blackett of ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Pittbull Hundred/CL provides two channels of unapologetic attitude with a 100-watt power plant, delivering thick, touch-sensitive response with a decidedly British persuasion.

Matt Blackett of Guitar Player Magazine wrote, "The Hundred/CL’s red channel produced 'one of the biggest, tightest, heaviest tones I’ve ever heard, and it made me feel all-powerful and humbled at the same time.'" 

Pittbull Series amps have been used on countless recordings and tours including classic albums by Helmet (Page Hamilton), Bon Jovi (Richie Sambora) Anthrax (Rob Caggiano) and Slipknot (Mick Thompson). 

This is a no-nonsense amplifier with a deceptively simple feature set in which either channel can serve as a Clean, Vintage Crunch or Hi-gain channel. The CL's Red & Green channels are similarly configured, but voiced slightly differently for a wide palette of pristine clean, slightly dirty clean, spanking crunch and aggressive, but harmonically rich overdrive. Combined with an extremely expressive graphic EQ, this allows for quick and intuitive sound sculpting.

Getting familiar with the Hundred/CL amplifier is easy, so don’t be terribly surprised when you find yourself up and running in no time. First-hand experience and real world application will yield the ultimate satisfaction of finding your own path of comprehension and self-expression.

The Pittbull Hundred/CL, paired with the FatBottom 412 cabinet (sold separately), delivers ground-shaking thump and blow-your-hair-back, low-end projection. For the ultimate rig, couple the Hundred/CL with the FatBottom 412 cabinet.

Features
  • Masterbuilt in North Hollywood, California
  • 1 - 12AX7WB and 3 - 12AX7 Preamp/Gain stage/Phase inverter tubes
  • 4 - EL34 Power tubes
  • Half-Power Mode
  • Incredibly broad tonal range
  • Get sparkling clean tones, harmonically rich and articulate high gain sounds and everything in-between
  • Extremely touch-sensitive and responsive to your playing style
  • 4-button footswitch is included: Channel select, Boost, Effects loop and EQ switches. The EQ is channel-assignable. Other footswitch features include LED indicators, custom made heavy duty switches, durable 20-foot cable with Switchcraft 6 Pin-Din connector. Heavy gauge steel construction.
  • Run your favorite boost or fuzz pedals into the front of the Pittbull head and place your reverb and delay pedals in the switchable FX Loop
  • Front Panel Functions
  • HI and LOW INPUTS HI - High sensitivity input (has a brighter tone), Low sensitivity input (has a slightly darker tone)
  • CHANNEL SELECT SWITCH– Front panel channel switching function
  • RED AND GREEN CHANNEL CONTROLS
  • GAIN – Controls the amount of overdrive
  • HI GAIN SWITCH – Gain Stacking Switch. Activates additional tube overdrive gain stage. Normal = 3 stages, Hi = 4 stages
  • VOLUME – Channel Master. Sets the amount of volume of each Channel, pre FX loop
  • BOOST - Switches from low gain (clean to slightly dirty) to medium gain (crunch to medium overdrive)
  • TREBLE – Passive High frequency equalization
  • EDGE SWITCH – Frequency-dependent gain boost. Enhances upper string harmonics and sustain
  • MIDDLE – Passive Mid frequency equalization
  • SHIFT SWITCH- Shifts Treble, Middle and Bass shelving down (Mid Boost)
  • BASS – Passive low frequency equalization
  • GRAPHIC EQ – 100 Hz, 250 Hz, 630 Hz, 1.2 KHz, 2.3 KHz, 5 KHz 12 dB cut or boost per band. Activated by rear panel pushbutton or footswitch. (Channel assignable)
  • MASTER VOLUME – Global power amp volume control, post FX loop
  • STANDBY - Turns on high voltage to output section and selects between full-power or half-power operation
  • Standby switch settings: II= Full Power (4 power tubes) ; 0= Standby, I= Half Power (2 power tubes)
  • MAINS – Switches main AC power on or off
  • Rear Panel Functions
  • POWER AMP MODE: Mute - Deactivates power amp while leaving the preamp active
  • POWER AMP MODE: Dual Class – In Class AB mode, all 4 tubes operate in Class AB. In Dual Class, the 2 outside tubes are Cathode Biased while the 2 inside remain in Class AB. This produces a fatter midrange and smoother top and bottom end response
  • IMPEDANCE SELECT - 4, 8 or 16 ohms. Example: Two 8 Ohm cabs = 4 Ohms, two 16 Ohm cabs = 8 Ohms
  • LINE OUT with LEVEL CONTROL - Power amp line out jack with level control
  • SWITCHABLE SERIES/PARALLEL EFFECTS LOOP with HI/LOW SWITCH
  • EFFECTS RETURN also serves as power amp input
  • EFFECTS SEND Also serves as preamp output for recording and slaving
  • PRESENCE and DEPTH CONTROLS- Variable high end response and low end excursion
Specifications
  • Power output
    100 watts RMS
    Impedance
    Selectable for 4, 8 or 16 ohms
    Tube Complement
    1-12AX7WB (Russia)
    3-12AX7AC (China Selected)
    4-Premium Matched EL34 Power Tubes
    Accessories
    FC-5 Footswitch (included)
    Recommended cabinet:
    FatBottom for maximum projection, exceptional low-end definition and focused sound.
    Physical
    Actual Dimensions (W x H X D): 29.25" X 9.5" X 10.5" (74 X 24 X 27 mm)
    Actual Weight: 50 Lb. (23 kg)
    Shipping Dimensions (W x H X D): 34" X 15" X 18" (86 X 38 X 45 mm)
    Shipping Weight: 55 Lb. (25 kg)
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5.0

