The list of users of the Soldano SLO 100 is not only extensive but very select. From John Mayer to Gary Moore or John Frusciante, although probably his most notable user is Eddie Van Halen. And this is not hard to believe when you note this amplifier has set the standard for modern high-gain amplification..
The new Soldano Super Lead Overdrive 100 delivers upon the “SLO’s” legendary reputation in both appearance and performance but with the addition of some wildly popular, player-requested features. The Depth control in now standard on the SLO-100. The combination of the Depth and Presence controls provides a powerful EQ section that goes well beyond a typical tone stack, enhancing the tonal possibilities of the amp’s sonic character.
It also features a newly designed ultra-transparent tube-buffered effects loop handles anything from vintage pedals to high-powered rack units. For tube purists who prefer straightforward amp tone, a hardwire bypass switch is included allowing you to completely remove the effects loop from the circuitry. The new return level control can be used to set up two foot-switchable, preset volume levels.
The new SLO-100 features modern grounding, a DC based filament circuit and circuit separation to avoid crosstalk between the channels resulting in an excellent signal-to-noise ratio without altering the amp’s pure tone.
The new Soldano SLO-100 is the perfect combination of iconic design, impeccable craftsmanship and modern performance. Every detail of the original head’s design being accounted for with extreme attention to tone, detail and quality. Mike Soldano created his legendary masterpiece to be the best and most versatile amplifier in the world. Listen to believe.