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Peavey Butcher Guitar Amplifier Head (100 Watts)

If it's crunch you're after, the Butcher is your amp. Both channels, Clean and Crunch, offer independent three-band EQ, plus volume and preamp gain controls. (4) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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This Peavey guitar amplifier harkens back to the tones of classic rock while offering unique modern features. The Butcher is a two-channel amplifier with five 12AX7 preamp tubes and four EL34 power amp tubes. Both the Clean and Crunch channels feature independent three-band EQ, plus channel volume and preamp gain controls so guitarists can adjust the interplay between the preamp and power amp on each channel for an array of gain possibilities.

Both channels include a separate, footswitchable gain boost, while the Crunch channel also has a 12-way Punch selector that adjusts the low-end attack of the amplifier a handy feature that helps match the head to various playing styles at different levels of gain. The master section widens the range of possibilities with two footswitchable master volumes, so players can set one as a default and use the second as a solo boost and a Presence control that boosts the extreme high frequencies, giving the amp extra cut.

On the rear panel, the built-in Peavey MSDI(TM) microphone-simulated XLR direct interface eliminates the need for miking by allowing users to send the amp's signal directly to a recording device or mixing console. Additional controls include an active effects loop with send and return level control, an impedance selector and a half-power switch, allowing you to rock the Butcher in either 50-watt or 100-watt mode.

Features

- Two channels
- Clean and Crunch
- 4xEL34 100W power section & 5x12AX7 preamp tubes
- Separate three band EQ on each channel
- Global presence control
- Two Master Volume controls for additional boost capabilities
- 12-way 'punch' control on channel 2
- Pre-Gain boost switch on both channels
- Built in MSDI microphone simulated direct XLR output
- Active effects loop with send and return level
- Impedance selector
- Half Power switch
- MIDI control capability
- Included footswitch controls channel, boosts, loop and master volume switching

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Weight Unpacked: 54.25 lb(24.608 kg)

Weight Packed: 58.20 lb(26.399 kg)

Width Packed: 13.25 in.(33.655 cm)

Depth Packed: 28.75 in. (73.025 cm)

Height Packed: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 59 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 29 x 15 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 3601080
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 877-732-8391
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Peavey Butcher is a BEAST!!"
Overall: I was looking for a good tube head to use with my diffrent cabs that I have made. 4x10 cab,2x15 cab, and 2-1x15 cabs.I was using a rocktron velocity 300 power amp with a digitech gsp 1101. With this set up I had great cleans, with some of the patches I made but could not get that tube break up tone I was after. I was almost about to buy the valveking head but decided on this one. okay to the amp, the amp has 2 channels clean/crunch and a boost for both channels. there are 2 master volumes to choose from.I keep vol 2 at 3 and vol1 at 8, I use this a boost for the channels and then use the channel boost to go even further.It usually runs on the 50watt mode and to honest it kills the rocktron on output at 50watts over 300 from the rocktron. Tone from the amp is great there is no reverb from the amp just pure tone and power. I added some delay and reverb from the digitech gsp 1101 and now this is my tone I have never been happier with my sound. The clean from the amp alone is not "fender clean: but is clean with some grit.This is a great EL34 tube amp made in the good ole USAfrom a company that stands behind their products.My rig is a 72 deluxe telecaster,digtech gsp1101,peavey butcher head and what ever cab I need or feel like using. I can get cleans from the amp that are fender like with the digitech gsp or use the amps natural tone with effects from the gsp and get any sound I could ever want. I have the deluxe foot control for the gsp and the included foot switch for the amp this is my pedal board and switching system I just love the amp itself but the gsp 1101 just polishes it off to be just perfect for me. thanks Peavey a made in the U.S.A Beast of an amp!!!
Style of Music: Blues,Country
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Overall: I bought this head a couple of weeks ago and finally got a chance to put it to the test!! Awesome tone, out done my marshall by a long shot!! To get more gain just boost the front with your favorite od pedal. Loud as hell if u want to be holding all the chunky tone you would expect from a high end marshall! Very pleased wit the butcher,its a beastly tank!!
Style of Music: Blues, rock metal, classical
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