Carvin MACH100 squeezes a 100-Watt stereo amp into a pocket-sized pedal
Carvin’s new MACH100 is a pocket-sized 100-Watt, amplifer in pedal form. Ever thought you’d be able to carry You can now essentially carry around. a 100 watt guitar amp in your pocket!
100 Watt mini beast
Yes, a 100-Watt amp is a wonderful thing, but whether solid state or valve, they are usually relatively bulky. Now Carvin has just announced their new MACH100 amp in a pedal and it could be super useful fro gigging guitarists. is stereo, two-channel pedal and
MACH100: Twin Channel and more
The MACH100 is a twin-channel amp that can operate in stereo. According to Carvin, it can drive two guitar cabinets at either 16, 8 or 4 ohm impedances!
It has just one control knob labelled Level for master volume adjustment. The built in mute footswitch lets you, surprisingly, mute the output instantly. Plus it has a very handy line in jack so you could, for example, play a backing track through it as well. On top of this you also get a Phones output that allows you to monitor the amp output on a 3.5 mm stereo jack.
The unit comes with its own dedicated AC power adapter included in the price delivering the necessary 24 V. I can see this pedal being useful in many applications when you’re reducing your rig to the smallest dimensions possible. It could also be a great backup system for gigging musicians when combined with a preamp pedal.
RRP – USD 199
- Carvin MACH100 100 watt amp in a pedal: Carvin