Amplifier Comparison Chart

ModelPowerTubesControlsMaster VolumeVariable Boost FootswitchReverbFX LoopConfigurationAdditional FeaturesOutput Impedance
Antidote45 Watts2 – Gold Lion KT66
3 – 12AX7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Blended “High” and “Normal” Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence, “Modern/Vintage” voicing toggle N/AVariable Boost FootswitchN/AN/AHead“Modern/Vintage” Voicing Toggle4/8/16 Ohm
Carmen Ghia18 Watts2 – EL84 (cathode biased)
2 – 12AX7
1 – 5Y3 rectifier
Volume, Tone. What more do you need?N/AN/AN/AN/AHead
1×10
1×12
2×10
None4/8/16 Ohm
Cure15 Watts2 – 6V6
2 – 12AX7
1 – 12AT7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Master, Treble, Middle, Bass, LevelMaster VolumeVariable Boost FootswitchN/AF/X Loop 1×12 Studio Combo (w/ special design Eminence Z12 speaker)Global output Level control, Hand-wound Triad output transformer8 Ohm, 4 Ohm with extension speaker
EMS50 Watts2 – EL34 (fixed bias)
3 – 12AX7
1 – switchable 5U4GB rectifier
Volume, Gain, Treble, Middle, Bass, PresenceMaster VolumeN/AN/AN/AHeadSwitchable Solid State/Tube rectifier, Hi/Lo Sensitivity Switch, “Touch” Transient Switch4/8/16 Ohm
EZG-5050 Watt2 – 6L6
2 – 12AX7
2 – 12AT7/6201 (NOS)
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Pre & Post Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Dwell, MixMaster Volume (“Post” Volume)N/AReverbN/AHead
1×12
2×10
Ken Fischer designed transformer4/8/16 Ohm
MAZ 18 Mk.II18 Watts2 – 6N14N (NOS EL84, cathode biased)
4 – 12AX7
1 – 12AT7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Cut, Master Volume, ReverbPost Phase Inverter
Master Volume
Variable Boost FootswitchReverbBuffered F/X LoopHead
1×12 studio
1×12 standard
2×10
2×12
NOS mil-spec 6N14N power tubes, Hi/Lo sensitivity inputs4/8/16 Ohm
MAZ 18 NR Mk.II18 Watts2 – 6N14N (NOS EL84, cathode biased)
3 – 12AX7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Cut, Master VolumePost Phase Inverter
Master Volume
Variable Boost FootswitchN/ABuffered F/X LoopHead
1×12 studio
1×12 standard
2×10
2×12
NOS mil-spec 6N14N power tubes, Hi/Lo sensitivity inputs4/8/16 Ohm
MAZ 38 Mk.II38 Watts4 – EL84 (cathode biased)
4 – 12AX7
1 – 12AT7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Cut, Master Volume, ReverbPost Phase Inverter
Master Volume
Variable Boost FootswitchReverbBuffered F/X LoopHead
1×12 studio
1×12 standard
2×10
2×12
Hi/Lo sensitivity inputs4/8/16 Ohm
MAZ 38 NR Mk.II38/18 Watts4 – EL84 (cathode biased)
3 – 12AX7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Cut, Master VolumePost Phase Inverter Master VolumeVariable Boost FootswitchN/ABuffered F/X LoopHead
1×12 studio
1×12 standard
2×10
2×12
1/2 Power Switch, Hi/Lo sensitivity inputs4/8/16 Ohm
NOVA32 Watts2 – 5881
3 – 12AX7
1 – 5U4GB tube rectifier
Volume, Overdive, Bass, Treble, Presence, Master VolumePost Phase Inverter Master VolumeN/AN/ABuffered F/X LoopHead
1×12
Overdrive channel footswitch, external speaker output8 Ohm, 4 Ohm with extension speaker
Surgical Steel90 Watts2 – KT88
1 – EF86 (NOS)
1 – 12DW7
1 – 12AX7
Solid State rectification
Volume, Treble, Middle, BassN/AN/AN/ATube Buffered F/X LoopHead,
Optional Z-Best 2×12 cab w/ Celestion G-12-65 speakers
Tube Buffered Effects Loop4/8/16 Ohm
Therapy35 Watts2 – 6L6
2 – 12AX7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, MasterPost Phase Inverter Master VolumeN/AN/AN/AHeadNone4/8/16 Ohm
Z-Lux20/40 Watts (half power switch)4 – 6V6 (cathode biased)
4 – 12AX7
1 – 12AT7
Solid State rectification
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Master, Reverb, Speed, DepthMaster VolumeVariable Boost FootswitchFootswitch-able ReverbN/AHead
1×12
Footswitch able Power Tube Tremolo,
Half Power toggle switch
4/8/16 Ohm
Z-Plus7/15 Watts (half power switch)2 – 6V6 (Class A, cathode biased)
4 – 12AX7
1 – 12AT7
1 – 5AR4 rectifier
Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Cut, Master Volume, ReverbMaster VolumeVariable Boost FootswitchReverbF/X Loop1×12
1×12 studio

Optional Celestion Blue or Eminence Z12 speaker
Hi/Lo sensitivity input, half power switch, true Class A, single-ended operation4/8/16 Ohm
Z Wreck30 Watts4 – 6N14N (NOS EL84, cathode biased)
3 – 12AX7
1 – 5AR4 tube rectifier
Volume, Bass, Treble, Cut, “Speed/Comfort” switchN/AN/AN/AN/AHead
1×12 (with Celestion Gold)
Quantum Silver Set (Head & 2×12 Cab – Celestion Blue/Gold standard)
“Speed/Comfort” switch, multi-tap power transformer,
Ken Fischer collaborative design, NOS mil-spec 6N14N power tubes
4/8/16 Ohm
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