WNAMM10: Randall Amplifiers Introduce All-Tube RT Series
Three heads, one combo and two cabinets 17-Jan-10
Randall Amplifiers have announced the new RT Series of all tube guitar amplifiers. Here's what they have to say...
The RT series is pro caliber and at a price point that would normally be considered solid state territory. It offers novices and solid state fans the opportunity to step into the world of real tube tone. The series includes three heads, the RT103, RT503 & RT50, one combo, the RT50C and two cabinets, The RT412XC & RT212XC.
The RT103 is a 3 channel, 100 Watt head with reverb and the RT503 is a 50 watt version. Both heads feature one clean channel and two overdrive channels. The RT50 is a 2 channel, 50 watt head with reverb featuring one clean and one overdrive channel.
The RT412XC and RT212XC are cabinets that are perfectly matched to the RT Series heads with the same cosmetics including black chrome grills and black tolex covering. Both cabinets feature CelestionÂ® speakers.
The RT412 and RT212 also match perfectly t the RT series heads but are more affordable with lighter duty MDF construction and 50w Randall Jaguar speaker.
The RT50C is a 50 watt, 2 channel, 1x12 combo amp featuring the same electronics as the RT50 head and a 12" CelestionÂ® speaker all in one portable package.
What really sets these amps apart from other tube amps is the power tube bias test points. No longer do guitarists have to purchase matched sets of tubes. The user-friendly power tube bias section on the back allows the user to replace, bias & match the tubes themselves with just an inexpensive volt meter. Amplifier Common Features:
50 or 100 (RT103) watts RMS
Foot switchable channels & reverb
External speaker output
Power tube bias test points
Black chrome grills
RT412XC: 4 x 12" CelestionÂ® G12M Greenback Speakers 100 Watts RMS power handling
RT212XC: 2 x 12" CelestionÂ® G12M Greenback Speakers and 50 Watts RMS power handling
RT412" 4 x 12" Randall Jaguar Speakers 200 Watts RMS power handling
RT212" 2 x 12" Randall Jaguar Speakers 100 Watts RMS power handling
Pricing and Availability: UK prices are expected to range from Â£575 + VAT for the 50W head, to Â£810 + VAT for the 3-channel 100W head. The RT Series is expected to ship in Q2 2010.