REVIEW: Jackson Ampworks Britain

Jackson Ampworks was founded by Brad Jackson in 2003. All the way up until 2009 the company was a one-man operation but after that point, with demand skyrocketing, a few extra hands were brought on board. Jackson Ampworks is still a small operation, but with increased production 11 capacity to get their lustworthy boutique amps onto more stages and into more studios than was previously possible.


The Britain amplifier is now in its third incarnation. It’s been redesigned with suggestions from users of the original Britain and Britain 2.0 amps but, as the company points out, 3.0 is ’18 pounds lighter than its original predecessor, 8″ more narrow and three times more powerful!’ But the differences aren’t only in the physical dimensions and the ability to push out extra volume: the amp now features a second channel as well as a footswitchable boost circuit, series effects loops for each channel, and selectable 12 Watt Class A, 25 Watt Class A or 50 Watt Class A/B operation.


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