I have been looking for a simple clean single channel amp....my Roland 405 sounds great but has become too bulky and direct recording isn't as good as I want. This Little Jazz guy is amazing and works well with my pedals. The XLR out makes for good recording. 15lbs and 60 watts....this thing can get loud and it's tone stays balanced. So far I am very impressed. My Superblock may have been obsoleted...we'll see after a month or so.