In 2003 Vintage Guitar’s Carr Mercury cover story exclaimed ‘Tone of the Gods. Now, 13 years later, the amp that started the full-featured, low-powered, attenuated combo revolution --- returns!! The Carr Mercury V 1x12 Combo Amplifier for Guitar, the older British cousin of Carr's award-winning Skylark, is back with a highly evolved feature set borrowing the best of the past while rocketing into the future!
The Mercury V is highly touch-sensitive with a huge range of English tones from 60s aggressive clean thru 70s rock into 80s and 90s tasty crunch. Carr's built-in attenuator delivers real power tube overdrive at whisper levels retaining the feel and juice of full volume fun. Like recording on your computer? Just plug the Mercury V line out into your A/D interface and go! The Luscious Spring Reverb, full-ranging Overdrive options, and effective tone controls make the Mercury V an invaluable recording tool. Home player? Experience big amp satisfaction with domestic tranquility. Gigging musician? 16 burly watts in full power means the Mercury V is a commanding stage amp. Mercury V wins the six-string triathlon ---- Home - Studio - Stage.
Plus, you get everything Carr is known for, in-house crafted solid pine dovetailed cabinets, bleeding edge power supply components mixed with Mid-Century signal elements, and true point-to-point wiring. The Mercury V – Scary Good!