Vox Custom Series Amps Mechanicsville VA

VOX Amplification has updated its classic AC30 and AC15 guitar amplifiers to create the new Custom Series. Models in the new series include the AC30C2X, AC30C2 and AC15C1. Read on for more detailed information in the following article.

Mechanicsville Music
(804) 730-3576
7092 Mechanicsville Tpke
Mechanicsville, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Jodys Music Center
(804) 737-1346
54 Cedar Fork Rd
Richmond, VA

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Backstage Inc
(804) 644-1433
310 W Broad St
Richmond, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement

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Guitar Center
(804) 346-5151
9128 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA
 
Richmond Piano Rebuilders Inc
(804) 358-1929
10300 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano

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Jacobs Music
(804) 559-5738
7079 Mechanicsville Tpke
Mechanicsville, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Metro Sound & Music Co., I
(804) 643-7125
117 W Broad St
Richmond, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, DJ Equipment

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Metro Sound Co
(804) 643-7125
128 W Broad St
Richmond, VA

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Guitar Works
(804) 358-0855
3335 W Cary St
Richmond, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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A Major Music
(804) 747-5833
4240 Sadler Rd
Glen Allen, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Vox Custom Series Amps

0.0000avoxac30VOX Amplification has updated its classic AC30 and AC15 guitar amplifiers to create the new Custom Series. Models in the new series include the AC30C2X, AC30C2 and AC15C1. The VOX AC30 combo amp has long been an icon, known as the sound that powered the 1960’s “British Invasion.” First introduced in 1958, the smaller AC15 combo has been the amp of choice for countless guitar players.

True to their past, the Custom Series amps rely on 3 x 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tubes in the pre-amp stage, and 4 x EL84 pentode tubes in the power stage of the 30-Watt AC30C2 and AC30C2X. The 15-Watt AC15C1 uses 2 x EL84 tubes.

All Custom Series models offer two channels: Normal and Top Boost. Each channel is equipped with its own Volume control, and the Top Boost channel offers highly interactive Treble and Bass tone controls as well. This powerful channel pairing provides an abundance of tone-crafting control. Both channels utilize the Tone Cut and Volume controls in the Master section. The Tone Cut control operates in the power stage rather than the preamp stage, allowing an additional degree of tone-shaping. The Master Volume control works in conjunction with the individual volumes of each channel to create just the right degree of gain-staging. By balancing the individual and Master volumes, the Custom Series can deliver the coveted clean VOX “chimey” sound, a powerful overdriven tone, and everything in between.

VOX Amp Designers Dave Clarke and Tony Bruno combined the coveted sounds of a vintage AC amplifier with modern changes, giving these amps the extra reliability and tonal palette necessary for modern players. The Custom Series utilizes a solid state rectifier that makes the amp louder, tighter, and more responsive to pick attack while retaining the B-plus voltage, chime, tone and output stage compression of a vintage VOX AC30.

All Custom Series amplifiers provide the VOX Classic Tremolo effect, with adjustable controls for both the speed and depth. A warm Spring Re...

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