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Mesa Boogie California Tweed 2:20 1 x 12-inch Tube Combo - Authorized Dealer

Mesa Boogie California Tweed 2:20 1 x 12-inch Tube Combo - Authorized Dealer

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BEAUTIFULLY SIMPLISTIC, TWEED-BASED PERFORMANCE IN A NEW COMPACT PACKAGE

In the twilight of the 1960s, SF Bay Area amp repairman to the Stars, Randall Smith, was inspired to start building his

own amplifiers after coming to a deep appreciation for the 50s Tweed circuits developed by Leo Fender. He loved their

organic-sounding voice, powerful controls, and the way they smoothly transitioned from clean to clip and back again.

Standing on the shoulders of a giant, Smith’s (and the World’s) first venture into boutique guitar amplification resulted

in a new Boogie® amp design inspired by that wonderful, timeless sounding preamp. Five decades later we returned to

pay homage with the original California Tweed 4:40. Now, we’ve distilled the essence of that tweed-based performance

and authentic 6V6 character in a new, more compact format. A beautifully simplistic design that raises the bar in the

world of vintage tone. The NEW CALIFORNIA TWEED™ 2:20 1x12 COMBO.

A quick glance at the front panel of the California Tweed 2:20 reveals single-channel simplicity. Channel features

include Normal & Low Inputs, Gain, Treble, Mid, Bass, Presence, Reverb, & Master Controls. Our legendary vintage

all-tube, spring reverb with external reverb switching jack and a fully buffered, tube-driven series FX loop round out a

feature set that delivers everything you need for golden tone, and absolutely nothing more.

3 POWER VOICES, ONE SIMPLE SWITCH

The California Tweed 2:20 is powered by 2x6V6 Power Tubes while the preamp features 5x12AX7 and 1x12AT7 preamp

tubes. Our patented Incremental Multi-Watt™ (Patent 9,917,560) Power Amp, featuring Duo-Class™ (Patent 7,173,488) and

Dyna-Watt™ technologies, provides three power levels, two operating-classes, and three wiring options via a single

3-Way Rotary Switch! Choose from the following power options:

• 20 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Pentode – Fixed Bias

• 10 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Triode – Fixed Bias

• 1 Watt - 1x6V6 Pentode, Single-Ended Class A – Cathode Bias

Fixed Bias (20 and 10-Watt Modes) and Cathode Bias (1-Watt Mode) both provide consistent, maintenance-free

performance.

SINGLE CHANNEL SIMPLICITY

The California Tweed 2:20 features a single channel with Normal (clean to overdrive) and Low (clean) Inputs, Gain,

Treble, Mid, Bass, Presence, Reverb, and Master Controls, giving you everything you need to dial up your ideal TONE

quickly and easily. The Vintage All-Tube Spring Reverb is equipped with an external reverb switching jack (footswitch

and cable sold separately) for remote activation.

THE PERFECT PARTNER FOR YOUR PEDALS

Whether you choose to run your pedals straight into the input or through the included fully buffered, tube-driven series

FX loop, the California Tweed 2:20 delivers an ideal platform for pedal users in a compact 36.6-pound 1x12 combo that

expands vintage tone and defines portability.

The California Tweed series is what we like to call “Vintage Expanded.” When it comes to vintage, low-wattage tone and

feel, no amp offers more than the new California Tweed 2:20! Harken back, bounce on forward, while never sacrificing

one drop of golden California Tone. Demo the California Tweed 2:20 at your MESA dealer today. 

PRODUCT NAME & FORMAT California Tweed 6V6 2:20 1x12 Combo

PRODUCT SERIES California Tweed Series

BUILD LOCATION Built In Petaluma, CA, with the World’s Finest Materials

QUICK OVERVIEW

WATTAGE Multi-Watt™ 1, 10, or 20

POWER TUBE TYPE 2x Mesa 6V6

CHANNELS & MODES 1 Channel

MODE VOICINGS/STYLES Single Channel with two Inputs:

Normal Input = Clean to Overdrive

Low Input = Clean

GRAPHIC EQ / REVERB / FX / SOLO Reverb

FOOTSWITCHABLE FUNCTIONS Reverb (Footswitch & Cable sold separately)

SPEAKER(S) & IMPEDANCE 1 - 8 Ohm Jensen Blackbird ALNICO 40 / Total Load = 8 Ohms

WEIGHT 36.6 Lbs.

