Diezel

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Diezel Amplification GmbH is a company based in Bad Steben, Germany, founded by Peter Diezel and Peter Stapfer, that builds high-end guitar amplifiers. The company was established in 1994.

Bands and artists[edit]

The following bands and artists use Diezel Amps: Matthew Bellamy of Muse, Metallica, Dave Meniketti of Y&T, Billy Corgan, Tool, Nine Inch Nails, Guns N' Roses, Slipknot, Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher of Mastodon, Korn, Wes Borland, Within Temptation, Neal Schon, Buckethead, Dir En Grey, Ayabie, George Lynch, Godsmack, Mark Tremonti, Genghis Tron, Shinedown and Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge. Miles Holmwood of Stereos, Weezer, Warren DeMartini, The Arusha Accord, Tadashi, Steve Robello of Dublin Death Patrol

Current amplifier models[edit]

Model Preamp Poweramp Loops Dimensions Mass Form factor(s) Output
VH4 4-channel Mono, 4 tubes [1] 4 channel inserts, serial and parallel master loops 29 × 11 × 11 in
74 × 28 × 28 cm
50 lb (23 kg) Head 90 — 160W
VH4S 4-channel Stereo, 4 tubes 4 channel inserts, serial and parallel master loops 29 × 11 × 11 in
74 × 28 × 28 cm
50 lb (23 kg) Head 2 × 50W
Herbert 3-channel Mono, 6 tubes 1 parallel, 1 insert loops, 1 switchable insert loop 29 × 11 × 11 in
74 × 28 × 28 cm
60 lb (27 kg) Head 180W
Hagen 4-channel Mono, 4 tubes 1 parallel, 1 insert loops, 1 switchable insert loop 29 × 11 × 11 in
74 × 28 × 28 cm
53 lb (24 kg) Head 100W
D-Moll 2,5-channel (channels 2 and 3 share the tone stack) Mono, 4 tubes series and parallel; both sends are midi switchable 23 × 12 × 11 in
59 × 29,5 × 27 cm
51 lb (23 kg) Head 100W
Schmidt 3 ECC83, 1 ECC81 2-channel class A with boost Mono, 2 tubes TBA serial and parallel loop, switchable reverb for both channels 20 × 12 × 12 in
50 × 30 × 31 cm
48,5 lb (22 kg) Head 15-30W
Lucy (bass amp) TBA up to 8 EL34 500 Watts RMS TBA parallel and serial loop TBA TBA Head TBA

Out of production amplifier models[edit]

Model Preamp Poweramp Loops Dimensions Mass Form factor(s) Output
Einstein 2-channel Mono, 2 or 4 tubes 1 parallel, 1 serial Combo: 59 × 45 × 30 cm

Head: 59 × 25 × 30 cm

Combo: (31 kg)

Head: 50W (19 kg), 100W (21 kg)

Head
Combo
50W, 100W
50W

Cabinets[edit]

Diezel offers 4x12 and 2x12 cabinets in front or rear loaded configurations. The front loaded cabinets come standard with V30 or G12K100 speakers while the rear loaded cabinets come standard with a Hemp cone speaker. All cabinets are now made in Germany with black or "salt and pepper" grill cloth.

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