In 2013 the Soho moved from the 65 Amps' Blue Line to the Red Line series. Designed to be a super-functional amp for working players and enthusiasts who desire widely varied tones in one amp. The SoHo can transition seamlessly from the best of American tones to the sweetest British tones via the Bump™ function and not switching channels. The Bump™ will radically shift the tone-stack functionality achieving astonishing renditions of dozens of excellent, natural sounds.
In addition to the Bump™ function, we also put our "Master Voltage™" knob on it that will reduce the B+ voltage and output in the amp in a unique way that keeps the internal tube relationships perfect while keeping the filament voltage up. After seeing all other power schemes' shortcomings, we've come at this from a different angle and we're very pleased with the results. You can dial this amp down to 3 watts output without losing tone, feel, vocabulary, authority, etc.
This amp is a must for studio players, small club gigs and enthusiasts who need to play at reduced volumes. Widely adopted by studio players, sidemen, and producers as a "go-to" amp for recording and gigging. Upon release, the SoHo went on a dozen major tours and is widely used on major-label recordings on a regular basis. Introduced in 2013.
Output: 18 Watts
Pre-amp tubes: 1 x EF86, 2 x 12AX7
Power tubes: 2 x EL84
Rectifier: EZ81 / 6CA4
Panel controls: Volume, Treble, Bass, Booster, Bump™, Bump Tone™, Bump Level™, Master Voltage™
Extras: Footswitch input jack, dual speaker outs, switch for 8Ω & 16Ω impedance
Accessories: Footswitch included
Head: 27.75" L x 8.5" D x 10.5" H / 26.4 lbs (available as a head only).
List price back in the days (2013):
Head - $1,895
The user manual .pdf you can download below.