At first glance, the Carmen Ghia looks rather, well, modest. This is why the Ghia leaves so many people floored from the first note. Clean notes come out with a warmth, complexity, and sustain like one has never heard from such a small amp. Every note has a hugeness to it that seems far beyond an 18 watt head. All this comes before the amp really starts to sing. As you turn the Volume clockwise, the fun factor increases. The big clean notes get even BIGGER than they were before. Sustain becomes as smooth and musical as you have ever heard it. Notes seem to sing forever. This is an incredibly fun amp, and you’ll have trouble putting your guitar down. The Carmen Ghia interacts with the player because the player can feel the power tube distortion.

This amp has become a favorite in recording studios around the world. It’s also a great little amp for small clubs. While many other small amps have trouble cutting through the mix and have a rather flatulent low end, your Dr. Z Carmen Ghia will always cut through the mix tightly and musically.

Head Specs

  • Power Output: 18 Watts
  • Output Tubes: 2 x EL84
  • Preamp Tubes: 2 x 12AX7/ECC83
  • Rectifier Tube: 5Y3
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Dimensions & Weight: 17 1/2” W, 9” H, 9 1/2” D; 24 lbs

Cabinet Specs

The Dr Z 1×12 cab is like getting 2 speaker cabs for the price of one, featuring a removable rear panel which enables closed back or open back operation. The 1×12 utilizes a classic floating baffle design.

Speaker: Celestion V30

Dimensions: 19 ½” (H), 22 ¾” (W), 10 ¼” (D)

Weight: 38 lbs.

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  • Carmen Ghia 18-Watt Guitar Amp Head
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