FatalGear41
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Interesting: I've heard a few bassists talk about Smarvo amps, but not guitarists. Anyway, they might be hard to find. You see; those amplifiers are made in Taiwan - by and for a Taiwanese (not American or U.K.) company. As a result, they may have no distribution deals under their own name. The amps may exist as re-badged amplifiers in the U.S.A. and Europe. But as has already been suggested, your best bet is to send Smarvo an e-mail and ask where you can get one. Their website header says they are looking for dealers, so they may be a bit hard to come by right now.
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MaaZeus
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To my knowledge, Fame t120h is a same amp as that Smarvo model. Fame is an inhouse brand of musicstore.de. mostly cheap crap but some were gems. One Fame amp used to be basically mass produced Laboga Hector.

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MaaZeus
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You need to have some email program installed, like Outlook or Thunderbird. Clicking it will open it automatically. If you do not have one holding your cursor over it will show you the email address. Its the same Slap-happy mentioned.


Plenty of interesting amp manufacturers in the east. There is Smarvo for one, and then there is HND which seems like eastern botique brand and they even sent amp to Ola Englund and lately a pedal to Keith Merrow for testing. Problem is, without western distributor its next to impossible to get one even though they now got some exposure here. Kinda sad because brands like that are in my eyes welcome to mix the bag a little. Too many Peaveys and Marshalls and whatever around.

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Kid Hollywood
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We were just talking about Smarvo amps here at work. They exhibit at NAMM every January- have for many years. Big stacks that none of us ever see anywhere or hear anything about - except at NAMM.

one of our guys here has a running sorta fun joke that he's gonna get a Smarvo someday ...and was just now walking around with Smarvo logo card he got in their booth one year.

I've never -ever- actually heard a Smarvo as they don't demo them in their booth on the 'economy-booths' first floor at the Anaheim conv center. Just these big stacks of tw amps, that are apparently cheap. My guy here is only half serious, but is the kinda guy who just *might* pick up a Smarvo someday, someway - as he has a nice alty kind of attitude. Probably doesn't matter much what a Smarvo sounds like, it's The Vibe

i finally googled them to get more info- and all that comes up are links to their TW email, perhaps site...and a some mentions of them in gear forums like this one. So i decided to reply to this old thread

If someone *really* wants one, they are at Winter NAMM every year. This is amazing to me as they don't seem to have any dealers in the US (tho NAMM admittedly has some international traffic.)

Maybe they sell a bunch overseas? Maybe they are rebadged here, tho i've certainly never seen anything resembling a rebranded Smarvo in the US -haven't looked too hard....Maybe the company owners just like a business-writeoff type excuse to come to LA every January

Anyways, they do still exhibit every year- seemingly the same amps- at NAMM...if you really want one. I don't know if they'll sell one-offs there. NAMM isn't a consumer show and it's sometimes difficult for a non-dealer to buy something and get it out the door. But *maybe* they'll give you the name of whover in the US might sell them...if anyone, as they don't show up on google, that i could see.
hth. ROCK ON SMARVO!!
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