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NAD - It's HERE!!! Vox AC30S1

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by DimEyeGuitarGuy, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. DimEyeGuitarGuy

    DimEyeGuitarGuy TDPRI Member

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    Alright folks. It arrived today and I've spent that afternoon piddling around with it. What can I say? It's very loud :) But --- OH MY GOODNESS is it sweet. Completely different amp than I'm used to (Princeton).

    It's saggy, fizzy, fuzzy, warm and jangley. Fantastic note separation with a really tight and percussive low end. The top end is sparkling, with kinda velvet overtones.

    The controls are super simple. The reaction of the treble and bass controls caught me off guard for a bit until I kinda started understanding what they were doing. This amp is definitely more midrange-y than the Princeton.

    Anyhoo... that's all I have for now. I have a Dr Z Brake-Lite attenuator coming for it to rescue my ears.

    Here's a pic...
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  2. 3-Chord-Genius

    3-Chord-Genius Friend of Leo's

    Apr 3, 2015
    Winchester, VA
    Based on the demos I've seen online, that's one sweeeet amp!
     
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  3. DimEyeGuitarGuy

    DimEyeGuitarGuy TDPRI Member

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    Here's another photo... Still getting used to those knobs and getting sounds out of it... 20181206_170427.jpeg
     
  4. Bristlehound

    Bristlehound Friend of Leo's

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    ooo - that's lovely!
     
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  5. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 9, 2008
    Detroit
    Def a learning curve to the Vox thing if you come from Fender land like I did.

    Congrats !
     
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  6. DimEyeGuitarGuy

    DimEyeGuitarGuy TDPRI Member

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    I did. I'm just coming back to guitar after about 28 years. Always used fender amps so, yeah, new to the vox stuff.
     
  7. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

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  8. Crobbins

    Crobbins Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Jul 10, 2014
    Meiners Oaks CA.
    Congrats. What speaker is in it?
     
  9. DimEyeGuitarGuy

    DimEyeGuitarGuy TDPRI Member

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    It's the stock one that Vox had made just for this amp. Celestion VX12
     
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  10. bftfender

    bftfender Friend of Leo's

    Dec 21, 2017
    York PA
    Nice, entering into the land of British mid's..after Fenders its like Pandora's box opening up ..
     
  11. ebb soul

    ebb soul Poster Extraordinaire

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    Wonder how it stacks up to this Morgan AC. 20180428_102028.jpg Very similar controls.
     
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  12. DimEyeGuitarGuy

    DimEyeGuitarGuy TDPRI Member

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    Is that good or bad? Haha
     
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  13. bftfender

    bftfender Friend of Leo's

    Dec 21, 2017
    York PA
    its a glorious thing..
     
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