Fuchs Audio announces the Mantis 89, an amp head inspired by the JCM 800 and 900

The amp ships with two different power amp options.

Fuchs Mantis 89

Image: Fuchs Audio Technology

Fuchs Audio Technology has launched the Mantis 89, a two-channel all-tube head voiced after classic Marshall amps. The ‘89’ refers to the two Marshall heads this amp follows in the footsteps of – the JCM 800 and the JCM 900.

The amp itself is available in two configurations, 20 or 50 watts. The 20-watt version has a 6V6 power amp stage while the 50-watt version has an EL34 power amp section.

Both the 20 and 50-watt versions sport the same controls. Controlling both channels is a 3-band EQ, master presence and master gain boost. There’s also separate gain and master volume controls for each of the two channels.

The Mantis 89 comes in a classic finish, just as evocative of its partial namesake as its tone. It’s also compatible with 4, 8 and 16-ohm cabinets.

The 20-watt version lists for $1650, while the 50-watt version lists for $1850. Find out more over at fuchsaudiotechnology.com.


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