New! 65amps presents high-quality portable amp, The Ventura | Guitar Interactive Magazine

Published 12 years ago on March 29, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

65amps introduces The Ventura guitar amplifier, the latestaddition to its more affordable "Working Pro" Red Line. The Venturais a response to the over-saturation of "Lunch Box" amps in themarket that are found lacking in quality for professional players.The Ventura illustrates that a compact, portable amp can becombined with high-level, professional functionality. The Venturais made in 65amps' factory in North Hollywood utilizing thehigh-level materials and engineering experience of the 65ampscrew. 

The Ventura uses a 2-6V6 power section and front end utilizing65amps' most popular circuits, the Color channel of the London andthe Bump Circuit of the SoHo. This allows the Ventura to create arich palette of American and British tones all with the signatureflair that has made 65amps a major presence on top-level tours andrecording studios around the world.  

The Ventura boasts two flavors of desirable tones. The "clean"side utilizes the tried-and-true Color Channel from 65amps'original London, while the "dirty" side employs 65amps' BumpCircuit that made the SoHo their most popular touring amp. Playersare able to seamlessly transition through four levels of tonestructure and gain structure in one amp.

The Ventura is the latest offering in 65amps' more affordable"Working Pro" Red Line that is geared towards working musicians whoneed super functionality and reliability without compromising toneand responsiveness.


•    2x 6V6 power section

•    20 Watts

•    Hybrid London Color channel and SoHo gainstage front end 

•    EF86 clean channel / EF86->12AT7 dirtychannel 

•    12AX7  Phase inverter

•    Bump that works on both channels = 4Voices

•    Passive FX Loop

•    Master Voltage

•    Knobs = Volume, Tone, Master Voltage

•    Switches = Manual Channel Switch &Manual Bump Switch

•    Footswitch = Dual button that controlschannel and bump


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