Engl E656 Steve Morse 100W Signature Amp

Engl E656 Steve Morse 100W Signature Amp




An exceptional guitarist and an exceptional amp is a truly exceptional combination – the Steve Morse Signature Amp!

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An exceptional guitarist and an exceptional amp is a truly exceptional combination! Steve Morse has been shaping the sound of rock icons Deep Purple for more than 20 years, and enjoys the highest acclaim in guitar circles with his own Steve Morse Band. We worked with Steve for over a year to get his dream amp ready! The E656 head delivers the sounds of the world’s top players.

The EQ section is unique, featuring four (yes, four!) controls! In this way, the mid-range, which is so important in a full band context, can be shaped in the best possible way. With two switchable master volume levels, two effects loops, a noise gate and MIDI on board, nothing can stand in your way. Whether it’s crisp rock riffs with Deep Purple or a variety of sounds in complex solo lines, the E656 has been an integral part of Steve Morse’s rig for more than a decade.

  • 3 Channels: Clean, Crunch, Lead
  • All Tube Head
  • ENGL Mid Control Matrix with 8 different Midrange voicings
  • 2 Tube buffered FX Loops (each with Balance control)
  • Noise Gate
  • Master A/B
  • Power Tube Monitor
  • Ground Lift Switch
  • MIDI: MIDI in / MIDI thru
  • Engl MIDI-Footcontroller Phantom Power Switch
  • MIDI Channel Assignment and Controller Enable Switches
  • Write / Copy (for MIDI programming)
  • All functions accessible on the front panel are MIDI programmable
  • S.A.C.: Serial Amp Control port
Sound Options:
  • Tone
  • Hi Gain
  • ENGL Mid Control Matrix (Mid Lo 1/2, Mid Hi 1/2)
  • Gain (for each Channel)
  • 3-Band EQ (Channel 1 / Channel 2)
  • Bass, Lo Mid 1 / Lo Mid 2, Hi Mid 1 / Hi Mid 2, Treble (Channel 3)
  • Volume (for each Channel)
  • Lo Volume / Hi Volume (Channel 3)
  • Presence
  • Depth Punch
  • Master A
  • Master B
  • Noise Gate Threshold Level
  • FX Loop I Balance
  • FX Loop II Balance
  • Poweramp Output (1 x 4 Ω, 1 x 8 Ω, 1 x 16 Ω, 2 x 8 Ω ||, 2 x 16 Ω ||)
  • Pre Output
  • Line Out
Footswitch (Available As Add-On):
  • Z4 (Channels)
  • Z9 (Channels, Master A/B, Hi Gain, Lo Mid, Noise Gate, Hi Mid, Amp Mute, Tone, FX Loop)
  • Z12
  • Z15
Preamp Tubes:
  • 4 x Engl ECC83 / 12AX7
Output Tubes:
  • 4 x Engl EL34
Output Wattage:
  • 100 W
  • 71 x 27 x 29 cm
  • 22 kg

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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