[NAMM] Peavey VB-3
The new Peavey VB-3 all-tube bass amplifier is designed to give players control over EQ and gain structure in a 300-watt tube amplifier that weighs 37 lbs.
The dual-channel Peavey VB-3 bass amplifier combines three 12AX7 and two 12AT7 preamp tubes with a matched octet of EL34 tubes.
Voiced to match the VB-3 tube bass amplifier, the new VB-810 bass enclosure features eight custom-designed 10" ceramic-magnet loudspeakers paired into four tone chambers, and can be operated in stereo or mono modes with 800 watts power handling.
VB-3™ Tube Bass Head
- 300 watts RMS into 8, 4 or 2 ohms
- Total weight of 37 lbs.
- Matched octet of EL34 power tubes
- 3 x 12AX7 and 2 x 12AT7 preamp tubes
- Internal rebiasing switch for using 6L6GC tubes
- Universal switching power supply allows use worldwide
- Dual channel: Volume/Overdrive/Low/Mid/Shift/High/Master
- LED indicators for active Volume or Overdrive control (footswitchable)
- Bright and Low Cut switches
- Tube compressor w/level control, defeat switch and LED (footswitchable)
- Constant-Q 9-band graphic EQ w/defeat switch and LED (footswitchable)
- Master volume
- Master Resonance and Presence controls for frequency-selective speaker damping
- Effects Loop
- Neutrik® Speakon® Combination Jack outputs
- Balanced XLR output pre/post EQ
- Preamp output and power amp input
- Footswitchable mute for tuning on stage
- Tuner output
- LED-lighted Peavey logo with dimmer control
- Made in U.S.A.
VB-810™ Bass Enclosure
- 800 watts RMS power handling
- Eight custom-designed 10" ceramic-magnet loudspeakers
- Four individual 2x10 chambers
- Switchless stereo or mono operation
- Heavy-duty hardware
- Bedliner covering and black grille cloth
- Made in U.S.A.
Pricing & Availability
The Peavey VB-3 will be available in Q1 2009 and the VB-810 will be available in Q2 2009 from authorized Peavey retailers.
VB-3™ Tube Bass Head: U.S. MSRP $2499.99.
VB-810™ Bass Enclosure: U.S. MSRP $1049.99.
For more information, visit www.peavey.com.
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