Often times when a guitarist is thinking about how to develop his or her sound, it’s easy for them to picture a huge stack blasting an electric guitar solo into a sold out crowd. What many guitarists are less familiar with however, is where to look when trying to find an acoustic guitar amp to try to develop a more personal sound. There are of course an abundance of acoustic guitar amps out there, one just has to know where and what to look for. Below are some examples of acoustic guitar amps that are beautifully made and are a great place to begin your search for a more refined acoustical sound.
Though, like many people, you may know marshal more for making the stacks that powered the sound of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, as you may have guessed they make a great acoustic guitar amp too. The award winning Marshal A50D features 2 channels including a phantom-powered microphone channel, a redesigned tweeter, digital chorus and reverb, and an anti-feedback notch filter. Each channel has an independent volume, EQ, FX loop, and D.I. output. Add all this to the fact that it can be found online for under $400 and you’ve got a great product for a reasonable price.
Fender Acoustasonic 150 Combo
Of course when talking about anything guitar, you can’t leave out fender, and this also rings true with acoustic guitar amps. This 150 watt amp offers multiple acoustic voicings, while offering you the power to bring along your electric guitar and be ready for any gig. It also has 2 channels allowing you to plug in a microphone or an instrument and features built-in effects, feedback eliminator, and direct out, for great live performances. Though it offers such power and range, at 25 pounds it’s as portable as the next amp. At around $550, this great product continues the proud tradition of Fender art work.
Peavey Acoustic E20 20W 1×8 Acoustic Combo Amp
Peavey also offers a great acoustic guitar amp, while keeping its prices traditionally lower than the other manufacturers on this list. Though at 20 watts this product as less powerful than some of the other products out there, it still offers a great sound for rehearsals or Acoustic Screens playing for your closest friends. Also featuring 2 channels with their own controls, it offers you similar range of use as the other products out there. At around $150, this well made peavey product is a great pick for the guitarists just beginning to develop their acoustic sound.
Boulder Creek Guitars A100TS 100-Watt 4×8
Though Boulder Creek is a less known name relative to the others on this list, it still makes a beautiful acoustic guitar amp. Featuring to channels and a beautiful tone that can’t be beat, makes this great product perfect for gigs or playing at home. Its convenient control panel and digital effects make it a great pick for guitarists of all skill levels. Add this power and tone to the fact that you can find it for under $600, and you have a great can’t miss product.
Each of these acoustic guitar amps are can’t miss items; however, they are definitely not the only ones available. Keeps your eyes open for the right acoustic guitar amp, keep practicing, and you will be playing before sold out crowds under the bright lights in no time.