Vintage Guitar - July 2016 - Open - 84
BC Audio Amplifier No. 8
The BC Audio Amplifier No. 8 is a 25-watt high-gain 1x12 combo
with octal preamp tubes and point-to-point wiring with optional
footswitchable gain. Controls include Drive, Volume, and
Presence. Tubes include two 6SL7s and two 5881, GZ34/5AR4.
The Vox AV15 uses a twin-triode 12AX7 in the preamp and the
power amp to produce 15 watts through a Vox 8" speaker in a
sealed cabinet. It has eight analog preamp circuits along with
Chorus, Delay, and Reverb.
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The Wallace Amplification BKW45 uses Marstran transformers,
two VA KT66 power tubes, three JJ 12AX7 preamp tubes, and
a GZ34 to produce 45 watts output. Controls include Presence,
Treble, Mid, and Bass, Loudness 1, and Loudness 2.
Park Rock Head 50
Park's Rock Head 50 is a channel-switching amp
that uses three 12AX7s and two EL34s.
Fryette Pittbull 50CL
Fryette's Pittbull 50CL is a Class AB amp with 50 or 30 watts
output. It has two channels with assignable silicon or tube
rectifier, footswitch-controlled channel select, Boost, EQ, and
effects loop. It uses one 12AX7WB in the preamp, three 12AX7s,
two EL34s and, one 5U4GB rectifier tube.
The Valvetech Suplex produces 50 watts output using three
12AX7s, two EL34s, and a GZ34 rectifier tube. Features include
footswitchable Overdrive Boost and four inputs.