The 50W amp boasts channel switching, tube-driven reverb and an all-tube effects loop.
Two channels do the business: the red channel utilises the high-headroom, two-knob preamp from the Thunderbolt, while the blue channel features the high-gain preamp and all-tube reverb from the Comet.
Most excitingly, the channels can be run in parallel, creating a huge dual-preamp sound.
Elsewhere, the blue channel features an all-tube effects loop, which can be used as a ‘wet-only’ sound and blended with the red channel’s dry tone.
Variable send and return levels mean the loop can function as a level or gain boost when engaged, even with nothing plugged in the loop, and can function as a master volume for the blue level.
What’s more, the effects loop and reverb feature relay-controlled spill-over for natural delay and ’verb trails, while the Statesman’s power amp is switchable between Class A and Class AB operation.
The Statesman is available now as the 1699R 1x12 combo (£1,599/$2,300) or a 1699RH 50W head (£1,449/$2,000). See Supro USA for more info.