MESA/Boogie® Amplitudes™ ISSUE 5 - Page 9

T A N E W G E N E R A T I O N O F R O C K R O Y A LT Y he new 3-channel, 50-watt, EL-34 powered Triple Crown™ TC- 50™ from MESA Engineering® captures the essence of Rock with the ability to inspire new genres in a way only MESA® can. Emanating from the “other side of MESA” that spawned Rock’s iconic Dual Rectifier®, this new platform features a bold set of new circuits unlike anything else in our line. From bubbly, sparkling clean sounds, rarely heard in this type of amp, to an amazing- ly tight and aggressive wall of Rock Crunch, to one of our most vocal, harmonical- ly rich and gain-laden high- gain channels ever, the Tri- ple Crown is aimed at Rock’s high-gain throne! Experience a new generation of Rock Royalty – The Triple Crown TC-50! Need versatility? The TC- 50 features our handy BIAS SWITCH allowing you to swap the stock compliment of EL34s with the fatter, rounder sounding 6L6. For those who want a warmer, rounder response and more easily attainable power clip, 6V6s can also be used in the EL34 setting with a direct swap over, creating a “Half-Power” scenario that exudes a more bubbly, vintage voice and creamier top end harmonic content. Our legendary lush all-tube Reverb drenches the TC-50’s three Channels with a beautiful 3-D halo and provides you with assign- able choices on where to use it for the best results. Additional fea- tures include MIDI for true connectivity and a number of ways to access the amazing sounds and pro features in the TC-50. A STORE toggle switch allows simple one-touch writing of your footswitch- able functions to any of 256 MIDI Program Numbers. There is also a MIDI Channel mini Rotary Selector for syncing of the MIDI Channel to be used by your controller of choice. The CabClone™ D.I., is fea- tured as a convenient live or recording interface for direct input to a live mixing board or recording console without the need for a mic and you’ll find the full compliment of voicing options have been included; CLOSED BACK, OPEN BACK and VINTAGE, for increased versatility and different sound styles. A HEADPHONE out feature al- lows for personal enjoyment of the amplifier when it is not possible or you simply prefer to play without a speaker. If you’re a fan of the work we do here at MESA, you’ve got to experience what we’ve captured in the new Triple Crown TC-50. Dressed in traditional design with a hint of modern style, get ready to experience the new generation of Rock royalty – The Triple Crown TC-50!. A new level of versatility delivered with an immediacy of attack and gut-punch midrange all its own in our line. Visit your MESA dealer for a demo today. Amplitudes Magazine ― 9