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Designed by Gibson Labs, the technology division of Gibson Guitar, the new Gibson and Epiphone amp lines offer models ranging from hand-crafted, 5-watt, all-tube practice/studio amps to a 100-watt head with 4 x 12" cabinet, from the affordability of the Epi line to a new amplifier design resulting from Gibson's collaboration with noted amp builder Michael Soldano on the "Gold Top" model.
First up are Epiphone's all-tube, Class A Valve Series, some available with built-in DSP effects:
The E-Series models are solid-state designs with DSP:
Firefly 30 DSP
Triggerman 60 DSP
Triggerman 100H DSP
Regent 230 DSP Acoustic Amp
The Gibson Guitar Amplification Line is also getting some new additions to the hand-built, premium line:
Power Stealth (Best of Breed power attenuation)
A total of five additional models of amplifiers are being produced as a joint partnership between Gibson Labs and Soldano Custom Amplification. The partnership's first offering, the "Gold Top" will be followed by four other amplifiers to be announced in mid-2005. The Gibson "Gold Top" is a distinguished take on Michael Soldano's flagship amplifier the SLO100. Each amplifier will be hand-signed and numbered by Michael Soldano. Along with the signature, each amplifier will come with a hardcover photo album documenting its specific crafting from start to finish.