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Bartel Starwood Tube Guitar Amplifier - Black

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Original price $4,795.00 - Original price $4,795.00
Original price $4,795.00
$4,795.00 - $4,795.00
Current price $4,795.00
Condition: New
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Powerful Tone, Timeless Style - The Bartel Starwood Tube Guitar Amplifier in Black

The 28W Starwood is a purist design, all tube 1×12 combo with reverb powered by a pair of 6L6 tubes. Its’ single channel Multi Voice preamp offers an incredibly wide range of voicings ranging from sparkly cleans to thick, woody tweed to driven plexi crunch and grind. It includes tube driven spring reverb with both mix and dwell controls to fine tune the reverb sound to be as splashy or subtle as you choose. The solid wood cabinet with unified baffle/body construction delivers a lively, deeply resonant, and unconstricted sound. A unique master volume circuit is extremely transparent, maintaining the same sound and vivid presence all the way down to bedroom volume.

  • 28W 1x12 Combo Amplifier
  • All Tube, Handwired Circuitry
  • Single Channel Multi-Voice Preamp
  • Spring Reverb with Mix & Dwell Controls
  • Innovative Master Volume Control
  • Footswitch: Reverb On/Off
  • Dimensions 22.5" x 18" x 11"
  • Weight 42lbs


General Characteristics

  • Configuration: 1x12 Combo with Reverb
  • Circuitry: Hand-wired; Turret Board


  • Channels: Single Channel
  • Controls: Volume, Treble, Bass
  • Tubes: 2x12AX7A, 2x12AU7


  • Type Full Size 2-Spring Reverb Pan
  • Controls: Dwell (drive level), Mix (receiver / mix level)
  • Footswitch: Footswitch control (on/off)
  • Tubes: 12AT7 (driver), 12AX7A (receiver)

Master Volume

  • Type Modified Post Phase Inverter Design

Power Amplifier

  • Output Power 28W R.M.S.
  • Tube Type 2x6L6GC
  • Biasing Cathode Bias
  • Operating Mode Class AB
  • Output Impedance Selectable: 4, 8, 16 Ohms

Power Supply

  • Type Tube Rectified
  • Tubes 1xGZ34/5AR4


  • Body Solid Eastern White Pine, Finger Jointed
  • Baffle Board Multi-Piece Solid Eastern White Pine w/ Sapele Speaker Flange
  • Construction Unified Body/Baffle
  • Interior Coating Proprietary Recipe
  • Tolex Glue Natural Hide Glue


  • Manufacturer 12" Celestion Alnico Cream (90W)
  • Impedance 8 Ohms

Manufacturer: Bartel Amplifiers LLC
Model: S124-BB
SKU: I669650-0-WHXA

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