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Darkglass Electronics

Darkglass Alpha Omega 900 Amp Head



The Alpha·Omega 900 takes the best elements of our most successful distortion preamplifier ever, combined with state of the art features to make a monstrous 900-watt amplifier with earth-shattering tone. While Darkglass' signature Alpha and Omega drive engines add incredible girth and size to the overdriven signal, the studio-grade VCA compressor adds an extra layer of control, and the ultra-quiet 6-band graphic equalizer can help sculpt the tone from aggressive and overdriven to crystal clear clean, whatever your needs may be. That's not everything though, the MIDI programmability and impulse response cabinet simulation with up to three different storable virtual cabinets make the AO900 not only one of the most complete amplifiers for the touring musician but combined with the auxiliary input and headphone output, the ideal tool for silent practicing. The Alpha Omega 900 amplifies the best qualities of one of the most powerful and distinct Darkglass products ever made.

Front panel features:

Input: 6,3 mm jack.
Passive/Active: Use this push-button switch to change from passive to active mode.
Distortion: Use this push button to turn on or off the Alpha·Omega Engine.
Bite: Boosts high mids (2.8 kHz) for additional presence and definition.
Growl: Shelving Bass Boost for a fatter tone and increased low end saturation.
Compression: This knob controls the amount of dynamic compression added to the Alpha Omega Engine.
Drive: This knob controls the amount of distortion that the Alpha Omega Engine will deliver.
Level: Use this knob to control Alpha Omega Engine’s output volume.
Blend: Use this knob to mix between the Clean signal and the Distortion signal (Alpha·Omega Engine).
Mod: Selects or mixes between the two distinct distortion circuits: Alpha is punchy, tight with a lot of definition, whereas Omega is simply brutal and raw.
Gain: Use this knob to change the volume of the signal before the Active 4 Band EQ.
Bass: +-12 dB at 80 Hz.
Mids: +-12 dB at 250, 500, 1.5 K and 3 Khz.
Treble: +-12 dB at 5 kHz.

Back panel features:

Speaker output: speakon, 6,3 mm jack.
Min-Load switch.
Pre amp out: You can use this output to connect the preamp to a different power amp.
Power amp in: You can use this input to connect a different preamp in the power amp. (master volume will be disabled).
Ground Lift: Use this control to lift the ground of the DI XLR output.
Pre DI output: Use this connector to send a balanced copy of your clean signal to the console, mic preamp, interface, etc.
Post DI Output: Use this connector to connect the Microtubes 900 preamplifier to balanced equipment (mic preamp, console, recorder, compressor, audio interface, etc.) via a standard XLR jack.
Headphone output: 6,3 mm jack.
Headphone volume.
Aux In.
Cabinet select.
Footswitch: 6,3 mm jack.
Dimensions: 26,7 x 7 x 25,5 cm.

Weight: 2,9 kg.

Colour: Gray

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