DIMENSIONS 18” H x 18 1/2” W x 10” D

AVAILABLE FORMATS Head, 1x10 Combo, & 1x12 Combo

AMPLIFIER FEATURES

AMP TYPE Tube

CHASSIS MATERIAL Aluminum

RECTIFIER TYPE Silicon Diodes

RECTIFIER TUBE(S) n/a

VARIAC POWER SWITCH n/a

PREAMP TUBES 5x Mesa 12AX7 & 1x Mesa 12AT7

POWER AMP TUBES 2x Mesa 6V6

BIAS SWITCH FOR ALTERNATE POWER TUBE TYPES n/a

MAINTENANCE FREE FIXED BIAS Fixed Bias (20- & 10-Watt Modes) & Cathode Bias (1-Watt Mode) both provide consistent, maintenance-free

performance

WATTAGE(S) QUICK REFERENCE (SEE POWER AMP

DETAILS FOR MORE INFO)

1, 10, or 20 Watts - See Power Amp Details for more information

BUILT-IN POWER AMP ATTENUATION n/a

POWER AMP DETAILS (CLASS & WATTAGE) Mesa’s Patented Incremental Multi-Watt™ (Patent 9,917,560) Power Amp, featuring Duo-Class™ (Patent 7,173,488) and

Dyna-Watt technologies, provides three power, two operating-classes, and three wiring configuration options via

one 3-Way Power Switch - Choose from the following power options:

20 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Pentode – Fixed Bias

10 Watts - 2x6V6 Class A/B Triode – Fixed Bias

1 Watt - 1x6V6 Pentode, Single-Ended Class A – Cathode Bias

More information on Dyna-Watt Power can be found in the Owner’s Manual, which is available in the Support

Section of this website.

CONVECTION OR FAN COOLING Convection

NUMBER OF FOOTSWITCHABLE CHANNELS (OR

MODES)

One Channel

NUMBER OF STYLE MODES Two (Inputs)

NUMBER OF STYLE MODES PER CHANNEL Two (Inputs)

TYPES OF STYLE MODES PER CHANNEL Single Channel with two Inputs:

Normal Input = Clean to Overdrive

Low Input = Clean

CHANNEL CONTROLS Gain, Treble, Mid, Bass, Presence, Reverb and Master

GRAPHIC EQ AND/OR CONTOUR n/a

REVERB / EFFECTS & BYPASS OPTIONS All-Tube, Spring Reverb

EFFECTS LOOP & BYPASS OPTIONS Fully Buffered Series FX Loop

GLOBAL OUTPUT LEVEL CONTROL n/a

GLOBAL SOLO LEVEL CONTROL n/a

TRUE-BYPASS OPTIONS n/a

TUNER OUTPUT n/a

EXTERNAL SWITCHING JACK OPTIONS AND/OR MIDI External Switching Jack for Reverb On/Off (Reverb Footswitch and Cable sold separately)

SPEAKER OUTPUTS One 8 Ohm and Two 4 Ohm

CABINET SIMULATION - DIRECT LIVE/RECORDING

OUTPUT

n/a

INTERNAL AMP LOAD (FOR SPEAKER-LESS

PERFORMANCE)

n/a

HEADPHONE OUTPUT n/a

SLAVE OUTPUT n/a

ADDITIONAL AMPLIFIER FEATURES

EXTRA FEATURES n/a

ACCESSORIES

FOOTSWITCH Optional - 1 Button Footswitch (Reverb) & Cable (Sold Separately)

SLIPCOVER Included - Fitted Slip Cover

CABINET FEATURES

CABINET MATERIAL Marine Grade, Baltic Birch

STANDARD FINISH OPTIONS (no extra cost) Choice of Cream Bronco Vinyl, Cream/Tan Weave Jute Grille, Brown Handle & Corners or Black Bronco or Black

Taurus Vinyl, Black Jute Grille, Black Handle & Corners

CUSTOM FINISH OPTIONS See Custom Finish Gallery

SPEAKER(S) & IMPEDANCE 1 - 8 Ohm Jensen Blackbird ALNICO 40 / Total Load = 8 Ohms

CASTERS Optional - Track-Loc™ Removable Casters

ADDITIONAL CABINET FEATURES

EXTRA FEATURES Vintage-Inspired Construction for Tone & Portability

WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS

WEIGHT 36.6 Lbs.

HEIGHT 18”

WIDTH 18 1/2”

DEPTH 10”


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