JHS Pedals Little Black Amp Box

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LIL BLK AMP BOX

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Taming a screaming-loud tube amp doesn't always require bulky and expensive load boxes and attenuators. If your amp has a series effects loop, the JHS Pedals Little Black Amp Box takes care of the job while being able to fit into the palm of your hand. Simply run it through your amp's effects loop and control the amount of signal you send to your amplifiers power section. You'll love the way the Little Black Amp Box lets you really push the front end of your amp for the natural feel and tone that you can't get any other way. And your bandmates, sound engineer, parents, neighbors, significant other, and pets will love the way it can keep your volume down to bedroom levels.

Cranked amp tone at whisper volume
If your amp has a series effects loop, you should stop reading this and go buy a JHS Pedals Little Black Amp Box. All the roaring amp tones you need come with none of the ear-bleeding levels.**

Convenient low-profile design
A device such as the Little Black Amp Box is content to be a workhorse piece of gear that quietly does its job in the background. That's why this little guy was designed to be compact, sturdy, and simple to integrate into your rig.

Features:
• Run it in your effects loop to turn down a turned-up amp
• Retain the response and tone of your amp's sweet spot at lower levels
• High-grade components keep your tone clear and pure
• Passive design doesnt require any power
• Small size is ideal for saving pedalboard space or even setting on top of your amp
• Can easily be mounted underneath your board
• Built rugged
• Black powder coating keeps the buffer hidden in the background

**WARNINGS**
Attempting to place the Little Black Amp Box between the power section of your amplifier and your speakers will result in damage to your gear. Place it in a series effects loop only.

Additionally, from JHS Pedals: "We do not suggest running other pedals in the effects loop with the Little Black Amp Box as it will affect the way your other pedals sound. Still, feel free to experiment with it as it will not damage your other pedals."

This pedal does not require power and it measures 3.6"x1.5"x1"

Crazy good ifyou have an effects loop in your amp0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreRed Deer, Alberta
If you have an amp like mine with an effects loop, this solves all your tone at bedroom level problems - it lets you set the amp levels way past '2' to get good saturation, but keep things quiet. Perfect and well made.
Posted by Lantry on Mar 26, 2021
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Transformed my Traynor0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
This box allows me to fully utilize my modified Traynor ycv30. I had no idea how amazing my amp even was until I hooked this up and played with mid and gain. It might take up your effects loop and prevent you from adding digital modulation, but if you have a tube amp thats kind of the whole of tube amps anyway.
Posted by D on Dec 20, 2020
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Essential Equipment for tube tone0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWinnipeg (Pembina Hwy.), Manitoba
Have this in the effects loop of my Marshall VS65R. Allows me to push the clean channel all the way up to get that natural tube preamp drive and not have to blast my amp in an apartment. I can't imagine playing through an amp without this device now
Posted by Andy K on Nov 29, 2020
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Amazing device1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Had my tube amp for almost 2 years and never been able to have it go past 2 on the volume level as i live in an apartment. This pedal allows me to actually get an amazing sound out of the tubes and not shake my walls. It has unlock tone out of my amp i never knew i could get
Posted by anonymous on Feb 29, 2020
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Closest StoreWinnipeg (Pembina Hwy.), Manitoba
One of the best pieces of gear I've ever purchased! If you have a tube amp that's too powerful and has an effects loop, then YOU NEED THIS LITTLE BOX! I could never turn my amp past 1 without killing everyone, but this allows me to experience the full power of my 50 watt tube amp like never before. It lets the tubes warm up and do their job but at a controllable volume level. Unbelievable value at only $57!!! Just do it, you'll be amazed. Try one in the store, you'll understand.
Posted by Kevin Tillberg on Nov 22, 2019
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