NAMM 2013: New Amps, Heads & Cabinets from Hayden

Published 8 years ago on January 23, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

UK based amp brand Haydenhas announced new models for 2013 expanding the current Mofo rangealong with new speaker cabinets.

PRESS RELEASE - Expanding on Hayden's muchlovedStream Image (24)Mofo range 2013 sees Hayden truly come of age with a brand new Moforange. Combining new looks, increased features and a very special'magic eye' tube creates a range that stands out from the crowdmore than ever. A direct response to the over saturated 'lunch boxmarket' where many small amps are found to be lacking, the Moforange proves real tone, style and versatility can be found in smallpackages.


The Mofo that started it all, the Mofo 30 has had an overhaulthat begins with a totally new custom designed heavy duty housingwith integrated side handle. The updates continue with a new fullFX send and return, front mounted stealth switch(30 Watt to 2 wattAttenuation), new cast badge and 'magic eye' tube input monitoring.The only thing to stay the same is the amazing tone, power andversatility that made the original Mofo 30 so special.

Now truly living up to its name the new Mini Mofo 15 watt alltube head is dramatically reduced in size and the addition of a newsimplified preamp means dialing in your sound is easier than ever.New looks including the 'magic eye' preamp tube and a front mountedstage/studio attenuation switch means you can hit the sweet spotwhether practicing, recording or playing live. The new Hayden MiniMofo truly belies its small size with huge all tube tone rangingfrom jangling cleans right through to face melting overdrive.

Last but certainly not least, the all new Lil' Mofo 2 watt alltube head is a tiny tone monster. Perfect for home and studio use,the Lil' Mofo produces real all tube tone at more manageable volumelevels. Featuring an MP3 input with level control so you can playalong to your favourite songs, as well as a headphone out, he MiniMofo is the ultimate choice when you have to compromise on volumebut won't on tone. Don't be fooled though, paired with the rightcabinet the Lil' Mofo packs a huge punch.

For the ultimate in portability Hayden has also developed a newrange of combos. Finished in stunning two tone heavy duty tolex andprotected by brushed steel corners, the new Mofo combos look everybit as good as they sound. The Dual Mofo combo features a customHayden 1 x 12 driver, 15 watts of all tube power, 2 independentchannels plus an accutronics Belton blockStream Image (25)reverb. The Mighty 5 Mofo features a custom designed 1 x 12 driverwith a Belton block reverb and produces 5 watts of glorious alltube power. Last but by no means least The Lil' Mofo 2 watt combodrives a Celestion 1 x 8 speaker and also features the Belton blockreverb. All Mofo combos feature the captivating 'Magic Eye' tubeunderneath the front panel.

Biffy Clyro, Anthrax, The Eagles of Death Metal, legendaryproducer Andy Johns and many more players are huge fans of theoriginal Mofo range using them both on stage and in the studio. Weare sure the new range will appeal to even more players of alllevels and from all genres.

The final additions to the new Hayden range for 2013 are anexciting new range of cabinets. Designed from the ground up Haydenwanted the new cabinets to be made as small as possible whilstmaintaining the quality of tone and projection that Hayden cabinetsare already known for. The new compact range achieves these goalsand are constructed from quality 15mm ply and contain Hayden customdesigned drivers delivering whatever is thrown at them withauthority despite their small stature. The compact range consistsof 1x12 Angled, 1x12 Flat, 2x12 Angled, 2x12 Flat and 4x12 Flatcabinets. Designed to perfectly compliment the Lil' Mofo head,there is also, for the first time, a Hayden 1x8 cabinet.

The Compact Cabs will also be produced to order in the Hayden UKCustom shop for those requiring something that little bit extraspecial. Constructed using premium grade 15mm Latvian birch ply andusing Celestion Vintage 30 drivers, these are the ultimate inguitar cabinets.




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