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Crate Amplifiers is a company that produces electric guitar amplifiers.

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Early Crate Amps

In the late 1970's, Crate made amplifiers that actually looked like wooden crates. They were manufactured with the same sort of chest handles as found on military footlockers.

Product line

Recent products include following series:

Budget

  • Tour packs — budget amplifier packs for beginners.

Guitar tube amplifiers

  • Vintage Club - tube amplifiers in 5, 30, and 50 watt class A models
  • Blue Voodoo — 6L6 tube amplifiers with modern rock sound (high-gain).
  • V-Series — tube amplifiers (A and A/B) with vintage sound, some with built-in digital effects.
  • Palomino Series — 5, 15, 30, & 50 Watt vintage-sounding voiced tube amplifiers based on the V-Series.

Guitar solid-state amplifiers

  • GT series — basic solid-state amplifiers emulating tube sound using Crate's FlexWave technology.
  • GTX series — solid-state amplifiers with built-in digital effects (extended control over DSP).
  • GLX series — solid-state amplifiers with effects and features, optimized for live performances (built-in tuner, lighted control panels, remote control).
  • VTX series - solid-state amplifiers with vintage sound and extended DSP.
  • FW series - Solid state amplifiers with DSP effects and preset effects. Also, have built in tuner, 3 separate channels, and feature "Evolution 5 Preamp".
  • FXT series - Solid state amplifiers with DSP effects and preset effects. Also, have built in tuner, 3 separate channels, and feature channel tracking. exclusively being produced for musiciansfriend.com

Specific instrument and custom sound amplifiers

  • BT series — solid-state bass guitar amplifiers.
  • Acoustic series — amplifiers for acoustic guitars (XLR connectors, feedback elimination schemes, piezo / active pickup compatibility)
  • KXB — keyboard amplifier (multiple inputs, linear amplification)

Portable amplifiers

  • PowerBlock — highly portable and lightweight amplifiers.
  • Taxi series — transportable combos with internal power supplies, requiring no external power.

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