AGM
Ashdown Guitar Magnifier - True valve tone combined with modern reliability and features.

AGM-5C

£749.00
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  • AGM-5C
  • AGM-5C
  • AGM-5C
  • AGM-5C
  • AGM-5C
  • AGM-5C
  • AGM-5C

AGM-5C

£749.00
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Built to order from our factory in the UK. 

Designed by renowned British valve guru Dave Green the AGM(Ashdown Guitar Magnifier) range has been carefully considered, designed and constructed for the modern world where portability, low power options and real valve tones are paramount.

Each and every AGM is designed, engineered and lovingly constructed using only the finest hand selected components at the Ashdown HQ in Essex, England.

The AGM-5C is designed for genuine tonal purists wanting luscious British valve driven guitar tones but at home/studio friendly volume levels combined with a host of modern player friendly features yet dripping in vintage tonality.

The AGM-5C offers crisp and clear clean tones with real warmth, depth and sparkle but dial up the gain and you will soon be in hard rock heaven with heavily overdriven touch sensitive sounds available.

The AGM-5C produces 5 watts of all valve power which is delivered via a carefully chosen Celestion 12" Creamback G12-65 M premium speaker. However, the Stealth switch allows you to reduce the output to around 1 watt and also activates the ASC (Active Speaker Compensation) which helps to retain the tonal depth and bass response even at very low volume levels.

For silent late night sessions the AGM-5C features a speaker mute switch which cuts power to the speaker whilst activating the internal dummy load leaving the player safe to enjoy the amplifier silently via headphones as well as the cabinet emulated Record Out feature for direct recording.

Accutronics studio grade reverb provides real depth to clean tones when required and an FX Loop allows the players favourite modulation/time based pedals to be hooked up straight to the power amp for optimal sonic clarity.

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Session guitarist Sam Wilcock takes the AGM-5C for a spin, designed by renowned British valve guru Dave Green the AGM(Ashdown Guitar Magnifier) range has been carefully considered, designed and constructed for the modern world where portability, low power options and real valve tones are paramount.

AGM-5C FEATURES
  • Hand built in the UK Custom Shop
  • 1 x JJ Electronics ECC83 1 x JJ Electronics EL84
  • Stealth switch reduces overall power from 5w to 1w
  • Active Speaker Compensation(ASC)
  • Aux input for backing tracks, MP3 etc.
  • Speaker switch for silent made recording
  • Headphone out
  • Record out socket- filtered to simulate the response of a Celestion Alnico Gold speaker
  • Celestion 12" G12-65 M Creamback speaker.
  • Accutronics Reverb
  • Dims: D: 265mm H: 435mm W: 460mm
  • Weight: 12.5kg - 27.5lbs




Hand crafted using the finest components available in the UK Custom Shop the AGM-5C will provide a lifetime of rich and pure valve guitar tones that can be easily taken wherever required. Pushed clean tones, 3D crunch and higher gain hard rock tones.
“As good as digital and solid-state have become, pure valve tone still takes some beating and this combo’s single-ended Class A valve output stage makes for a very rewarding playing experience. Look beyond the bass and you’ll be more than pleasantly surprised!” Nick Guppy - Guitarist Magazine
The all new AGM(Ashdown Guitar Magnifier) range marks a return to premium guitar amplification in 2019. Designed in England by renowned British valve amp guru Dave Green the AGM range has been carefully considered, designed and constructed for the modern world where portability, low power options and real valve tones are paramount. Each and every AGM is designed, engineered and lovingly constructed using only the finest components available at the Ashdown HQ in Essex, England.
Dave Green explains: “Anything I have designed is from the outset designed to repairable should the need ever arise, as with the bass amplifiers the products are built from discrete components with almost all the active components socket mounted for an easy fix. In the case of the AGM range just take a moment to look inside… all the parts are hand picked from the best manufacturers, all key components are over specified military grade to enable them to perform for a design life of over 15 years. I believe consumers still aspire to purchase top quality long lasting products with a high residual resale value. Quality never goes out of fashion but it does have to be affordable and the AGM range manages to combine these two conflicting requirements effectively.

5 Year Warranty

We're so confident in our amplifiers, we offer a 5 year warranty on all new products.

Built for the road

Perfect for gigging musicians, our products are built to last.