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40 Watt Guitar Combo Amplifier

The Harley Benton HB-40R is a 40W combo that offers everything required for practising at home or in the rehearsal room, and at a fantastic price. The built-in 10" speaker sounds highly crisp, and if a bit more wumm is needed, a larger external speaker can be connected. At 4 ohms, the amp delivers 40W, which for many situations is completely sufficient. A 3-band tone control and a second channel are included in case you really want to make some noise. A spring reverb unit gives the sound some additional room and shine, and the headphone output enables you to play in the smallest of rooms without disturbing the neighbours.

  • Power: 40W
  • Equipped with: 10" Custom voiced speaker
  • TEC Tube-emulating circuit
  • Channel select (activate overdrive / boost channel)
  • Gain control
  • Volume controls for overdrive and clean channel
  • 3-Band EQ with controls for bass, mids and treble
  • Reverb control (spring type)
  • Headphone connector
  • AUX input
  • Line output
  • Foot pedal connector for channel switch and reverb (foot switch not included; compatible foot switch: Article Nr 198735)
  • Output for external speaker
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 420 x 425 x 220 mm
  • Weight: 10 kg
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Compact two-channel guitar combo with reverb

Harley Benton's guitar amps, which come in many sizes, have long been known for their quality and bargain prices. The compact HB-40R guitar combo is no exception. Its two foot-switchable channels, integrated spring reverb, high-performance 40-watt power stage, and 10-inch speaker as well as a host of useful connection options make it an ideal and cost-effective option not only for home use but also for rehearsal studios and gigs. The power cable is hardwired flush to the rear of the chassis and can be securely stowed inside the amp’s open back during transport.

Robust and easy to operate

A sturdy enclosure with reinforced corners fully protects the HB-20R and its four rubber feet ensure it remains stable at all times. The HB-40R’s front panel features a very clear control layout for both channels, which have separate volume controls and a share both the three-band EQ and the reverb, which provides a pleasant ambiance to the sound. An output for an external 8-Ohm speaker, a headphone output, a Line Out, and an AUX input for integrating external signals complete this neatly designed compact guitar combo – which is easily loud enough to be used in many different settings.

Universal guitar combo

Thanks to its tube-emulating circuit, the sound spectrum of the HB-40R ranges from crystal-clear and punchy on the clean channel to distorted crunch and high-gain thunder on the overdrive channel. Together, the high-performance 40-watt power stage and 10-inch speaker provide a surprisingly high output volume. Don’t let looks fool you: This compact amp can be used without hesitation on stage. And should more power still be required, the rear panel includes an output for an external speaker. Practice comes before gigging however – and for that the AUX input allows you to play along to your favourite tracks. And you can do so discreetly, if you so wish, using the integrated headphone output. Finally, the dedicated Line Out mini-jack provides a practical way of recording your HB-40R without the need for a microphone.

About Harley Benton

Since 1998, the Harley Benton brand has been catering for the needs of numerous guitarists and bassists. In addition to an extensive range of stringed instruments, Thomann's house brand also offers a wide choice of amplifiers, speakers, effect pedals, and other accessories. In total, the range includes over 1,500 products. Built by established names in the industry, all Harley Benton products combine quality and reliability at attractive and affordable prices. The continuous expansion of the range ensures that Harley Benton always provides new, exciting, and innovative products that keep players perfectly in tune with the musical world, day after day.

A compact amplifier with many applications

Its compact yet robust design, 40 watts of power, and 10-inch speaker certainly make the Harley Benton HB-40R guitar combo a very versatile and reliable companion for every situation – from the rehearsal studio to the stage, anywhere in the world. Its two foot-switchable channels allow you to easily separate clean and lead tones, and the additional speaker output will come in handy as the stages get bigger and more power is needed. In short, the Harley Benton HB-40R is a well-equipped and versatile amp that comes at an unbeatable price!

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Alakbar, 21.06.2015
4-5 star rating here are mostly marked by beginners who haven't listed to the decent amp. So lets start, sound is good if you are going to use clean channel, overdrive/reverb quality are quite low, you still could get decent sound by running all through processor/pedals to get that nice sound. The volume is actually good, more than enough to go along with a drummer and make small/average gigs. Features are not that much, EQ,reverb,overdrive channel.. which is the basic plus this all doesn't have best quality. Can't say much about quality as i got it only yesterday. This is good average amp, so im giving it overall 3 stars which is not bad, considering that 5 stars should be given only in exceptional cases to outstanding products.
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Mark625, 27.05.2013
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The sound quality is amazing and it is really loud. Sounds like a much more expensive model and is great value for the money. Highly recommended.
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soloist, 05.11.2009
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Dies ist ein sehr guter Verstärker für seinen Preis. Mit seinen 40 Watt durchaus auftrittstauglich, aber auch was fürs Wohnzimmer ( ist ja gewiss kein Röhren-Amp, der aufgedreht werden muss ). Wenns ganz leise werden soll, dann hilft der Kopfhörerausgang. Einen Equalizer für Bässe, Mitten und Höhen findet man in dieser Preisklasse sonst wohl kaum.

Der Clean-Modus gefällt mir richtig gut, da gebe ich gerne fünf Sterne drauf. Der Sound hat Volumen ( vor allem, wenn man etwas Reverb hinzugibt ) und wirkt nicht platt, wie bei vielen anderen günstigen Amps. Auf den Overdrive-Modus gebe ich drei Sterne, denn dieser hört sich für mich "blechern" an. Hier wird der Ton plötzlich flach.

Fazit: obwohl der Overdrive, meiner Meinung nach, nicht überzeugt, hat dieser Verstärker in seinem Preissegment keine Konkurrenz. Wenn man ihn aber ausschließlich clean einsetzt, dann hebt er sich auf die Stufe der 200-300 Euro - Amps. Für Anfänger sehr zu empfehlen.
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absolut empfehlenswertes Produkt
Marco123, 27.10.2009
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Der HARLEY BENTON HB-40R vereint viele gute Eigenschaften eines ordentlichen Gitarren-Verstärkers. Von Anfang an überzeugt die qualitativ hochwertige und robuste Verarbeitung des Geräts, die sich in allen Teilen - egal ob Gehäuse, Bedienelement oder Lautsprecher - wiederfindet.

Auch die Bedienbarkeit und Konfigurations- sowie Anschlussmöglichkeiten des Geräts sind gut durchdacht und vielfältig - für alle Hobbymusiker mehr als ausreichend und mit seinen 40 Watt bietet der Verstärker genug Leistung um kraftvolle Klänge von sich zu geben.

Weitere Pluspunkte sammelt die unscheinbare schwarze Box beim Gewicht, das verhältnismäßig gering ausfällt, was sich bei jedem Transport positiv bemerkbar macht.
Meiner Meinung nach ein absolut empfehlenswertes Gerät!
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