Acorn Announces New Petito Amp

Acorn Amplifiers has announced the Petito, an all-tube seven-watt unit. The hand-built and hand-wired amp features a JJ 6V6 output tube, NOS 6SN7 preamp tube and a GZ34 tube rectifier.

There’s also audio-grade resistors, classic tone transformers and F&T filter capacitors, as well as 8 ohm impedance output and CTS potentiometers.

The streamlined control panel features volume, treble, mid and bass knobs, and the rugged enclosure is made of lightweight baltic birch.

The Petito is available for $1,275 as a head or 1x12 combo featuring a 12-inch WGS Reaper speaker.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.