Question: Is the Vox AC30 too loud?

Is Vox AC30 too loud for home use?

Remember, at the end of the day, just about any tube amp can be too loud when pushed to power tube distortion (even a little 5 watter can piss off neighbours pretty quick ). So the wattage is sort of irrelevant for home use - at least IMO.

What is the Vox AC30 sound?

The Vox AC30 is a guitar amplifier manufactured by Vox. It was introduced in 1958 to meet the growing demand for louder amplifiers. Characterised by its jangly high-end sound it has become widely recognized by British musicians and others.

What does Vox sound like?

Known for sounding “chimey”, Vox amps tend to produce an almost bell-like presence for a sweet and articulate quality. The crystal-clear tones of the classic AC30 can be heard all over U2s music, with The Edge using an original 60s model as the foundation for his plethora of effects to run through.

Are Vox amps cathode-biased?

The circuit below is the output stage of the common Vox AC-30 amplifier, which features a cathode-biased output stage: The plate voltage is set to match the factory schematic, which shows 320V.

What is Vox AC30 sound?

The Vox AC30 is a guitar amplifier manufactured by Vox. It was introduced in 1958 to meet the growing demand for louder amplifiers. Characterised by its jangly high-end sound it has become widely recognized by British musicians and others.

What is a VOX setting?

VOX stands for voice-operated exchanged, and is sometimes also referred to as voice activated transmission. If your voice communication system has VOX activated, it means that your radio automatically turns itself on when the user starts talking, and shuts off when there is no sound.

Is 15 watts loud enough?

15 watts is probably loud enough to be heard over most drummers, but it will be too quiet in a full band. 25W ad up will get you loud enough while still having some headroom for cleaner tones. As previously stated 15-20 works but not much cleans.

Should cathode biased amps be biased?

Cathode Biased amp do not require biasing to change power tubes. Fixed biased amps require biasing to change power tubes as well as periodic bias checks to ensure they are working properly. Cathode biased amps are less efficient than fixed bias amps.

What does VOX high mean?

VOX means that your baby monitor is voice activated. When your baby is sleeping, the monitor will go in sleep mode and stop transmitting.

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