The 3100 is all about versatility.
It's unique and different because it has been designed around the goal to accurately reproduce the specific tone of any model of guitar you're playing
with by offering 5/6 different convincing sounds vintage to modern.
No more talk. Check out this video below in which Oliver Hartmann
plays from cleans, jazzy to AC/DC vintage crunchs to modern leads and metal tones out of the amp different models of guitars,
and you will immediately get what I mean.
Note how Oliver easily switches among all tones in just one click (MORE VIDEOS BELOW).
No other head will give to you the same immediate tone and versatility in just one amp.
The 3100 also features some other unique functions you will surely like:
- a user -friendly control interface with each channel sporting the same controls and only two switches on the front
- a solo function which boosts the level and the gain at the same time so your solo has more
volume but also more sustain. It's called "Boost".
- the possibility to assign external MIDI effects to the supplied footswitch.
- a 'shaping' function, on the Lead channel, that allows you to switch from a rhythm part
to a solo with the correct equalization on both in one just operation (a suggestion from our metal friends ;)
This makes the 3100 the perfect tool to reproduce the sound you have heard on record or live
and then personalize it to make it our own. On the other side the 3100 is very simple to understand
and use with just two switches on the front panel. Or do you need 18 like we have seen recently?
If you feel it is time to learn more on the 3100 panels functions please click
Otherwise please continue for some more general info to learn this is the amps for you.
In the following Guitar player and producer Oliver Hartmann plays and demonstrates the various functions and tones of the 3100 Head by using
a collection of different guitars.
DEMO BY: OLIVER HARTMANN
All tones "parade" - Oliver Hartmann plays out every kind of tone from the 3100 Head. Guitars: Fender Stratocaster,
Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul, JEM 8 strings, Frudua GFF-Classic.
Oliver Hartmann demonstrates the Clean channel's tones of the 3100 head. - Guitars: Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul.
Oliver Hartmann demonstrates the Crunch channel's tones of the 3100 head. Guitar: Guitars: Fender Stratocaster.
The blues sound of the 3100 - Guitars: Fender Stratocaster.
The 3100 Lead tones. Guitars: Fender Stratocaster with EMG/SA/SA/81 Lukather set.
The Metal Dark Face of the 3100. Guitar: JEM 8 strings.
The 3100 Boost Master boosts both the level and the gain at the same time so your SOLOS
have more volume and also MORE SUSTAIN.
The 3100 MIDI OUT function allows you to manage MIDI effects by using the supplied foot-switch.
An overview of the rear panel functions of the 3100 head.
And finally test the 3100 tone penetration on a rock base track.
- hand crafted in Italy
- 3 channels, (3 x 2) volumes, 5 basic tones,
- Boost Function for solo (boosts level and gain too for more solo sustain)
- output impedance: selectable, 4/8/16 ohms
- preamp tubes: 6 x 12AX7WA
- output tubes: 4 x JJ Tesla E34L matched sets
- output power: 100W rms. Half Power: 50W
- full power/half power function
- resonance control
- shaping function for scooped rhythm on lead channel (presettablpre settable - PR1/PR2 switch for 2 different sound options on crunch channel
- channel 1 Select
- channel 2 Select
- channel 3 Select
- boost 1 ON-OFF
- boost 2 ON-OFF
- boost 3 ON-OFF
- shaping function on/off on lead channel
- use of digital effects without a MIDI pedalboardpedal board - dimensions: approx. width 64 cm x height 24,5 cm x depth 26 cm
- weight: 23 kg
- foot-switch included
Here are a few shots of the 3100 head showing various details of the amp. Click "Lo" link open medium sized
images. Click "hi" to open a hi resolution versions for a true "face to face" experience.
The 3100 head is available as a standard in the following colour combinations.
Standard colours are normally in stock and delivered in 7/10 working days.
black cover, black panels, black grill
Lo | Hi
red cover, red panels, black grill
Lo | Hi
We offer the 3/100 head in a variety of different colours. Please see some colour combinations
Custom colours normally require 30 days delivery time.
You don't see the colour combination you're looking for? Link to our
AMP CONFIGURATOR page and build the 3/100 head you dream of!
"Here you can see how some famous players, use the 3/100 HEAD.
Once you will own one, you will be able to use their original t guitar pone settings as a starting point to
create your own personal sound."
Read what the pros working for the major magazines worldwide, have to say about our amps. Check back
soon for more reviews.
“The idea with this incredible head is to offer an “American
boutique amp” with great versatility so that every musician
can find his own tone and personality. Summarizing it is a
high class amp which belongs to the “Boutique amp” category
and manufactured in Europe featuring a wide range of tone
and control possibilities. A winner without a doubt."
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