Ashdown Engineering


Elevate your musical journey with the Ashdown SX 5 Head, a 5-watt all-valve guitar amplifier that redefines classic sound. Immerse yourself in rich, warm tones with the 1xECC83 and 1xEL84 tubes, complemented by digital reverb, an effects loop, and a speaker-emulated recording out. Whether in the studio, on stage, or jamming in your garage, the SX 5 Head ensures an authentically classic sound, blending the ultimate in classic and modern amplifier technology.
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  • Weight: 9.2kg
  • Single Channel Pre Amplifier with Genuine Accutronics Reverb Block
  • 1 x JJ Electronics ECC83s Preamplifier Tubes
  • Bass, Middle, Treble and Controls
  • Master Volume Control
  • Stealth Switch Reduces Overall Volume and Activates Speaker Tone Compensation for Studio Use
  • Series Effects Loop

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 220 x 435 x 240 mm
  • Aux Input for Backing Tracks, MP3 etc
  • Speaker Mute Switch for Silent Recording
  • Recording Out Socket - Filtered to Simulate the Response of a Celestion Alnico Speaker
  • Up to 5 Watts output from 1 x JJ Electronics EL84 Valve
  • 16 & 8 Ohm Speaker Outputs for use with a Sifferent Speaker Cabinets
  • Plywood Tolex Covered Classically Style Cabinet

The Ashdown SX-5 Head stands as a testament to the seamless fusion of classic craftsmanship and modern innovation, offering guitarists an amplifier that transcends the boundaries of sonic expression.

At its core, the 5-watt all-valve power of the SX-5 Head, driven by 1xECC83 and 1xEL84 tubes, delivers a rich, warm, and dynamic tonal palette that resonates with authenticity.

Whether you find yourself in the studio, commanding the
stage, or exploring your musical identity in the intimate space of your garage, the Ashdown SX-5 Head ensures an unparalleled sound experience.

The addition of digital reverb brings a touch of spaciousness, enriching your playing with depth and dimension. Meanwhile, the effects loop empowers you to seamlessly integrate your favorite pedals, expanding your sonic landscape.

The SX range of Valve Amplifiers by Ashdown is a
manifestation of sonic engineering at its finest. Impeccable craftsmanship meets a wealth of features designed to meet the demands of today's versatile
musicians. From stage performers to studio artists, and those refining their skills at home, the SX series guarantees unparalleled sonic excellence.
In the realm where classic meets modern, the SX-5 Head beckons you to explore the timeless beauty of valve amplification. Discover the ultimate blend of classic warmth and contemporary innovation, allowing your music to come alive in ways you've never imagined. Ashdown, the home of tone, extends an invitation to unleash your sound with the Ashdown SX-5 Head—a
companion for the hardworking guitarist seeking both tone and flexibility in their musical journey.



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