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Jet City Amplifers Available to Order Now!

This news item was uploaded on: 12/08/2010

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We're pleased to announce that we have taken delivery of Jet City Amplification valve heads and combos and the majority of the range is now in store and ready to test and order! Jet City are a new company who aim to deliver great tone and versatility at low wattage and a price most guitarists will be surprised at in comparison to other tube amps of this calibre. Designed by Mike Soldano, revered as a forefather of modern tone and of course famous for his Soldano amplifiers, Mike took on the challenge of getting great tone into these heads at a price point that wouldn't stop those on a budget enjoying great tone.

Pricing starts at just £349.99 for the 20 watt combos - amazingly good value for an amp with the pedigree of designers behind it that it has. Andertons will be one of only a small handful of UK dealers carrying these amps so be sure to drop by and try one out when they get here in the new year!

Check out the current product range below which includes two heads, a reverb combo and 3 cabs!

Pure, simple, and full of tube tone, JCA20H delivers from a single-channel amp with absolutely no gimmick features to dilute the all-tube signal path. Elegance of design both inside and out deliver unflinching reliability in an amp good-looking enough to make a girlfriend jealous.
CA2112RC is a "combo" of our JCA20H and JCA12S, with tube-driven reverb included. Easy-access speaker connectors on the rear panel allow JCA2112RC to drive external cabinets either with or without the internal Jet City Eminence Custom driver.
With two channels of Soldano tone and 100 watts of pure tube power, this is our flagship. The Normal channel has plenty of headroom to deliver clear, bright clean tones and can be driven hard enough to get downright raunchy.
1x12 Cab with an Eminence Driver.
2x12 Cab with Eminence Speakers
4x12 Cab with Eminence Speakers

Video Demo

Check out the video demo of the JCA20H Head - the mid wattage head in the range - an ideal amount of power for most medium sized gigs and recording applications.


The range will initially consist of 3 heads (A low wattage head, 20w and 100w), 3 Cabs (1x12, 2x12 and 4x12 which mimick the Soldano design) and 2 combos (20w 1x12 and 50w 2x12). Some cool features include separate preamp and master volumes for extra versatility of tone from sparkling cleans to smooth distortions, tube driven reverb and Soldano styled crunchy overdrive. The combos and cabs all featured Jet City Custom Eminence speakers and footswitchable channels on selected models.

We will keep you updated with info on the range as we get info. Sign up to our special mailing list above if you want to be one of the first to get your hands on one of these Soldano alternatives - not just another mid range tube amp!

Here's what Jet City say about the Philosophy of the company...

Before we founded Jet City Amplification in 2009, we asked ourselves, "Does the world really need another average-sounding tube amp, propped up with pithy marketing rants using the word 'boutique' fifteen times a paragraph?" At first, our answer was "yes", our hearts are black enough. Let's face it, we're not running a charity. However, something inside just wouldn't let us do it.

Perhaps it was a sense of camaraderie with our brothers who drop their dwindling cash reserves on guitar amps promising tone, but ending up not delivering the goods? Or maybe it was because for the first time we were unshackled by the MBAs and bean counters we worked for in the past guys who wore khakis with pleats and never touched a guitar let alone heard an amp sing like an angel. Sure, we know how to use Excel, but we don't let it make our design decisions - this is a labor of love.

Whatever the reason, we had no other choiceJet City Amplification must deliver the utmost in tone, while being affordable enough for musicians slugging out a living on the small stage.

Of course, actually delivering on this credo was a whole 'nother ball of wax. Luckily for you, the amp-buying consumerlegendary tube amp designer, Mike Soldano has joined our gang. The very name Soldano conjures the smell of hot tubes and blistering guitar. In fact, Mike's creations in the 90's are directly responsible for more shattered eardrums and 13-year old children than any other guitar amp. The other guys can say boutique all they want, but Mike is the real deal and you know it.

Jet City Amplifiers are designed in Seattle with a very simple "no bullsh*t" philosophy. No goofy "DSP" or "marketing knobs" to get between you and your sound. So for you Bubba, it's pure all-tube tone from shimmering clean to thick 'n raunchy. If you wanna play smooth jazz, buy someone else's amps.

Our "Keep It Simple, Soldano" approach to tube amp design speaks for itself; with simple controls, cool cosmetics, and sensible pricing, Jet City Amplifiers offer a taste of the good life, at a fraction of the cost. Each amplifier is meticulously hand-built and rigorously tested, ensuring 100% legit tone, and unflinching reliability.

While other brands snap like toothpicks under the pressure, Jet City Amplifiers eat it up and ask for more - right out of the box, no mods necessary. Welcome to Jet City Amplification. Plug in and see what real tube amp design and quality tone is all about.


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