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Crate Amplifiers has introduced of a new and more compact version of the Crate TX30 Taxi amplifier.
The Crate TX15 ($ TBA) is a rechargeable battery powered amplifier that can be used anywhere that electric power may not be readily available. Rated at 15 watts RMS the TX15 features two channels; channel one features a combination XLR and 1/4" input for use with either high or low impedance microphones and includes a level control, channel two features a 1/4" input jack for instrument use, with level and tone controls. Dual RCA jacks allow the user to connect to an outside source such as a CD player, tape player or rhythm machine and feature a headphone jack for private listening. The internal rechargeable battery provides 8 hours of playing time with the charger doubling as an AC wall adapter when an electrical outlet is handy. The compact cabinet of the TX15 is ported enhancing the bass response of the 8" woofer, and is also features a 2" piezo tweeter for a full range sound with clear highs. The sturdy wood cabinet is available with either black or high visibility yellow tolex covering.
All Crate products carry a 5/2 transferable warranty.