American Made 20 Watt – Tube Amplifier with Reverb
The Bennington Reverb combo boasts all tube spring reverb, point to point hand wiring and delivers a club and studio friendly 20 watts RMS through an Eminence Wizard 12″ speaker. The Bright Switch creates a vibrant attack to each note without being overpowering.
The All Tube Spring Reverb is tuned so that it blooms behind the note and does not overshadow the true tone of what the player wants to hear.
Inspired by the simplicity of the amp designs of the early 1960’s, the amp features three 12AX7 dual-triode preamp tubes driving the signal through an all tube spring reverb circuit and into a matched pair of 6V6 power tubes. The controls are Volume, Bass, Treble and Reverb.
The Bennington Reverb delivers a varied tonal spectrum from shimmering cleans through vintage crunch. A quick flick of the guitar volume knob controls the full range of the Bennington’s warm voice. The reverb can be adjusted to provide a touch of ambiance to full out surf tones with its lush full sonic spectrum. This amp is great for home, studio or small venues. Put a microphone in front of it and the Bennington Reverb will fill the largest of venues.
Based upon previous discussions between Rick Gessner and myself, I was excited to try the Bennington Reverb that showed up at my front door. Packaged sturdily, the amp was nicely appointed, visually pleasing, and looked quite nice in my study. I spent the afternoon running it through a gamut of guitars. Tele, Strat, Paul, Duo Jet, and a P-90 hybrid; all of them sounded wonderfully true to form. The thing I found most surprising was the headroom available in such a compact package. I’m sure the neighbors really appreciated my running it through the obstacle course at the highest of volume levels. With a lush bottom end and a very pleasing mid-range, this amp it has its own unique voice and a wonderfully rich reverb to boot. One could certainly use it in most live situations. It’s not Fender and it’s not an Ampeg. It’s a ValveTrain. Affordable and handwired in a beautiful package, it’s nice to know there are quality options outside of the big guys. You owe it to yourself to check the Bennington Reverb out. -Mark Kendrick
Bennington Reverb Control Panel
The Revolution Series amplifiers continue to prove that high value and affordable hand wired production amplification is still built in America. All of the major components including cabinet, transformers, speakers, board and chassis are proudly made in America. The amp is hand wired at our ValveTrain facility in Altamonte Springs, Florida. There are over 50 American small to medium size businesses in the supply chain behind every one of these amps.