AMT SS-20

Amt SS-20 Effect Pedal

  • Tube Guitar series
  • 3-Channel tube preamp with a solid state 12AX7
  • Separate sound control for clean and overdrive channels
  • Gain-controllable Lead boost
  • 2 Outputs Amp Out and Cabinet Simulation Out
  • Power supply with 12V power supply included
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Audio Examples

 
0:00
  • Blues
  • Metal
  • Rock

Further Information

Effect Types Preamp
17 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.9 / 5.0
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
13 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
Practical little preamp
Andrew4413, 23.04.2016
The AMT SS-20 is a surprisingly compact preamp being only 12cm long. On delivery I did notice that the single 12AX7 tube was not seated correctly and had to take the tube grill off and reseat it. I did that before powering the unit on and subsequently experienced no problems.

I have been using the SS-20 in combination with a Two Notes Torpedo C.A.B. for speaker simulation. The two devices seem to work very well together and overall I?ve been pleased with the results. Usage has been limited to a home studio environment.

Of the 3 channels I have found the clean and crunch channels to be the most usable. The clean channel seems to take distortion-type effect pedals well enough and I?ve been using it with a variety of fuzz type pedals to good effect. The crunch channel offers plenty of gain and works for most metal and rock applications. I haven?t needed to use the gain beyond the 2 or 3 o?clock positions (about 60% of maximum).

For my uses the lead channel is over the top and there are very distinct harmonics being introduced into the signal at higher gain settings. The overtones really sound quite artificial to my ears.

If you are intending to use this pedal as a genuine stomp box you may have issues. Often pedals with a number of knobs and switches will include a metal rail to stop your foot from accidentally touching them as you activate the foot switches. The SS-20 doesn?t have such a device and I think it would be easy to damage or inadvertently move the knobs in a live scenario.

Overall I?ve been pleased with the SS-20 which offers me a compact and convenient way of accessing clean and distorted tones in my home studio. Price may be a factor in your choice. In my opinion it's slightly over priced.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
A.Schockert, 05.12.2018
Je l'utilise en tant que préamp sur le channel clean. Prend très bien les pédales d'effet, eq très transparent et efficace. Crunch et Drive surprenant mais un peu aggressif. Cab Emulation un peu cheap par contre.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
295 €
Including VAT; Excluding 20 € shipping
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online Guides
Distortion Effect Pedals
Distortion Effect Pedals
A classic Ibanez Tubescreamer or Colorsound Tonebender can fetch many times its original price from guitarists in search of the ultimate killer tone and sustain.
 
 
 
 
 
Download
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
(1)
Recently Viewed
Modal Argon8

Wavetable synthesiser 8-Voice polyphonic, 37-Key velocity sensitive keyboard (FATAR TP9 / S) with aftertouch, 120 Wavetables divided into 24 banks of 5 morphable waveform sets, 28 Static wavetable processors, 32 Wavetable oscillators, 4 Per voice with 8 types such...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Soundbrenner Core

4-in-1 Smart music tool in clock format 4 Functions: Watch, vibrating silent metronome, magnetic tuner and decibel meter, You always have your tools with you, whether you're practicing at home, recording in the studio or even performing on stage.,...

Recently Viewed
Aston Microphones Origin Black Bundle

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Liimited edition, Polar pattern: Cardioid, Frequency range: 20 - 20000 Hz (+/- 3dB), Maximum level: 138 dB, -10/0 dB pad switch, Low-cut filter 80 Hz, Requires 48 V phantom power, Integrated pop filter, Stand flange...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Novation Launchpad Pro MK3

Novation Launchpad Pro MK3; Grid-Controller for Ableton Live, other Music Software and external Hardware; 64 velocity- and pressure-sensitive Grid-Buttons with RGB- Background lighting; 4-Track Sequencer with 32 Steps; Accord Mode; dynamic Note- and Scale Mode; 8 User Mode with Components-Editor;...

Recently Viewed
Roland GO:LIVECAST

Roland GO:LIVECAST; Live Streaming Studio for Smartphones; easy to handle combination of hardware and app for creating professional Webcasts; compatible with Twitch, Facebook Live, YouTube, and other major streaming platforms; three microphone inputs: build-in microphone with reverb-effect, XLR/TRS combo-input (switchable...

Recently Viewed
Varytec Colors SonicStrobe

Varytec Colors SonicStrobe; LED stroboscope with ambient effect; Over 200 SMD 5730 LEDs provide bright and dynamic strobe and blinder effects; In addition, more than 140 SMD5050 RGB LEDs provide color accents in the background; special surface of the reflectors...

(2)
Recently Viewed
Harley Benton TUBE5 Celestion

Tube Combo for Electric Guitar 1 Channel, Power: 5 W / 1 W, switchable, Preamp tubes: 1x ECC83 / 12AX7, Power tubes: 1x 6V6GT, Equipped with 8" Celestion Super Speaker, Controls: Volume - Tone, Switch: Power - Attenuator 5...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Epiphone Les Paul Custom Ebony

Electric Guitar Body: Mahogany, 5-Way body binding, Neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Ebony, Pearloid Block fretboard inlays, Neck profile: SlimTaper, Scale: 629 mm (24.75"), Nut width: 43 mm (1.693"), 22 Frets, Pickups: ProBucker 2 (neck) and ProBucker 3 (bridge) humbuckers, 2...

Recently Viewed
Walrus Audio Julia V2

Walrus Audio Julia V2; Analoger Chorus / Vibrato Effect pedal; controller: Rate, Depth, Lag, D-C-V (Dry - Chorus - Vibrato); LFO Wave Shape switch (sine / triangle); "Lag" determines the basic tonal character of the chorus (delay of the LFO...

Recently Viewed
Varytec Colors StarBar 12

LED Bar With 12 warm white beam LEDs and 12 RGB segments, Ideal as an eye catcher on the stage and in discos, Light and robust construction, Subdued grey soft frost cover Technical Data: Light source:...

Recently Viewed
Quilter Phantom Block Pre Amp/Cab Sim

Quilter Phantom Block Pre Amp/Cab Sim; Pre Amp & DI for Electric Guitar; the high impedance input gets optimum tone from standard passive pickups, the Gain goes from clean to overdrive, a wide range Tone covers the most popular sounds...

Recently Viewed
Kramer Guitars Focus VT211S Teal

Kramer Guitars Focus VT211S Teal; electric guitar; body: mahogany; neck: maple; neck profile: slim; fretboard: maple; fretboard radius: 12" (30,48 cm); 21 medium jumbo frets; scale length: 647,7 mm (25.5"); nut width: 43 mm (1st fret)69"); Black Dot Inlays; Pickups:...

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.