Overview

THE TRANSATLANTIC® TA-15 MICRO-DYNAMO FROM MESA ENGINEERING®

Transatlantic TA-15 Front Panel

Transatlantic TA-15 Rear Panel

While we may be the last to show at the lunchbox amp party, there is good reason for our stylishly late appearance…we saw another chance to redefine the Brit-inspired mini amp genre. The TA-15 packs all the footswitchable performance, including our patented MULTI-WATT™ Channel Assignable Power found in our high-end full-size models, and offers the most classic British and American sounds in a beautiful 12 3/8”W x 6 3/4”D x 5 7/8”H package weighing in at only 12 pounds!

Coley O'Toole of We The Kings all aglow with his TA15
Coley O'Toole of We The Kings all aglow with his TA-15.

TWO CHANNELS FEATURE 5 MODES THAT CROSS THE ATLANTIC WITH ULTIMATE FINESSE AND FLEXIBILITY.

2 Channels, 5 modes - with Channel-Assignable Multi-Watt settings - Classic British and American Tones that you can take with you anywhere! At just 12 pounds there's nothing small about the tone of the TransAtlantic TA-15!
2 Channels, 5 modes, Channel-Assignable Multi-Watt Power. Classic British and American sounds that you can take anywhere! However, though it’s tiny and just 12 pounds, there's nothing small about the Tone of the TransAtlantic TA-15!

The Transatlantic TA-15 may be the most portable all-tube gig companion ever. The TA-15 features our Duo-Class™ (Patent 7,173,488) and Dyna-Watt™ (Patent 4,713,624) technologies providing three power and operating class options that are channel assignable via independent 5/15/25 Watt Power Switches: Choose 1 power tube operating in pure Class A Single-Ended, producing 5 Watts - 2 tubes operating in pure Class A Push-Pull, producing 15 Watts or 2 tubes operating in Mesa’s Exclusive Dyna-Watt™ Power that maximizes the power and punch of time-honored Class A/B power / 2xEL-84 & 4x12AX7.

The Channel Modes start off with lower gain NORMAL and higher gain classic versions of the iconic TOP BOOST sound in Channel 1, which includes an ingenious Pull MASTER on the CUT control that can be Hard Bypassed for purists. Channel 2 houses three Modes; a gorgeous TWEED™ clean, a British HIGH GAIN in HI 1 and a classic Boogie® Lead in HI 2.

TRAVEL READY PERFORMANCE

Did you know you can customize your TA-15!? Head over to our online store to check out the different LED options for your TA-15!
Did you know you can customize your TA-15? Head over to our online store to check out the different LED options.

All this Tone and performance comes to you travel-ready in a sturdy padded gig bag that holds both Power Cable and Footswitch and allows easy access of the Retractable Handle. So prepare for a smooth Crossing as you enjoy the best of both sides of the pond with the new TransAtlantic™.

The TransAtlantic™ TA-15 is a true micro-dynamo from MESA Engineering®. Choose an amp format below to view complete feature specifications for the TA-15.

FORMATS AVAILABLE

Metal Chassis Head (Width 12-3/8 inches)

Videos

Official Demo Video

Ch. 2 TWEED – Clean Rhythm

Ch. 2 HI 2 MODE – Rock Grind

Ch. 1 NORMAL – Vintage Rock

Ch. 1 NORMAL – Clean Sparkle

Ch. 2 HI 1 MODE – Rock Rhythm

Ch. 1 TOP BOOST – Clipped Grind

Ch. 2 HI 1 MODE – Classic Rock Gain

Reviews

  • "With the TransAtlantic, Mesa set a lofty goal—make a tiny, lightweight, sonically excellent all-tube amp that’s capable of many popular voicings. And they succeeded. The TransAtlantic is as versatile as most other amp makers’ full-sized heads.”

    Lyle Zaehringer
    Premier Guitar

Available Formats