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Series Guitar Amps Celebrates Peavey's 40th Anniversary

Peavey proudly introduces its 6505 Series guitar amplifiers, named in celebration of Peavey''s first 40 years, 1965 to 2005.
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6505 Series amps feature five 12AX7 preamp tubes and four 6L6GC power amp tubes, with presence and resonance controls and three-band EQ for taming their notorious tone. These amps are available in a standard 120 Watt head (6505 and 6505+) and a 60 Watt 2x12 combo with two Peavey Sheffield® loudspeakers (6505 212). The matching 6505 412 cabinets are outfitted with four Sheffield loudspeakers.

6505 Series amps are the undisputed go-to guitar amps for scores of rock, hardcore and metal bands due to their raw tone, relentless power and road-proven reliability. The 6505 is the unquestionable choice for an ever-expanding list of endorsers, including 3 Doors Down, Ted Nugent, Atreyu, Steve Morse, In Flames, Bleeding Through, Visqueen, HIMSA, Darkest Hour, Sworn Enemy, Unearth and many more.

Peavey 6505 Series amplifiers are available now from authorized Peavey retailers.

Features:

6505 Head

  • 120 Watts RMS into 16, 8, or 4 Ohms (switchable)
  • Five 12AX7 preamp tubes & four 6L6GC power amp tubes
  • High & low gain inputs
  • Two-channel preamp switchable on front panel or footswitch
  • Rhythm channel: pre-/post-gain, bright & crunch switches
  • Lead channel: pre-/post-gain
  • Channels share 3-band EQ
  • Presence & resonance controls
  • Switchable post-EQ effects loop
  • Preamp output
  • Footswitch included

6505 Plus Head

  • 120 Watts RMS into 16, 8, or 4 Ohms (switchable)
  • Six 12AX7 preamp & four 6L6GC power amp tubes
  • Footswitchable lead/rhythm channel select & effects loop
  • Three-band EQ, resonance & presence controls on each channel
  • Rhythm channel: pre-/post-gain, bright & crunch switches
  • Lead channel: pre-/post-gain controls
  • Preamp output
  • Footswitch included

6505 212 Combo

  • 60 Watts RMS into 16 or 8 Ohms
  • Five 12AX7 preamps tubes & two 6L6GC power amp tubes
  • Footswitchable lead/rhythm channel select & reverb defeat
  • Three-band EQ, resonance & presence controls
  • Rhythm channel: pre-/post-gain controls, bright/crunch switches
  • Lead channel: pre-/post-gain controls
  • Two Sheffield® 1200 12" speakers in a closed-back cabinet
  • Footswitch included
  • Cover available

6505 Straight and Slant Cabinet

  • Four Sheffield® 1200 12" speakers
  • 16 Ohms
  • Locking (XLR) or standard 1/4" inputs
  • 300 Watt RMS closed-back cabinet
  • High-density plywood construction
  • Recessed handles and heavy duty casters

Now celebrating its 40th anniversary as one of the largest manufacturers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment in the world, Peavey holds more than 130 patents and produces more than 2,000 products, which are distributed throughout the United States and to 136 other countries. To find out more about Peavey, visit www.peavey.com.

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