Mesa Boogie


Mesa Boogie California Tweed 2:20 1x12 19 Combo

In the twilight of the 1960s, SF Bay Area amp repairman to the Stars, Randall Smith, was inspired to start building his own amplifiers after coming to a deep appreciation for the 50s Tweed circuits. He loved their organic-sounding voice, powerful controls, and the way they smoothly transitioned from clean to clip and back again.

Standing on the shoulders of a giant, Smith’s (and the World’s) first venture into boutique guitar amplification resulted in a new Boogie® amp design inspired by that wonderful, timeless-sounding preamp. Five decades later we returned to pay homage with the original California Tweed 4:40. Now, we’ve distilled the essence of that tweed-based performance and authentic 6V6 character in a new, more compact format. A beautifully simplistic design that raises the bar in the world of vintage tone. The NEW CALIFORNIA TWEED™ 2:20 1x12 COMBO.

A quick glance at the front panel of the California Tweed 2:20 reveals single-channel simplicity. Channel features include Normal & Low Inputs, Gain, Treble, Mid, Bass, Presence, Reverb, & Master Controls. Our legendary vintage all-tube, spring reverb with external reverb switching jack and a fully buffered, tube-driven series FX loop round out a feature set that delivers everything you need for golden tone, and absolutely nothing more.


  • 6V6-loaded 1 x 12-inch combo amp with Tweed-based performance
  • Multi-Watt Power yields 1W, 10W, and 20W power options
  • Normal and Low inputs give you a stylistic choice of voicings
  • Footswitchable reverb adds dimension to your playing (footswitch and cable sold separately)
  • Maintenance-free fixed-bias design
  • Brilliant-sounding Jensen Blackbird Alnico 40 speaker


  • Type: Tube
  • Number of Channels: Single channel
  • Total Power: 20W (10W/1W settings)
  • Speaker Size: 1 x 12" Jensen Blackbird Alnico 40
  • Preamp Tubes: 5 x 12AX7, 1 x 12AT7
  • Power Tubes: 2 x 6V6
  • Reverb: Tube Driven Spring Reverb
  • EQ: 3-band EQ, Presence
  • Inputs: 2 x 1/4" (normal/low)
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4" (8 ohm), 2 x 1/4" (4 ohm)
  • Effects Loop: Series FX Loop, Buffered
  • Footswitch I/O: 1 x 1/4" (reverb)
  • Footswitch Included: No
  • Construction Material: Baltic Birch, Cream Bronco Vinyl covering
  • Power Source: Standard IEC AC cable
  • Height: 18.0"
  • Width: 18.5"
  • Depth: 10.0"
  • Weight: 36.6 lbs.

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