Hotone debuts the Loudster, an affordable floor-based guitar power amp

Hotone has announced the Loudster, a compact, floor-based power amp that clocks in at a tidy $199.

Designed for guitarists seeking an alternative to traditional amp setups - especially players who want to run multi-effects boards through traditional amps - the Loudster delivers 75W of output to 4-16-ohm cabinets.

A single knob controls the overall volume, while the top side of the unit houses an input, speaker output and power in - you’ll need an 18-20V PSU supplying at least 4.5A to fuel this baby.

We like the looks of this, although the Loudster will face considerable competition from Seymour Duncan's PowerStage 170 and Mooer's Baby Bomb.

The Nano Legacy Floor Loudster is available now - Hotone (opens in new tab) has more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of (opens in new tab), in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).

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