MAZ 18 Jr. NR
“My personal favorite. The 18 NR is one of the best values in a hand-wired amp. Great clean and gain at an affordable price…” – Dr. Z
|Power Output||18 Watts|
|Output Tubes||2 – 6N14N (NOS, mil-spec EL84)|
|Preamp Tubes||3 – 12AX7|
|Rectifier||1 – 5AR4|
|Controls||Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Cut, Master Volume|
|Other||4, 8, 16 Ohm|
EQ Bypass (New variable boost footswitch included)
|Configurations||Head, 1×12 Studio Combo, 1×12 Ultra Lite Combo, 2×10 Ultra Lite Combo, 2×12 Combo|
|Colors||Black, Blonde, Red|
|Dimensions & Weight||Head: 19” W, 9 3/4” H, 9 1/2” D; 32 lbs.|
1×12 Studio Combo: 19 ¼” W, 19 ½” H, 10 ½ ” D; 38 lbs.
1×12 LT Combo: 22 1/2” W, 20 1/8” H, 10” D; 40 lbs.
2×10 LT Combo: 22 1/2” W, 20 1/8” H, 10” D; 45 lbs.
2×12 Combo: 27 1/2″ W, 22 1/8″ H, 10″ D; 65 lbs.
So what do you get when you take the reverb out of the faithful Maz 18? You get more singing gain and less compression making it the perfect club amp for all you rock and rollers and roots music players. The Maz 18 NR has that certain old school attitude that comes alive under your fingers. You can dial in clean chimey tones or raw vintage drive. The NR delivers rich singing tones from single coils and sweet British crunch from humbuckers. Coupled with a Z Best cab, the Maz 18 NR can hang on any large club stage. The 1×12 or 2×10 combos are excellent grab and go gig/studio amps.
The front panel features Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Master, and the ever versatile Cut control. Think of the Cut as a tone knob for the output tubes. The back panel features a 4,8, and 16 ohm speaker out. An effects loop and our EQ bypass function is also standard. The footswitchable EQ bypass gives a great lead boost which effectively makes the 18 NR a 2 channel amp. The 18 NR is powered by a pair of cathode biased EL84s, has three 12AX7s in the front end, and a 5AR4 rectifier. With 18 watts at your finger tips you can get that perfect blend of front end grind and output tube sustain.
Guitar Buyer magazine provided us with review of the Maz18 NR.