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Tech 21 SansAmp Original Classic Not Reissue FOR SALE!

Folks this the real deal! This is not the new SansAmp Classic Reissue now selling for $280 plus ship or even the SansAmp Classic which is a reissue of the original SansAmp used by Robin Trower and many more major acts listed down below.

In fact, there are few records you've heard from the last 20 years until now that haven't used one in the studio to some degree. The SanAmp Original listed here is extremely rare and you won't find many floating around because they're mostly sitting as prized tools in major recording studios around the world.

This is the SanVintage SansAmp Original (early pre Classic) EXC COND guitar amp simulator
Early / original model SansAmp amp simulator and factory a/c power adapter, from Tech 21 NYC box and manual. This is NOT a "SansAmp Classic", but the original model that the Classic version is patterned after.

Serial number 30178 which I believe is the 178th one made since the original units were only made in a small batch. This unit is in excellent to mint functional and cosmetic condition with all original manual and an extra example sound fold out page, original serialized box. This is the one with the prettier, shiny raised type grain instead of the plain flat Classic finish that came later.

Most tone guru recording artists insist on only using the SansAmp original listed here vs. the SansAmp Classic, which is a re-issue of this original and the new Classic Reissue, which is a reissue of the Classic!

It's  None of the cheaper mass produced parts of today, just pure amp tones of the highest quality parts from yester year and which is exactly what you're hearing on your favorite records, not the Classic version.

Price: $379.95 FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 US States.

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Interview with Robin Trower the King of Tone....
St. James: Your tone is such a classic; people really want to emulate it. Has it changed over the years, the gear you’re using?

Trower: I think it’s fundamentally the same sort of concept, you know. But, obviously, you change equipment all the time. I mean, just this past year, I’ve been using this thing called a SansAmp, which I’ve used for most of the album, in conjunction with other things.

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The 3-position input switch gives you a choice of pre-amp styles:
For Marshall®-type pre-amps with mid-range and highs emphasized For Mesa Boogie®-type pre-amps For Fender®-type pre-amps (excellent for rhythm guitar as well as bass)
The knob controls shape pre-amp contours, power amp contours, volume and final tone. With SansAmp Classic, there are countless (we know, we've tried) permutations for you to explore.
Sample style settings include: Vintage (AC/DC) and Hot-Wired (Van Halen) Marshall®; Mesa Boogie®; Hiwatt®; Fender® Lead (B.B. King), Rhythm and Bass; and Ampeg SVT®.
SansAmp Classic - Musical Snapshots
Style Short Sample
Blues Listen
Country Listen
EJ Style Listen
Hard Rock Listen
Jazz Listen

