Fargen Amplification Reveal Townhouse Amp -
Fargen Amplification unveils newest addition to its lineup ofboutique guitar amplifiers, the Townhouse.
Following on the success of its first micro-sized amp the MicroPlex, Fargen has built its counterpart, also a 5 Watt Class Adesign, hand-wired and made in the USA. It's two-way Decade Switchcovers the 50's and 60's, with vintage tweed- andbrownface-inspired tones. "I wanted to add another super-compactamp to our line", says Ben Fargen, founder. "This amp is extremelypedal-friendly, and offers the player in essence two amps in one,for $999, which is very reasonable for a boutique amp of thiscaliber."
The Townhouse incorporates a USA-built transformer, vintage 60'sstyle caps and carbon comp resistors, and DC filaments for ultraquiet operation. Its single power tube socket can be used with anyoctal power tube without re-bias. It measures 16.5"x9"x7' and canbe paired with a matching 1x12" speaker cabinet., MSRP $999 head,$499 cabinet.
Fargen will also debut the Pete Anderson Tumbleweed pedal, MSRP$299, as well as a slanted 1x12" extension cab for the Micro Plexamp, MSSRP $499, which can now be played in a full stackconfiguration, including the head, slanted cab and standardcab.
These new products will be on display at Summer NAMM in theFargen booth #1154, and are currently available through Fargen'sauthorized dealers.