>>> It Has Nothing But It Is Everything <<<

By palakorp

from BKK, Thailand

Comments about Fryette Pittbull Hundred/CL G100CL/EQ 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

I used to test VHT(FRYETTE) Pittbull G100/CL EQ 100 Watt & now I own it. Features: It's has a million feature on it beyond my expectation. Series & Parallel Loop with Level Control are very useful,Presence, Depth are work great & so on.The Grephic EQ is very sensitive & work great better than the other amps. ******** This is "All In One" Amplifier ******* Quality: RED CHANNEL, the sound is like the monster of ROCK that I never had.It'so big, huge & clear. GREEN CHANNEL: It's very nice & very clear tone. *** I very love the voicing switches of each channel include:EDGE,SHIFT,BOOST, it make the sound very extremely. Value: If you need the great amp, the 100/CL EQ is the answer. Overall: It has nothing but it is everything. *** Try to test it & compare to the others like this then make a decition by yourself.

 
5.0

Swiss Army Knife of Tone!

By Nicholas Greenwood

from Seattle, WA

Comments about Fryette Pittbull Hundred/CL G100CL/EQ 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

KILLER amp! 100 watts (switchable down to 50) of clear EL34 tone. The RED and GREEN channels are both LEAD channels, meaning, one isn't meant to just be 'clean' and the other 'dirty'. You can tailor what you need out of either one. The GREEN channel has a little more of a dry midrange punch (think Marshall/British) and the RED is a little more rounded (my ideal for metal). The footswitchable graphic EQ is perhaps the greatest feature of the whole thing. It's got a lot of bells and whistles and the learning curve is a little steep; if you haven't found a hundred different tones you like, you simply haven't spent enough time with it. Tweak the heck out of this thing and you will be rewarded. Techs that have worked on mine for tube replacement have always had great things to say, most memorably that it's a "Swiss army knife of tone". Full effects loop support for all of you space-heads and pedal geeks, too. NOTE: Good, solid clean tones can be coaxed from the Pittbull with some careful tweaks, but the truth is that this amp is truly meant to breathe fire. The rating/headroom of the tubes that you choose to put in it will make a difference on how this plays out for you. Talk to your amp tech and choose well.

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