Allen Amplification Encore 1×12



Allen Amplification Encore 1×12

Condition: Excellent

Output Power: 35W w/6L6s and 5AR4. Optional 22W w/6V6s and 5U4G.

Tube Compliment: (1) 5AR4, (2) 6L6s and (5) 12AX7s

Class: AB push-pull with adjustable fixed bias.

Equalization: Bass, Treble and Midrange controls, BRIGHT switch and RAW control.

Reverb: All-tube, long 3-spring medium-delay tank in a heavy vinyl reverb bag with MIX and TONE controls, shielded cables.

Master Volume: Post-driver using dual potentiometer and (4) coupling capacitors.

Chassis: Stainless-steel angled-front chassis with welded corners.

Potentiometers: Full-size (15/16″) chassis-mount with 3/8″ bushing, solid metal shaft, damped action.

Circuitry: Hand-wired point-to-point with tinned solid-core PVC wiring, G-10 glass epoxy circuit board with brass eyelets. Carbon film resistors, Mallory M150 and CDM silver mica tone capacitors, Switchcraft jacks, Carling switches, and U.S. made molded type sockets.

Transformers: Cool and quiet running Allen TP40 200ma power transformer, TO35MT paper bobbin interleaved winding output transformer, TR reverb transformer and TRCH choke are all U.S. made.

Topology: Design is loosely based on the mid 60s Fender Vibrolux Reverb™ but without a normal channel. Design is enhanced with 2-knob reverb, non-opticoupler tube tremolo, master volume control, middle control, RAW control, rear-panel bias measurment jacks, impedance switch, and front-panel power switches.

Cabinet: Finger-jointed pine cabinet with Blond/Wheat.  1/2″ birch plywood floating-type baffleboard and (2) screw-on rear panels. Chrome bottom corners, rubber-cushioned chrome glides (feet), chrome chassis straps, black-rubber steel-reinforced carrying handle with chrome caps/screws.

Speaker:  12″ Celestion G12 M

Special Features: Brown-era tube tremolo, impedance switch, unique RAW mid/gain boost control, front-panel power switches, master volume, and conveninent rear-panel bias measurment jacks.


Power Switches: Front-panel mounted POWER and STANDBY toggle switches for easy access.

Indicator Light: Front panel pilot-light for AC power with choice of red, green, blue, amber, or purple jeweled lens and #47 bulb.

Size and Weight: 1×12 Combo – 24″W x 18″H x 10″D, 46 lbs.