Peavey Bandit 112 II (Made in USA) (Discontinued)
Peavey Bandit 112 II (Made in USA) (Discontinued)

Bandit 112 II (Made in USA) (Discontinued), Solid-State Combo Guitar Amp from Peavey in the Bandit series.

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iamqman 22/04/2011

Peavey Bandit 112 II (Made in USA) (Discontinued) : Recensione di iamqman (content in English)

"Nice amp combo"

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I am starting to become a big fan of Peavey products. I like their approach to metal tones. They have a really great sustain and presence that I don't hear in Mesa or Marshall circuits. It definitely is a different beast all together than a Mesa Orange or Marshall amplifiers.

Peavey Bandit 112 Features:
80 watts (rms) into 8 ohms
100 watts (rms) into 4 ohms (w/external speaker)
12" Blue Marvel speaker
High and Low gain inputs
TransTube tube emulation circuitry
Footswitchable clean and lead channels (footswitch not included)
3-band passive EQ on each channel
3-position EQ/Gain Voicing switch on each channel
Reverb with level control
Footswitchable boost with level control
1/4" stereo speaker simulated direct out jack with level control


Type Solid State
Number of Channels 2
Power 80W, 100W
Speakers 1 x 12" Blue Marvel
No Effects
Reverb Yes
EQ Low, Mid, High
No Amp Modeling
Number of Tubes 0
Preamp Tubes No Tubes
Power Tubes No Tubes
Inputs 2 x Instrument
Outputs 1 x Speaker, 1 x Speaker Simulated Direct Out (1/4")
Footswitch I/O Yes
Effects Loop Yes


I like all Peavey's with a Gibson Les Paul or another humbucking style pickup. Since they are such a metal focused amp company you really need those double coils to get that distortion you are looking for when you buy a Peavey amplifier. The sustain it out of this world. The tone is going to sound a little solid state which can be good or be bad depending on how you look at it. It is going to have a different character than a tube amp from Peavey.

One great feature in this amp is the speaker simulated output. That means you can run a mic out from your amp directly into the PA system or recording device. These seem to be starting a trend in line out operation.


For the money this is a great amplifier. At new these combo amps come in at around $330. Not a bad price for a well built amp and the ability to go direct for recording and direct into the house PA system.

I would recommend this amp to anyone who wants a solid metal tone and needs something that will be portable and convenient for gigging or practicing at home.