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Bad Cat Hot Cat 30-R Amplifier Combo  From Bad Cat

30 Watt Class A 1x12 EL-34 Channel Switching Guitar Combo

Bad Cat Amps

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What We Think

Same great features as the standard Hot Cat 30, but with the addition of REVERB and Effects Loop! Great features to have. Stop messing around with reverb pedals. You know the onboard reverb will do the trick for almost all situations.and send those modulation effects through the loop and have your world change!

Custom colors and custom specs are available on both standard and "R" versions of the Hot Cat 30. Call or Email SoundPure to talk about the features you need on your Bad Cat amp. You can have a custom boutique amp in less time than you may think

Manufacturer's Description from Bad Cat

The Hottest of all Cats. The concept and function of the Hot Cat is new, unique and unlike any model ever produced by Bad Cat. The 12AX7 based preamp affords some overdrive loading if desired via the CLEAN input tap as well as sweep control of the clearly emphasized overdrive employed with the alternate HI-GAIN input.


Sound is shaped both with panel controls and via selecting either tube rectification or the included solid state rectifier circuit with the latter SS position favoring a harder edge, less compression, and more sustain. The power section uses dual EL34 tubes to support continuous, very thick overdrive speaker power and a strong reserve of clean headroom. In contrast to other Class A models to date, as regards extraordinary sound possibilities, the HOT CAT runs appreciably ahead of the pack.

Bad Cat Amps

About Manufacturer

Bad Cat Amplifiers emulate classic vintage tones with craftsmanship, quality and options that surpass most vintage and re-issued amplifiers. Sound Pure carries a variety of amps from the Bad Cat brand and can always obtain the model you want or special order custom creations.

ALL TUBE, pure CLASS A with tube rectification, hand built, hand wired, Teflon coated wiring, post-to-post only with no circuit boards, neatly tucked and tied harnessing, over spec hand wound transformers, highest quality components, shock mounted tubes with protective shields, best available matched tube sets, industrial grade plated and welded steel chassis, chickenhead knobs, heavy duty power cord, backlit Bad Cat logo, Bad Cat proprietary Celestion speakers, heavy vinyl covering, 13-ply birch cabinet, pro handle and corners. Tones Beyond the Limits of the Ordinary.


30W 1x12, 2 Channel, 2 Input, 2 EL-34's, reverb, effects loop

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