Any love for Vox amps?

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by SY6655321 » Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:18 pm

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Did you get a 2nd AC15 or Speaker Cab? Either way very cool! I know what you mean, I love my Vox Amps..
A second ac15, using my dd-7 and running them in stereo.

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Larsongs » Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:24 pm

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Did you get a 2nd AC15 or Speaker Cab? Either way very cool! I know what you mean, I love my Vox Amps..
A second ac15, using my dd-7 and running them in stereo.
How do you adjust the lower Amp? All the Controls are on top..

I use a Keeley 30 MS Double Tracker Pedal & run my AC15 & 65 DRRI Stereo.. DRRI on the bottom as the Controls are on the front of the Amp... I have thought about a 2 X 12 Vox Cabinet with Celestion Alnico Blues. But, I'd like to have the AC15 Alnico Blue live as well to run Stereo.... Although I have thought about a second AC15 with Blue too...

I also do the same thing with Modded AC10 & 65 PRRI Amps... Fender & Vox make a great Sound together...

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by SY6655321 » Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:34 pm

The control panel is recessed enough that you can mess with the knobs easily, even with another amp on top. The chicken head pointer knobs kinda help with seeing your settings. I play both my amps on the same settings, so it's not a big deal. I just find a good volume on the lower amp and then match the top amp to it.

How's the Keeley 30 MS Double Tracker? I'm using my Boss DD-7 on the 50ms mode to try and get that stereo double tracked sound.

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Larsongs » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:26 pm

SY6655321 wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:34 pm
The control panel is recessed enough that you can mess with the knobs easily, even with another amp on top. The chicken head pointer knobs kinda help with seeing your settings. I play both my amps on the same settings, so it's not a big deal. I just find a good volume on the lower amp and then match the top amp to it.

How's the Keeley 30 MS Double Tracker? I'm using my Boss DD-7 on the 50ms mode to try and get that stereo double tracked sound.
I have the Keeley 30 MS Double Tracker Pedal on my Boss BCB60 Pedal Board.. It can be used Mono with one Amp or Stereo with 2 Amps.. The Abbey Mode nails the Abbey Road Double Track Sound. Extremely versatile..

Check out this demo...

https://youtu.be/-3jTSw0grXg

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Great Yawn » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:06 am

The power amp is where the good VOX tone lies for me. Turn the master all the way up, and use the Top Boost channel volume to dial in the actual volume for a nice compressed clean tone.

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Maggieo » Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:04 am

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The power amp is where the good VOX tone lies for me. Turn the master all the way up, and use the Top Boost channel volume to dial in the actual volume for a nice compressed clean tone.
IMO, this is what makes my AC4HW so gooood!
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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by daemon » Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:34 am

Probably not the Voxes you guys are talking about, but I found a VX2 for sale right here in Ohio and it shipped the next day. I love the sounds of the VX1 but wanted something a little louder that I could actually use at practice or maybe even an outdoor gig (whenever those happen again). The VX2 certainly fit the bill. Oddly enough I like all of the non-Vox modeling settings on it the most, especially the Brit 800. Got some seriously chunky AC/DC action on that one.

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Vendetagainst » Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:50 pm

Oh man, Voxes are so great. I found an AC15 for $350 (!), but I don't have that kinda money rn :/

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Nudger » Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:52 am

I got a Vox Pathfinder 15 that I had a lot o fun modding.

Bolted a second cab to it..
Added tremolo speed cap mod
Headroom mod
Blues Junior Reverb Tank Mod

Jensen Alnico 8" Speaker and a Celestion Ceramic 8" Speaker Both 4 Ohm.

Thinking about moving it on and getting a AC4 though.
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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by AJR » Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:27 pm

I have the older Vox ADVT (Valvetronix) series Amps they are some of the very best with out any doubt

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Meriphew » Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:29 am

I have a lot of great amps, but this one is probably my favorite. Vox AC30 TBX.

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Dr Tony Balls » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:04 am

Tons of love for Vox circuits, but my love for the amps themselves depends on the specific model, era, etc. Built several takes, myself:

Half-power AC30TB circuit with no vibrato and added mid control:

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AC30TB Brite Channel w/ tone-selectable EF86 Normal Channel (a la AC15 or Matchless) and no Vibrato:

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by tribi9 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:19 am

Edcor iron is cool. I got a set of xformers on my spare parts bin. They will eventually become part of an amp..

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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by Dr Tony Balls » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:31 am

tribi9 wrote:
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Edcor iron is cool. I got a set of xformers on my spare parts bin. They will eventually become part of an amp..
Yep, it's great, economical, and available in a metric shit-ton of specs. I wish it was a little quicker to deliver but what can you do.
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Re: Any love for Vox amps?

Post by tribi9 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:19 am

Dr Tony Balls wrote:
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I like the white cliffs. Nice work too btw.

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