Since its start in the mid-1960's Kustom has earned a reputation for building amplifiers that sound great, provide flexible features and can take plenty of abuse. Today it produces electric guitar amps, acoustic guitar amps, bass amps, multi-purpose amps, PA systems, monitors and speakers. "Kustom" was a brand and trademark of Ross...

Jet City, founded in 2009 in Seattle, USA, make a range of 5W to 100W affordable valve guitar amps with a very simple, straight-ahead philosophy – giving the guitarist pure, straight-ahead all-tube tone — from shimmering clean to thick ‘n raunchy. They are designed in the US and hand-built in China under...

Hughes & Kettner is a German Manufacturer of guitar and bass amplifiers. Established in the mid 1980’s the company excels at designing amps that deliver huge tone, exhilarating performance and smart features that inspire players everywhere. They have produced many firsts such as the first fully-programmable guitar amp, high-voltage hybrid...

Fishman produce a range of quality acoustic amplifiers - the 'Loudbox' - in 60W, 120W and 180W formats as well as a rechargeable amp for busking. Since its beginning in the early 1980’s, Fishman, established by Larry Fishman, has helped acoustic musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug in....

Egnater Amplification was started by Bruce Egnater who has designed, built and refined amplifiers for legends such as Steve Vai, Stevie Ray Vaughan and countless other musicians in search of the ultimate tone. With 30 years of experience, Bruce is regarded as an "amp guru", offering amp-building seminars, patenting innovative...

Dr Z is a boutique amp manufacturer founded in 1988 in the US by Mike Zaite, a.k.a. Dr. Z, a drummer who started producing tube amplifiers in his Cleveland area shop, while maintaining his day job as a medical electronic engineer at G.E. As the son of a TV repair...

In 1946, Everett Hull files his patent application for a "sound amplifying means for stringed musical instruments of the violin family." The invention, called the "Ampeg" for "amplfiied peg," places a transducer inside an upright fiddle on an extended support peg. The patent is granted in 1947. Everett Hull and...

Established in 1992 in Germany, AER amps are one of the market leaders in acoustic guitar amplification, particularly in terms of clarity, quality of construction, features and portability. Although most of their amps are small they are surprisingly loud and powerful! The range includes: AcoustiCubeAlphaArtemisCompactDomino They also have a small range of bass...

Juketone design and engineer valve amps with that 'authentic Tweed Deluxe tone', manufacturing them in China to keep costs down. Their concise range of valve amplifiers provides solutions for a range of styles and situations, from blues and rock and roll to Jazz and rock, from practice and recording through to...

In 2010 Dave Gascoigne set up the Rosewell Custom Shop in Doncaster and for the first time offered his own amp designs for sale. Many of his amplifiers are a nod to their famous predecessors but offering high quality hand built amplifiers at an affordable cost. The new Custom shop range...