Yamaha has announced the THR-II series, iterating on the popular THR range. With it, the brand is bringing new features such as wireless connectivity and battery power to the desktop practice amplifiers.
The range includes three models: the THR10II, THR10II Wireless and the THR30II Wireless. All three models include bluetooth capability, allowing for both music playback and control of the amp via the THR Remote app.
The THR10II and THR10II Wireless are both rated at 20 watts, while the THR30II Wireless is rated at 30 watts. The THR30II Wireless is also the only model in the range with quarter-inch line outputs.
The two wireless models in the range both include a rechargeable battery for on-the-go playing and a wireless receiver that pairs with a Line 6 Relay G10T transmitter. The transmitter will be sold separately to the wireless amplifiers.
The aesthetic of the amps haven’t strayed far from their forebears. They keep the retro styling, carry handle and compact form factor, with an updated pattern on the front grill.
Alongside the typical EQ, gain and volume controls, each amplifier in the THR-II range offers 15 guitar amp models, three bass amp models, and three mic models for electro-acoustics. A flat voicing allows pedals to speak for themselves, or can be used for neutral amplification of other instruments. The built-in effects on offer are a chorus, flanger, phaser and tremolo, two echo modes and two reverb modes. A tuner, complete with a display, is also present in all models.
The THR30II wireless lists for $790, while the rest of the prices have yet to be announced. Watch the overview of the series here:
More information at yamaha.com.