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Bad Cat Jet Black 38 Watt Amplifier Head

$2,199.00

Available on backorder

This product is on backorder, so you can buy it now and it will ship to you as soon it's re-stocked, or use the form below to receive an email when it's back in stock.

We're currently out of stock on this item but if you'd like to inquire about incoming stock, a special order or a custom build, use the form below to get in touch with one of our specialists, and we'll get you taken care of!
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Description

From Bad Cat:

The new Jet Black brings the Black Cat’s trademark sound to players who need more volume but delivers so much more besides. With a second pair of EL-84s doubling its output, common sense suggested it’d be louder and tighter, but no one was quite prepared for the tones the Jet Black would unleash.

Wide open and gloriously unrestrained, the Jet Black packs a visceral gut punch. It feels BIG yet it’s still agile, responsive, and dynamic – you’re in complete control using nothing more than your pick attack and the volume control on your guitar. An unashamedly joyous amp to play, the Jet Black will have you flashing a wicked sideways grin, every time you plug in.

The straight-forward design features 38 watts through a quartet of EL84s, two channels, tremolo, and reverb.

The reimagined first channel presents a forward, in your face personality. Sharpened up and bolder, cleans ring with authority, those magical in-between sounds swirl with harmonics and clarity, and for those who need it the amp is easily provoked into delivering healthy amounts of gain. All this from a single channel.

The second channel is something special, and all new. To cut to the chase – whatever you’re looking for in a rock-oriented amp, there’s a very good chance that the Jet Black will nail it – hard. It spans decades of landmark tones, while retaining a unique personality. It’s the perfect combination of nostalgia and modernity with its own unmistakable swagger.

A new 3 band EQ has a pugnacious mid/hi bark, cutting through without a hint of harshness, and it’s that mid which also allows your playing to shine. The controls have been designed to be perfectly balanced when set at noon, so you can easily brighten or roll off to suit your cabinet or venue without the need for excessive or unbalanced settings. The Jet Black’s sound stands apart from the traditional British voice, and played in a two-guitar band it finds its own sonic space, alleviating the risk of a volume war.

Meticulously tuned reverb and tremolo circuits perfectly match the Jet Black’s personality. The reverb sounds lavish with no splashiness or noise, and the tremolo pulses with fully adjustable depth and speed.

As with every new Bad Cat, you get a buffered and transparent FX loop, meaning zero drama when connecting your beloved effects. A line out means makes using external IRs or re-amping a snap, and there’s a full complement of speaker outputs to choose from. Plug in your old school favorite or step up to a Bad Cat cab. Finally, we’ve included a compact two button footswitch to switch the Tremolo on/off and change channels, and you won’t need to completely rebuild that crazy pedalboard you spent 4 years putting together to accommodate it either.

So, there you have it. Meet the new Jet Black — the baddest Bad Cat.

SPECIFICATIONS

38 Watts

  • 4 x EL84 Power Tubes
  • 3 x 12AX7 Tubes
  • Independent Gain and Volume per Channel
  • Shared 3 band Bass, Middle, Treble
  • Studio Quality Reverb
  • Bias-Modulated Tremolo
  • Buffered FX Loop
  • Individual Speaker Outputs (4, 8, 16, 2×4, 2×8 Ohms) Line Out
  • Two Button Footswitch: Channel Select and Tremolo n Baltic Birch Cabinet
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
  • HEAD – W 20.75” x D 10.375” x H 10” – 31lbs
  • Two Button Metal Footswitch & Cable Included
  • Padded Slip Cover Included

Shipping & Returns

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As a security precaution, orders over $200.00 will only ship to the address your credit card company has on file for you.

*Korg and Mesa/Boogie products are only available for shipment within the USA.

Returns

We want you to be completely happy with your purchase, so we offer a 48 hour approval period on most purchases (see exclusions below). The 48 hour approval period begins when your purchased item is delivered to your door. If after 48 hours you’re not happy with the item, just contact us via phone, email or live chat on our website to arrange for a return authorization (RA#) and return shipping instructions. Any package sent back without prior authorization will be refused.

Returns must be shipped back to us within two days of the RA being issued. Items must come back to us undamaged and in the same condition they were shipped out. All manuals, paperwork, cables, tremolo arms, wrenches, etc… must be included or full credit will not be issued. Any items not conforming to this policy will be subject (at our discretion) to a restocking fee of 20% of the purchase price.

Refunds will be issued minus all related shipping expenses, if free shipping was initially given, the cost we incurred to get the item to you will be deducted from your refund. A 10% restock fee will also be deducted from your refund. Restock fees will be waived for full value exchanges.

Here are exceptions to our return policy.

  • Custom orders of any kind are non returnable and non refundable. We often charge a deposit before we will place a custom or special order. All special order deposits are NON REFUNDABLE, no exceptions.
  • Microphones, Harmonicas, In-Ear Systems and any other items that come into contact with your mouth or ears.
  • Items labeled as BLOWOUT, are non-returnable. These are often being sold below cost and are considered “all sales final”.
  • Software (this may also include hardware that includes software), unless still in shrink wrap with barcode affixed.
  • Guitar strings, blank media, and other disposable merchandise.
  • Guitar or bass pickups that have been installed or used in any way.
  • Any item advertised as “USED” is non returnable.

*Payments for music lessons are non refundable, no exceptions.

View our detailed Return Policy here.

Early Order Cancellation

All deposits are non refundable. Lots of our products are special orders and in many cases your order has to be built for you at the factory. This is what makes a lot of our products special. Once your order is started, it's being put together just for you. For this reason we ask that you don't cancel your order after you place it with us. If for some reason you absolutely have to cancel your order with us, we will assess you a 25% cancellation charge. This amount is equal to 25% of your total order amount. Ask us before you place your order to see if what you're purchasing is considered a special order.

Damaged Merchandise

Do not accept your shipment if the package shows any signs of external damage. After the item is returned to us we will ship you a replacement. If you receive incorrect or defective merchandise, please call 781-335-0700 within 5 days for a return authorization number.