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Vox Ac10C1 Guitar Amplifier Reviewed

Vox has announced its brand-new AC10C1, a 10-watt tube amplifier that joins Vox's crown jewel lineup of tube amps, the Custom Series.

More portable than the AC15 and also more powerful compared to the AC4, the AC10C1 offers a range of classic Vox tones and also comes equipped with studio-quality reverb as well as a master quantity.

The AC10 was among the first amplifiers to birth the Vox name as well as was available just for a brief time period in the early 1960s. Long really liked for its capacity to achieve abundant, express tube tone at very manageable volumes, the AC10 has become a very desired piece of Vox record given that its discontinuation in 1965.

Currently in 2015, Vox reintroduces the AC10C1 to give Blues Guitar Players with a simple method to appreciate the fabulous VOX top boost audio. The AC10C1 comes outfitted with Gain, Bass, Treble, Reverb and Master Volume for sound-shaping flexibility to provide the classic Vox tone anywhere.

This little powehouse amp goes from clean Vox top Boost tone to saturated Brit Marshall tone with the mere twist of the gain control.  Extremely organic tone makes this a great Blues Guitar amp.  Practice or studio and even gigging.  You can either mike the little monster or utlize the extension speaker output.  With a 4/12 Marshal cab hooked up, this Vox AC10 will overpower most any club venue you may encounter.  Makes an excellent second amp for those who employ AB/Y switch boxes for layering different tones.   At this price point it is the "best bargain" alternative to a Fender Princeton Reverb amp, which for decades has bee the go to amp for studio recording.

AC10C1 Specifications

• Output Power: 10W RMS
• Tube Compliment: 2 × 12AX7, 2 × EL84
• Speaker: 1 × 10-inch Celestion VX10
• Input Jack: INPUT jack
• Output Jack: EXTERNAL SPEAKER jack
• Dimensions (W x D x H): 520 x 210 x 410 mm/20.47”x8.27”x16.14”
• Weight: 12.3kg/27.12 lbs

This is the perfect amp whether recording, playing live or just messing around at home,” says Brian Piccolo, brand manager for Vox. “This is without a doubt one of the best-sounding amplifiers we've ever produced!”