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Carr Amplifiers Mercury 1x12 Combo Amp, Black - Used  From Carr

Excellent condition Mercury installed with an Eminence EJ 1250 speaker and a new power cable


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Condition: Used, excellent

An amazing tool for many many reasons. This little powerhouse packs a huge punch at just 8 watts! It has variable wattage all the way down to 1/10th of a Watt (yep, 1/10th). At the 8 Watt setting you get nice punchy clean tones (a-la a Princeton) that takes pedals as well as the Rambler, then down to 2 Watts and crank that baby up to get some great "F" Style backend overdrive. Keep on, switch it to 1/2 Watt, flip on the 3 Position Boost Switch for a Big Ole' Fat Overdrive tone. Then, when the wife, girlfriend, husband, kids all go to bed, flip it on down to 1/10 of a wat and keep on gettin' it!! Superb for Studio with a plethora of sounds, and great for home to make sure you get amazing tone, and the paint stays on the wall!!

Suhr Classic Pro Shoreline Gold IRW SSS + Carr Mercury V Combo Amp Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar specialist Matt Anthony describes and demonstrates the Suhr Classic Pro Shoreline Gold IRW SSS Electric Guitar with a Carr Mercury V 16W 1x12 Combo Amp and a Shure KSM313/NE Dual-Voice Ribbon Mic with Roswellite Ribbon.

Manufacturer's Description from Carr

The Mercury inspires visions of a classic cabinet design from a time long ago, but within the chassis of the Mercury you'll discover an inspiring and truly innovative circuit (along with utterly remarkable tone). While it is true that your friends, band mates and family members will admire the Mercury for its good looks and 'polite' power rating, Mercury owners seem to cherish our newest amp for many other practical reasons. Our exclusive power attenuating circuit enables the Mercury to be played at 8, 2, 1/2 and only 1/10 watts, with no appreciable change in tone, yet the Mercury easily yields enough clean headroom for club work. Add our renowned reverb circuit, a 3-position boost switch for subtle-to-intense output tube distortion, plus the incomparably thick and rich tone of a single EL-34 power tube, and the Mercury will earn its rightful place among your most treasured instruments.

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About Manufacturer

Like you, all of us at Carr Amplifiers are guitarists. We share your love of the guitar, and we feel very fortunate to build amplifiers for a living at our shop in Pittsboro, North Carolina. And although we are understandably proud of our unique circuit designs, meticulous point-to-point construction, premium components and hand-crafted cabinets, our success has ultimately been the result of one simple fact; discerning guitarists continue to enthusiastically embrace the tone, reliability and versatile nature of our amplifiers. Perhaps it's because we view guitar amps as being as much an instrument as the guitar itself, and we truly believe that an amplifier should become a personal extension of every player. To that end, we strive to design and build amps with a distinct character and sonic personality, and the flexibility and practical features that will inspire you to create your very own signature sound at volume levels appropriate for home, studio and stage.


Year: 2013
Class A

Single-ended fixed bias EL-34 output stage

Single channel: bass, treble, reverb

3-position boost switch

Treble cut switch

Built in 4 position attenuator (8, 2, 1/2, 1/10 watt)

Mercury 1x12 combo