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Hi-5 Head

5W 2-Channel Lunchbox Head

The Hi-5 is an awesome Studio Quality Practice Amp, featuring Classic British Hiwatt Clean and Crunchy Overdrive channels. Compact and Engineered for sound Quality – hear the BIG difference this small amp can produce.


  • — Big Fun Serious tones.
  • — British Engineered with one EL84 and one 12AX7 (ECC83).
  • — Touch sensitive Cathode Biased (Class A) Tube Amplification.
  • — Birch ply construction for Durability and sonic stability.
  • — Great paired with the 100 Watt Octapulsefull-range Speaker.
  • — 2-Channel, light-weight monster with bark to match the bite.
  • — Clean Channel voiced for the classic Hiwatt clean tone: sparkly, present, punchy, full, and forward.
  • — Overdrive Channel delivers sweet, saturated versatility, ranging from smooth, lightly compressed breakup to aggressive growl and chug.
  • — Maintains touch sensitivity and clarity from crystal clean through high-gain.
  • — Ideal light-weight and versatile companion for practice, performance, and studio recording sessions.


channelsClean, Overdrive
inputs1/4" Instrument Input, 3.5mm AUX Input
outputs1/4" Speaker Out (1x8 Ohm), 2 x 1/4" Speaker Out (1x4 Ohm or 2x8 Ohm)
preamp valves1 x ECC83 (12AX7)
output valves1 x EL84
controlsClean Channel Volume, Clean/Overdrive Channel Toggle, Overdrive Channel Gain, Overdrive Channel Volume, 2-Band EQ shared by both channels — Treble, Bass, Standby — On/Off, Mains — On/Off
impedance4 Ω or 8 Ω (see Outputs)
height200mm (~8")
width370mm (~15")
depth230mm (~10")
weight5.65 Kg (~13 lbs)