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Power Engine 60 — List: $455.00 Street: $339.00

Signal Chain

  • Zoom G3
  • Tech 21 Power Engine 60
  • Shure SM57
  • Avid Digi 003

Signal Chain

  • PRS NF3
  • Zoom G3
  • Tech 21 Power Engine 60
  • Shure SM57
  • Avid Digi 003

Signal Chain

  • Ibanez S470
  • Dunlop Manufacturing Tortex 1mm Blue
  • GHS Progressives, 9-42
  • Millennia Music & Media Systems HV-37
  • Radial JCR Reamp
  • Boss GT-100
  • Tech 21 Power Engine 60
  • Shure SM57
  • Avid Digi 003
  • Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Quad Core

The Power Engine 60 is an all-purpose, multi-function, powered extension cabinet. Packing 60 watts of transparent power, it can be used with any direct recording device or pre-amp, analog or digital, tube or solid state, in stompbox or rackmount formats. When plugging your favorite device into a Power Engine, the tone is unaffected. So there's no need to labor over readjusting all your parameters that would otherwise be colored by a conventional amp.

These handsome cabinets perfectly complement Tech 21’s line of Trademark combo amps. The Power Engine 60 will accept XLR and 1/4” inputs and includes a balanced XLR output to ‘daisy-chain’ with other Power Engine 60s. Knowing that not all rooms are created acoustically perfect, you can compensate for less than ideal environments by adjusting the on-board, active three-band EQ.

Wherever your tones come from, make the Power Engine 60 your destination for portable, pure reproduction.

Decade: 2010s
Category: Amp
Type: Solid State

Form Factor: 1x12 Combo
Watts: 60
Speaker: Celestion Seventy80
Channels: 1
Controls: Hi, Mid, Low, Volume
Master Volume: No
Effects Loop: No
Line Out: XLR for Daisy-Chaining


Starting with the Ultimate Speaker Demo, an ever-increasing number of the GearTunes audio  clips are being tracked using the Radial JCR Reamp. The Reamp was invented by my good friend and colleague John Cuniberti who engineered/co-produced many of Joe Satriani's most infamous recordings.

For GearTunes, reamping allows me to record a track where the guitar "hears" the amp in the room, but initially only the guitar or guitar and effects signal is recorded. This allows me to spend additional time perfecting amp tones and mic placement once I have the performance I'm looking for. One of the byproducts of this process is the creation of GearTunes DI Clips which enable you to play select guitars and effects through your amp by using your mobile device or computer as a reamp device.

For GearTunes DI Clips - and Gear Tune DI Clips ONLY (always found under the DI clips tab for gear that has one), you can play our guitar and effects through your amp. Simply use an unbalanced cable that terminates with an 1/8th inch jack on one end and a 1/4 inch jack on the other. Connect the 1/8th jack to the output of your mobile device or computer and the 1/4 inch jack into the front of your amp. Start off with your amp volume at zero and your mobile device (or computer) volume all the way up to ensure you hit the front end of the amp with enough signal, and then gradually increase the volume of the clean channel on your amp until you reach a level that is not capable of causing damage to your ears or equipment. GearTunes accepts no liability for the use, abuse or misuse of these clips, and playing them into your amp is done exclusively at your own risk.

I am tremendously excited about being able to share GearTunes DI Clips with you as you journey on your quest to find right gear for the music you play! Cheers ~ Doug:)

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