New Jet City Amelia 50 Watt Head.

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  1. chromeboy

    chromeboy Active Member

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    I just seen this amp on gc's website. I heard Jet City was coming out with a new amp. This head has a dedicated clean channel and an overdrive channel with a footswitchable gain for the overdrive channel. I was wondering if anyone has seen any videos on this amp or reviews. I can't seem to find any. I already a jca 50h and really like it. Btw, I forgot to say that the Amelia amp also has a depth nob on it as well. Was thinking on taking a chance on this head but wanted to at least see a review or video.
     
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    Reviving this old thread, just ordered an Amelia head to try. I've been a fan of Jet City stuff for a while now - great tone at very affordable prices. I'm hoping it can be a good gig platform for me as an alternative to my JVM410HJS. Honestly the only thing I don't like about the JS is the weight (and I don't need 100 watts). Things I'm excited about in the Amelia:
    - true clean channel
    - footswitchable master (solo boost) in addition to channel switching
    - full EQ for each channel
    - 50 watts
    - depth and presence controls

    Anyone else have one? Crazy affordable when combined with 15% off coupon:
    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/ampl...ication-amelia-50w-tube-guitar-amplifier-head
     
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    Following up in this old thread. I've owned this amp for a few months now and really like it. It's a crazy good value for the money. I changed out V1 but other than that it's 100% stock. I've gigged it a some and have used extensively in rehearsals. The one change I would make: I wish the overdrive circuit was footswitchable. The OD really sounds good but I don't want it on all the time (but that's a minor complaint). You guys that like more gain may very well like the OD on all the time. Of course it's made in China and you can't expect "premium" components at the low prices but bottom line, I've been a fan of the JCA stuff for a while - great tone and bang for the buck. The Amelia takes it to another level, and the clean channel in particular is better/different than anything I've tried from them before. The footswitchable master is a great feature, I wish every MV amp had this :yesway:
     
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    There's a JCA100HDM head near me at a GC for a stupid price. I'm going to go check it out soon.
     
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    MF had the JCA50 on sale for $319 new last week. If you look at http://www.ampfactory.com/100-ltd/ they have a new JCA100 Limited Edition that is EL34 based SLO circuit.
     
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    I must say...the Amelia has grabbed my attention :shock:
     
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    I thought all the JCA100's were SLO based? :scratch:
     
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    They are but this limited edition has EL34s and not 6L6s
     
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    and different cosmetics. :wave:
     
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