Hombre, Suhr’s take on the classic Brownface tones that have inspired John Suhr since his early days as a guitarist. The intention was clear: create a modern take on these classic designs while preserving the vintage heritage.
The purity of the signal path is part of Hombre’s beauty. It results in a playing experience that is incredibly dynamic and touch-sensitive. A simple turn of the volume and tone controls will put a shocking range of sound at your fingertips.
Clean tones are classic, gorgeous and bell-like, but make no mistake, this amp is a dirty little combo. It wants to be pushed into sweet overdrive, conjuring tones from the 1970s era of Texas blues-rock.
The onboard Dynamic Tube Bias tremolo imparts an unmistakably rich, sought after sound, that simply can’t be imitated. Hombre is driven by a ~20-watt 6V6 power section and features a lightweight cabinet loaded with a 12″ Celestion V-Type speaker.
CONTROLS: Volume, Tone (Normal). Volume, Tone (Bright). Speed, Intensity (Tremolo)
EFFECTS: Foot-switchable Tube-Biased Tremolo (Active In Normal & Bright Inputs)
INPUTS: 2x Normal, 2x Bright
WATTAGE: 18 watts
SPEAKER OUTPUTS: 2
OPERATING IMPEDANCE: 8Ω (safe to operate at 4Ω or 16Ω – see user guide)
CABINET MATERIAL: Box Jointed Pine
TOLEX: Vintage Palomino Nubtex
GRILL CLOTH: Tan/Brown Wheat
SPEAKER: 12″ Celestion® V-Type
PREAMP TUBES: 3x 12AX7
POWER TUBES: 2x 6V6
RECTIFIER TUBE: 1x 5AR4
FOOT-SWITCH: Includes single button foot-switch for tremolo activation
DIMENSIONS: 20.84″ W x 18.1″ H x 9.52″ D
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