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Encore

Black Faceplate Encore

NEW! Black faceplate style Encore now available.

Output Power

35W w/6L6s and 5AR4. Optional 22W w/6V6s and 5U4G.

Tube Compliment

(1) 5AR4, (2) 6L6s and (5) 12AX7s (or 5U4G with 2 6V6s).

Class

AB push-pull with adjustable fixed bias.

Equalization

Bass, Treble and Midrange controls, BRIGHT switch and RAW control.

Reverb

All-tube, long 3-spring medium-delay tank in a heavy vinyl reverb bag with MIX and TONE controls, shielded cables.

Master Volume

Post-driver using dual potentiometer and (4) coupling capacitors.

Chassis

Stainless-steel angled-front chassis with welded corners.

Potentiometers

Full-size (15/16") chassis-mount with 3/8" bushing, solid metal shaft, damped action.

Circuitry

Hand-wired point-to-point with tinned solid-core PVC wiring, G-10 glass epoxy circuit board with brass eyelets. Carbon film resistors, Mallory M150 and CDM silver mica tone capacitors, Switchcraft jacks, Carling switches, and U.S. made molded type sockets.

Transformers

Cool and quiet running Allen TP40 200ma power transformer, TO35MT paper bobbin interleaved winding output transformer, TR reverb transformer and TRCH choke are all U.S. made. Optional TO40MT upgrade output transformer for more clean bottom end performance. See TRANSFORMERS Page for details.

Topology

Design is loosely based on the mid 60s Fender Vibrolux Reverb™ but without a normal channel. Design is enhanced with 2-knob reverb, non-opticoupler tube tremolo, master volume control, middle control, RAW control, rear-panel bias measurment jacks, impedance switch, and front-panel power switches.

Cabinet

Finger-jointed pine cabinet with black Tolex covering and Black/White/Silver sparkle or black grill cloth. Optional Blond/Wheat, Blond/Oxblood, Brown/Wheat and Tweed/Oxblood coverings available. 1/2" birch plywood floating-type baffleboard and (2) screw-on rear panels. Chrome bottom corners, rubber-cushioned chrome glides (feet), chrome chassis straps, black-rubber steel-reinforced carrying handle with chrome caps/screws. Leather handle also available.

Speaker(s)

(1) 12" Red, White and Blues, (2) 10" Copperheads or (1) 15" Legend 151 standard. Or pick your favorite Eminence Patriot or Redcoat speaker.

Special Features

Brown-era tube tremolo, impedance switch, unique RAW mid/gain boost control, front-panel power switches, master volume, and conveninent rear-panel bias measurment jacks.

Power Cord

Black, 12-foot, 3-prong grounded heavy-duty 18/3 with strain relief bushing.

Power Switches

Front-panel mounted POWER and STANDBY toggle switches for easy access.

Indicator Light

Front panel pilot-light for AC power with choice of red, green, blue, amber, or purple jeweled lens and #47 bulb.

Size and Weight

1x12 Combo - 24"W x 18"H x 10"D, 46 lbs.
2x10 Combo - 24"W x 18"H x 10"D, 50 lbs.
1x15 Combo - 24"W x 20"H x 10"D, 58 lbs.
4x10 Combo - 24"W x 25"H x 10"D, 55 lbs.
Head - 24"W x 10"H x 10"D, 30 lbs.

Encore 4x10

NEW MODEL! 4x10 Encore

Price

Encore Chassis Only

$1,549

Encore Head

$1,699

Encore 1x12 Combo

$1,899

Encore 2x10 Combo

$1,899

Encore 1x15 Combo

$1,949

Encore 4x10 Combo

$2,099

Options:

Other Tolex and grill cloth options available at no extra charge

40W transformer

$10

2-button chrome footswitch

$40

Tuki padded cover (1x12 or 2x10)

$75


Now available in kit form! See the Amp Kits page.


Matching speaker cabinets available too! See the Cabinets page.

 

Sound Clips

Hear the Encore on YouTube. Thanks to Bob Schell at brookwoodleather.com!

Another Encore clip on YouTube used to demo a MXR Custom Badass Modified Overdrive pedal.


Encore clips below provided by The Sound LLC in Charlottesville, VA.

Clips played by Ian Lawler on a PRS, Jason Butler on a 50's reissue Tele, or K.W. Miller on a 50's reissue Tele.

Numeric clip settings for Encore are:
Volume-Treble-Mid-Bass-Raw-Reverb-Tone-Speed-Depth-Master

2-6-5-2-1-4-10-0-0-7 PRS neck pickup


2-6-5-2-7-4-10-0-0-7 PRS neck pickup, more grit


5-6-5-2-10-4-10-0-0-5 PRS neck pickup, dirty


2-3-7-2-0-4-4-0-0-10 duet, PRS neck pickups
4-1-4-3-2-2-8-0-0-3 PRS bridge pickup


2-6-5-5-5-3-2-0-0-10 Tele bridge pickup


2-7-6.5-1-2-5-3-5-6-10 Tele neck pickup


2-7-6-1-2-5-3-0-10-10 Tele both pickups


2.5-6-4-3-8-5-10-0-0-10 Tele both pickups


3-6.5-6-3-1-5-10-0-0-10 Tele neck pickup


3-7-6-4-4-2-10-0-0-10 Tele


3-6-6-4-2-2-4-0-0-10 Tele


3-7-6-4-2-2-10-7-4-10 Tele