Hughes & Kettner era 1 Acoustic Amp ~ Black

Hughes & Kettner era 1 Acoustic Amp ~ Black

Item Code: ERA1BK
RRP £1,189.00

Description

Welcome to a new era of acoustic amplification. Developed with renowned designer Michael Eisenmann, era 1 gives you richly detailed definition for peerless authenticity and tonal brilliance, plus a bunch of remarkably innovative and intuitive features to make every performance better. On top of all this, era 1 is built in Germany to the highest quality standards.

High-definition audio:
• Painstakingly selected, top-drawer components
• Excellent preamps
• Premium-quality AD/DA converters
• Custom-made power amp with massive headroom
• Richly detailed definition, wonderfully dynamic response, plenty of headroom—it all adds up to a natural-sounding audio experience unrivaled in authenticity. Intuitive handling with zero compromises:
• Two fully featured, identical channels
• Independent FX engine for each channel with 16 programs
• Very effective Preshape and Mode buttons to voice channels to suit different instruments and vocal registers
• As compact and light as conventional 60-watt combos

Superior quality:
• Developed by renowned acoustic amp designer Michael Eisenmann in a joint effort with the Hughes & Kettner team
• Choice materials, handpicked for durability and ruggedness
• Made in Germany to the most discriminating standards for quality

Technical Data:
POWER AMP: 250 watts
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D): 351 x 285 x 290 mm
WEIGHT: 10,75 kg / 23,7 lbs. (black)
TILT STAND (INCLUDED): 25° / 35°
POLE MOUNT: 35 mm
PROTECTIVE COVER (INCLUDED): Padded

CHANNELS (INPUTS)
CHANNEL 1 AND 2: High Resolution Mic and Instrument Input (XLR/6,3mm (1/4″) Klinke Combobuchse – Phantom Power switchable)
CHANNEL 3: Aux In: 3.5 mm (Mini Jack Stereo-Input; adjustable
CHANNEL 4 / FX RETURN: 6.3 mm (1/4″) Stereo-Input; adjustable

OUTPUTS
DI-OUT: XLR; Pre/Post EQ switchable; Ground Lift switchable
LINE OUT: 6,3 mm Stereo Output; adjustable
CHANNEL OUT: FX Send; 6.3 mm Stereo Output
OPTICAL RECORDING OUT: S/PDIF TOSLINK, optical
PHONES OUT: 6.3 mm Stereo Headphones Out
TUNER: 6.3 mm Mono Tuner Out

CHANNEL 1 AND 2
SWITCHES: -10 db; Shape; Mute GAIN: Input sensivity EQ: 3-Band-EQ, 2 Modes switchable
INTERNAL FX: 16 FX-Programms (Reverb, Chorus, Flanger, Delay, Combinations), FX parameters adjustable

MASTER
VOLUME: Master Volume
NOTCH FILTER: 40 – 180 Hz

FX LOOP
FX SEND: 6.3 mm Stereo Output
FX RETURN: Input: 6.3 mm Stereo Input; adjustable

SPEAKER
MID/LOW: 1 x 8″ Custom made
HIGH: 1×1″ Dome Tweeter

FOOTSWITCH
HUGHES & KETTNER FS02 (OPTIONALLY AVAILABLE): Switching functions: Amp mute, internal FX mute

INTERNAL FX
1 Reverb Room Dark: Short reverb, heavy HF damping – shorter or longer
2 Reverb Room Bright: Short reverb, light HF damping – shorter or longer
3 Reverb Hall Warm: Medium reverb, warm HF damping – shorter or longer
4 Reverb Hall Bright: Medium reverb, slight HF damping – shorter or longer
5 Reverb Church: Long reverb, slight HF damping – shorter or longer
6 Delay Short: Single echo, slapback at 80 ms – DT: 20 – 170 ms
7 Delay Mid : Multiple repeats, 170 ms – DT: 20 – 170 ms
8 Delay Long: Multiple repeats, 800 ms – DT: 170 – 800 ms
9 Delay Pan Delay: DT: 140 ms + 660 ms – 40 ms + (140-660) ms
10 Delay + Reverb: DT: 170 ms, medium reverb - DT: 20 – 170 ms
11 Chorus: Rate: 0,3 Hz - Rate: 0,1 – 10 Hz
12 Chorus + Reverb: Chorus no. 11, medium reverb, reverb-Level: 80 % – Reverb level
13 Chorus + Delay: Chorus no. 11, DT: 170 ms – DT: 20 – 170 ms
14 Flanger: Rate: 0,4 Hz - Rate: 0,1 – 10 Hz
15 Flanger + Reverb: Flanger no. 14; medium reverb, reverb Level: 80 % – Reverb level
16 Flanger + Delay: Flanger no. 14; 170 ms – DT: 20 – 170 ms

“DT” stands for delay time, or the time between echoes / repeats.

“HF damping”” attenuates the high-frequency (HF) components in the reverb signal to take the harsh edge off and achieve a warmer, fatter tone”

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