Orange Amplification celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2008 with the issue of an extremely limited-edition amp: the OR50H. Due to overwhelming public demand, Orange Amplification have decided to re-introduce it.

In 1972 Orange launched an amp that defined their sound. It was dubbed the ‘Pics Only’ due to the absence of any text, instead using pictures only on the front panel of the amp. The OR50H owes more than a nod to this vintage legend; from the method of its construction, to the blues and rock tone, and even the cosmetics.

Featuring a traditional single channel with a three stage gain section, the real weapon in the OR50’s arsenal is the HF Drive control. This is two controls in one! As you turn the control clockwise you will hear the power amp presence increase while adding an extra dimension of power amp gain. Along with a foot-switchable master volume, this is truly one of the most versatile single channel amps ever created.

Specifications OR50H

  • Single Channel
  • Foot Switchable Master Volume/Attenuator
  • Three Band EQ
  • HF Drive Control with Boost
  • 3 Stage Gain section
  • Classic 2 x EL34 valve configuration
  • 3 x 12AX7
  • 50 Watts RMS
  • Chassis mounted hand wired power valve sockets

The new OR15H offers an alternative specification for those looking for a 15 watt Class A guitar amp, still delivering the vintage Orange tone and for the first time offering the Pics Only styling in a ‘smaller’ package, also with three band EQ and valve FX loop. The amp is housed in the classic Orange head sleeve.

Specifications OR15H

  • Single Channel
  • Three Band EQ
  • 4 Stage Gain section
  • Classic 2 x EL84 class A valve configuration
  • 3 x 12AX7, 1 x 12AT7
  • 15 Watts RMS
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 21 x 40 x 19 cm,  8.3 x 15.7 x 7.5 in
  • Weight: 7kg/15lb

With incredible vintage tone and unmatched versatility, once heard you will be hooked on the OR Series amplifiers for life!

To take a look at these and all the other Orange Amps go to Orange Music Booth 4890 Hall C.

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