Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

NAMM 2010: Peavey Butcher Guitar Amplifier Launched

Peavey Bucher Amp Head
Great deals on musical instruments

Peavey proudly announces the new Butcher™ guitar amplifier, a 100-watt, all-tube head that specializes in innovative versatility and timeless, brutal British tone.

The Butcher is a two-channel amplifier with five 12AX7 preamp tubes and four EL34 power amp tubes.

Both the Clean and Crunch channels feature independent three-band EQ, plus master volume and preamp gain controls so guitarists can adjust the interplay between the preamp and power amp on each channel for an array of gain possibilities.

Both channels include a separate, footswitchable gain boost, while the Crunch channel also has a six-way attack selector that adjusts the low-end attack of the amplifier—a handy feature that helps match the head to various speaker enclosures.

The master section widens the range of possibilities with two footswitchable master volumes, so players can set one as a default and use the second as a solo boost; a patented Presence control that boosts the extreme high frequencies, giving the amp extra cut; and high and low gain inputs.

On the rear panel, the built-in Peavey MSDI™ microphone-simulated XLR direct interface eliminates the need for miking by allowing users to send the amp’s signal directly to a recording device or mixing console.

Additional controls include a line out with level control; active effects loop with send and return level control; impedance selector; half-power switch; and a tube bias adjustment jack.

Features • Two independent channels, Clean and Crunch • 100 watts into 16, 8 or 4 ohms • Half-power switch drops the output to 50 watts • 4 x EL34 power amp tubes • 5 x 12AX7 preamp tubes • Three-band EQ on each channel • Global Presence • Two Master Volume controls • Global Master Volume Boost with switch and level control • Six-way Attack control on Crunch channel • Pre-gain Boost switch on both channels • Built-in MSDI™ microphone-simulated direct XLR output • Line out with level control • Active effects loop with send and return level control • Tube bias adjustments on back panel • Four-button footswitch included • Made in the U.S.A.

Posted on 15 Jan 2010 13:07 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Short on space? Need a whole library of tones at your feet? BOSS' new GT-1B Bass Effects Processor has all bases covered.

23 Jun 2017 10:54
thumbnail

The first synth entries of the Roland's 'Future Redefined', the FA-07 Workstation and SE-02 Synthesizer promise the user complete expression and onboard versatility.

20 Jun 2017 08:48
thumbnail

Boasting the best of days gone by the Eric Clapton Signature Strat expresses classic Fender personality completed by a number of quirky modern tidbits.

19 Jun 2017 16:32
thumbnail

You've seen ROLI's Seaboard Grand and you've seen their Blocks controllers... prepare yourself for the most innovative pairing this summer.

8 Jun 2017 12:00
thumbnail

Building upon the success of their Cutlass entries, Music Man take a tried and tested favourite and make it more versatile than ever with an extra pickup.

6 Jun 2017 16:08
thumbnail

Featuring a brand new update to the original firmware, KORG's Gadget receives a complete makeover as well a brand new 'lite' version.

5 Jun 2017 16:34

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The latest addition to the illustrious range of Katana Amplifiers, the Katana-Mini guitar amplifier brings classic BOSS tone in a portable and lightweight design

23 Jun 2017 10:23
thumbnail

Today's second pedal release from BOSS for Roland's 'Future Redesigned' campaign, the MD-500 is the latest comprehensive workhorse for the modern musician.

23 Jun 2017 09:49
thumbnail

The most advanced reverb pedal to come from BOSS to date, the RV-500 pedal promises a wealth of tone shaping options and professional grade versatility

23 Jun 2017 09:14
thumbnail

Using the feedback from the guitar player community Walrus Audio has devised a new and improved pedal that eliminates the pitfalls of its predecessor.

22 Jun 2017 16:09
thumbnail

After the release of the Hall of Fame 2 and Pipeline Tap Tremolo Pedals, TC Electronic's Flashback 2 promises for unprecedented expression and otherworldly tone.

21 Jun 2017 15:29
thumbnail

Looking to get that perfect take? M-Audio's M-Track 2X2 Vocal Studio Pro gives you professional standard recording capabilities in a robust and compact format.

20 Jun 2017 15:01