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Bad Cat Hot Cat 1x12 45w Combo Amplifier

Manufacturer #:BCP-2205

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Bad Cat Hot Cat 1x12 45w Combo Amplifier

Bad Cat Hot Cat: A New Era in Amplification

The Bad Cat Hot Cat redefines what a guitar amplifier can do. Introduced originally in 2005 and heralded for its performance, the new Hot Cat has been completely reimagined, incorporating two decades of innovation and expertise. This two-channel amplifier, now featuring dual gain modes for each channel, offers endless possibilities for shaping your sound, making it a truly versatile choice for any guitarist looking to push their sonic boundaries.

State-of-the-Art Features and Customization

The latest Hot Cat model comes equipped with studio-quality reverb and a newly designed, fully buffered effects loop, ensuring your tone remains pristine through any pedal setup. Each channel offers independent gain and volume controls, allowing for precise sound sculpting, while a shared EQ section with bass, mid, treble, and global master volume and presence controls provides further tonal balance and refinement.

Handcrafted Quality and Powerful Output

Hand-built in Southern California with custom, hand-wound Bad Cat transformers, this combo amp delivers 45 watts of power through 2 x EL34 power tubes and 4 x 12AX7 preamp tubes. The result is robust, richly detailed sound capable of everything from smooth cleans to aggressive overdrive. The Hot Cat's custom UK 12” Celestion speaker perfectly complements its versatile design, offering outstanding clarity and tonal fidelity at any volume.

Designed for Modern Musicians

Understanding the needs of today's guitarists, Bad Cat has included a variety of professional features. The amp's buffered effects loop integrates seamlessly with your pedalboard, while a line out and multiple speaker outputs cater to various performance and recording environments. The Hot Cat's Baltic Birch cabinet not only adds to its sonic resonance but also ensures durability and aesthetic appeal.


  • Power Output: 45 Watts
  • Tubes: 2 x EL34 Power Tubes, 4 x 12AX7 Preamp Tubes
  • Channels: Two Channels with Lo/Hi Gain Switches
  • Controls: Independent Gain and Volume per Channel, Shared Bass, Mid, Treble, Global Master Volume, Presence
  • Speaker: Custom UK 12” Celestion
  • Outputs: Individual Speaker Outputs (4, 8, 16, 2x4, 2x8 ohms), Line Out
  • Cabinet Material: Baltic Birch
  • Dimensions: Width: 23.75 inches, Depth: 10.375 inches, Height: 19 inches
  • Weight: 48 lbs
  • Accessories Included: Two Button Footswitch

This amplifier ships fully insured with signature required.