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AC Custom Introduce the AC15 Custom

AC Custom Introduce the AC15 Custom -

First introduced in 1958, the AC15 combo has been the amp of choice for countless guitar players throughout the world. Drawing on more than 50 years of amp-building expertise, the AC15C1 Custom Series offers maximum tonal dexterity.

New for later in 2013, the AC15C1X with a Celestion Alnico Blue Speaker

Alnico Blue speakers made by the Celestion Company are an especially great match for the AC30. They have reigned as the standard combination ever since the VOX brand was established. Now, a model featuring these Alnico Blue speakers is available in the 15W series. It's called the AC15C1X. Experience the rich VOX sound that's overflowing with vintage tone.  

An Evolution in Tone

VOX Custom Series amps offer two channels: Normal and Top-Boost. Each channel is equipped with its own Volume control, and the Top Boost channel offers highly interactive Treble and Bass tone controls. This powerful channel pairing provides an abundance of tone-crafting control, letting you dial in a classic sound that is all your own.

Both channels rely on the Tone Cut and Volume controls in the Master section. The Tone Cut control operates in the power stage rather than the preamp stage, allowing an additional degree of tone-shaping. The Master Volume control works in conjunction with the individual volumes of each channel to create just the right degree of gain-staging. By balancing the individual and Master volumes, the Custom Series can deliver everything from a clean VOX "chimey" sound to a powerful overdriven tone.

Sound in Motion

You can sweeten the sound of your Custom Series amplifier using the VOX Classic Tremolo effect. Both the speed and the depth are adjustable, allowing you to generate just the sound you want. A warm Spring Reverb is also included on all Custom Series amps, adding spaciousness to the sound. All Custom Series amps can use the VOX VFS2 footswitch, allowing you to turn the Reverb and Tremolo effects on and off as you continue to play.

Power Sharing

The AC15C1 combo makes use of 3 x 12AX7 preamp tubes and uses pair of EL84 tubes to drive a single 12" Celestion speaker. You can choose either the AC15C1 with a Celestion G12M Greenback speaker or the AC15C1X loaded with a Celestion Alinco Blue speaker. All models in the Custom Series offer a switchable 8/16 ohm output jack for powering an external speaker cabinet when you need to speak with a little more authority; using this jack will mute the internal speakers. Additionally, a 2nd extension speaker jack allows you to run an extra 16 ohm cabinet along with the internal speakers for a fuller sound.

VOX AC15C1 / AC15C1X Custom Specifications

  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 602 x 265 x 456 mm / 23.70 x 10.43 x 17.95 inches
  • Weight: 22 kg / 48.50 lbs.
  • Output Power: 15 Watts RMS into 16 Ohms
  • Speaker: 1 x 12" 16 ohm Celestion G12M Greenback or Alnico Blue Speaker
  • Inputs: Normal input jack, Top Boost input jack, Footswitch jack
  • Outputs: External loudspeaker jack, Extension loudspeaker jack
  • Options: VFS2A Footswitch
  • *Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.

The Models

  • AC15C1: 15 Watts Single 12" Celestion G12M Greenback Speaker
  • AC15C1X: 15 Watts Single 12" Celestion Alnico Blue Speaker
  • AC15C2 "Twin": 15 Watts 2x12" Celestion G12M Greenback Speakers

 

 

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