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Genz Benz El Diablo 100W 212 combo

Discussion in 'For Sale: Other Stuff (Not bass related)' started by pablomigraine, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. pablomigraine

    pablomigraine Commercial User

    Feb 9, 2005
    New York
    Director of Commercial Sales - Neural DSP
    All tube, 2-Channels, Genz Benz Global Controls, Damping, Contour, Compression and switching controls. 5-button FS incl.

    This is probably the nastiest combo I have every heard, Especially if you're playing metal or hardcore. The bass response from this thing is amazing. My Rhythm guitarist used this for over a year, while my lead player used a Peavey 5150-II and Mesa 412.... the Genz was MINDBLOWINGLY LOUDER and bassier. The Warm channel had great lead tone, and this amp has so many tone-shaping and Overdrive Characteristic controls compared to the average tube amp its unreal. Seriously a monster.

    $1,000.00 Shipped OBO

    No Trades.

    From the Manufacturer:



    • 50/100 Watt Output Selector Offers The Tone and Feel of 2 Different Amplifiers
    • Dual Speaker Jacks w/ Impedance Selector Switch and Imp. Calculator
    • Direct Output section—XLR Freq. Compensated w/GRND Lift; 1/4" Line Out; 0db or -20db Switch
    • Effects Loops—Individual WARM Ch.; HOT Ch. & Global (serial) Effects Loops
    • Reverb Cancel Jack—Optional Single Button Footswitch
    • Foot Switch—Din Plug Input for 5 Button Footswitch (included)
    • Power Inlet/Fuse Holder Plug
    • 115/230 Voltage Selector Switch


    • Tube Buffered Input Stage
    • WARM Tube Ch.—Clean or Vintage Gain Sw.; Gain & Volume Preamp Controls
    • ±15db Bass, Mid, Treble Tone Shaping; Reverb Level Control
    • Channel Selector Switch
    • HOT Tube Ch.—Classic or High Gain Sw.; Dynamic or Compressed Tube Texture; Gain & Volume Preamp Controls; Tube Contour Control; ±15db Bass, Mid, Treble Tone shaping; Reverb Level Control
    • GLOBAL Section—Attack Sw. w/ Level Control; Master Reverb control; Master Volume Control


    • Two Independent Tube Channels
    • Six Triode Preamp Stages (3-12AX7 Tubes)
    • Two Power Tubes (ships w/Ruby Tube EL 34's)
    • EL34 or 6L6 Power Tube Capability
    • Rear Panel Bias Pot
    • Five Button Footswitch Included

    WARM Ch.—Full, round, pristine Clean response cascading up to pushed Vintage gain with warm upper mid break-up, rich bass and abundant sustain.
    HOT Ch.—Takes you from rich Classic tube break-up to full-bodied High Gain splendor. The option of a Dynamic or Compressed setting insures the amplifier responds to your every touch; no squashed tone or harsh buzziness here.
    HOT Ch. TUBE CONTOUR—An additional “Tone Stack” that interacts with the tube preamp and takes you from Texas tone to British zone and all points in between.
    GLOBAL ATTACK—Boosts a range of upper mid frequencies that enhances pick attack and bite; extremely effective as a lead boost and cutting through the mix.


    • Top Mounted Edge Lift Handles
    • Cabinet Impedance Selector Switch
    • Birch Cabinet Construction
    • Metal Speaker Grille
    • Removable Casters
    • Dimensions: 27"H x 28"W x 14"D
    • Weight: 95 lbs


    Based upon the tremendously successful EL DIABLO 100 tube head, we have added elements from our proprietary GLFEX cabinet design to deliver monstrous output and tone in a combo package.

    The flexed baffle design, dual GBE 1240-V75 loudspeakers and specially engineered Focus-Port delivers the huge, thumping sound you'd expect from an EL DIABLO combo.

    The unique design of this combo offers all features of the EL DIABLO 100 head.


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