NAMM 2020: Ashdown reveals two ultra lightweight and compact amps - The Ant and The Newt

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NAMM 2020: Ashdown have revealed two ultra light and portable amps ahead of this year's show - the Ant for bass players and the Newt for guitar players.

Featuring a compact aluminum construction - 210mm x 188mm x 62mm, to be exact - these small but mighty amps weigh under a kilogram (915g), but remain durable for life on the road.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.