Made famous by Wilco's Nels Cline, the Schroeder Amplification DB7 (now known as SA9) offers guitarists an incredibly versatile mid-powered amp with impeccable build quality.
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Tim Schroeder's mid-powered flagship amplifier is without a doubt one of the coolest modern amps we've had come through the shop in recent memory. It's incredible lush and dynamic, robust and also forgiving, and has one of the lowest noise floors of any tube amp we've heard. Here's what Tim says about this wonderful design...
This high-headroom musical instrument amplifier was originally designed with Nels Cline and Wilco. Known for its clean sustain, chime, and clarity, it rewards players who have a dynamic touch. Using custom wound Mercury Magnetics transformers and high-grade wiring throughout, the Schroeder SA9
The results are immediately noticeable. Almost ZERO 60 cycle hum is generated by the amp. Notes emerge from a black or silent background, allowing for very subtle nuances and colors to be recognized while we experience a much smoother and relaxed tone. Effortless and instant power makes for a more dynamically rewarding playing experience, satisfying on all levels.
Running into an original Schroeder Sidecar 2x12 cabinet loaded with an amazing Jensen ceramic/alnico pair, this SA9 is poised to work in almost any musical context.
Condition: Excellent. Very light tolex wear with some scuffs here and there. No heavy gouges or tears. Grill cloth is clean as well.
Please note: used instruments are, well, used. We pride ourselves on thoroughly vetting, and carefully photographing, each pre-owned instrument we sell, but many of them carry subtle signs of handling that can escape even the most discerning eye. If you have questions about the condition of this instrument, we invite you to call us for an in-hand description. We're here to help!