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Ashdown’s new MF 484 is described as combining the classic tone of a valve amp and the modern technology of amp modelling. Offering the best of both worlds for guitar tone.


Ashdown MF 484

The Ashdown MF 484 is a valve amp rated at 30 watts and incorporates Two Notes Torpedo which means it has six virtual cabinet models at hand.

It is powered by 1x ECC81,  1 x ECC82, 2 x ECC83 in the preamp and  4 x EL84 in the power amp section.

Ashdown MF484


Virtual Cabinets

  • Celestion Blue Open 1×12 
  • Celestion Blue Closed 1×12 
  • Celestion Ruby Open 2×12 
  • Celestion G12M Greenback Closed 1×12 
  • Celestion Vintage 30 Open 1×12
  • Celestion Vintage 30 Closed 4 x12 

Users can also edit and update the onboard IR cabinets via USB input or with Bluetooth with the accompanying smartphone app.


The amps controls consist of Volume and Gain plus Bass, Middle, Treble and Presence controls. Along with a six-way rotary knob for the selection of one of the pre-set virtual cab emulations above. Along with a Boost knob control, UK and US inputs and an FX send/return loop on the front panel.


The UK input has a more compressed and tight classic British tone. Whereas the US input has more headroom for a cleaner tone.

MF484 rear

MF484 rear


On the rear panel, there are connections for 4-ohm or 8-ohm speaker cabinets, with a direct DI output and also a headphone out.

Plus, a line in on XLR for re-amping of recordings back into the Torpedo.

This new amp offers a lot of flexibility and could be perfect for any guitarists that need to capture real tube tones in the studio. Or for small studios, that require a flexible guitar amp for artists.

MSRP – GBP 1399

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One response to “Ashdown MF 484 tube amp with Two Notes Torpedo onboard”

    Feurope says:

    Ashdown seem to not know their own amp, as the picture shows 16 and 8 ohm connections on most pictures of the back and only the close up has 4 and 8… anyway, I have a REVV with the TwoNotes and it’s pretty handy. I am hoping to be able to try this one somewhere soon to see how it does irl

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