Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 18
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Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 18

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  • Technology: Valve
  • Power: 18/5/1/0 W
  • Channels: 2
  • Gain Levels: 2 per channel
  • EQ: Bass/mids/treble
  • Inserts: Series
  • Pre Amp Valves: 2x 12AX7
  • Power Amp Valves: 2x EL84
  • Impedance: 8/16 ohms
  • Special Features: Powersoak, RedBox, TSC
  • Dimensions: 355 x 155 x 150 mm
  • Weight: 5,0 kg
  • Country of Origin: Made in China
  • Channels with dedicated GAIN and MASTER
  • Footswitchable LEAD BOOST
  • Red Box with XLR-Recording-Out
  • Dimensions: 37x15x15cm

Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 18 · Guitar Amp Head

The Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 offers two foot-switchable channels each with their own GAIN and MASTER, foot-switchable LEADBOOST, 3-band EQ, serial FX loop, 18/5/1/0 Watt power soak and a built-in red box with XLR -Recording-out. The maintenance-free TSC power amplifier (Autobias) with two EL84 and oversized transformers guarantees true stage loudness. TubeMeister 18 is available as a head with a suitable 1x12 "box, as well as a 1x12" combo including reverb.

  • Warm tube tone with dynamic range
  • Harmonically rich tube distortion and the gain reserves to go from overdrive to lead sounds
  • Re-voices LEAD to modern high-gain sound of punch and sustain
  • Passive voicing section tweaked to evoke the best frequency response out of each channel
  • Preamp section with two 12AX7 tubes
  • Push-pull 18-watt power amp
  • Oversized transformers for headroom
  • TSC-protected power amp featuring auto-bias and status LED
  • Footswitch connection for remote channel switching and BOOST actuation
  • Serial FX loop for adding effects
  • Quad-stage power soak with silent recording capability
  • Balanced RED BOX OUT with speaker emulation

Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister


The TubeMeister is the answer to the wishes of all Hughes & Kettner Custom-Tube users, for an compact tube amp that can really rock on stage, for practicing at home or for silent recording in a hotel room. The TubeMeister 18 offers two foot switch channels, each with GAIN & MASTER, a foot switch for LEAD BOOST, 3 band EQ, Series FX-LOOP, 18/5/1/0-Watt Power-Soak, a built in Red Box with XLR-Recording-Out. The service free TSC-amplifier (Autobias)with two oversized EL84 transformers guarantee real stage volume. TubeMeister 18 is the head piece and is also obtainable with suitable 1x12"-Box,or 1x10"-Combo including Reverb.

TubeMeister - Rock on Stage, Play at Home, Record at Night.


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