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Soldano Hot Rod 50 Plus 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head  

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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A stage-ready amplifier that delivers uncompromised tone and uncomplicated operation

The Hot Rod 50 Plus is a 50 watt 2-channel guitar amp head, with independent preamp and master volume controls for each channel. The normal channel is similar to the SLO's Crunch mode, with clean sounds available at lower gain settings. The Overdrive channel is identical to the SLO circuit and gives awesome sustain even at moderate settings. The tone controls shape the sound of both channels and are interactive-meaning each control will effect the others. This gives you the flexibility to dial in all the unique and subtle tones you've been searching for. The Soldano Hot Rod 50 amp head also has a global presence control that lets you add high end sparkle to both channels. Other features include a line level series effects loop, a speaker impedance switch and a channel footswitch.

  • 2-Channels with independent preamp and master volume controls ” Normal (uncompressed) and Overdrive (compressed)
  • 50 Watts of Tube Power
  • Tube-buffered serial effects loop
  • A speaker impedance switch (16, 8, 4 ohms)
  • Footswitch for channel switching
  • Handmade in the U.S.A.

Hot Rod 50 Plus 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 9.5" H x 25" W x 9.5"
  • Weight: 40 lb.
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Found: Tone


from pittsburgh

Comments about Soldano Hot Rod 50 Plus 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

This amp is THE sound you are after. That sound in your head that you can't seem to get no matter how many effect pedals you buy. Yes, we've all been there. That's why Mike designed this amp. Channel one goes from Twin cleanish to blues to JCM800. Channel 2 can be used for heavier voiced playing but really shines as a solo channel. The sustain is to die for on both channels. No longer will your notes die a premature death as you move up the fretboard.. they are alive and singing. Since all of the knobs actually work, going between 2 and 3 on the bass, treble or presence makes a world of difference and you can dial in any tone you want. They all sound great. Packed with 6L6's and 12AX7's every note is warm and musical. Using only the best components, handbuilt, with excellent customer service, this is the last amp you will ever need PERIOD. The shared EQ is the only downside but not much considering each channel is voiced similarly. You won't even miss reverb. You can use any 4, 8, or 16 ohm cab. with it. On top of everything else, the amp looks unreal with the tubes lit up. Trust me, I get compliments on mine constantly for its looks and sound. Buy one today.

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Badd A$$ Head


from Austin, TX

Comments about Soldano Hot Rod 50 Plus 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

I've had mine for about 5 years now and it will probably be one of those pieces of gear I'll never let go of. The clean channel is just magnificent! I love to run through my pedals here, and if I want nasty, I just click to the dirty channel and make 'em weep! Great for any type of music....built like a tank. Soldano guys, Mike and Bill Sundt are awesome and will answer any question and work with you regarding anything to do with their products. Highly recommended

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