If you’re on the hunt to add that original amp’s characteristic bite to your Synergy rig, the 800 preamp is where you’ll find it. We went to great lengths to ensure this module represents that amplifier’s tone in great detail. Dave Friedman of Friedman Amplification – who has worked on countless 800s, including personal amps of many guitar heroes – designed the module around his extensive knowledge of what makes the great ones truly special. He then hot rodded the 800 module with a higher-gain channel that takes your tone into even thicker harmonic territory. And for even more cut, both channels of this 12AX7-driven preamp feature a bright switch, ensuring your every note slices right through the mix.
The Synergy 800 features two channels each with gain and volume knobs and a bright switch. Both channels share a three band EQ.
CATHODE SELECT SWITCH:
The Synergy 800 module includes a three position switch which allows you to configure the input tube bass response to match the original circuit of the selected module Patent Pending. Switch setting will will affect the feel and tightness. Each amp designer has a specific combination of components that makes up their input tube circuit. We have selected the three most popular combinations which you can access with this switch. You can experiment and try any of the positions to see what you prefer. The 800 module will come preset to same setting as a Marshall JCM 800 which is switch position 2 (2.7K resistor and .68uf capacitor).
Synergy hardware and interchangeable pre-amps are protected under US patent.