Rechargeable Mini Headphone Amplifier for Guitar - Tube Overdrive
    Product # 611512
    Rechargeable Mini Headphone Amplifier for Guitar - Tube Overdrive
    Product # 611512
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    Rechargeable Mini Headphone Amplifier for Guitar - Tube Overdrive

    As a musician you know you need to practice regularly to hone your skills and learn new songs. However, you can't always break out the amps and crank up the volume. For those times when quiet is required, you can both practice and hear the amplified output from your instrument using this Rechargeable Mini Headphone Amplifier for Guitar from Monoprice!

    This amplifier is designed to provide amplification to the output of instrument level devices, such as electric guitars and bass guitars. It features a 1/4" TS plug, which plugs directly into your instrument's output. It is powered by an internal, rechargeable battery and has a 3.5mm TRS output for listening with headphones.

    An additional 3.5mm TRS auxiliary input is provided for connecting another audio source, such as an mp3 player. The audio from the Aux jack is mixed with the audio from the guitar so you can play along to an existing recording.

    This amplifier produces a "Tube Overdrive" sound with distortion and delay reminiscent of Classic Rock performances. The amplifier includes analog Gain, Tone, and Volume controls.

    Note: The distortion effect that this amplifier produces means that there will necessarily be some background hiss/noise, even at normal volume levels. If you listen to the amplifier without it being plugged into a guitar, the noise level can be loud and pronounced. However, when it is plugged into a guitar the signal returns to a desirable noise level for playing.

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    Complete newbie here, can I record to my phone with this?
    Iain H on Mar 31, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank for your interest in this guitar headphone amp. The 611512 as with all of our guitar headphone amps has a 3.5mm headphone out and a 3.5mm stereo line-in. This is not a digital interface. The only out is the 3.5mm headphone.
    3.5 / 5.0
    12 Reviews
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    Nice, but the description isn't quite right
    The description indicates " sound with distortion and delay ", but there's no delay that I can perceive, which is a bummer because that's the only reason I bought it. I already have a Vox amPlug that pretty much does the same thing minus the rechargeable battery. But, it's inexpensive and sounds pretty darn good. They should change their description to remove the references to "delay".

    PROS: Sounds really good and very portable

    CONS: The 1/4" connection doesn't seem secure on some guitars
    December 22, 2014
    Great Little Headphone Amp.
    I like this little amp. It sounds great (I have used earbuds for ipod and over the ear headphones, and it just sounds good). It is inexpensive (For 10 dollars, you can't beat it). It easy to control (from clean to distorted sound/bass to clean tone). Because of its small size (approximately 3" by 1.5"), you can take it anywhere.

    PROS: small size, inexpensive, sounds great, easy sound control

    CONS: none
    January 11, 2016
    Better than I hoped
    Bought this on a whim and I really like it. I've only played through it for about an hour so far, but it's driven my earbuds and bigger sony cans equally well.

    PROS: Inexpensive, portable, great volume range

    CONS: none so far
    January 21, 2016
    Works well good price
    Have used this headphone amp several times to practice. Works great. Makes practicing so easy no set up no wife complaining about the noise. You can play in the middle of the night while everyone is sleeping and you want to rock out !!

    PROS: Rechargeable, good sound, plenty of overdrive, aux in is great play a song on you phone into it and practice over top.

    CONS: None so far
    March 22, 2015
    Fun, but...
    I really got a kick of this little unit...which so far, works great. I like the ease of controls with the gain and distortion. For my part the delay is fine but clearly this not a tricked out device, just a simple way to play your guitar without the fuss of anything other than a pair of headphones. I use it to practice licks while sitting around away from my little studio. My only concern is that the charge light seems very finicky...sometimes it comes on, sometimes it doesn't. hence, I can't tell if the unit is actually charging or not. Time will tell I guess.

    PROS: Cheap, easy to use and works as described.

    CONS: Not a hi-end device thus the low price (I paid about 12 bucks) as such it's hard to know how well or how long it might last.
    February 10, 2016
    It sounds terrific -- I wish it had a bit better build quality
    For what I paid -- awesome.
    I would have paid move for:
    -- 1/4 inch headphone output
    -- flexible 1/4inch attachment out to Guitar
    -- Better plastic in the casing
    -- controls which I could see/read

    overall I am very pleased. I just wish it was built better.
    January 5, 2017
    6 months ago
    Great sound! Plugs a few mm too short...
    This is a great little headphone amp. Sounds wonderful on both a piezo and mag pickup.

    Like others, I find the plug a bit too small... so i risked my warranty and used a hot knife to trim about 2mm all around the plug. Works Great!
    December 19, 2016
    6 months ago
    Terrific sound - but a fatal flaw
    This little headphone amp has almost everything going for it - surprisingly terrific sound, lots of features (no idea how they crammed volume *and* gain *and* tone controls in there), built-in rechargeable battery. Would clearly be a 5* purchase at two or three times the price, and I'd love to write such a review. Except that the jack simply will not stay plugged in. As much as I want to love this thing, it's inconvenient and irritating to have to stop every 90 seconds to replug and reseat it. And from what I have read from other reviews, this is not a one-off QC issue, it's an inherent design defect. And I've yet to figure out an elegant workaround to keep it in. What a shame!

    The only caveat is that I have a tele with a recessed Electrosocket. Maybe you will have better luck with an LP-style guitars with a flush jack.

    PROS: Great sound
    Rechargeable battery
    Shockingly responsive (cleans up if you dial guitar down, breaks upif you slam the strings)
    Unbelievably small and affordable

    CONS: Will not stay connected to guitar
    February 11, 2016
    Very nice but has an issue.
    This amp is very nice, even more so when compared to other brands at a much higher price. The 1/4" plug is 1/16" too short so it doesn't click all the way in the guitar. It works fine but will fall out with some movement. If it wasn't for this I would give 4 stars.

    PROS: Great sound for price. Rechargeable battery is very nice. AUX input is great for playing to music.

    CONS: 1/4" plug too short, Falls out.
    August 24, 2016
    Good But
    This is a sweet little device but I have noticed that the 1/4" plug does not extend far enough to clip into the jack of the guitar, so the amp falls out.
    May 31, 2016

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