{"id":3661428654164,"title":"Carr Mercury V 16W 1x12\" Combo Amp in Blue and Cream","handle":"carr-mercury-v-1x12-combo-amp-in-blue-and-cream","description":"\u003cp\u003eThe new Carr Mercury V amplifier is the latest offering from Carr Amplification, and is essentially a higher wattage, British flavored rendition of their stellar Skylark amp. This new version of the much loved Mercury comes with an improved feature set over the previous version that is, to be quite honest, darn well impressive. But let us get to the specifics just a bit later...\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis new Mercury V really is a new amp altogether. It only shares the basic concept of the previous Mercury:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMedium to Low powered amp\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBuilt in Attenuator\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReverb\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFull Feature Set\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOther than that, it's changed quite a bit. 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This new version of the much loved Mercury comes with an improved feature set over the previous version that is, to be quite honest, darn well impressive. But let us get to the specifics just a bit later...\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis new Mercury V really is a new amp altogether. It only shares the basic concept of the previous Mercury:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMedium to Low powered amp\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBuilt in Attenuator\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReverb\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFull Feature Set\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOther than that, it's changed quite a bit. While the original Mercury was powered by an EL34, it was a single ended amp, meaning it had a lot of the single ended qualities of a Champ type amp. This version is now powered by dual 6V6 Class A power section giving it a more British feel than before, and at 16 watts, more power as well. When the attenuator is engaged, you drop to 4 watts, where you can vary the output from 4 down to 0 watts.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere's also many vintage Marshall vintage things about the new Mercury. It has two volumes volumes, one high (treble) frequency volume, and one lower (darker) frequency volume. There's also a toggle switch that changes the structure of the input signal through the volumes. When it's up, they are running in parallel, so they're working in conjunction with each other going into the amp. If you have a darker guitar you can add more highs here, and vice versa if you have a bright guitar. When the toggle switch is in the down position, the two volumes are running in series where one drives the other to increase the gain. 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Carr Mercury V 16W 1x12" Combo Amp in Blue and Cream - Megatone Music

Carr Mercury V 16W 1x12" Combo Amp in Blue and Cream

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The new Carr Mercury V amplifier is the latest offering from Carr Amplification, and is essentially a higher wattage, British flavored rendition of their stellar Skylark amp. This new version of the much loved Mercury comes with an improved feature set over the previous version that is, to be quite honest, darn well impressive. But let us get to...


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