Supro releases the Royale, a clean, high-headroom 50-watt combo amp

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Supro has released its latest amplifier, the Royale. It’s a 1×12 combo, the “first loud clean amp in the brand’s product lineup.”

Designed with headroom in mind, this amp features a maximum of 50 watts of power when running in Class AB mode, or 35 watts when in Class A mode. The amp’s class is chosen with a large toggle switch next to the power toggle.

The control panel features a preamp volume control as well as a separate master volume, and a knob to control the amount of preamp boost. This boost can be turned on or off with a switch, as can the effects loop and the onboard reverb. There’s a three-band EQ for the preamp alongside level and dwell controls for the reverb.

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Alongside three 12AX7 tubes driving the preamp and two 5881 tubes driving the power amp, the Royale makes use of a 12AT7 and 12DW7 to drive the effects loop and the reverb tank. Construction consists of poplar cabinetry with vintage-inspired Black Scandia tolex and a hemp grill cloth. It’s loaded with Surpo’s own BD12 speaker.

You can hear this new combo in Supro’s demo video below.

The Royale lists for $1499. Find out more at suprousa.com.

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