Closer to the acoustic instrument than ever before
Welcome to a new era of acoustic amplification. Developed with renowned designer Michael Eisenmann, era 1 gives you richly detailed definition for peerless authenticity and tonal brilliance, plus a bunch of remarkably innovative and intuitive features to make every performance better. On top of all this, era 1 is built in Germany to the highest quality standards.
Painstakingly selected, top-drawer components
Premium-quality AD/DA converters
Custom-made power amp with massive headroom
Richly detailed definition, wonderfully dynamic response, plenty of headroom—it all adds up to a natural-sounding audio experience unrivaled in authenticity.
Intuitive handling with zero compromises
Two fully featured, identical channels
Independent FX engine for each channel with 16 programs
Very effective Preshape and Mode buttons to voice channels to suit different instruments and vocal registers
As compact and light as conventional 60-watt combos
Developed by renowned acoustic amp designer Michael Eisenmann in a joint effort with the Hughes & Kettner team
Choice materials, handpicked for durability and ruggedness
Made in Germany to the most discriminating standards for quality
“DT” stands for delay time, or the time between echoes / repeats.
“HF damping”” attenuates the high-frequency (HF) components in the reverb signal to take the harsh edge off and achieve a warmer, fatter tone”