Magnatone’s Starlite promises to pack classic Fender-style tones into a 5-watt Class A combo

Magnatone Starlite
(Image credit: Magnatone)

Boutique guitar amp manufacturer Magnatone has lifted the lid on a new low-wattage Class A combo, dubbed the Starlite.

Featuring a combination of a single 6V6 tube in the power section and a 12AX7 tube in the preamp, the Starlite offers five watts of power and is being touted as an ideal partner in studio or home setups.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.