Friedman Runt 20


The Friedman Runt 20 guitar amp head delivers stunning tone and unparalleled power in a sleek, compact design.



The Friedman Runt 20 guitar amp head is a remarkable piece of equipment that is designed for professional guitarists who require high-quality tone, versatility, and reliability. This amp head is the latest addition to Friedman’s line of guitar amplifiers, a company known for crafting some of the most iconic amps in the industry.

The Runt 20 is a class A/B amplifier that delivers 20 watts of power, making it ideal for studio recording, small gigs, and home practice. The amp head features two channels – a clean and overdrive channel – which can be switched with the included footswitch. The clean channel produces crystal-clear tones that are perfect for jazz, blues, and country styles, while the overdrive channel provides rich and dynamic distortion for rock, metal, and fusion genres.

The amp head is powered by two EL84 power tubes, which give it a warm and vintage sound that is reminiscent of classic British amps. The preamp section is based on the legendary Friedman Dirty Shirley amplifier that has been used by many famous guitarists such as Eddie Van Halen, Jerry Cantrell, and Chris Shiflett. The Runt 20 also features Friedman’s signature saturation control, which allows guitarists to adjust the amount of gain and compression to their liking.

The Runt 20 has a compact and sturdy design that makes it easy to transport and set up. The amp head is constructed with high-quality components such as custom-wound transformers, a rugged aluminum chassis, and premium capacitors. The Amp also features a silent recording mode that allows guitarists to record their playing without disturbing others nearby.

Overall, the Friedman Runt 20 guitar amp head is a top-tier piece of gear that offers outstanding performance, versatility, and reliability. Its vintage-inspired tones, intuitive controls, and exceptional build quality make it an excellent investment for any guitarist looking for a professional-grade amp head. Whether you’re playing in the studio, on stage, or at home, the Runt 20 will deliver the high-quality tone you need to achieve your musical goals.

Friedman Runt 20 properties

Product name Runt 20
Brand Friedman
Type Guitar Amplifier Heads
Sound Effects Clean, Presence
Sound Setting Bass, Equalizer, Gain/Drive, Master-volume, Middle, Treble
Equalizer Band 3
Connection Inputs Foot Switch Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″, Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″
Foot Switch Inputs 1
Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″ 1
Connection Outputs Speaker Connections Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″, XLR Single Out
Speaker Connections Outputs 2
Return/Send Tele/RTS 6,3mm
Power Output (RMS) 20.0 W
Amplifier Model Tube
Colour Black
Power Supply Electrical
Amount of Channels 2
Impedance 16, 8
Height 209.6 mm
Depth 215.9 mm
Width 457.2 mm
Weight 10.0 kg

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