The Orange Crush 20RT features two fantastic sounding channels making for an incredibly versatile practice amp. It's got enough gain on the dirty channel to take of everyone; from the blues guys to the metal players, thanks to the new updated preamp design. Channel switching is also footswitchable making going from clean to distorted and vice versa, easy and hassle-free. Like the rest of the new Orange Crush amps, the Crush 20R features an all analogue signal path resulting in a natural and organic sound, as well as punchy and clear, custom designed Voice of the World speaker. It's even got a cabinet simulator on the line/headphone output which means you'll get the huge sound of a mic'd up Orange stack when you use the amp for recording or with headphones. This is probably my favourite practice amp around this size.
What makes the Crush 20RT differ from the Crush 20 is the addition of an on-board tuner and reverb. The tuner is accurate and means that more of your guitar essentials are in one handy package. The reverb is versatile, giving you the option to dial in a little, just to add a bit more texture to your tone, or a lot, resulting in some ethereal, ambient sounds.
By Richard B, Reidys Guitar Specialist
Read more about the release of the new Orange Crush amps here.
New for 2015 the Crush 20RT builds on the tonal platform of the Crush 20 with even more of functionality through the inclusion of lush onboard reverb and an integrated chromatic tuner. Like its more 'stripped down' sibling, the Crush 20RT features footswitchable Clean and Dirty channels plus our new high gain, four stage preamp design, serving up a huge palette of overdriven and distorted sounds, rich in harmonic overtones.
The sheer punch achieved through the Crush 20RT's custom 8? Voice of the World speaker is nothing short of staggering, with a commanding delivery and depth of sound that belies amp's modest footprint. Complete with an Aux In for backing tracks and a CabSim-loaded headphone output, the Crush 20RT is the perfect portable practice amp combo, combining usable features with legendary Orange tone and buckets of classic Orange mojo.
All Analogue Signal Path
Orange's commitment to analogue amplifier circuitry in a digital age ensures Crush amps possess the lively feel and responsiveness that Orange is famous for, inspiring guitarists to play their instruments, not the technology. The Crush 20's highly effective 3 band EQ section allows for huge control over your sound, from bold vintage colours to scooped modern tones.
Twin Channel, High Gain Preamp Design
Experience levels of detailed saturation and versatility never before heard in a practice amplifier. Building on the huge success of our Crush Pro series, our high gain preamp design puts a truly inspiring range of complex tones in the hands of the player. High quality, low noise components provide four stages of gain with exceptional richness and clarity, delivering everything from blissful cleans, to classic Bluesy Orange crunch all the way through to full-bodied, ultra high gain Metal distortion. Clean and Dirty channels can be switched on the amp's top panel or remotely using the optional footswitch.
The headphone/line output includes our new CabSim feature, faithfully emulating the sound of a mic'd Orange 4×12? cabinet loaded with our flagship Voice of the World speakers. Use headphones for silent practice or connect to a mixer/recording console to capture huge, authentic Orange tones in the studio.
Reverb & Integrated Chromatic Tuner
Based on a classic 'spring' type, the reverb in the Crush 'RT models is an all-new digital module which adds a warm 3D spaciousness to your sound. Ranging from a subtle shimmer to lengthy ethereal trails the circuit features an analogue 'dry through', ensuring your guitar's tone maintains its integrity as the reverb is blended in. The integrated chromatic tuner is accurate and fast-tracking for quick tune-ups between jams.
Voice of the World Speaker
Orange's own custom designed speakers deliver the perfect balance between modern low end punch and vintage highs, maintaining clarity even when pushed.
Classic Orange Styling
Finished in Orange's legendary livery dating back to 1968, the Crush range features our basket weave vinyl, woven speaker grille cloth, signature 'picture frame' edging and iconic hieroglyphs on the control panel.
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It doesn't happen often, but occasionally an item can get damaged on the way to you. Don't worry! If your order is received either damaged or faulty, just let us know, preferably using the returns request form within 30 days of receiving the item, and we'll arrange for it its return and for a replacement or refund.
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Software or products that include software that needs to be registered are not eligible for this 14 day return period if opened and installed, and due to hygiene reasons we can't accept certain used in-ear headphones, microphones or harmonicas.
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