Engl E305 Gigmaster Head

Tube Guitar Amp Head

  • 30 Watt
  • 2 Channels
  • 3-Band EQ
  • Gain Boost and Mid Boost switch (switchable via front panel or via optional foot switch)
  • Preamplifier ECC83S and power amplifier 4x EL84
  • FX loop
  • Integrated reverb
  • Balanced Line Out (6.3 mm jack) with speaker simulation
  • Speaker outputs for 8 and 16 Ohm
  • Z-4 foot switch optional (not included)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 500 x 233 x 255 mm
  • Weight: 12.3 kg
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Power 30 W
Power Amplifier Tubes EL84
Channels 2
Reverb Yes
Footswitch No
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Arne aus G., 16.09.2012
Have the little Engl for several months and am absolutely satisfied. From bluesig clean to heavily distorted are all possibilities available.

The processing shows that "Good old Germany" is still a quality predicate. Woe when she is released. There is not only a small bear, but the post goes. Especially the multiple possibilities of the switchable additional features such as volume boost, gain boost, mid-boost, etc. make the dwarf grow to a sound giant.

It is a pity that the mentioned and other options are to be switched by separate foot pedals (Z4). A nice effects pedal with all possibilities, or direct interfaces for manufacturer-specific pedals. In order to realize the most important functions, I now have two Z4 pedals in use. Actually unnecessary, or ??

Otherwise, there is enough sound for all sound directions. It is not a Marshall, not a Mesa Boogie, but an Engl, Made in Germany. Everything is fine so far???
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Perfect for small and medium-sized gigs

Braineaters, 30.07.2013
I run the Gigmaster with the ENGL 4x12 standard box always on smaller stages, if my Fireball 100 already at volume 2 becomes too loud. The Gigmaster can also be very loud, but can be "tamed" in smaller volume.

It delivers everything from clean, crunch to solid board, but the hall is a bit too small. Together with a 4-way switch (I have the Ibanez IFS4X for Fireball and Gigmaster once - there is unfortunately no more at Thomann), all boost functions can be switched, I could even mend the Boss OD3 - otherwise as a booster.

Conclusion: Clean processed (Made in Germany), light, cheap jewelery - buy!
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