Supro 1610RT Comet Combo/ Cabinet

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Supro Comet Combo Amplifier
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Side
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Side
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Back
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Top
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Controls
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Front
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Side
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Side
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Back
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Top

The Supro 1610 Comet is a high-gain, low-wattage 1 x 10 combo with reverb, tremolo and switchable power. Designed to act as a go-anywhere companion to your favorite guitars, this lightweight tube amp cranks out 6-Watts or 14-Watts of screaming hot vintage tone with an on-board option to drench your sound in tube-driven reverb and tremolo. The Comet is your desert island tube amplifier.

The preamp found in the Comet delivers warm, blooming clean tones up until 12-o-clock on the volume knob. Past noon, the Comet’s voice rolls over into Supro crunch, giving way to a singing, violin-like overdrive at full volume. The Comet is remarkably high-gain for a vintage flavored amp and it nails that sweet-spot without being too loud for comfort.

The Comet’s vintage correct tremolo effect occurs in the preamp, before the reverb. This 12Ax7-based tremolo circuit allows for wider overall speed range and a deeper effect as compared to our louder models where the tremolo happens in the power tubes, after the reverb.

The power-amp found in the Comet uses a single 6L6 tube with switchable plate voltage to achieve studio and practice friendly 6 Watts or a more robust 14 Watts for stage use. The overdrive that occurs within the Comet’s “single-ended,” Class-A output stage is rich in even-order harmonics and soaked in tube compression. True to the legacy of the original, microphone-friendly Supro combos, the Comet’s exceptional dynamics and ultra-low noise performance make it an ideal recording amp.

The Comet is dressed in 1959 Supro cosmetics, with Black Rhino Hide tolex, black piping, white welting and a gold faceplate. Similar in construction to our award winning Black Magick and Supreme amplifier models, there is no beam blocker in front of the Comet’s custom-made CR10 speaker, facilitating maximum throw and crystal-clear treble response from this compact all-tube masterpiece.

A matching 1700 BD12 loaded, 1×12 extension cabinet can also be hooked up to the Comet, bringing the overall speaker impedance load down to 4-ohms to deliver maximum punch and additional stage volume for gigs. The 1610 Comet, and the entire line of Supro amps is hand-assembled in by Absara Audio in Port Jefferson, NY, USA.

 

Circuit Type: High Gain, All-tube Supro Circuit
Wattage: 6 or 14 Watts Switchable Power
Channels: 1 Channel with Tone Control
Tremolo: Yes, foot-switchable – purchase here!
Reverb: Yes, foot-switchable – purchase here!

Assembled in NY, USA

 

Preamp Tubes: 3x JJ 12AX7, 1xJJ 12AT7
Power Tubes:  1x 5881/6L6WGC
Speakers: 1 x 10″ Supro CR10

 

Cabinet Dimensions (in.) 17 5/8” x 7 1/2″ x 15 1/2”
Cabinet Dimensions (cm.) 44.7 x 19 x 39.4 cm
Weight (lbs) 32.5 lbs
Weight (kg) 15.3 kg
Tolex Black Rhino Hide tolex
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Side
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Side
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Back
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Top
Supro Comet Combo Amplifier Controls
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Front
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Side
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Side
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Back
Supro Comet Extension Cabinet 1X12 Top