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Bad Cat Cub 15R USA Player Series 1x12" Guitar Tube Amp Combo

Bad Cat

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Bad Cat

The USA Player Series Cub preserves the purity of the original Cub circuit while offering increased flexibility. This improved design offers the ability to select between a 12AX7 or EF86...
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The USA Player Series Cub preserves the purity of the original Cub circuit while offering increased flexibility. This improved design offers the ability to select between a 12AX7 or EF86 pre-amp tube using the mini toggle on the faceplate or the included footswitch. This new feature offers far more gain and versatility than previous Cub models.

We also added a selectable tone stack boost in both modes to give this pure single channel amp four unique gain stages. It can achieve everything from the traditional Cub 12AX7 chime to complex EF86 gain tones that were unachievable on earlier versions of the Cub.

A two button footswitch to select the EF86 or 12AX7 pre-amp tube and engage the boost is included. 

K MASTER®  PATENT PENDING 

The K Master® circuit is a completely original approach to power amp management which simultaneously controls current, voltage, gain, harmonic clipping and signal amplitude at intricate variables at the turn of one knob. This groundbreaking analog circuitry can achieve any amount of gain at any desirable volume while keeping tone and touch response 100% intact.

The K Master also allows the power tube section to achieve something never before possible. When turned beyond 2 o'clock on the dial it begins to push the power section into harmonic saturation independent of the where the preamp gain is set. Combine this function with the pre-amp set sparkling clean to achieve big clean tones that ooze with rich power tube harmonics.

Bad Cat Amplifier was founded in 2000 with the singular purpose of building fine guitar tube amplifiers, better than the classics from the golden age. Old school build techniques would be used with assembly, finish, and testing dependent on practiced hands. There would be no compromise in features, material or performance. They take a no compromise approach when designing and producing amplifiers. Bad Cat's goal in each classic style - hand built amplifier, is to achieve great tone and sturdy construction. Bad Cat Amplifiers are designed and built entirely in Southern California.

REVERB

We discovered a unique way to make our reverb sit perfectly in the mix without ever overpowering the instrument or stealing tone from the preamp. This approach produces studio grade reverb right through your loudspeaker.

ELECTRONICS

  • Power: 15 Watts
  • Channels: 1

TUBES

  • Power Tubes: 2 x EL84
  • Pre-Amp Channel 1: 12AX7 and EF86
  • Tone Stack Buffer: 12AX7
  • Phase Inverter: 12AX7
  • Rectifier: Solid State

SPEAKER

  • Proprietary Bad Cat UK Celestion Speaker (8 ohms)

EXTERNAL CONSTRUCTION

  • Chassis: Welded Aircraft Aluminum  
  • Head Shell: Finger-Joined Italian Poplar   
  • Combo: Finger-Joined 11 Ply Baltic Birch
  • Heavy Duty Leather Handle  
  • Powder Coated Steel Corners

OVERALL

  • 15 Watt Class A (2 x EL84)
  • Cathode biased
  • K Master® circuit
  • Foot-switchable 12AX7 or EF86 pre-amp tubes
  • Foot-switchable boost circuit
  • 4, 8, 16 ohm selector
  • Studio grade plate reverb
  • Effects loop
  • Two Button Footswitch Included
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Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

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