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Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 Guitar Amplifier Head

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Product Description

The Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 Guitar Amplifier Head is a 2 channel amp with a footswitchable boost on the lead for great versatility from crystal cleans to all out metal saturation. A four-step power soak allows you to select between 18, 5 and 1 watt as well as speaker mute. And courtesy of the built-in Red Box and silent recording capability, you can lay down pro-quality tracks at any time day or night.

For the TubeMeister 18 head, Hughes and Kettner packed all their know-how and over a quarter of a century‘s passion for tube amps into a remarkably compact chassis. Thanks to German engineering, it can go from a roar to a whisper, shaking the boards on stage, tingling spines in the studio, and raising goose-bumps in the still of night - even during silent recording.

Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 Head Features

  • Warm tube tone with phenomenal dynamic range that sweeps from sparkling clean to throaty crunch
  • Harmonically rich tube distortion and the gain reserves to go from edgy overdrive to soaring lead sounds
  • Re-voices LEAD to summon modern high-gain sound that pairs plenty of punch with endless sustain
  • Passive voicing section tweaked to evoke the best frequency response out of each channel
  • Preamp section sporting two 12AX7 tubes
  • Push-pull power amp that pumps out stage-approved 18 watts
  • Oversized transformers with tons of headroom
  • TSC-protected power amp featuring auto-bias and status LED
  • Footswitch connection enabling remote channel switching and BOOST actuation
  • Serial FX loop for adding effects-fl avored spice to the sonic stew
  • Quad-stage power soak with silent recording capability
  • Balanced RED BOX OUT with authentic speaker emulation


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Phone:  716-297-2920 Warranty:  2 Years

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 Head Specifications
  • Channels: 2
  • Power: 18 Watts
  • bFS-2 optional
  • Protective Cover Softbag included
  • Dimensions: 356 x 156 x 150 mm
  • Weight: 5 kg

Customer Reviews

Review: Franko Submitted: 1/5/2019

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Awesome
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It's a pretty sweet little amp. I'm using a Laney 2x12 Cub Cab and I'm getting great tone all the way around. Nice clean and overdrive sound and the lead boost really kicks it up a notch.

Review: Chauncy Runyon Submitted: 11/27/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Best distortion ever

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Don't be fulled by size, this amp is hot.. frieght train distortion, very loud

Review: Sean Jackson Submitted: 9/26/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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So,versatile!!

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Great piece of equipment. The ability to step down the wattage is invaluable if you are in an apartment or have people sleeping in the house.

Review: Michael Coleman Submitted: 8/24/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Awesome

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The Hughes and kettner Tubmeister is the best amp I have ever owned the sound is beyond my expectation couldn't be happier.. And I lOVE to say TUNEMEISTER

Review: Chase Johnson Submitted: 7/16/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Wow amazing sounding as well as eye catching

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First off the different watt modes are amazing. I keep mine set at 5 in the house and it still packs a mazing punch. The clean channel is one of the cleanest amps I have played through. Hit the button on the front and ignite a whole new animal for both overdrive and gain. This is by far one of the better amps I own and I can't get home from work fast enough to play through it into the evenings. I paired this on a fender hotrod deluxe cabinet and what an amazing pairing it is.

Review: Jeff Submitted: 6/5/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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LOVE this amp!

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Nicest and most versatile amp I’ve ever owned and it sounds killer! However I’d HIGHLY recommend throwing the junk Chinese tubes that come in it in the trash and install some nice NOS tubes, it really smooths it out and takes away the harshness that you get with the cheap Chinese tubes. That being said, this thing has sparkling cleans and a gain so thick and rich you don’t even need a pedal in front of it at all. It sounds best on 18w. The lower the wattage you get a little more harshness out of it but it’s barely noticeable. This thing is about the size of a loaf of bread and comes with a really nice carrying bag as well.

Review: Dennis Submitted: 12/12/2017

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Best amp I have owned.

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This is the best amp I have owned. The tones this Hughes and Kettner generate are sweet and beautiful. The power attenuator on the back saturates to sound without giving up any tone. Going down to 1 watt and cranking it gives it amazing sound and feel. I have owned a ton of amps, and this takes the cake. By the way, through my 4x12 cabinet this amp pushes air in the all the right ways!

Review: James Esterly, esterlyelectronics@gmail.com Submitted: 4/13/2016

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Love it! Just what I needed.

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I needed a compact, easily portable tube head that I could use in my shop and at events to showcase my Handbuilt guitar effects. It does everything and more than I needed. Excellent clean tone, which is essential for my business. I am impressed by the amount of gain available for the user as well. I recommend it for folks who want a full featured amp but do not want to lug around a heavy, bulky amp.

Review: Beatlemaster Submitted: 7/15/2015

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Wow so much Power unleashed like a wildcat !

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I have always been, like so many musicians , on the endless journey for Tone..... I have a bunch of high end amps ( Marshall of course, Mesa, Orange, Vox, 5150..etc.... This amp is beautiful ....looks super slick on stage with the blue plexiglass, Sonically both the clean and the lead channels are crisp, articulate and harmonically rich.. I power three 2 x 12 cabs with this blue monster and it will knock you over with ultimate sonic power and tonal bliss. Highly recommend for its complete package and super versatility...DI into FOHPA sounds incredible....buy this amp now please!

Review: Homey Iommi Submitted: 7/8/2015

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Great purchase !!!

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I was shocked by the way my amp was delivered (Tossed over the gate to my breezeway, over 6 foot drop.) Plugged it in and it worked fine! Tone for days and simple operation. Glad I made this purchase! Awesome amp!

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