Swart Night Light Attenuator & Stereo Drive w/Cables (male)



"I might as well confess that I'm really an old school guy, totally hooked on the character of vintage stuff. From my 1912 bungalow house to my VW bugs, blue or black Chuck Taylors, tube amps, classic motorcycles and old vintage longboards. I like just about everything from the '50s and '60s." - Michael Swart (Tone Report interview) 

Michael Swart has been building beautiful, vintage-minded amps down in Wilmington, NC for quite some time now and we couldn't be happier to now represent his killer line of amps and pedals! Swart players include Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), John Flansburgh (They Might Be Giants), Greg V, Matthew Sweet, etc...

The Night Light Attenuator is optimized for lower wattage combos - specifically, the Swart line of amps - however, it will work with any amplifier that is 30 watts or less with 4-8 ohm loads (16 ohm amps won't work with this version of the NL). Basically, the Night Light lets you crank your lower wattage amp but bring the volume down to whisper quiet levels, all while keeping the tonal harmonic integrity intact. In short, it sounds amazing and allows you to play late into the night or without getting the neighbors riled up! 

This is an incredibly well designed attenuator that has a lot going on under the hood. Check the specs for some of the unique features of the Night Light Attenuator. 


  • Four Position Attenuator 
  • Defeatable light bulb filament compression stage w/bulb that lights blue when activated (think "brown sound")
  • Line level out, allowing you to run two Swart's from the output of the first amp (drive one amp w/another); send the reverb or trem of your Swart amp to a non-effects amp
  • Hand wired
  • Compact size (4.67" x 3.68" x 1.18")

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