Extremely versatile amp with wide range of tone shaping, 2 separate channels with boost full function foot switch that takes you through 4 stages of gain. Selectable loop, can put your effects on one channel or both and adjust levels, can have 35 watts or 18. Great live amp more power than needed yet any function you could want. The Venus 3 amp is a fantastic live amp or studio tool. Build quality second to none, extremely reliable, really what else could you ask for.