• Tweed Pro 5E5-A

The classic American amplifiers of the ‘50s and ‘60s inspired us to create the, errrrr, American Classic series.

The Ceriatone 5E5-A amplifier is based on the tweed-covered amplifier of the same designation.  This amplifier was made in the ‘50s, and was available as a 1x15” combo.

The 5E5-A uses a single 5U4G rectifier with a pair of 6L6 tubes for around 20-35W, depending on your selection of output and rectifier tubes.  The preamp is similar to a stripped down 5E8-A, but the power section softens the response and adds creaminess to the overdriven tones.  The use of the 15” speaker lent a signature flavor to the sound, and we recommend pairing it with one for authentic 5E5-A tones.  Speaker configurations aside, you’ll find this amplifier is somewhat of a little brother to the legendary 5E8-A, with great cleans, creamy breakup, and all shades in between.

Like other Ceriatone amps, we have labored carefully to select the finest components to suit the design, and the 5E5-A uses our specially designed custom transformers for superior reliability, frequency response, and feel.

Head Dimension : 25.75 x 8.35 x 10.35 inches

If ordering a chassis you must select (Chassis Option) whether it is for an Amp Head or a Combo Amp. If you're ordering a completed head select Amp Head under Chassis Option.

Power: 25 watts
6L6 x 2, 12AY7 x 2, 12AX7 x 1, 5U4G x 1 
Inputs: Normal x 2, Bright x 2
1/2 Power Switch

5E5-A Narrow Panel Tweed Pro Configuration Options:

  • Chassis I - $821.50
    (Fully working chassis. Tubes not included.)
  • Chassis II - $970
    (Fully working chassis. Tubes included.)
  • Amp Head I - $1,071.50
    (Fully working chassis installed in a head cabinet. Tubes not included.)
  • Amp Head II - $1,220
    (Fully working chassis installed in a head cabinet. Tubes included.)
  • 112 Combo Amp - $1,348
    (Fully working chassis installed in a 112 combo cabinet. Tubes included. Speaker not included.)
  • 212 Combo Amp - $1,739.50
    (Fully working chassis installed in a 212 combo cabinet. Tubes included. Speakers not included.)

Main photo is for illustrative purposes only and advertised base pricing is for Chassis I w/o tubes. Photos may include options that are not included if you order the standard version of the amp or don't order all options available. We also may not offer all options available and/or shown in main illustrative photos. Photos are of products assembled by Ceriatone. We no longer sell kits. Black Tolex is standard on all amps unless otherwise stated in product description.

Ceriatone amps are custom made, 100% hand-built, point-to-point hand-wired amplifiers using the highest quality components and custom wound transformers. Each amp is thoroughly tested and burned in before it is shipped to you. Even with long lead times (due to a large number of guitarists ordering Ceriatone amps and the Covid-19 pandemic), Ceriatone will take no shortcuts or change their build standards in the production of their hand-built amps. Lead times listed are approximate.

Current lead times are listed on the main page at www.guitarampsusa.com and are approximate.

Pricing shown on www.guitarampsusa.com includes the shipping cost to the USA only. We only ship to the USA, Canada and Mexico. Shipping to Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands will have additional shipping. We'll invoice the difference in shipping and it is due at the time the order is placed. Paypal is our payment processor and you do not need a Paypal account to check out.

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Tweed Pro 5E5-A

  • $821.50

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