Supro: 1610RT-U(Item ID: 1610RT-U Serial#: 00748)
Comet 1x10 6/14 Watt Combo Amplifier
From the Supro website:
"The Supro 1610 Comet is a high-gain, low-wattage 1x10 combo with reverb, tremolo and switchable power. Designed to act as a go-anywhere companion to your favorite guitars, this lightweight tube amp cranks out 6-Watts or 14-Watts of screaming hot vintage tone with an on-board option to drench your sound in tube-driven reverb and tremolo.
The Comet is dressed in 1959 Supro cosmetics, with Black Rhino Hide tolex, black piping, white welting and a gold faceplate. Similar in construction to our award winning Black Magick and Supreme amplifier models, there is no beam blocker in front of the Comet's custom-made CR10 speaker, facilitating maximum throw and crystal-clear treble response from this compact all-tube masterpiece.
The preamp found in the Comet delivers warm, blooming clean tones up until 12-o-clock on the volume knob. Past noon, the Comets voice rolls over into Supro crunch, giving way to a singing, violin-like overdrive at full volume. The Comet is remarkably high-gain for a vintage flavored amp and it nails that sweet-spot without being too loud for comfort.
The Comet's vintage correct tremolo effect occurs in the preamp, before the reverb. This 12AX7-based tremolo circuit allows for wider overall speed range and a deeper effect as compared to our louder models where the tremolo happens in the power tubes, after the reverb.
The power-amp found in the Comet uses a single 6L6 tube with switchable plate voltage to achieve studio and practice friendly 6 Watts or a more robust 14 Watts for stage use. The overdrive that occurs within the Comet's "single-ended," Class-A output stage is rich in even-order harmonics and soaked in tube compression. True to the legacy of the original, microphone-friendly Supro combos, the Comet's exceptional dynamics and ultra-low noise performance make it an ideal recording amp."
Features and Specifications:
Circuit Type - High Gain, All-Tube Supro Circuit
Wattage - 6 or 14 Watts Switchable Power
Channels - 1 Channel with Tone Control
Tremolo -Yes (foot-switchable)
Reverb - Yes (foot-switchable)
Preamp Tubes - 3xJJ 12AX7, 1xJJ 12AT7
Power Tubes - 1x 5881/6L6WGC
Speakers - 1x10″ Supro CR10
Cabinet Dimensions - 17 5/8 x 7 1/2″ x 15 1/2
Weight - 6 lbs
Covering - Black Rhino Hide Tolex
Hand-Assembled by Absara Audio in Port Jefferson, NY, USA.
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