Testimonials

…a guitar amplifier born with Benedetto´s DNA – not only the perfect match
for any jazz guitarist but for all serious guitarists who make heavy demands on
the effect, sound and functionality of their guitar amplifiers.     EURO AMP+, DENMARK

Scintillating jazz guitar amp, weighing in at a mere 23 pounds.
Most impressive is the ability of this amp to achieve
the lush jazz guitar tones at ANY volume level.   LEONARD DELOMA

One of the best solid-state amps I have ever heard…is extremely easy to transport,
lightweight, and yet, delivers a beautiful, thick warm sound.   DR. BRANDON BERNSTEIN

The tone is just the best!   NEIL LAMB

I’m lovin’ mine!   BARRY GREENE

  • “Just purchased the Carino. Love this amp. Amazing tone, big sound and lightweight. My Heritage guitar with Benedetto pickup sounds great with this amp.” – Mike Nelson, Nov. 2016
  • “Absolutely amazing amp…two channels, really simple operation, on/off switch for tweeter… You’re hearing the sound of the amp and the open sound of the guitar…pretty amazing.”   Howard Paul, Pres/CEO of Benedetto Guitars, playing his custom 16-B through a Carino-10, July 2016

  • “I love this amp! it’s versatile and works great with all my guitars…archtops, solid bodies and classicals.”  Joe Braccio about his new Carino-10 July 2016

  • “Great American craftsmanship and fantastic sound.”  www.euroamp.com about the Benedetto Carino-12 and Carino-10 Nov 2015

  • “This is a wonderful amp. I have a lot of amps and none sounds better plus I can actually carry it to a gig.”  Neil Lamb about his new Carino-12 Oct. 2015

  • “One of the best solid state amps I have ever heard…a consistent rich/warm tone” – Dr. Brandon Bernstein review of Carino-10™ for JJG Feb 2015

  • “The tone of this amp is remarkable, coming from a solid state configuration.” – Caesar Siedlecki, Jr.

  • “Very happy with my Carino 10” … Michael Young

  • “Outstanding quality and superb tone…awesome amp nothing else like it.” –  Dave Cowgill on his Carino-12™

    Latest testimonial by Dave: “Still enjoying the amp. Clean and Smoooooth.”

  • “Thanks Santa! Swingin’ X-mas to all!!!” –  Benedetto Player Larry Camp about his Carino-10

  • “The Carino-10 is without a doubt the best amp I’ve ever played. It’s as if it were part of the guitar!” – Benedetto Player Ronnie Rose

  • “Amp sounded great! Cocktail hour was outside too. I like how the amp is quick and percussive I guess it’s because of all the power and the closed back.”  – Rob Dimpter about the Carino-12

  • “5 STARS (PERFECT) This amp far exceeds my expectations in every way! As a jazz player, I must have big, fat, warm rich sound and this amp delivers all of that and then some.” –   Rich W. about his Carino-12

  • “Hey Bill, I love the [Carino-12] amp! It has been the perfect complement to my Bravo.” – TJ Sammut

  • “One of the best solid-state amps I have ever heard…is extremely easy to transport, lightweight, and yet, delivers a beautiful, thick warm sound.” –  Dr. Brandon Bernstein, review of Carino-10 in Feb 2015 JJG

  • “I find the Carino-10 awesome… I do not use my other amps anymore. The Carino-10 sounds beautiful with my four Benedetto’s -the Pat Martino model [shown above], Bravo DL, Benny and the Andy. The sound is warm, responsive and powerful with a lot of headroom. Regards,” –  Bjørn Eide-Olsen, Norway

  • “These are the best amps, for jazz guitars, I have ever played through. They keep the true, natural sound of the guitar, without coloring the sound.” – Sigmund Johannessen, Rainforest Music, BC Canada

  • “Hi Bill, I had my little amp in the studio today, big, beautiful sound! Thanks, Dave ” – Dave Krysko on recording his Carino-10 at Bottega Studio, BC, Canada

  • “Scintillating jazz guitar amp, weighing in at a mere 23 pounds. Most impressive is the ability of this amp to achieve the lush jazz guitar tones at ANY volume level. It’s elegantly presented in a classic fashion, being the work of art that it is…” Leonard DeLoma on his Carino-10

  • “The Carino-12 amp is the perfect match. It brings out the very best of my Bravo”. – Dan Miller, Pennsylvania

  • Hi Bill!
    I just got my amp… MAN, I can not believe how INCREDIBLE IT IS! You guys have done SUCH AN AMAZING JOB. The way the low notes literally fill the room and the reverb is superb. This is EXACTLY what I was looking for. Thank you all in the Benedetto team for this master piece!   Gabriel Perez on his Carino-10
  • “Fantastic with both my Bravo 7 steel string and my Custom Nylon 7 string. NONE of my other amps will do that!”   Guitarist Neil Lamb says of his new Benedetto CARINO-12 amp