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Yamaha THR5 Guitar/Bass Amplifier

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Original price £204.00
Current price £170.00

THR5 packs in everything you need for an off-stage amp. Real tube amp tone and dynamics, great sound at low volume, genuine hi-fi quality stereo playback and full recording capabilities. Get ready to spend a lot more time playing guitar.

Developed by a team of guitarists in search of the ultimate tone, THR delivers the sound that you want and the feeling that you need. Effects that enhance and complement your playing combined with room-filling reverbs and delays to push your playing to new levels. And thanks to THR's unique design and focus, stadium-filling volume isn't a prerequisite - everything about this amp is designed to fit the way you play, right down to the need to keep it quiet sometimes. With tone and feel like this, you'll appreciate the ability to keep playing all night…

THR5 offers five amp types + bass, acoustic, and flat



Most of THR's effects feature VCM effects processors. Based on the technology used in Yamaha's professional audio mixers, VCM effects give unsurpassed realism and quality.

VCM (Virtual Circuitry Modeling)

VCM effects are capable of capturing subtleties that simple digital simulations cannot even approach, going beyond simple simulation and delivering the truly musical performance that makes classic analog gear invaluable even in today's digital production environment.

YAMAHA Hi-Fi Audio Technology

THR was developed with Yamaha's award-winning AV division to offer true hi-fi stereo sound and a new experience in guitar amplifiers. The exclusive, specially designed speaker enclosure, is optimised to handle both guitar and stereo playback sounds making THR uniquely capable of giving you amazing tone for both your guitar and your track from a compact, portable amp.

New Extended Stereo Technology

THR incorporates Yamaha's new Extended Stereo Technology to create an incredibly wide, spacious audio image. Stereo tracks and studio quality reverb take on a depth unimaginable from such a small enclosure.


THR's two-way power supply lets the unit operate on AC (PSU supplied) or battery power.


THR is bundled with Cubase AI, Steinberg's professional music production application that offers full-fledged recording and editing.

THR Editor

The THR Editor, available for download from, offers deep editing of amp and effect parameters using a computer. Additional in-depth controls include compressor and noise gate functions.

USB Connection

THR's design provides stereo playback from your smartphone or other device through its AUX jack or direct from your computer via the USB connection.


User memory function lets you save up to five amp settings of all controller and switch settings for quick recall.


Tap tempo function to quickly set delay time.The built-in chromatic tuner features accurate, stable tuning and an easy to read display.

Virtual Tube Illumination

THR's Virtual Tube Illumination includes a simulated orange tube glow from the metal speaker grille.

Yamaha THR App

Mute the guitar and/or Bass sound from the songs in your iOS device library.

Isolate the guitar and/or bass parts to help you learn songs by ear

3 presets (Guitar High Mode / Guitar Low Mode / Bass Mode) to help you quickly find the instrument you want to cancel.

A-B Repeat
Repeatedly plays a selected segment of a song.

Key Transpose
Changes pitch of songs(± one whole step)

Slow Down
Changes tempo of songs with no effect on the pitch(50-100%)

Yamaha THR-5 Guitar Amplifier Specifications
- Amp Type: Clear, Crunch, Lead, Brit hi & Modern
- Effects: Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Tremolo, Delay, Delay/Reverb, Spring Reverb, Hall Reverb, *Compressor, *Noise Gate (*Only available in the THR Editor)
- Chromatic Tuner
- Connections: INPUT(Standard Mono Phone), PHONES(Standard Stereo Phone), AUX IN(Stereo Mini), USB
- Power source: AC Adaptor included or AA Batteries x 8
- Speakers: 8cm Full Range x 2
- Rated Output: 10W (5W + 5W)
- Dimensions: 271 x 167 x 120 mm
- Weight: 2 kg
- Accessories: AC Adapter, USB Cable, Stereo Mini Cable, DVD-ROM, (Cubase AI)