Inherits the Top Boost channel of the legendary AC30
The sound of the Top Boost channel has been the source of inspiration for countless guitarists since the 1960s, continues to emanate a commanding presence on stages and recordings today. The AC30S1 focusses on the unique sound of the Top Boost channel which is easily considered to be trademark tone of the AC30. It utilizes a full tube design, with two 12AX7 tubes in the pre-amp and four EL84 tubes in the power-amp, to every nuance of the Top Boost channel's sonic character from sparkling clean to fat overdrive.
Expandability to meet today’s needs
The AC30S1 provides the expandability needed for the varied playing styles of today’s guitarists. The send/return jacks allow convenient connection of external effects, and an external speaker out is also provided for connection of an external speaker cabinet. The unit also has a built-in reverb that simulates a spring reverb unit, further expanding your tonal range.
The AC30S1 is the amp for everyone and everywhere
Since it first appeared in the 1960s until the present day, there have been a variety of AC30 models, including the famed six-input model, models with various speaker options, and hand-wired units, among others. Of these numerous AC30 models, the AC30S1 is the simplest way to experience full-fledged AC30 sound. It’s also lighter and more compact than previous AC30 units, making it easily transportable. With the AC30S1, you can harness legendary VOX tone anytime and anywhere.
Controls: Gain, Bass, Treble, Reverb, Volume
Input: 1 x Input Jack, FX LOOP RETURN Jack
Output: 1 x External speaker jack, FX LOOP SEND Jack
Tube complement: 2 x 12AX7, 4 x EL84
Output Power: 30 W RMS (16Ω)
Speaker: 1 x 12" Celestion VX12 (16Ω)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 658 mm x 265 mm x 550 mm / 25.91" x 10.43" x 21.65"
Weight: 24.5kg / 54.01 lbs.
Accessory: AC Cable