Canada-based Mack Amps has announced the Gem 2G that they say has more clean headroom than the original Gem plus more clean headroom. Here's what they have to say about it... New Mack Gem 2G guitar amp features:
Enhanced overdrive and super saturated distortion.
Even more clean headroom than the original Gem.
Foot-switchable gain stages: 'Hot' and 'Melt - 2 channels!
What's The Big Deal With The Mack Gem 2G?
Boutique tone, hand made quality and real flexibility
Unlike most low power amps, the 2G has LOTS of beautiful, clean headroom.
'Hot' has more clean headroom, but retains its gorgeous crunch when turned up.
'Melt' has saturated distortion perfect for solos - just stomp on the footswitch.
Of course, like the original Gem, the 2G can be switched from 4 watts to 0.4 watts without changing its tone. Perfect for bedroom playing or anytime you don't want to be loud... YES, FOUR GEM-2G-WATTS ARE LOUD! Mack Amps Gem 2G Specifications
4 watts switchable to 0.4 watts
1xEL84 cathode biased, Class A
1xNOS 6AC10 triple triode preamp tube
Solid state rectifier
Switchable gain stages: panel or foot
Volume, gain, tone controls
Speaker output: 8 ohms - like all Mack amps, any impedance speaker cab can be used without causing damage