As you might recognized, it´s the last day in 2011. We wish you a joyful day and lot´s of “Dinner for One”. For those who don´t know, in Germany watching this skatch at the end of the year is like a tradition. HAPPY NEW YEAR Miss Sophie… and of course all of you…
Oh if you like to watch (english of course)… Dinner for One (B/W) by Freddy Frinton
More of AC30s information is coming in 2012.
In 2006 Vox released a limited edition of the AC30 according to the Brian May specifications. It´s not in production anymore but you can get it used if you´re lucky. We made a page about this special amp, you´ll find it in the info-page section.
Thank you to Mike Ryde for giving us some AC30BM pictures (www.mikeryde.com)
A new Info-Page for the AC30 Heritage Handwired model is online. It´s not in production anymore but has a good availability in used condition or as demo amp. Interesting because it´s a very special AC30 version with special features like the EF86 pentode. Go to the page here…
The Info-Page of the AC30VR is now completed and online. There you will find basic information about the currently sold solid-state AC30 design. It also features a gallery of pictures we would like to see growing, so send us you pictures of the AC30VR (no matter in which condition or situation) via email:
firstname.lastname@example.org To read the complete article on the AC30VR, which is information and basically facts, go here!
Another new article. Thanks to mAx at the Vintage Amps Forum for explaining the install process for upgrading the Output Transformer and Choke in the AC30HW.
The site now features an article with the Lyle Caldwell modifications.Thanks and cheers to Lyle for sharing this valuable know-how. 🙂
As a quick information. You can register here at this page. As one advantage you can make comments on articles anytime you like. If you´re not registered you can still comment the articles, but we have to allow every single comment. So registration is not a must but a tip.
If you still have pictures of an AC30, please tell us here.
The second info page is now online. It features information about the currently sold AC30HW Handwired amp. It also features a gallery of pictures we would like to see growing, so send us you pictures of the AC30 HW (no matter in which condition or situation) via email:
email@example.com To read the complete article on the AC30HW, which is information and basically facts, go here!
Circuit without the Fix
Since today, we are happy to feature a new article that explains the fix for the AC30HW tube issue. Thanks to Donpaul McAllister for providing this article and his effort in revealing this issue, gathering information and finally getting Vox to fix it for new production series. Also thanks to all other helpful people at the Gear Page and Vox forums.
Go here for the article. Also see the official Tube Issue Statement by Vox below
In the past few month there were discussions about a tube issue accuring on the AC30HW (2010) when replacing the standard power tubes with non Ruby Tubes. In the official Vox UK forum they call it the “McAllister thread”. … Continue reading