Harley Benton hopes to rein in your fire-breathing tube amp with new, $145 PA-250 power attenuator

Harley Benton's new PA 250 Power Attenuator
(Image credit: Harley Benton)

Hardly a day goes by, it seems, without a new piece of gear to pore over from Harley Benton. Today's offering from the budget specialist is the PA-250 power attenuator, which aims to rein in the wall-shaking, neighbor-infuriating power of red-hot tube amps.

Designed to be hooked up between the output of your guitar amp and speaker, the PA-250 features six steps of power reduction, plus an adjustable “Fine” control for additional reduction when the power is set to -15 dB.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.