VOX’s coveted Custom Series amplifiers are synonymous with remarkable guitar tone. Beginning with the birth of British rock ‘n’ roll, the distinguished, all-tube sound and signature chime of VOX amplifiers has inspired the most memorable moments in music history. In the years since exploding onto the scene, VOX has remained the choice of the most discerning players, serving as the voice for emerging artists and legends alike. When you have something to say, a VOX Custom Series amp will get you heard.
All-Valve, the legendary VOX AC30 Top-Boost sound, now in a compact, portable amplifier!
Outfitted with a 12” speaker, the AC4C1-12 mini combo amp is overflowing with personality.
Famous for its ability to achieve classic VOX tone at low volume levels, the AC4 is one of the most popular amps in VOX’s lineup. VOX’s AC4C1-12 delivers the coveted sound of the AC30 Top Boost circuit in an all-valve, 4 watt Class A amplifier. An ideal choice for the home or the studio, the AC4 Custom serves up an array of authentic VOX tone through a Celestion 12” speaker and can even be paired with external speaker cabinet for more tonal diversity.
This iconic low-wattage amp was first introduced by VOX in 1961 and is still the choice of many modern guitarists who are drawn to its mesmerizing tone and classic aesthetic. Whether you’re already a member of the VOX family, or you’re looking for your way in, no collection is complete without an AC4.
• All-tube mini combo amp
• Legendary Top Boost tone inherited from the VOX AC30
• Gain, Treble, Bass, Volume controls
• 4 Watt Class A amplifier design
• 12AX7 preamp tubes (x2); EL84 power tube (x1)
• Traditional Vox look with black basket weave vinyl and brown diamond fret cloth plus a retro Bakelite handle
• 12″ Celestion VX10 speaker
The AC30’s Top Boost sound has fascinated guitarists around the world for over fifty years. Capable of massive crunch or the clean, classic “chime,” this Top Boost tone is the essence of VOX’s identity. The AC4C1-12 now delivers this unbeatable sound in a portable, compact body.
Gain control, Bass and Treble tone controls, and a Master Volume allow any player to easily dial up a thought bred valve tone. The Gain control goes from dynamic clean tones to rich, warm overdrive with the Bass and Treble adding further tone shaping.
On the back panel you will also find an extension speaker jack. This lets you connect up to another 16 ohm guitar cab, effectively turning the AC4C1-12 into and all-valve 4-watt head.
Remarkable not only for its authentic VOX sound, the AC4C1-12 is also captivating in its appearance. Featuring the traditional Vox look with black basket weave vinyl and brown diamond fret cloth. Completing this vintage ensemble is an “old-school” Bakelite handle. Boasting the highest levels of design sensibilities, the long-awaited VOX AC4C1-12 offers an easy way for anyone to achieve the legendary AC30 Top Boost tone.
4 Watts RMS 16 Ohms
1 x 12″ Celestion VX12 Custom
1 x Normal Input Jack
1 x External Speaker Jack
Volume, Gain, Bass, Treble
2 x 12AX7 (preamp) 1 x EL84 (power amp)
DIMENSIONS (W X D X H)
406 x 211 x 451 mm | 15.98 x 8.31 x 17.76 inches 10.6 kg | 23.37 lbs
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It doesn't happen often, but occasionally an item can get damaged on the way to you. Don't worry! If your order is received either damaged or faulty, just let us know, preferably using the returns request form within 30 days of receiving the item, and we'll arrange for it its return and for a replacement or refund.
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Software or products that include software that needs to be registered are not eligible for this 14 day return period if opened and installed, and due to hygiene reasons we can't accept certain used in-ear headphones, microphones or harmonicas.
The repair procedure for items which are under guarantee varies from manufacturer to manufacturer - please refer to the documentation which accompanied your purchase or complete the returns request form and we will advise you of the appropriate process.