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Benson Chimera 30 Combo

Benson Chimera 30 Combo
$2,799.00

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IN STOCK: CHIMERA COMBOS - This 30 watt 2x12" combo is for players who love the unique tone and bread-and-butter simplicity of the Monarch, but need it in a louder package for the big stage...

DESCRIPTION:

IN STOCK: CHIMERA COMBOS

"The Benson Chimera 30 is truly one of the greatest sounding amps to cross our threshold…I’m surely buying one for myself. It’s a most magnificent mix of a massive Tweed 6V6 driven amp crossed with a JTM 45/100 and VOX AC30 but all with that fat, warm, stunning edge of breakup courtesy of the quad of 6V6s." - Cliff

This 30 watt 2x12" combo is for players who love the unique tone and bread-and-butter simplicity of the Monarch, but need it in a louder package for the big stage. Like other Bensons, it is fully hand-wired point to point on terminal strips using premium components and Mercury Magnetics transformers. Instead of a British-American switch, the Chimera has a bass control that takes the differences between the voices of the Monarch and makes them variable. The tone controls are musical and versatile - it is hard to find a harsh sound!

SPECS:

- 4 x JJ 6V6 power tubes, 2 x JJ 12X7 preamp tubes, 5AR4 rectifier
- 30 watts 
- Point to point construction on terminal strips, no circuit, eyelet or turret board
- Mercury Magnetics transformers

- Carbon Comp resistors
- Mallory 150M tone capacitors
- DC filments for low noise

PRICING INFO:

- Chimera 30 Reverb 2x12 Combo: $2,799.00