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3rd Power Amplification British Dream MKII Head - Black  From 3rd Power Amps

Classic British tones in a modern, 2-channel format with 3rd Power's patented technology!

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What We Think

After Jamie, 3rd Power's builder and designer, camethrough our studio for our video demo series, we knew that we had to grab a custom colored matching head and cab. And when we looked at our options...well, of COURSE we wanted to pick colors that represented the great relationship that SoundPure and 3rd Power have. Thus, the 3rd Power Amplification British Dream MKII Tuxedo Blue with Dream Series 1x12 AlNiCo Gold Cab was born!

First off, the British Dream is the ultimate amp for showing your love for our friends across the pond. The AC40 side gives you 8 amp sounds based on various circuits in the history of the AC-series and itsdescendentswith 4 voicing options and a 2-position mid contour switch. 'Normal' will give you vintage AC punch with a bigger bass response, 'Briliance' adds in a little more presence to show off that classic AC chime, while 'Top Boost 1' and 'Top Boost 2' showoffJamie's in-depth knowledge of the iconic Top Boost circuits in the AC heritage. But Jamie didn't stop there! The Mid Contour switch in the up position is modeled after a vintage 1962 Vox AC30 that Jamie had in for repair at his shop, while the switch in the down position shows off a more modern, mid-hump voicing.

And if that's not enough, the British Dream MKII has a HUGE sounding Plexi side with two gain settings, letting you go from classic EL34-sounds to hot-rodded Plexi tones. Coupled with Jamie's patented HybridMaster™ circuit design, you will be in tone heaven.

When I first tried Jamie's amps in 2011 at a trade show, I was blown away. The British Dream caught my eye, and the tones he was getting from a Telecaster plugged straight in were just incredible. Beatles/Petty-esquechime in the AC channel, with vintage EL34-voiced crunch coming from the '68 Plexi channel. If you're a fan of the British Invasion, this amp will drop you to the floor! So, so good.

- Matt  matt.anthony@soundpure.com

3rd Power Amplification Mk II Launch: British Dream

3rd Power's BRITISH DREAM amplifier represents what a modern interpretation of a vintage amplifier should be. It possesses the soul and fire of these legendary vintage amplifiers but now with modern features and a rejuvenated design. You'll be amazed by BRITISH DREAMS's crisp performance with superior precision, consistency and beauty. In this video, CEO and Designer for 3rd Power Amplification, Jamie Scott, introduces the world to his mark 2 series amplifiers. This amp is available for SoundPure’s Try-Before-You-Buy Program, so if you want to hear how this amazing amp sounds in your studio with your gear, shoot us an email to Amps@SoundPure.com. If you like what you hear, check out this gear at SoundPure.com or give us a call anytime at 919.682.5552. Thanks for watching!

Manufacturer's Description from 3rd Power Amps

3rd Power's BRITISH DREAM amplifier represents Jamie's take on what a modern interpretation of a vintage amplifier should be. It possesses the soul and fire of these legendary vintage amplifiers but now with modern features and a rejuvinated design. You'll be amazed by BRITISH DREAMS's crisp performance with superior precision, consistency and beauty.

AC Channel

Four different vintage AC preamp voices plus a mid boost/cut switch are provided, including Normal, Brilliance, Top Boost 1 and Top Boost 2—even a Top Cut control is on hand to fine-tune your tone.

Plexi Channel

The BRITISH DREAM MKII's dual 12AX7 preamp and tone stack circuitry featuring Volume, Treble, Middle and Bass controls faithfully deliver an authentic plexi experience that leans toward a late '68 plexi with an excellent balance of tone, attitude and grit. More signal gain can be added to the audio path via toggle switch to push your tone over the top.




Perfect feel, Perfect volume


Tube or Solid State Rectification
For the ultimate experience in the "feel" department, we built in two rectifier tube sockets that are controlled via toggle switch. Choose between various tube rectifiers or even a solid-state rectifier adapter and easily toggle between whichever you prefer.

HybridMASTER™ Volume Control
HybridMASTER™ and the Venue Switch are located on the front panel giving you the confidence to play what you feel when you feel it at exactly the volume you need for the occasion. Think of the Venue Switch as a "macro" volume adjustment - choose between full volume (Stage Mode) or an 80% volume reduction (Studio Mode) - and the HybridMASTER knob as a "micro" volume adjustment allowing you to fine tune your output levels. Patent-pending, HybridMASTER is volume management executed to perfection.



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About Manufacturer

3RD POWER produces a wide array of USA made guitar amplification products, including amplifiers, speaker cabinets, effects pedals and guitar pickups carrying either the “3RD POWER” or “Wooly Coats” brand name. Over the past Eight years, the company has established a solid reputation as a manufacturer vintage-inspired guitar products based on their patented and proprietary technology. A diverse professional users group include Lenny Kravitz, Joe Walsh, Vince Gill, Dann Huff, Audley Freed (Sheryl Crow), Sadler Vaden (Jason Isbell), Stuart Garrard (Delirious?, Micheal W. Smith), Gary Hooker (Brad Paisley), Chris Wrate (Kelsea Ballerini), Bennett Lewis (Maren Morris), Evan Weatherford (Little Big Town), Boo Massey (Miranda Lambert), Jon Conley (Kenny Chesney), Ben Helson (Dierks Bentley), Brandon Bagby (Audio Adrenaline, Mandisa) ,  Sage Greer (Elevation Church), and many others. Founder/entrepreneur Dylan Nova Scott is an American patented inventor, guitarist and industry veteran whose personal quest for the ultimate guitar tone led her to develop the most unique amp designs on the market today.


Preamp Tubes:
V1: JJ Electronics EF806, V2-V3: ECC83S, V4: Sovtek 12AX7 LPS
AC Channel Controls:
Volume, AC Preamp Mode Selector (Normal/Brilliance/TopBoost1&2), Top Cut
Plexi Channel Controls:
Volume, Gain Boost Switch, Treble, Middle, Bass
Other Controls:
Presence, Stage/Studio Output Mode Switch (Stage Mode = 100% output, Studio Mode = 20% output), HybridMASTER™ Level Control for Fine Tuning Output Level, Insert-style FX Loop
29 lbs.
Case Composition:
5/8" Birch
Speaker Outputs:
1 x 16, 2 x 8 and 2 x 4 Ohm Speaker Outputs
24" x 10.5" x 9.33"
Operating Voltage:
120V is standard. Export 240V and other mains voltages are available
Standby Switch Features:
Middle Position: Standby Mode, Up Position: Rectifier 1, Down Position: Rectifier 2
Rectifier Tube Sockets:
Two Rectifier Tube Sockets: Socket 1 Loaded with Solid State Retifier Plug, Socket 2 Loaded with GZ34 Rectifier Tube
CE Certified

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