Randall RD 20 H Head

Tube amp head for electric guitar

  • Power: 20 W
  • 2 Channels plus Boost
  • 4x 12AX7 Preamp tubes
  • 2x 6V6 Power tubes
  • Impedance: 16, 8, 4 ohms
  • Class A series - discretely built-in FX loop specially adapted for guitar floor effects pedals
  • Speaker emulated XLR direct out with Ground Lift switch
  • Incl. 2-Function RF2TC2 footswitch
  • Measurements: 500 x 240 x 215 mm
  • Weight: 12 kg
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Power 20 W
Power Amplifier Tubes 6V6
Channels 2
Reverb No
Footswitch Yes
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good amp for the money

Gabesz, 26.07.2017
I've ordered this amp head from Thomann a few weeks ago. Since then, I'm playing with it much and it staisfies my needs. I'm mostly a bedroom player nowadays and the Randall RD 20H has a really good master volume so I don't need any attenuator to use it on bedroom levels. At low volume it can give decent tones both clean and high gain.

The handling is quite simple, just as the user's manual you get with it.

Features only four star for me, because I would really appreciated if the amp has a built in reverb. But in other ways it has all, what you may need.

I'm using the head with celestion v30's and it gives good sounds for me. The cleans are nice and ringing, on higher levels they can break up easily (although I found it good crunch if it's needed) of course, but it could be controlled with your guitar and the amp channel gain... The Dist, channel has a good punch and maybe a little better for "classic" metal tones f.e. Accept but in a drop C tuning I could get good THCP tone from it for example.

Summary:
it's a killer good amp in it's price range, I would highly recommnd it rather than Blackstar HT or anything similar.
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Great versatile heavey metal amp

Aussie Terry, 10.12.2017
I play only in the bedroom, playing mostly heavy metal and rock n roll. It might not have half wattage switches like most low watt tube heads, but it has a master volume that works amazingly well for pushing the tubes and getting a low volume tone.

Pros:
- 2 channels
- comes with a 2 button foot-switch (boost and channel)
- master volume
- on board boost that actually works incredibly well, boost pretty much turns it into a 3 channel amp
- designed by the Mike Fortin (its an old Randall design that he has improved on greatly)
- lovely high gain
- cool red LED's that make you play faster

Cons:

- only 1 EQ for both channels
- no on board reverb

This amp can do everything below heavy metal as well, its low driven tones are fantastic, great for covering 60's and 70's music.


For those looking from overseas, I had this amp delivered here to Australia and it arrived in perfect condition, it came in 2 cardboard boxes and surrounded by angled foam inserts. Arrived with not a mark on it!
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