The AD30 is a classic, two channel British amplifier, you can set both channels to clean or both to crunch. It’s a versatile amplifier that has two completely separate signal paths, Channel One has a thick, creamy, classic voice. Whereas Channel Two has a tighter bass response, with more gain and a quicker attack.
The GZ34 valve rectifier is key part of the AD30’s sound, giving natural compression in the power stage of the amplifier. Giving the amp a unique response and sag, reacting to how you dig into strings and play.
Redesigned for the AD30, the U.K. built, five section 30 Watt transformers, that saturates earlier and smoothly like vintage transformers. Over two years of development and several designs revisions these transformers have become the standard Orange transformer.