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Tone King Imperial MK II Black 1×12 Combo Amplifier

$2,695.00

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!
– Matt's Music Staff

Description

From Tone King:

ABOUT THE AMP.

Tone King is proud to offer the Imperial MKII. From a spanky blackface-style voice to ‘50s-era tweed grit, you’ll find all of the most iconic American tube tones residing in this 1 x 12”, 20-watt combo. And with modern appointments, such as an onboard Ironman II power attenuator, and tube-driven effects, the Imperial MKII is the perfect old-school platform for modern players.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Footswitchable 2-channel design (rhythm, lead)
  • Ironman II reactive attenuation
  • Bias modulation tremolo circuit delivers vintage-style pulse
  • Tube driven spring reverb with wide-ranging control
  • Custom-voiced 12” Eminence speaker

ICONIC AMERICAN TONES.

Though labeled Rhythm and Lead, the Imperial MKII’s dual foot switchable channels could very well be called Blackface and Tweed. The higher-headroom Rhythm channel speaks with the crystal-clear body and presence of the mid-60’s most popular amps. The Lead channel brings on the spongy midrange response and sustain of the most bellowed 50’s designs. Both feature straightforward tone shaping controls, for awe-inspiring tone on any setting.

IRONMAN II REACTIVE ATTENUATION.

The Ironman II reactive power attenuator gives Tone King amplifiers increased flexibility for any gig, session, or rehearsal. And thanks to its reactive load technology and HF Compensation, it does it while always maintaining your cranked amp tone and feel. Go ahead, crank your amp to the sweet spot then reign in the volume for thick, rich tone at usable levels.

SPRING REVERB AND BIAS-MODULATED TREMOLO.

Spring reverb and bias-modulated tremolo have helped define the tone of many vintage, American-voiced combo amps. We have gone into painstaking detail to re-create those same thick, splashing, pulsating tones. And we think you’ll find our tube-driven circuits and old-school control perfectly capture the sound and character of the originals.

CUSTOM-VOICED EMINENCE SPEAKER.

Every Tone King combo amplifier is outfitted with a 12” Eminence speaker, voiced to deliver the top-shelf tone our brand demands. As soon as you hit your first notes, you’ll experience the detailed overtones, warm lows, and vocal-like mids all displaying pristine sonic detail.

BUILT FOR TONE, BUILT TO LAST.

From the tolex to the wiring, every Tone King amplifier is constructed with a passion for tone and reliability, right here in the US. We use only premium baltic birch in the construction of our cabinets and amp shells. And every amp is meticulously hand-built to deliver top-notch tone every time you plug in.

A STYLE ALL OUR OWN.

The first thing that often jumps out about Tone King amplifiers is our stage-ready presentation. When you’re as passionate about tone as we are, there’s no reason to hide in the background.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Configuration:

  • 20W, 1×12 Two Channel Combo

Speaker:

  • Custom designed 12″, 8-Ohm, Ceramic Magnet speaker made by Eminence

Preamp:

  • 2-Channel (Rhythm, Lead), Footswitchable
  • Rhythm Channel controls: Volume, Treble, Bass
  • Lead Channel controls: Volume, Tone

Reverb:

  • Tube Driven spring reverb
  • Full size 2-spring reverb pan

Tremolo:

  • Bias modulation type tremolo circuit
  • Footswitch controllable

Rhythm Channel:

  • Vol, Treb, Bass

Lead Channel:

  • Vol, Tone, Mid-Bite

Output Power:

  • 20W

Speakers:

  • 12”, 8-Ohm Ceramic Magnet ‘Tone King 33’ Made by Eminence

Built-In Ironman II Compensated Power Attenuator:

  • Controls: Attenuation Level, HF Compensation, Rhythm Channel Bypass Enable
  • Attenuation Steps: 0db, -3db, -9db, -15db, -24db, -36db
  • HF Compensation: tailors the high frequency “presence” as desired
  • Rhythm Channel Bypass: when selected, the attenuator will automatically be bypassed when the rhythm channel is selected

Footswitch:

  • Two button footswitch (channel, tremolo)
  • LED status indicators

Tubes:

  • 4x12AX7A, 1x12AT7, 2x6V6GT, 1x5AR4

Output Stage:

  • 2x6V6, cathode biased, no negative feedback

Output Power:

  • 20W RMS

Speaker Impedence:

  • 8 Ohms

Ironman II Attenuator design features:

  • Precision Tuned Reactive Load
  • Fletcher-Munson Volume Compensation Circuitry
  • Damping factor correction

Shipping & Returns

Free Shipping

Most orders over $99.00 ship for free inside the lower 48 states. Certain items that are large and heavy do not qualify for free shipping.

We Ship Worldwide!

For information on International Shipping, please call, email or use live chat for rates. Orders shipping outside the Lower 48 States to Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and international orders do not qualify for free shipping. Orders shipping to U.S. Military APO/FPO addresses, PO Boxes, and US territories (Guam, Virgin Islands, etc.) can only ship USPS. NOTE: Boxes over 70 lbs each cannot be shipped to these locations.

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.