Guitar Amplifiers

It is thanks to guitar amplifiers that tube technology survived the Cold War, and they also the first products Mars produced. We love the tweed era of the American 1950’s and our amplifiers recall the tone and grit of that era.

Note: All our amplifiers are manufactured in Paarl from local materials as far as possible. Each amplifier is individually hand made and assembled at our workshop.

We offer carry-in support and back up at our workshop in Paarl.

Guitar Amplifiers

Mars 5E3

A clone of the original tweed deluxe amplifier with a Alnico loudspeaker and custom made transformers.

Mars KG50R

A American styled head; 50watts with reverb.

Mars 24

An octal preamp and  cathode bias 6L6GC powered head for blues and harp and everything else. 

Mars 15

a British style combo; 15 watts.

Guitar Amplifiers Kits Available

If you want to build your own amplifier, we can help you with Parts, Kits and Guided Tuition.

Our kits are designed for 230V AC, 50Hz,  mains power. We can supply kits for 110V AC at request.

At Mars Tube Audio we have the experience, knowledge and skill to hand craft audio gear that sounds excellent. We manufacture and offer support from our workshop in Paarl, South Africa.


Our workmanship is guaranteed for three years, and the tubes we supply for 6 months from sale date. All support is offered from our Paarl workshop.

Contact Us


Phone: +27 72 446 5072

Laan Rust, 1 Pastorie Ave, Paarl