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Mesa Boogie Badlander 25 1x12

MESA Boogie Badlander 25 1x12 Combo

MESA Boogie Badlander 25 1x12: A Bold New Rectifier Voice

The MESA Boogie Badlander 25 1x12 Combo represents a bold new voice in the Rectifier series, drawing from the legendary Dual Rectifiers with enhancements based on player feedback over decades. This 25-watt combo amplifier delivers tight low end, refined top end, and less mid scoop with MESA's renowned gain, offering an impressive sonic palette in a portable package. Ideal for rock guitarists who appreciate a blend of British and American-voiced gain, the Badlander 25 is perfect for both cab-based and direct performance setups.

Versatile Sound and Performance

The Badlander 25 1x12 Combo delivers the distinctive Rectifier-inspired voice and performance of its larger counterparts, the Badlander 100 and 50. This ultra-portable low-power option retains the same simple two-channel format, each featuring Clean, Crunch, and Crush modes. Powered by EL84 tubes, this amp offers a unique fierceness and harmonic complexity. Despite its smaller size, the Badlander 25 maintains the key features and options of the larger models, with only the power section, transformers, and chassis being scaled down.

Built-In CabClone IR and Exceptional Portability

Like all Badlanders, the Badlander 25 1x12 Combo includes a built-in CabClone IR Direct Interface, making recording and cab-less live capture straightforward. It comes with a collection of Rectifier Closed-Back and Boogie Open-Back Cabinet IRs, providing a wide array of sounds and responses. This combo, loaded with a 12" Celestion Creamback 65 speaker, delivers powerful sound in a compact and easily transportable format, perfect for guitarists who need tube tone and significant gain without the bulk.

Premium Construction and Features

The Badlander 25 is built with high-quality materials in Petaluma, CA, ensuring durability and reliability. Its marine-grade Baltic birch cabinet, black Bronco vinyl covering, and black jute grille with silver piping provide a professional look and robust construction. The amp features aluminum chassis material, a tube-driven series FX loop, and multiple speaker outputs, making it versatile for various performance and recording scenarios.


Quick Overview

  • Wattage: 25 or 10 Watt Selectable (Global)
  • Power Tube Type: 2x Mesa EL-84
  • Channels & Modes: 2 Channels / 3 Mode Channel Cloning
  • Mode Voicings/Styles: Ch. 1 = Clean, Crunch, or Crush (Channel Cloning); Ch. 2 = Clean, Crunch, or Crush (Channel Cloning)
  • FX Loop: Tube-Driven, Series FX Loop
  • Footswitchable Functions: Ch. 1/2
  • Speaker & Impedance: 1 - 8 Ohm Celestion Creamback 65 / Total Load = 8 Ohms
  • Weight: 40 lb. / 18.14 kg.
  • Dimensions: 17 7/8" H x 19" W x 11 1/8" D / 45.40 cm H x 48.26 cm W x 28.26 cm D

Amplifier Features

  • Amp Type: Tube
  • Chassis Material: Aluminum
  • Rectifier Type: Silicon Diodes
  • Preamp Tubes: 5x 12AX7
  • Power Amp Tubes: 2x EL-84
  • Maintenance Free Fixed Bias: Yes
  • Power Amp Details (Class & Wattage): Class A/B Power with global 25/10 Power Switch
  • Convection or Fan Cooling: Convection
  • Number of Footswitchable Channels: Two
  • Number of Style Modes: Three per channel (Channel Cloning)
  • Channel Controls: Each Channel features Independent, 3-Position Style Mode Switch, Gain, Treble, Mid, Bass, Presence, Master, and 8-Position CabClone IR Select (back-panel) Controls
  • Speaker Outputs: One 8 Ohm and Two 4 Ohm
  • Cabinet Simulation / Direct Live/Recording Output: Built-in MESA CabClone IR Cab Simulator
  • Headphone Output: Yes


  • Footswitch Included: 1 Button Footswitch (Ch. 1/2)
  • Slipcover Included: Fitted Slipcover

Cabinet Features

  • Cabinet Material: Marine Grade, Baltic Birch
  • Standard Finish Options: Black Bronco Vinyl, Black Jute Grille, Silver Piping
  • Speaker & Impedance: 1 - 8 Ohm Celestion Creamback 65 / Total Load = 8 Ohms

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