Harley Benton HB-40R

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40 Watt Guitar Combo Amplifier

The Harley Benton HB-40R is a 40W combo that offers everything required for practising at home or in the rehearsal room, and at a fantastic price. The built-in 10" speaker sounds highly crisp, and if a bit more wumm is needed, a larger external speaker can be connected. At 4 ohms, the amp delivers 40W, which for many situations is completely sufficient. A 3-band tone control and a second channel are included in case you really want to make some noise. A spring reverb unit gives the sound some additional room and shine, and the headphone output enables you to play in the smallest of rooms without disturbing the neighbours.

  • Power: 40W
  • Equipped with: 10" Custom voiced speaker
  • TEC Tube-emulating circuit
  • Channel select (activate overdrive / boost channel)
  • Gain control
  • Volume controls for overdrive and clean channel
  • 3-Band EQ with controls for bass, mids and treble
  • Reverb control (spring type)
  • Headphone connector
  • AUX input
  • Line output
  • Foot pedal connector for channel switch and reverb (foot switch not included; compatible foot switch: Article Nr 198735)
  • Output for external speaker
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 420 x 425 x 220 mm
  • Weight: 10 kg
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Further Information

Power 40 W
Speaker 1x 10"
Channels 2
Reverb Yes
Effects Processor No
External FX Loop No
Line Input No
Recording Output Yes
MIDI Interface No
Connection for External Speaker Yes
Headphone Output Yes
Footswitch connection Yes
Incl. Footswitch No
Weight 10,0 kg

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A good beginner amp - but a bit too much for bedroom play?
Mr D, 11.05.2017
40 watts is, quite simply, a lot of power; I've never been able to set the volume to this thing above 6 without fear of deafening myself.
Build quality is 4/5 , as plugging anything in to the dedicated AUX IN port for backing track play results in horrible buzzing and insanely loud popping noises. This was tested across several different aux cables and portable devices.
Other than that, the amp itself is very solidly built, and can definitely take a few knocks. The overdrive channel feature is a bit rubbish, but the clean channel is great. EQ controls are good.

Another note : This is very useful to bring to parties as a speaker. Simply make sure you're set to the clean channel, set the volume low (1 or 2 out of 10), and use an adapter to connect the 3.5mm jack from your phone to the regular guitar input jack. Many friends have commented on how great the sound is playing back party playlists, and the best part is that you can go from listening to music to playing it, with just an electric guitar and an aux, with the same amp. Very versatile.
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More than i exprected
Kai555, 15.06.2014
The sound quality is really good and it is even loud enough to play in a band! Assuming the drum machine is not that machine like ;)
The equalizer is sensitive and can be adjusted precisely. The overdrive channel ranges from crunch to distortion.
The built in reverb is also a nice feature, witch thickens the sound. Good for surf music.
This amp is also very good for playing at home. It has an extra audio jacket for headphones. You can also plug in another box, good for monitoring or whatever you want to do. All in all i would strongly recommend this one for beginners.
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Okay for starters
Kriksis, 20.08.2020
The amp doesn't offer much and the overdrive channel often sounded way too dirty, but it works well for entry level guitarists. The only con is its weight - for what it offers, I feel like it's a bit too heavy when carrying around.
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ToadilyInsane2, 02.05.2020
This was my first little Amp and is still working great sound etc . It is a perfect start up amp . Fairly priced and has a good output about 40watt. I used it to learn and practise on at home. It is fitted with base/mid and treble controls,foot switch connection if needed. reverb...this is spring type. Line in and out. There are at least another 5 or 6 features I haven't mentioned. Is it value for money.. Well yes it is and when the time comes as it does a bigger more high tec amp can be purchased.
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