Wangs Mini 5 Tube Guitar Head: Unboxing & Demo

NOTE: This video isn't directly related to CBGs (although I did sneak in a CBG demo) but I thought some of you might like it.

The Mini 5 is a small-footprint all-tube guitar head from Wangs. It utilizes 4 vacuum tubes (12AX7, 12AX7, 12BH7, 6Z4) to produce 5 watts of Class A power. This little thing is a cool way to get into tube amplification without spending a lot of money. In this video, I unbox it, go over the specs, and do a few sound clips.

Intro @ 0:00
Unboxing @ 0:30
Specs & Overview @ 1:45
Sound Clips @ 4:09
Summary @ 7:27

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Comment by Poorness Studios on October 20, 2021 at 6:43pm

Thanks Derek. I'm really impressed with this tiny amp so far. It seems to be quite a bargain. 

Comment by Derek Rose on October 19, 2021 at 11:08pm

That is a cool amp head, Kale. That would be very useful. Reminds me of my one buddy who has a BluGuitar amp with a small tube and small head but big price tag. The price of the Wangs is more my kind of pricing.

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 18, 2021 at 7:25pm

Thanks for that feedback Doug. This is such a cool little amp head. 5W and all tube. I'm diggin' it.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on October 18, 2021 at 6:35pm

Interesting video Kale! I not really an amp guy and I know tube amps are supposed to sound better. I couldn’t really hear any difference until you started switching guitars. I’m pretty much a clean tone set it and forget it kind of player and the clean tones sounded great to my ears. I always check out your videos because I don’t want to miss something useful or just plain entertaining, and you deliver it regularly!

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 18, 2021 at 1:01pm

Thanks John. It is a really great sounding little amp.

Comment by Uncle John on October 18, 2021 at 10:50am

Neat.  I sure liked the P90 warm voice and the CBG sound.  

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