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Vox AC30 30 Watt Analogue Valve Amplifier

  code:AC30
£599.00
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Single Channel. Single Speaker. Single Purpose.

The VOX AC30 has been an integral component of rock’n’roll since the 1960’s. Its peerless and unique sound continues to amaze and inspire players to this day. The AC30 OneTwelve (AC30S1) delivers the full-fledged experience of the classic AC30, but in a more stripped down and straightforward way. It’s single channel design is based on the revered Top Boost channel of the AC30, a sound that has been the source of some the most famous riffs in rock history. This unique, touch-sensitive circuit delivers a wide range of tones from chimey clean to rich overdrive. The AC30S1 also features a studio-quality digital reverb, an effects send/return for pairing with your favorite pedals, and an external speaker output for pairing with other speaker cabinets. This all-new AC30 represents the evolution of an iconic sound, pairing legendary VOX tones with a simple, modern approach to amplifier design. 
 
 
Main features

  • Single-channel design inspired by the AC30’s trademark Top Boost.
  • All tube design featuring two 12AX7 pre-amp tubes and four EL84 power-amp tubes.
  • Equipped with a single Celestion-made 12-inch speaker, specially voiced for the AC30S1.
  • Effects send/return and external speaker output are provided for pairing with pedals or external cabinets - Equipped with digital reverb that simulates a classic spring reverb.

Inherits the Top Boost channel of the legendary AC30
The sound of the Top Boost channel has been the source of inspiration for countless guitarists since the 1960s, continues to emanate a commanding presence on stages and recordings today. The AC30S1 focusses on the unique sound of the Top Boost channel which is easily considered to be trademark tone of the AC30. It utilizes a full tube design, with two 12AX7 tubes in the pre-amp and four EL84 tubes in the power-amp,  to every nuance of the Top Boost channel's sonic character from sparkling clean to fat overdrive.

Expandability to meet today’s needs
The AC30S1 provides the expandability needed for the varied playing styles of today’s guitarists. The send/return jacks allow convenient connection of external effects, and an external speaker out is also provided for connection of an external speaker cabinet. The unit also has a built-in reverb that simulates a spring reverb unit, further expanding your  tonal range.

The AC30S1 is the amp for everyone and everywhere
Since it first appeared in the 1960s until the present day, there have been a variety of AC30 models, including the famed six-input model, models with various speaker options, and hand-wired units, among others. Of these numerous AC30 models, the AC30S1 is the simplest way to experience full-fledged AC30 sound. It’s also lighter and more compact than previous AC30 units, making it easily transportable. With the AC30S1, you can harness legendary VOX tone anytime and anywhere.

Controls: Gain, Bass, Treble, Reverb, Volume

Input: 1 x Input Jack, FX LOOP RETURN Jack

Output: 1 x External speaker jack, FX LOOP SEND Jack

Tube complement: 2 x 12AX7, 4 x EL84

Output Power: 30 W RMS (16?)

Speaker: 1 x 12" Celestion VX12 (16?)

Dimensions (W x D x H): 658 mm x 265 mm x 550 mm / 25.91" x 10.43" x 21.65"

Weight: 24.5kg / 54.01 lbs.

Accessory: AC Cable

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All Guitars are Checked Before Dispatch
All Guitars go through our 12 point checking procedure to make sure that it passes our standards before shipping. This helps ensure your guitar will reach you in perfect condition. All guitars are checked against our 12 point check list and once passed, have a Guitarbitz quality control sticker attached. In addition to this we want to ensure that no harm can come to your guitar on the journey between us and you and so we have a rigorous packing procedure involving multiple protective layers. If you notice that this packaging is damaged when delivered by our courier, it is important to check the goods and if damaged, refuse the delivery and call us immediately. For your peace of mind, we have outlined the 12 point check below to show how we are passionate about your instrument.

body finish check   strings checked   neck check
1) Finish checked for imperfections or damage
2) Strings tuned up and tested for tone and playability
 3) Neck checked for bending or humps
  truss rod check frets check
4)  Truss rod adjusted for correct positioning
 
5) Frets examined for playability 6) Bridge checked for position and hold on strings
strap hooks checked neck joint check machine heads checked
7) Strap buttons tested for secure fitting
8) Neck joint examined
9) Machine heads turned and tested for secure grip on strings
top nut check controls checked pickups checked
10) Nut tested for secure fitting and correct string height
11) Switches, volume and tone controls tested for faulty connections 12) Pickups checked for responsiveness

For more details on our checking and packing procedure, please see our 12 Point Check and Packing Procedures page.

 

When You Will Receive your Order

Guitar accessories - strings, straps, stands, tuners and other small items
• Orders weighing less than 2kg are posted via First Class Royal Mail on the dispatch date shown.
• Orders weighing less than 2kg with a value over £30 will be sent First Class Royal Mail Recorded Delivery on the dispatch date shown.
• We cannot guarantee a delivery date for these orders, but First Class post usually takes 1-2 days.

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• Orders weighing over 2kg are sent via our next working day courier service.

 

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Please note that we can only deliver international orders to the billing address of the credit card used. These orders typically take 3-5 working days to be delivered, you can still track your orders via the Internet in the same way.