Guitar Noggin, All Tube Guitar Preamp with Headphone output and optional DI.

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$1,750
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Wavelength Audio, ltd.
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Guitar Noggin Wavelength Audio/Guitar-Engines
I design and make custom audio, pro audio and guitar amps mostly out of tubes. I was talking to two guitar companies about Winter NAMM 2019 and we were commenting on how hard it was to hear anything because of the ambient noise all those other amps and stuff.
So I designed and made 2 custom all tube guitar headphone amps. This is basically a full blown custom guitar amplifier that works with High impedance and Low impedance headphones (switch on back). The design is pretty straight forward but uses a lot of custom designed transformers.
6072A (1/2) input to Volume/Tone 6072A gain->Master Volume to 6J5 (1/2 of a 6SN7)->Headphone output transformer (custom MagneQuest designed for me). Power is tube rectified by a 6Z5G.
There is a 9V/150ma power supply connection on the back for your stomp boxes. Just enough power to power a tuner, overdrive, maybe a compressor.

You can google me but this has crazy parts in it like Black Gate Capacitors and Shinko silver tantulum resistors. Yea I go kind of crazy on this stuff. Check out the prices on Black Gates on eBay.
No feedback in the design the amplifier is dead quiet. The good people at Preston Thompson loved it so much they kept the amplifier. The 4th picture is from them with the Guitar Noggin used in their booth. You can see this picture up on their Facebook page as well as a thanks for helping them out, great people great guitars (I own a Parlor 2, another PT on order!).

I have this one here that did not make it to the NAMM show. It is in mint condition used by a few people at Collings. It does not have the DI transformer coupled output. That can be added for a fee, just email me.
If you are in the city or and apartment and want to rock out without your neighbors calling the fuzz on you then this is your ticket.
This comes with a gold Mogami headphone extension cable, 9V extension cable + 6 split cable, modified Soul Food (by me as you can't really overdrive this thing without blowing your ears off), 18' instrument cable, pair of Sennheiser HD300 Pro headphones (perfect match) and an extra set of tubes. Probably close to $500 right here.
This is a custom piece so the price would be really high like over $3000 list. Optional DI will add another $250 to the price.

I will ship in US by UPS, I can convert this to 240vac mains if required. Please contact me about shipping outside the US. Questions? don't hesitate to ask!

Thanks,
Gordon

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Listed2 years ago
ConditionMint (Used)
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