JSX Amplifier

The JSX was designed with and for Joe Satriani to not only be a reflection of his music, but his personal style.

With its cool looks, wide range of articulate tones, and affordable price, the Peavey JSX is a hard act to follow. –Guitar Player Magazine

Feedback from interviews with Joe drove the initial concepting. Stronger handles, easier to read knobs, and lots of chrome were the priority. Life on the road is hard on equipment so it must be rugged.

Early sketch ideation


The final design used custom knobs and a two piece faceplate. The front uses two of the same plates rotated 180º to create Satriani’s signature “S.”

JSX hero

JSX head and speaker cabinet in Satriani’s home studio.

Satriani and the JSX (SteveJennings)