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The Small Box 50W 2-Channel Tube Guitar Amp Head offers the best of both worlds for guitarists seeking legendary amp tones. This all-tube, handwired amp head packs 50 watts of power provided by EL34 power tubes and 12AX7 preamp tubes, delivering the rich harmonic complexity and touch sensitivity that only tubes can provide. Two footswitchable channels offer a clean British-voiced channel with a bright switch for sparkling cleans or crunchy rhythms as well as a high-gain channel for searing leads and heavy distortion.

Versatile Tone-Shaping Controls

A shared 3-band EQ provides tone control over the entire amp, allowing you to cut mids for a scooped metal tone or boost treble and bass for vintage blues. A global presence control adds in high-frequency content, allowing your tone to cut through the mix. An effects loop allows you to patch in your favorite time-based effects without affecting the pure tube tone.

Handwired for Premium Tone

The Small Box is handwired in the USA using only the highest quality components like custom transformers, ensuring rich tone, touch sensitivity and reliability. Players and sound engineers alike will appreciate the craftsmanship that has gone into this amp, allowing it to hold its own on any professional stage or studio.

Footswitchable Channels for Versatility

The clean channel offers sparkling cleans and mild breakup with just guitar volume changes, perfect for blues, classic rock and pop. Switch to the high-gain channel for heavier rock and metal with distortion and sustain for days. A single button footswitch is included, allowing you to toggle between channels on the fly.

Classic EL34 and 12AX7 Tube Combination

The EL34 power tubes and 12AX7 preamp tubes are responsible for the rich, complex overdrive and sensitive touch response that tube amps are known for. From clean to overdrive, this amp responds dynamically to your playing for an organic, fluid tone.

Friedman Small Box 50W 2-Channel Tube Guitar Amp Head
Friedman Small Box 50W 2-Channel Tube Guitar Amp Head
Friedman Small Box 50W 2-Channel Tube Guitar Amp Head

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  • Power: 50W (tube)
  • Tubes: three 12AX7 (preamp); two EL34 (power amp)
  • Two footswitchable channels
  • Controls: Bass, middle, treble, presence, three-way bright switch (universal)
  • Two speaker outs
  • Series FX loop
  • Handwired in the USA