VOX AC15 Amps, Cabinets, and Speakers
In this series of articles and videos, I’m taking a look at the VOX AC15 handwired and custom amps, comparing their sound and cabinets, and comparing the sound of a new vs broken-in greenback G12M speaker. Enjoy!
In this video, I review and compare these two excellent Vox AC15 amps, the AC15C1 Custom, and the AC15HW1 hand-wired.These amps are similar in many respects: same Celestion Greenback G12M speaker same preamp and power amp tube complement (3 12AX7’s and 2 EL84’s) same two channels: Normal and Top Boost. same tone cut and […]
What’s in an amp cabinet? As it turns out, quite a lot. In this video I do an experiment with the same two AC15 amps as in my last video– the AC15C1 Custom, and the AC15HW1 hand-wired. Both amps use the same Celestion Greenback G12M speaker, and these two here have each been played about […]
I’ve often heard people talk about how their headphones or guitar speakers really “opened up” or became more “dynamic and alive” after breaking them in. I recently had the opportunity to borrow a virgin, unplayed Celestion G12M Greenback speaker, which is the same speaker as in my Vox AC15HW1 hand-wired.