Mesa Engineering V-Twin Tube Preamp


  • Gain
  • Bass
  • Middle
  • Treble
  • Presence
  • Master
  • Alternate Channel mode : Clean/Blues (pushbutton)
  • Channel selector (footswitch)
  • Bypass (footswitch)
  • Mixer/phones out selector (switch)



Sired by our Dual Rectifier Head and raised by a Hog-riding armadillo

This is no one-trick stomp box. With three modes, four stages of all-tube preamp circuitry and dedicated outputs for host amps, power amps and recording consoles, this fortress of a pedal is a fully evolved footswitching preamp.

Though its layout is simple, V-Twin is supremely capable of producing pristine clean sounds and delivering purring blues tones and truly outrageous high-gain rock or metal sounds. Two out of three of these dedicated modes are footswitchable, leaving us room to include the Bypass for use with host amps. It even has headphone capability that will embarrass the effects-laden digital wanna be's. Or can be plugged into any power amp - including the PA.

In the studio, either V-Twin is a child prodigy. Engineers and producers alike are shocked when they push up the faders and hear how well it goes direct-to-tape.

Carry V-Twin with you at all times, as backup insurance or for sit-in situations and always get your tone.


  • Handbuilt in the USA
  • 2x12AX7
  • 2 Channels, 3 Modes (Clean, Blues & Solo)
  • Mode Assignment Switches
  • Gain, Master, Bass, Mid, Treble and Presence (Universal)
  • Bypass Switch
  • Clean Gain Adjustment Control
  • Record/Headphone Out
  • External Switching Inputs


myFXDB user reviews

1 review, average score of 9 / 10

2015-01-222nd version9/10  Two channels, mesa/boogie tonePricey and out of production. Gain chain contains solid state and not only tubes.

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