Enthusiastically tested and reviewed by most of the European magazines, preferred by some of the
most talented guitar players worldwide, the 2/50-2 is a two channel 45W (30W in triode mode)
combo equipped with two Celestion Vintage 30 speakers.
It shares the same electronic of the 2/50 head and of the 2/50 combo and you can resume
the huge success this model had among the pro player in 4 points:
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.
INTRODUCING THE 2/50-2 COMBO".
Guitar player and producer Oliver Hartmann introduces the various tones and functions of the 252 combo by using
a collection of different guitars: Fender Telecaster, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Frudua GFF- Classic.
Capable of delivering some powerful, pumped-up and defined overdrive tones along with some of
the most convincing "Fullerton" style cleans like no other amps on the market, this is the clean
tone preferred by legendary guitar player Carl Verheyen who choose the 2/50-2 combo for his small
The front panel displays the two channels volume and separate control bars including the gain for the Lead
channel and the amp . The 2/50-2 combo can also 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
Brother and sister of the 2/50-2 combo are the 250 head (same amp no speaker) and the 250 combo
(same amp, one speaker only).
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.
If you feel it is time to learn more on the 2/50-2 combo controls functions please
Otherwise please continue for some more general info to learn this is the
amps for you.
In the following videos Guitar player and producer Oliver Hartmann plays and demonstrates the various functions and tones of the 105 "Bimbo" amp by using
a collection of different guitars and effects pedals.
THE 252 COMBO ALL TONES PARADE
252 combo all tones "parade" - This video show all the tonal possibilities of the 252 combo. Guitars: Fender Stratocaster,
Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul, Frudua GFF-Classic.
THE 252 COMBO CLEAN TONES WITH EFFECTS.
Oliver Hartmann demonstrates the Clean tones of the 105 "Bimbo". Guitars: Fender Stratocaster, effects: Effects: Diamond Compressor, Electro Harmonix EH4800 small tone phase shifter,
Electro Harmonix EH4600 Small Clone Full Chorus, Boss DSD-3 Digital Sampler/Delay.
MORE EFFECTS WITH HUMBUCKERS.
Same tune as above with slightly different effects and H/S/S Frudua GFF-Classic. Effects: BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver Overdrive, Electro Harmonix EH4800 small tone phase shifter,
Electro HArmonix EH4600 Small Clone full chorus, Boss DSD-3 Digital Sampler/Delay.
THE 252 COMBO LEAD CHANNEL.
In this video Oliver Hartmann demonstrates the variety of tones delivered by the 252 combo lead channel. Guitar: Frudua GFF-Classic.
THE 252 COMBO WITH A FENDER TELECASTER.
How does it sounds like? The 252 combo with a Fender Telecaster. Effects: Boss DSD-3 Digital sampler delay.
THE 252 COMBO WITH A GIBSON SG.
For those who play humbukers this is the 252 combo with a Gibson SG Angus Young Signature. Effects: Boss BD-2 Blues Driver Overdrive, Morley Mark tremonti Power Wha Wha,
Boss DSD-3 Digital Sampler/Delay.
THE 252 LEAD CHANNEL | METAL TONES.
The 252 is also capable of delivering some incredible metal tones. Guitar: Frudua GFF-Classic
THE 252 COMBO REAR PANEL OVERVIEW.
An overview of the rear panel functions of the 252 combo.
- Totally made in Italy
- output impedance: 4/8/16 ohm
- output: 45 watts (30 in triode mode)
- 2 channels (clean and lead)
- 2 x Celestion Vintage 30 speaker
- series/parallel effect loop
- external speaker out (internal speaker can be disconnected)
Pentodede/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: 30 kg
- sizes: width 66 cm, height 52 cm, depth 27 cm
- foot-switch included
Here are a few shots of the 2/50-2 combo showing various details of the amp. "Lo" link opens medium
sized images. For a true "face to face" experience where you can actually meet the 2/50-2 combo "in
person", please link to the hi resolution versions by clicking the "Hi" link.
The 2/50-2 combo is available as a standard in the following colour combinations.
Standard colours are normally in stock and delivered in 7/10 working days.
black cover, cream panels, black grill
Lo | Hi
cream cover, cream panels, gold grill
Lo | Hi
We offer the 2/50-2 combo in a variety of different colours. Please see some colour combinations
Custom colours normally require 30 days delivery time.
You do not see the colour combination you're looking for? Link to our
AMP CONFIGURATOR page and build the 2/50-2 combo you dream of!
Here you can see how some famous players use the 2/50-2 combo. You can start
recreating their original tone settings reported below and as a starting point to create your
own personal sound.
"GF, when we play a smaller venue or a workshop and
I just need a 2 channel combo that covers all my tones,
I use the 2/50-2. Here are my settings:
Clean volume: 11:00, Treble: 2:00, Middle: 11:00,
Bass: 12:00, Reverb: 10:00.
When I do use the Lead Channel I set it like this:
Lead Gain: 12:00, Lead Vol: 12:00, Treble: 12:00,
Middle: 11 :00, Bass: 11:00
I normally use a strat......
Attached you find pictures with my settings for a Strat.
The 2/50-2 is my working horse. I use it for gigs together with
a few pedals in front of it and a delay in the effect
loop and at home to produce my videos for the entry
level products for Digitech. The first channel to me
sounds a lot like a Twin while the second channel
sounds like a hot rodded Vox...that to me is really
usable in many many situations I have to face in my
job as a international clinician for Digitech and
In the attached picture you can see how I use the 252 combo.
I tend to enphatize the midemphasizeser cut
through the band".
Read what the major magazines worldwide have to say about our amps. Check back soon for more.
“This is a great sounding amp with tonal options to spare. The
crowning glory for this amp was the way that it reproduced the
tonal characteristics of each guitar that we plugged into it.
With the addition of the power reduction switch, this amp becomes
a powerful tool in the arsenal of any recording or gigging guitarist."
GUITARIST - AUSTRALIA Read more
“The Valve Amplifier’s literature makes some ambitious claims...
However, I’m happy to say that these confident claims are for the
most part supported by the actual on-test behaviour of the amp.
It’s naturally big, loud and clear and if you take the time to explore
its considerable adaptability you’ll find it can also offer the
reined-in compression and elasticity of a smaller unit being pushed
hard. Try one, it’s a genuinely worthwhile experience."
GUITAR & BASS, UK Read more
“We are highly impressed by this Italian manufactured 2/50-2
combo which presents itself as a serious "challenger” to the already
established top end amp market, dominated for several decades by
producers from the other side of the Atlantic."
“If the Vaughan brothers, ZZ Top, Cream or traditionally inspired
modern rock bands are the sounds you have in your mind and the
tone you have long been searching for but not yet found, give this
amp a chance and we guarantee you will be totally satisfied.
If you are searching for your own personal tone then once again this
amp is worth a trial.” CHITARRE, ITALY
“It's a pleasing experience to test the new amplifier of a new
brand offering some very rich, harmonic tones and great definition,
which target is arrive to those guitarists that are searching for
quality and traditional tone but with their own personality."
EN CONCIERTO - SPAIN Read more
“This guitar combo sounds damn good and radiates so much
elegance and italian stylish attitude that your wife will
also be happy to display at home. The Distributor can count
on an growing fame for this wonderful example of italian art
and craftmanship in craftsmanshipeld." GRAND GTRs - GERMANY
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