The Ceriatone 18W TMB EF86 is the most feature-laden offering in the 18W platform.  The 18W TMB EF86 replaces the “Normal” channel with the EF86 channel seen in famous British guitar amplifiers. The EF86 channel is known for its incredible clarity and balance across the fingerboard.  Because of the high headroom of the EF86 preamp tube, this channel responds particularly well to pedals. The TMB channel features a preamp somewhat similar to a Plexi50 or Plexi100, but with special care in matching it’s voice to the unique EL84/EZ81 power section.

Some of our favorite rock tones of ANY of our amplifiers are in the TMB channel.  As an added bonus, we incorporated a master volume for this channel only. Unlike the standard 18W, this chassis is suitable for both head and combo formats. Like other Ceriatone amps, we have labored carefully to select the finest components to suit the design, and the 18W uses our specially designed, custom transformers for superior reliability, frequency response, and feel.

Current lead times are listed on the main page at

Note: PPIMV mounted on Front Panel will be either mounted in place of pilot lamp (Marshall styles) or a hole will be drilled (OTS styles).
          PPIMV mounted on Rear Panel will always be in place of a Speaker Output Jack.

Two Channels / 4 Inputs (High / Low)
Power: 18 watts
2 x EL84, 3 x 12AX7, 1 x EZ81, 1 x EF86
TAD Mustard Caps Standard

18w TMB EF86 Configuration Options: 

  • Chassis I - $838
    (Fully working chassis. Tubes not included.)
  • Chassis II - $964
    (Fully working chassis. Tubes included.)
  • Amp Head I - $1,088.50
    (Fully working chassis, installed in a head cabinet. Tubes not included.)
  • Amp Head II - $1,214.50
    (Fully working chassis, installed in a head cabinet. Tubes included.
  • 112 Combo Amp II - $1,388
    (Fully working chassis w/  tubes, installed in a 1x12 combo cabinet. Speaker not included.)

Main photo is for illustrative purposes only and advertised base pricing is for Chassis I without 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 Ceriatone takes no shortcuts or makes any changes to their build standards in the production of their hand-built amps. This is Ceriatone quality.

Pricing shown on 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.

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18 Watt TMB EF86

  • $838.00

Available Options

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