Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Electric I, Dec 19, 2014.
For those too lazy to follow the link. This thing looks great on paper. I look forward to seeing some reviews when they get into people's hands.
Very cool. Sounds like a tube amp version of the Unleash from a company that knocks it out of the park on tube amps.
A lot of cool things in the works for Fryette. I hope they see the light of day in the coming year. Really interested in that 1w amp.
Wow! On paper that looks like an incredible tool. Interested to hear real world experiences when available. Kudos to Fryette.
Looking forward to checking it out...
Counting my pennies, muhaha
Looks like a useful thing. May have to nab one of these.
...you have my undivided attention.
Interested to see what the good folk of TGP think of this when it arrives. Specifically interested to see how it compares to the Aracom and Ironman.
More like the Torpedo reload comparison...
Yeah that too!
Isn't this the same as a Bad Cat Unleash but with a tube power amp as opposed to the Unleash's solid state power amp? 2x6L6, 50 watts. The warmth of tubes for the reamp. Sounds like a winner.
Yes, looks very similar with some different options available.
Our Integrated Reactance Amplifier® is an easy to use, tunable reactive load coupled to a vacuum tube power amplifier that fine tunes your amplifier response which then drives your speaker cabinet.
If you have ever used a resistive or inductive attenuator, you have already experienced the loss of tone and dynamics of your amplifier at various volume settings. You are already frustrated with the typical 3dB step switch that always seems one step too loud or one step too quiet. If you've used a solid state powered attenuator, you've already experienced the flat speaker cab response and finicky effects loop function that never seems to be the perfect level.
The Power Station® solve all of those problems in one convenient, lightweight product that sits neatly on top of any head or combo amplifier.
It serves as:
1) An attenuator for controlling the volume of high powered amplifiers with none of the drawbacks of a conventional attenuator.
Perfectly preserves the tone of the attenuated amplifier at any volume setting down to whisper level.
Preserves the dynamic feel and speaker response at any volume.
Allows you to extend the voicing of any amplifier - a vintage amp can sound more modern, a modern amp more vintage, a dull sounding amp more alive, and a "spongy" amp can sound tighter, etc.
Provides a post distortion effects loop for any amp whether or not it already has one.
Provides an unbalanced line out for any amp whether or not it already has one.
Completely safe for any amplifier.
Choose 4, 8 and 16 ohms separately for both the amplifier and cabinet matching. No more nerve-wracking impedance mis-matching that could damage your amplifier.
Compact and easy to carry, sit on top of an amp head, combo or desktop.
Silent direct recording via unbalanced out.
2) A power booster for low powered amps.
Can attenuate or boost the output of a lunchbox amp.
Any small amp, Tiny Terror, Tweed Champ, AC15, Princeton, etc., can cut a live gig with a full band with all original tone intact.
Allows you to extend the voicing of the amplifier - crank a mini amp to the threshold of destruction, then add top, bottom and volume to taste.
Silent direct recording via unbalanced out.
3) A high quality adjustable reactive load for silent recording.
Power Station can also perform as:
A post distortion effects loop for any amp that doesn't have one.
A mono power amplifier for guitar preamps, floor preamps and modeling preamps.
An effects power amp for Wet/Dry amp rig.
An onstage monitor power amp for live modeling direct to FOH system.
A desktop power amp for adding tube power sound to direct recording for any instrument or signal source.
Power Station provides every guitar player a variety of performing and recording solutions for every kind of playing or performing application or environment.
Front panel controls:
Bypass Switch - Footswitchable
Hi EQ Switch - Flat, Brite, Edge
Lo EQ Switch - Flat, Warm, Deep
Standby Switch (Bypass)
Rear panel features:
Amp Impedance Select - 4/8/16 Ohms
Footswitch jack - Bypass
UnBalanced Line Out
Unbalanced Line In
Speaker Impedance Select 4/8/16 Ohms
Speaker Out 1
Speaker Out 2
Dimensions: 14(35)W x 2.75 (7)H x 9(23)D. Weight: 15 Lbs (7kg).
A side-handle carry case and a rack mount kit will be available.
2 X 6L6
1 X 12AX7
Power Output: 50WRMS
Output Impedance: 4/8/16 Ohms, Selectable.
Load Amp Impedance: 4/8/16 Ohms, Selectable.
Yes and just like the Torpedo Reload
Looking at the back panel it seems that this will be no good for anyone outside of the US who doesn't want to run a stepdown transformer.
They need to get someone to do a good demo of the unit when its released.
Someone well known
Mr Thorn perhaps?
I don't think the Unleash's lead is reactive so this should retain the feel of the amp better as well. Looks like a winner all round.