Mesa Boogie Triple Crown TC-50 - 1x12" 50-watt Tube Combo

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Mesa's King of Rock

The Mesa Engineering Triple Crown TC-50 50-watt 1 x 12" all-tube guitar combo is Mesa's supreme rock 'n' roll-voiced amplifier. Its 3-channel design offers two modes on each channel for American-sounding clean tones on the first channel, aggressive crunch on the second channel, and thick high gain from channel three. The Triple Crown TC-50 combo is also loaded with features such as MIDI-capable switching, a true spring reverb that's footswitchable, and even Mesa's impressive CabClone direct output. The Triple Crown TC-50 combo is a versatile amp with a rock 'n' roll soul.

Three wide-ranging channels

Though the Triple Crown's three channels feature a straightforward design, that doesn't make them any less versatile and powerful than other Mesa designs. Channel One's toggle switch selects between Normal and Drive modes and can deliver sparkling performance or vintage-style breakup. Channel Two offers Normal and Tight modes to control its mid-gain voice. Rock 'n' roll players will love this channel. And Channel Three also utilizes Normal and Tight modes to deliver classic Mesa Boogie high-gain drive.

Built-in CabClone

The Triple Crown TC-50 combo packs a built-in CabClone internal amp load and speaker simulator. It provides an incredibly realistic speaker-emulated direct output to plug right into the sound system or recording chain. You can still use it in conjunction with the amp's internal Celestion Vintage 30 speaker, or you can disengage the speaker for silent practice through headphones or recording. It'll also allow you to cut down on stage volume, which will help give your band a tighter, more controlled live sound.

Loaded with guitarist-friendly features

Not only is the Mesa Engineering Triple Crown TC-50 50-watt 1 x 12" all-tube guitar combo a fantastic-sounding amplifier, but it boasts a bevy of features that every guitarist will find beneficial. The true spring reverb tank is footswitchable, along with the tube-buffered effects loop. The amp ships with EL-34 power tubes for British vibe, but a bias select switch enables the TC-50 to run beautifully with either 6V6 or 6L6 power tubes as well. And the combo amp is also MIDI ready, enabling it to integrate into even the most advanced guitar rigs.

Legendary Mesa quality

Around Guitar World, the Mesa Engineering name is synonymous with high-quality construction. As in the Triple Crown TC-50 50-watt 1 x 12" all-tube guitar combo, all their amplifiers are constructed with only the finest materials, with special attention being paid to durability. In this vein, the TC-50 features an all-aluminum chassis, a 6-button footswitch that will handle years of abuse, and tight-fitting cabinet construction that is rugged and throws your tone to the back of the house.

Mesa Boogie Triple Crown TC-50 50-watt 1 x 12" Combo Features:

  • All-tube combo amplifier aimed at great rock guitar tones
  • 3-channel design offers super-clean, crunch, and intense high gain
  • CabClone DI output offers direct speaker-simulated tones
  • Spring reverb is footswitchable
  • MIDI-capable switching
  • Powered by EL-34 power tubes
  • Aggressive-sounding Celestion Vintage 30 12" speaker
  • Footswitchable Solo level
  • Tube-buffered effects loop
  • Accepts EL-34, 6V6, or 6L6 power tubes

Tech Specs

  • Type:Tube 
  • Number of Channels:
  • Total Power:50W Class A/B 
  • Preamp Tubes:6 x 12AX7, 1 x 12AT7 
  • Power Tubes:2 x EL34 
  • Reverb:Tube, Spring Reverb 
  • EQ:3-band EQ per channel 
  • Effects Loop:Yes 
  • Inputs:1 x 1/4" 
  • Outputs:2 x 1/4" (speaker out), 1 x XLR (CabClone DI out), 1 x 1/4" (headphones), 1 x 1/4" (line out) 
  • MIDI I/O:In, Out/Thru 
  • Footswitch I/O:1 x 6-pin DIN (channel, reverb, FX loop, solo) 
  • Footswitch Included:Yes, 6-button footswitch 
  • Height:19.25"
  • Width:22.75"
  • Depth:10.37"
  • Weight:56 lbs. 
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