(PRESS RELEASE): The timeless design and sound of the all-tube amplifier has made its indelible mark on countless beloved tracks spanning the history of the electric guitar. With the ultimate pursuit of those wonderfully saturated and buttery vintage tones in mind, we proudly present the T5 amplifier. Sporting a gorgeous look and feel, the T5 serves up 5 beautiful, tube-soaked, Class-A Watts in all your favourite flavours and features our revolutionary Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology – which not only controls your output tube’s status, but can extend its lifespan by up to 20 times. A built-in 2-way Power Attenuator, allows you to achieve the ultimate sound at any volume, all the way down to 0.1 Watts – and the ultra easy-to-use vintage equalizer (Bass and Treble) will have you dialling up the tone of your dreams.
We topped it all off with a sweet-sounding, high-definition Reverb that lends an air of timelessness to your solo and rhythm parts, and a Phat switch to boost the sound character of your guitar playing even more. It all adds up to an all-tube amplifier with vintage styling and outrageous tone – the small but mighty T5 Infinium.
The T5 Infinium features true Class-A technology with a 12AX7 front-end and an EL84 power stage. A masterful, hand-crafted all-tube amplifier, the T5 provides sweetly-balanced harmonics and natural tube compression, resulting in the warm distortion and break-up you’ve come to love from those vintage megaliths of yesteryear – only in a much more portable and attractive package. The hand-selected 12AX7 preamp tube in T5’s classic ‘60s-era preamp provides everything from sweetly-purring blues to mind-blowing crunch. Often employed in British-style amplifiers, the EL84 output tube is known for its crisp and chiming tonal quality, when pushed to the max, and the T5 harnesses that power via the built-in power attenuator – for the ultimate guitar tone at any volume level.
Years in the making, our Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology can extend the usable lifespan of your amplifier’s expensive power tubes by up to 20 times, saving you huge money and ensuring the integrity of your tone. How? This revolutionary circuit automatically and continuously monitors the performance of each output tube, and dynamically drives it towards the target operating point, for an evenly distributed load.
Infinium also compensates for the effects of aging, automatically adjusting current levels to keep your tubes sounding as good as new – even when AC line voltages drop below nominal levels. Similar technology has been used for decades in all-wheel drive cars, where systems modulate the power going to each wheel to improve traction. Just consider Infinium Series amps “4-wheel drive” for your guitar.
Infinium Series amps take all the guesswork out of tube replacement by illuminating an LED next to a tube that is reaching the end of its usable lifespan. And thanks to Infinium’s Auto-Bias design, you simply replace the indicated tube – without a trip to the repair shop, saving you even more money.
Available exclusively from Bugera, Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology is a major breakthrough in amplifier design and manufacture, providing incredible reliability for your stage performance and more consistent sound over the lifespan of your tubes. Since they are always operating at optimal levels, your output tubes perform more predictably and last much longer, thanks to Bugera’s marvellous Infinium Technology, saving you some serious money.
- Hand-built 5-Watt guitar head driven by 1 x 12AX7 and 1 x EL84 tubes
- Authentic 2-channel preamp— everything from traditional clean/ crunch to modern high-gain sounds
- Revolutionary INFINIUM Tube Life Multiplier technology:
- Extends the life of your amplifier’s expensive power tubes up to 20 times
- Provides incredible reliability and consistent tone over the complete lifespan of your tubes
- Monitors performance of the power tube continuously and displays defective tube to allow for easy replacement
- Integrated high-definition reverb with dedicated Reverb control
- Vintage Equalizer section with dedicated Bass and Treble controls
- Phat switch to boost the sound character of your guitar playing
- Built-in 2-way Power Attenuator allows you to get ultimate sound at any volume
- Cage style metallic mirror finish and suitcase-type handle redolent of vintage taste
- 3-Year Warranty Program*
- Designed and engineered by BUGERA Germany
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