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Kenny Aaronson Joan Jett, Derringer, Foghat
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Jeff Ament Pearl Jam
Michael Anthony Van Halen
Brian Arsenault Gary Allan Band
Melissa Auf der Maur Smashing Pumpkins, Hole
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Chris Beattie Hatebreed
Michael Beinhorn, Producer  Ozzy, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, Hole
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Matthew Bellamy Muse
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Alan Bello Eminence
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Richard K. Bernstein Rammstein
Owen Biddle Roots, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Henkka T. Blacksmith Children of Bodom
Russell Blake Sonny Rollins Band
Tchad Blake, Engineer Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Los Lobos
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Rachel Bolan Skid Row
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Rex Brown Pantera
Bob Bryar Thrice
Ryan Burchfield Depswa
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Mitch Burman goneblind
T-Bone Burnett  
Emily Burton Fireball Ministry
Jonathan Buske The Promise
Phil Caivano Monster Magnet
Matt Cameron Pearl Jam
Chris Camden Liar's Academy
Jeff Campbell Sting
John Campbell Lamb of God
Tony Campos Static X
Ben Carey Lifehouse, Savage Garden
Alain Caron  
Zachary Carothers Portugal. The Man
Justin Chancellor Tool
Peter Charell Trapt
Stuart Chatwood Tea Party
Chi Cheng Deftones
Pete Chilton Bane, Silent Drive
Greg Christian Testament
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T.D. Clark  
Todd Clark Pilate
Angus Clarke Kitaro
Gilby Clarke  
Les Claypool Primus
George Clinton  
Terry Clouse Somnambulist
Roger Clyne Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
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Bootsy Collins  
Chris Conley Saves the Day
Stu Cook CCR
Chris Corner Sneaker Pimps
Mike Couls Sworn Enemy, Agents of Man, Merauder
Andre Coutu Celine Dion
Sheryl Crow  
Crowded House  
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Mike D'Antonio Killswitch Engage
Jay Dee Daugherty Patti Smith
Def Leppard  
Rubens de la Corte Angelique Kidjo, Eliane Elias
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Brad Delson Linkin Park
Joey DeMaio Manowar
Dion De Nardo Shutdown
Joe Deninzon Stratospheerius
Amir Derakh Orgy
Buck Dharma Blue Oyster Cult
Peter Dice Blind by Choice
Chris Difford Squeeze
Ani Di Franco  
J.D. Donot Donots
Edsel Dope Dope
Jon Dubois Shadows Fall
Adam Duce Machine Head
The Dust Brothers  
Roger Eaton Barbara Mandrell, Lorrie Morgan
Rob Echevaria Biohazard
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David Ellefson Megadeth
Shane Embury Napalm Death
Mark Endert, Producer Maroon 5
Bjorn Englen Yngwie Malmsteen
Brian Eno  
John Entwistle The Who
Craig Erikson  
John Scott Evans  
Alvin Ewen Steel Pulse
Bob Ezran, Producer  
The Fab Four  
Jimmy Fallon Saturday Night Live
Fast Fun Lovin' Criminals
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Tracy Ferrie Stryper, Rebecca St. James Band
Greg Fidelman, Producer  
Fieldy Korn
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Andrew Ford David Crosby
Tim Foreman Switchfoot
Tony Franklin Donna Lewis, The Firm, Blue Murder
Audley Freed The Black Crowes
Marty Friedman Megadeth
Robert Fripp King Crimson
Bill Frisell  
Koichi Fukuda Static X
Peter Gabriel  
Jeffrey Gaines  
Michael Gallo Agnostic Front
Jeff Ganz Johnny Winter, Roy Buchanan, John Lee Hooker
Benj Gershman O.A.R.
Billy Gibbons ZZ Top
Melvin Gibbs Rollins Band
Richard Gilewitz  
David Gilmour Pink Floyd
Roman Glick Brother Cane
Judah Gold JGB
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Ray Gomez  
Lukasz Gottwald Saturday Night Live Band
Billy Gould Faith No More
Jeff Golub Rod Stewart, Billy Squier
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Mike Graham David Allan Coe
Grateful Dead  
Randy Gregg Thin Lizzy, Angel
Paolo Gregoletto Trivium
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Paul Grey Slipknot
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Mike H. The Bravery
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Daryl Hall Hall & Oates
Chuck Hammer Lou Reed, David Bowie
Page Hamilton  
Tom Hamilton Aerosmith
Stu Hamm Joe Satriani Band
Noah Harmon The Airborne Toxic Event
Ben Harper Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals
Todd Harrell 3 Doors Down
Mike Hartsfield A18
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John Hiatt  
Kenny Hickey Type O Negative
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Steve Hinson Randy Travis
Steve Howe Yes
Hoya Madball
Hunter AFI
Tony Hymas Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce Band
Chrissie Hynde The Pretenders
Mike Inez Alice in Chains, Black Label Society
Toshi Iseda  
Eddie Jackson Queensryche
Joe Jackson  
Ronald W. Jackson Jr.  
Darryl Jenifer Bad Brains
John 5 Marilyn Manson
Damon Johnson Brother Cane
Darryl Jones Rolling Stones
Mick Jones Foreigner
Quincy Jones Band  
Paulo Junior Sepultura
Greg K The Offspring
Mike Keneally Frank Zappa, Beer for Dolphins
Rob Kerry Full Scale
Jack Kilcoyne Mushroomhead
Carole King  
Kaki King  
Tim King SOil
Jon Kita Diecast
Anna Kjellberg Drain S.T.H.
Tom Klimchuck Pro-Pain
Troy Klontz Brooks & Dunn
Al Kooper  
Conrad Korsch Rod Stewart
Lenny Kravitz  
Skip Krevens Larry Gatlin, Ann-Margret, Pam Tillis, Be Be Wynans, John Schneider
Mike Kroeger Nickelback
Geert Kroes Blind Sight
Richard Kruspe Rammstein
Rob Kucharek Autopilot Off
Kuddel Die Toten Hosen
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Kuk downthesun
Alexi Laiho Children of Bodom
Greg Lake ELP
Dirk Lance Incubus
Paul Landers Rammstein
k.d. lang band  
Marc Langis Celine Dion
Damon LaScott Meatloaf, Trans Siberian Orchestra
Steve Larson Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
Roope Latvala Children of Bodom
Cyndi Lauper  
Jon Lawhon Black Stone Cherry
Simon LeBon Duran Duran
Tim Lefebvre Rudder
Steve Lemke It Dies Today
Michael Lepond Symphony X
Germain Leth Ariadna Project, Watchmen
Chris Leusinger Garth Brooks
Geddy Lee Rush
Jake E. Lee  
Royce Lee Madball
Will Lee The Late Show with David Letterman
Adrian Legg  
Claude LeMay Celine Dion
Jared Leto 30 Seconds to Mars
Bill Leverty Firehouse
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Phil Lipscomb Taproot
Pete Loeffler Chevelle
Karl Logan Manowar
Mike Longworth Prong
Jeff Lorber  
Luscious Jackson  
Matt Lynch A18
Nicholas Lynch A18
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Greg Mackie Mackie Designs
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Jeff McElroy Kitaro
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Allan Miller Cristy Lane
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Paul Nowinski Les Paul Trio
Ric Ocasek  
Jerry Only Misfits
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Kendall Payne  
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Riggs Rob Zombie
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Acey Slade Dope
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Tim Smith Atreyu
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Mike Stern  
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Gary Talley Box Tops
Courtney Taylor Dandy Warhols
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Richard Thompson  
David Torn  
Scott Totten Beach Boys
Traa P.O.D.
Robin Trower  
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Soozie Tyrell Bruce Springsteen
Steve Vai  
Suzanne Vega  
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Hank Williams III  
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Michael Woods America
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Mark Young (hed) p.e.
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Neil Zaza  
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