Fifty years in the making and looking forward to reinvent “Vintage” Tone, we’re proud to introduce the California Tweed™ Series. Our new Single Channel, “old school” offering aimed at all sounds Americana. Equipped with all the essential features you do need, none of the complexity you don’t and bona fide delicious 6V6 Tone in every viable wattage you could want. Experience an addictive, inspiring feel guaranteed to keep your hands on the strings, your ears wide open and your eye on the prize.
50 YEARS OF CRAFTSMANSHIP CULMINATES IN AN EXCITING NEW REALM OF BEAUTIFULLY SIMPLISTIC, TWEED BASED PERFORMANCE.
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™
SINGLE CHANNEL SIMPLICITY, 5 POWER OPTIONS AT THE SWITCH
The all-tube California Tweed is powered by 4x6V6 Power Tubes while the preamp features 5x12AX7 and 1x12AT7 preamp tubes. Our patented Incremental Multi-Watt™ (Patent 9,917,560) Power Amp, featuring Duo-Class™ (Patent 7,173,488) and Dyna-Watt™ technologies, provides five power levels, two operating-classes and three wiring options via a single 5-Way Rotary Switch!
Choose from the following power options:
40 Watts - 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