Electar Tube 10 Reviews
Purchased from MusicYo.com For $108
It's a great little practice amp with
authentic tube tone. Controls include
gain, volume, and 3-band eq. (treble,
mid and bass). Other features include Power
and Standby switches, preamp out, external
speaker out, and an 8" speaker in a closed
back cabinet (which adds a little bass
response). It uses a 12AX7 in the preamp
and a 6L6 power tube.
I have used it and a Marshall solid state
(G50RCD) for home recording, and I find I
far prefer the warmer sound of the Tube 10.
Playing a Fender Strat through it, I can get
nice classic rock and bluesy tones. With an
Epi Casino, I get an even nicer blue tone
and a very round, clean jazz sound.
To me, it gives the best price/performance
value available in a small tube amp!
There's not much to not like.
The unit is very solidly constructed with
metal corner caps. Parts fit and finish is
good, with no visible defects. The tubes
are protected from bumps and jostles by a
metal mesh protective cover. The controls
have a nice smooth feel to them.
The first Tube 10 I received developed a
short after I had it about six weeks. In
spite of their 30-day return policy, the
MusicYo folks did not hesitate to offer a
replacement. I have had no subsequent
If you are looking for a great little
practice or recording amp, you'll have
a hard time beating the Tube 10 at any
where the price!BlueBandit
rated this unit
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