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Dr Z Carmen Ghia - Black - Tan Grill | 18-Watt Head

All-Tube 18 Watt Amp - Hand-Wired In Ohio, USA

Introducing the DR Z Carmen Ghia - a small amp that defies limits. Beneath its modest exterior lies an 18-watt powerhouse that delivers warmth, complexity, and enduring sustain. As you increase the Volume, your playing reaches new dimensions - bigger notes, seamless sustain, and irresistible fun. It's a studio favourite and excels in small clubs, cutting through the mix with unparalleled precision. With its responsive interaction and remarkable tubes, it's not just an amp; it's a musical partner. 2x EL84 output tubes, 2x 12AX7/ECC83 preamp tubes, 5Y3 rectifier tube, Volume, and Tone controls complete this sonic masterpiece.

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Introducing the DR Z Carmen Ghia - a true marvel that defies expectations at every turn. While its unassuming appearance might deceive the eye, don't be fooled - for within this unassuming casing lies a sonic powerhouse that will leave you awestruck from the very first chord. Prepare to embark on a musical journey like no other, where the boundaries of size and output are shattered, and the ordinary is transformed into the extraordinary.

Delve into the experience of the Carmen Ghia and discover a realm of sound where clarity, richness, and endurance converge in harmonious symphony. Despite its mere 18-watt stature, the Carmen Ghia stands as a testament to the astonishing capability that compactness can house. The notes that emanate possess a robustness, a multidimensional texture that defies logic. It's as though each note has been granted a sonic magnitude far beyond the constraints of its diminutive 18 watts. But this is merely the prelude to the true opus that awaits.

As the Volume knob dances in tandem with your desire for sonic exploration, an intoxicating crescendo of joy unfurls. The clean notes that were already substantial in their presence swell into an even grander embodiment of sound. The sustain, oh the sustain, becomes an embodiment of silk - smooth, luxurious, and eternal. It's a symphony where each note transforms into a serenade that lingers in the air, a testament to the harmonious marriage of engineering and artistic expression. Enveloped in the embrace of the Carmen Ghia's resonance, you'll find it difficult, if not impossible, to relinquish your guitar, for the connection between player and instrument deepens into an affair of the heart.

But the magic of the Carmen Ghia doesn't end at its sonic prowess; it extends into the very essence of performance. It establishes an intimate dialogue with the musician, where the nuance of power tube distortion can be felt with every strum. This is more than an amp; it's an interactive partner in your musical journey, responding to your touch and translating emotion into sound. Little wonder, then, that this amp has found a cherished spot within the hallowed confines of recording studios worldwide. Its enchanting qualities make it equally at home in the intimate ambience of small clubs, where its ability to rise above the mix is unmatched. While other small amplifiers struggle to retain definition and tend to waver in the lower frequencies, the Carmen Ghia stands resolute, cutting through the sonic tapestry with surgical precision and unwavering musicality.

Incorporating 2x EL84 output tubes, 2x 12AX7/ECC83 preamp tubes, and a 5Y3 rectifier tube, the Carmen Ghia is a masterpiece not only in sound but also in design. With its intuitive controls - the Volume and Tone knobs - it invites you to sculpt your sonic universe effortlessly.