A hand-wired amp, the versatile Small Box head can go from clean to full on distortion plus it is extremely loud. The Smallbox 50 watt head was designed for guitarists that want the classic tones reminiscent of great vintage plexis as well as Friedman’s more modern high gain offerings.
Friedman Small Box Guitar Amplifier Head Features
- Hand Wired in the USA
- 50-Watt all tube head
- Two channels
- 2 x EL-34 power tubes
- 3 x 12AX7 preamp tubes
- Two master volumes and two gain controls
- Shared channel EQ consisting of bass, middle, treble and presence
- Clean channel (think Plexi) has a 3 position bright switch
- Line out with level control
- Ultra transparent series FX Loop
- 4, 8 and 16 ohm impedance Selector Switch
- Custom USA made transformers
- Single button footswitch with LED
- Limited lifetime warranty
The Smallbox features two channels, the first giving you those classic plexi tones that clean up nicely with just a twist of the guitar’s volume knob. It goes from clean to crunch to that full-blown plexi roar. The second channel features the modern high gain tone on which Friedman has built his reputation.
The Smalbox was designed to take pedals and loves boosts, OD’s, phasers, flangers, tremolos and wahs, while the brand new ultra-transparent series effects loop handles your time-based effects pedals and rack units. The handcrafted in the USA head features beautiful Tolex encasing tongue and groove Baltic Birch construction and built to withstand the rigors of the road.
The Friedman Smallbox has delivers all of these remarkable features into a mind-blowing 50-watt package.
Dave Friedman is the man behind the signature tones of rock icons Eddie Van Halen, Steve Stevens and Jerry Cantrell. Dave Friedman has been building, modding and repairing amplifiers for many of the world’s biggest stars for the past 25 years. Friedman’s innovative designs and meticulous construction have made him legendary in the world of professional touring musicians while earning him a loyal clientele from all over the world. One of Friedman’s mainstays has been modifying amps to each player’s specific tonal palette, and to consult with other established amplifier companies to improve their own designs.
Dave Friedman’s extensive knowledge and pursuit of tonal superiority inspired him to develop his own series of production amplifiers under the name Friedman Amplification. In the past, having Friedman build or modify your amp required a certain level of notoriety, but now his sonic wizardry is available to everyday players.
Each Friedman amplifier is hand-wired in the U.S.A. using only hand selected components. You can buy with confidence because Friedman Amps are designed and built to last a lifetime. We guarantee it!