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Glockenklang Announces Steamhammer Amp

Glockenklang Steamhammer Amp

German amp manufacturer Glockenklang has released the Steamhammer, a 700-watt class D amplifier that sets itself apart from their other lightweight amps by using an ICE power module. Its Class A preamp features a four-band EQ as well as a drive section and effects loop.

The amp’s input section starts with a 20 dB pad and a mute switch for the tuner output. The drive section has Drive, Drive Level, and Voice knobs. Its EQ section has both Low-Mid and High-Mid knobs, each of which have a switch to change frequencies. The entire EQ section can be engaged or disengaged with a switch. Next on the amp’s face is an Effect knob, which controls the level of the effects loop.

Other features include a headphone output, an XLR direct output, and footswitch connectors for controlling the drive, loop, or mute switch. Check out this detailed review by BassTheWorld’s Gregor Fris:

The Glockenklang Steamhammer will be shipping in the U.S. this month with a retail price point around $1,390.

Glockenklang Steamhammer Amp Features:

Output: 700 watts @ 4 ohms, 380 watts @ 8 ohms or 700 watts @ 2,7 ohms, 470 watts @ 4 ohms, 240 watts @ 8 ohms
Impedance switchable on the back
Class A Input Stage
Switchable 4-band EQ with 2 mid frequency switches
Drive section with switchable voicing filter
Effect Return mono or MP3 Input Stereo
Symmetric DI-Out Pre/Post (Level switchable)
Tuner Out
Headphones output
Tune/Drive/Effect switchable by footswitch
Weight: 7.5 lbs
Dimensions: 12.6 x 10.3 x 2.5″

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