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The Friedman JJ Junior Jerry Cantrell Signature 20W Tube Guitar Amp Head delivers the iconic gain and tone of the renowned Friedman JJ-100 in a scaled-down package. Built to Friedman's exacting standards and co-designed with Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell, this mighty mini amp pumps out vintage-voiced British overdrive and singing sustain.

Iconic British Overdrive in a Compact Package

The Friedman JJ Junior delivers the legendary high-gain tone of the Friedman JJ-100 in a scaled-down amp head. Powered by two EL84 power tubes and three 12AX7 preamp tubes, the JJ Junior pumps out 20 watts of harmonically rich tube tone with plenty of saturation on tap. The single-channel preamp features controls for volume, treble, middle and bass, plus a gain switch that boosts the gain for increased distortion. From Classic Rock crunch to metal mayhem, the JJ Junior delivers instantly recognizable British tones.

Built for the Stage and Studio

Weighing in at just 22 pounds, the compact Friedman JJ Junior is ideal for gigging guitarists on the move. The JJ Junior's EL84 power section gives each note a singing, sustaining quality even at lower volumes. An integrated attenuator lets you dial the volume down an additional -30db for silent practice. Record direct or pair it with your favorite cab—the JJ Junior features a variable 8ohm and 16 ohm output jack, as well as a balanced XLR out for multiple recording and playing options. The Friedman JJ Junior Jerry Cantrell Signature amp head is built for real-world use on stage and in the studio.

Quality Components and Construction

Like all Friedman amps, the JJ Junior is hand-wired in the USA using only the finest components. The eye-catching vinyl and tweed exterior houses a sturdy steel chassis. The EL84 power tubes are from Friedman's personal stash and selected for tone and reliability. With premium parts, meticulous wiring and tank-tough build quality, the Friedman JJ Junior is an amp head you'll enjoy for life.

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  • Jerry Cantrell’s signature grind in a compact tube head
  • 20-watt EL84 power section, perfect for most stages, studios and rehearsals
  • Dirty and clean channels serve up Cantrell gain and AC-like chime
  • JBE switch unleashes even more gain and harmonic content
  • Ultra-transparent series FX loop
  • XLR Cab Simulated output — you can record without having your speaker connected

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  • Power: 20W (tube)
  • Tubes: three 12AX7 (preamp); two EL84 (power amp)
  • Two channels
  • Controls: 3-band EQ, gain, master, volume, bright switch, JBE voicing switch, presence
  • XLR Cab Simulated output with Ground Lift, Axis and Level switches
  • Impedance: 8, 16 ohm switchable
  • Series FX loop
  • Single-button footswitch included
  • Dimensions: 18" x 8.5" x 8.25"
  • Weight: 22 lb.

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