The Laney GH30R-112 1 x 12 30-Watt Guitar Amplifier Combo is an awesome EL34-loaded, dual-channel powerhouse that is capable of delivering a phenomenal amount of distortion. Thanks to the team at Laney, the GH30R has been afforded a wealth of power and an easy to use control setup for pulling out sweet tones, giving you everything that you could need to cruise through any performance in style.
Cool British design
Laney are proud of their Black Country roots, a part of the world known for producing one or two legendary heavy bands that the British amp manufacturer have - and still - work with. Therefore, it’s fair to say that they know a thing or two about what constitutes epic tone and the GH30R-112 benefits from this wealth of experience.
At the heart of the preamp you'll find four 12AX7 valves and in the poweramp there's a pair of EL34s. Whether you want to ramp up the distortion in the preamp or poweramp stage - or both - you can generate an onslaught of energy that will ensure you stand out on stage and makes for delightful tones to record with. The amp is fitted with a Celestion V-type speaker to ensure the richness of the tone produced is translated in all its glory.
There are two channels at your disposal, which can be set up to work as either clean or driven with the emphasis on your ability to fiddle and tweak each channel's tone as little or as much as you wish. Across the control panel you'll find variable EQ controls for shaping frequencies with intricate sensitivity. Whether you're emphasising a saturated low-end bluesy tone, a scooped mid-range for hard rock and metal or sparkling highs for crisp country licks, simply dial in your tone and you're good to go. The Tone control allows you to smooth out the low end or enable the high end to cut through with the utmost clarity.
The built-in Laney-designed digital reverb allows you to give your tone breadth and depth when needed. Alternatively, the same Reverb dial features a "Pull Focus" option that narrows the focus on the guitar tone to eliminate outside influences such as the room, fret noise, etc.
Rear panel connectivity
Across the rear panel of the GH30R-112 you'll find a selection of speaker extension outputs, as well as a D.I. for connecting directly to a PA or mixing console - with useful Ground Link and Cabinet Emulation switches to make like easier when recording. The FX Loop is equipped with -10dB, 0dB and Bypass modes depending on your preference. You'll also find a remote jack for connecting the included FS2 Mini footswitch, which allows you to switch channels and activate reverb using hands-free operation.
As we've come to expect from the team at Laney, the GH30R-112 is built to last and can take anything thrown its way on tour. The solid plywood cabinet with two tone colouring features easy to carry grad handles along each side of the amp. There is also a useful tilt-back mechanism for leaning the amp back for improved sound output during live performances.
Manufacturer Laney Model GH30R-112 1 x 12 30-Watt Guitar Amplifier Combo Dimensions (H x W x D) 475 x 610 x 285 mm Weight 21kg Cabinet Design Rugged Plywood Cabinet With Two Colour Covering, Black Stringing, Comfortable Side Grab Handles And Folding Tilt Back Mechanism Channels 2 Channel Controls Channel 1 - Drive. Channel 2 Drive And Volume Class Class AB DI Socket Balanced DI Output Post Output Section With Speaker Emulation Drivers 1 x Celestion V-Type Equalisation Passive Bass, Middle (Pull Shift), Treble & Master Tone Footswitch FS2 Mini Included FX Loop(s) (Series/Switchable Level) Inputs 1 x Jack Input Output Valves 2 x EL34 Power 30 Watts RMS Preamp Valves 4 x 12AX7 Reverb Yes - High Quality Digital Reverb With Pull Focus Speaker Connections 1 x 16 Ohm, 1 x 8 Ohm, 2 x 16 Ohms, 1 x 4 Ohms & 2 x 8 Ohms Bright Switch Channel 1 - Pull Bright Cabinet Emulation Cabinet Emulated Post Output Section DI Out Cover Supplied With Custom Embroidered Slip Cover Ground Lift Yes Master Section Master Tone, Master Output MP3 Input Yes - Mini Jack
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