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The 2/50 head is the little sister of our 50W combos. It is basically the same amp with no speakers as it shares the same electronic of its combo brothers and the same unique features, which explain the huge success this model had among the pro players all around Europe:

1) it always respects the nature and tone of the guitar you're playing through it,
2) it's an incredibly dynamic and touch responsive amp,
3) the true functionality of the tone controls which really allow you to dial any kind of tone,
4) the fact it delivers two convincing tones, a wonderful clean and an astonishing lead on the same amp like no other amp in the market.

Yet it also manages to be extremely portable. The weight and footprint have been minimized to allow you to carry it like a suitcase making the 2/50 Head an exceptionally useful tool for those who are always on the move and need to have instant access to a range of utterly convincing tones covering all music from jazz to blues and heavy rock.

The basic tone is identical to that of the 2/50 combos and - depending on the type of cabinet you use - you can color your sound in different ways. Connect it to a 2x12 open-back cabinet for a vintage-style, three-dimensional sound that is similar to that made by a combo amp.

The 2/50 head can be run in pentode and triode mode through a dedicated switch on the rear panel, the triode mode delivering an harmonically richer tone and 30W reduced power, ideal for for smaller venues.

Other features include:
- parallel/series effect loop with mixer
- two speaker output
- impedance selector (4/8/16 ohms)
- presence and Depth controls on rear panel to alter your sound to fit any venue
- full power/harmonics option for pentode and triode mode.

If you feel it is time to learn more on the 2/50 head controls functions please click HERE

Otherwise please continue for some more general info to learn this is the amps for you.

  - Totally made in Italy
  - output impedance: 4/8/16 ohm
  - output: 45 watts
  - 2 channels (clean e lead)
  - series/parallel effect loop
  - Pentode/Triode mode (45 Watt to 30 Watt)
  - presence and resonance controls on rear panel
  - reverb and channel selection foot-switch included
  - tubes array: 3 x 12AX7, 2 x EL34
  - weight: 16 kg
  - sizes: width 32 cm, height 52,5 cm, depth 26 cm
  - foot-switch included

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Here are a few shots of the 2/50 head showing various details of the amp. Click "Lo" link open medium sized images. Click "hi" to open a hi resolution versions for a true "face to face" experience.


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The 2/50 head is available as a standard in the following colour combinations. Standard colours are normally in stock and delivered in 7/10 working days.


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We offer the 2/50 head in a variety of different colours. Please see some colour combinations below.
Custom colours normally require 30 days delivery time.


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You do not see the colour combination you're looking for? Link to our AMP CONFIGURATOR page and build the 2/50 head you dream of!

Here you can see how some worldwide famous guitar players use the 2/50 head. You can start recreating their original tone settings reported below and as a starting point to create your own personal sound.

DAVID RHODES

"Hi Galeazzo,
Here are some simple pics of how I use the 2/50 head in my studio. Hope they're okay for you. I have another amp, which I use as well, alternating between the two, to see which sounds best for a given part. I can get a sweet sound from the Valve, without it being too loud. I keep the resonance control at minimum and the Presence control at about 3 O'clock. All the best,
David "

BRIAN KELLNER

"hi GF The amp it is awesome most guitarists who hear my sound are really blown away and always ask me about the amp. Thanks again for one of the best amp I've ever heard, this amp really makes me smile every time I do a gig. Thanks again Bri."

MIKE SPITZER

"GF, I use the 2/50 head for a more classic rock sound. Clean channel not used. Lead Channel used like a classic late 60s -early 70s vintage amp (ie.... Clean sounds achieved by lowering volume knob on guitar). This creates a "round-tubey" kind of clean like heard with Hendrix on songs such as WIND CRIES MARY, HEY JOE and LITTLE WING.
(Optional - Overdrive pedal also used for heavier sounds and leads -- EXAMPLE: The song HOLY WARS was recorded using the VALVE 2/50 Head with settings shown and an old DOD250 overdrive pedal)."


INTRODUCING THE 2/50-2 COMBO".


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Guitar player and producer Oliver Hartmann introduces the various tones and functions of the 252 combo (the two speakers version of the combo described in this page) using a collection of different guitars: Fender Telecaster, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Frudua GFF- Classic.

105 Head 105 Combo 2/50 Head 2/50 Combo 2/50-2 Combo 3/100 head

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