Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Vox VT30 Named Best Budget Amplifier

The Vox VT30 has recently been named the best overall budget amplifier by Guitar & Bass Magazine scoring an impressive rating of 91%.
Great deals on musical instruments

Guitar & Bass Magazine has been looking at the best 'Budget Gear' available this month, ranging from Guitars and Basses right through to Multi-Effects and Amplifiers.

Within this issue, the Vox VT30 was named the best overall cheap amplifier scoring an impressive rating of 91%.

For such a low price, the VT30 offers an impressive number and range of amp models. The 22 amp models cater for all tastes and includes high-gain, boutique and vintage amp models.

Guitar & Bass Magazine’s reviewer commented “if you want convincing digital amp models, a range of effects and an incredible range of tones, the VT30 is the all-in-one solution.”

On top of this impressive range of amp models, the VT30 also has 12 digital effects and an independent reverb control.

With so much to offer, the quality of the different amps and effects may be questioned and subject to heavy scrutiny.

Thankfully however, as Guitar & Bass Magazine's review wrote, "versatility doesn't come at the expense of tone."

"The modulation effects are fat and lush, the delays blend nicely, and the tremolo and rotary are very convincing."

The VT30 comes loaded with 66 presets. You can also save your own 8 favorite settings onto the amplifier.

A common criticism of amp modeling is the fact that the tones often sound artificial and lack the warmth of a real valve amplifier.

The VT30 attempts to combat this problem through combining its modeling technology with a Valve Reactor circuit (within which there is a 12AX7 valve).

Vox's VFS5 Footswitch can be connected to the VT30 for further control.

Another highly praised amp within this category was the Laney LX35 - a two channel amplifier that offers tones ranging from super clean to heavy distortion.

If you're looking for a low cost amplifier with wide tonal capabilities, then you need to make sure that you check out the Vox VT30 and the Laney LX35.

Save money on Guitar Amplifiers today!ADNFCR-2133-ID-19516410-ADNFCR

Posted on 16 Dec 2009 16:35 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Using the feedback from the guitar player community Walrus Audio have devised a new and improved pedal that eliminates the pitfalls of its predecessor.

22 Jun 2017 16:09
thumbnail

Featuring a brand new update to the original firmware, KORG's Gadget receives a complete makeover as well a brand new 'lite' version.

5 Jun 2017 16:34
thumbnail

Designed to accompany your horror scores and incite incalculable fear into audience's hearts, Thrill promises nail-biting suspense and heart-wrenching horror

2 Jun 2017 15:44
thumbnail

Releasing a limited run of guitar picks and straps, D'Addario are celebrating the iconic Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band's 50th Anniversary in style.

1 Jun 2017 16:46
thumbnail

The latest from Roland's Future Redefined, the Blues Cube British EL84 Modified and MS-3 Multi Effects Switcher set the guitar community alight in anticipation

1 Jun 2017 13:08
thumbnail

A new take on an old classic, TC-Helicon's latest pedal lets you weave expressive guitar solos and blistering riffs with an exciting and otherworldly tone.

31 May 2017 17:06

Recent Music News

thumbnail

After the release of the Hall of Fame 2 and Pipeline Tap Tremolo Pedals, TC Electronic's Flashback 2 promises for unprecedented expression and otherworldly tone.

21 Jun 2017 15:29
thumbnail

Looking to get that perfect take? M-Audio's M-Track 2X2 Vocal Studio Pro gives you professional standard recording capabilities in a robust and compact format.

20 Jun 2017 15:01
thumbnail

The first synth entries of the Roland's 'Future Redefined', the FA-07 Workstation and SE-02 Synthesizer promise the user complete expression and onboard versatility.

20 Jun 2017 08:48
thumbnail

Boasting the best of days gone by the Eric Clapton Signature Strat expresses classic Fender personality completed by a number of quirky modern tidbits.

19 Jun 2017 16:32
thumbnail

You've seen ROLI's Seaboard Grand and you've seen their Blocks controllers... prepare yourself for the most innovative pairing this summer.

8 Jun 2017 12:00
thumbnail

Building upon the success of their Cutlass entries, Music Man take a tried and tested favourite and make it more versatile than ever with an extra pickup.

6 Jun 2017 16:08