NAD - It's HERE!!! Vox AC30S1

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  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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    Based on the demos I've seen online, that's one sweeeet amp!
     
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    Here's another photo... Still getting used to those knobs and getting sounds out of it... 20181206_170427.jpeg
     
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    Bristlehound Friend of Leo's

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    ooo - that's lovely!
     
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  5. Mike Eskimo

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    Def a learning curve to the Vox thing if you come from Fender land like I did.

    Congrats !
     
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    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.
     
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    Coolness!
     
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    Congrats. What speaker is in it?
     
  9. DimEyeGuitarGuy

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

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    Nice, entering into the land of British mid's..after Fenders its like Pandora's box opening up ..
     
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    Wonder how it stacks up to this Morgan AC. 20180428_102028.jpg Very similar controls.
     
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    Is that good or bad? Haha
     
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    its a glorious thing..
     
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