Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
Peavey ValveKing 100 Head

ValveKing 100 Head, Tube Guitar Amp Head from Peavey in the ValveKing series.

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Average Score:3.8( 3.8/5 based on 29 reviews )
 13 reviews45 %
 10 reviews34 %
 1 user review3 %
 5 reviews17 %
Value For Money : Excellent

sumo37's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" report excellent price / quality"

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
Everything has already been said, look on the peavey site

except for a gain knob on the clean channel and a switch for the reverb, there is nothing missing in my opinion.


Archi simple, Eq responds quite well.

For sound, should spend some time on the set.


My punk rock hardcore trend, it does squarely against the sound sends too at low frequencies for my taste (especially palm mute).

The clean is very nice and straight, I just wish that there was no gain knob on that channel to do saturate slightly, I'm not too fond of his own.

For channel saturated, it is far from a Marshall JCM, a 5150 or Orange, but at this price, it really sends the block. Used alone palm mute, it sends too much bass, but the bass side, this problem is no longer heard.

I found him a pretty good dynamic with ValveKing 4x12 cabinet (although I admit it does not measure up to her big sisters).

I am also served in my punk / rock less bad, it took I drop the gain to less than half for it to pass.

It is quite suitable for rehearsals and stage, even though I am more a fan of Marshall JCM900, but I love the sound of the guitar peavey.


Used for about 6 months, we are all very happy in the group (and in our environment), it goes perfectly with a sound of my bass (I made ampeg 3PRO saturate).

Even if I could blame him for the lack of gain knob on the clean and sound a bit cold (especially compared to Orange), this is a killer amp for a very low price (about 450 € the head + 4x12 cabinet) It will delight those who want to pay their first stack.

awel's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Value for money unbelievable"

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
Amp 100W, 2 channels, normal tuning on a guitar amp;)


Using ultra-intuitive, manual obsolete, with a good guitar, the sound is excellent.


I bought this amp while I did not have much money, and that the valvking is a rare tube amps 2 bodies at this price.
I used to play blues / rock (Gary Moore, Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top) with my Gibson SG Std, and metal (Metallica, Ozzy, etc ...) with an EMG and Robin climb in my group stoner rock metal with my SG B (D-Tune Morpheus thank you:) )

Depending on the guitar are all are good, the amp does not have a very strong personality but the sounds are incredibly good.


For almost a year I use it now I leave the room and I make all my repeat it, I take my head that Mesa for concerts or studio.
That amp is really a matter for everyone, those who want a 2 body tube for an affordable price.

keuch's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
All-tube amp, we see them shining even the rear is very nice
100 watts, but not very powerful for a 100 watts, not much has struck a mesa boogie and I think a vox ac 30 rival without difficulty ....
complte hyper connectivity, among 2, an effects loop, 2 speaker outputs with adjustable impdence, it lacks a master but I think I put a volume pedal in the loop effect and it is similar.
All full of rglages a rverb, gain boost and / or volume snap the foot, it is particularly interesting, you can really use it as a 3 channel amp. 9 is due to the lack of master ....


The config is simple but it is a bit difficult at the beginning to find the right sound. with the presence of rglage and rsonnance, it allows you to vary the sound much bass or treble and plus button to the rear which allows be in class A or AB ( or simulate everything, I did not really understand how to work), the result is really impressive. help find the manual 2 departure sounds, clean, rock, metal ... it helps much.


I play a bit of everything, blues, gospel, rock and I like the Mtal (I have a musicman petrucci ...) and in all registers is excellent.
One can get absolutely all types of sounds, nothing is impossible this amp. this amp has a great dynamic and sounds are never aggressive (well, if you know rgler an amp!)
Attention: note like account price, even when it is not a mesa, but I had enough for me for now!


I've had already at least a week ... lol ok, not much recoil. I tried in stores, backwards because of the reviews I read on here ... I tried all possible amps I believe, and I dsesprai as little financial means acqurir for the amp of my dreams .... what I like about this amp is its price, its quality versatility, dynamics etc. not fault it in light of all these criteria. I was playing on a Pod X3 Live, and then on a 21 tech tri ac, and frankly, it's night and day, I finally a REAL SOUND !!!!! This is excellent! I will continue always dreaming of a Mesa Boogie Mark IV, but as I have not put it in a 2500 amp, I will keep the l. I play on a harley benton 2 * 12 vintage 30, I can assure that I have no problem bass, they are presents but not invasive!
good, I leave this notice to tell everyone has worth to try this amp, and that 100 watts will not make it unusable in daily life, if only one is in house, because I appart understand that a can GNER neighbors.

doodb's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
All-100W lamp 46l6gc for power stage, three 12AX7 preamp for the floor of
-Effects loop series
-2 HP output with common switch 8 April 16 ohm
-2 Guitar input
Reverb-a ressord with his knob (common to the two channels)
-2 Channels (clean and Cunche / overdrive / saturax) EQ with bass / med / high / master channel
-1 Knob for the presence of two channels
-1 Knob of resonance for the two channels
-1 Bright switch for clean (very effective)
-1 Gain boost switch for channel 2
-1 Volume boost switch for channel 2

what more? for the price: nothing, absolutely a third channel and a master general. 10 for this award because I never found as complete


We can not get more simple: you turn the knobs and the sound is the hop!


This is where the product is exeptionnel:
I manage a group of death that uses this oriental head (I know very well). 100W bcp wonders if it's enough, and listen at the time when we played at the leather I had the combo 50w grateux branch on 4x12: no problem for sound to the room!! by repeating the same time, they covered the drummer tappe yet frankly on its battery. since they are upgrading to 100W head and is the drummer who demand lower scratch ....
for rendering: as said before they play the death, and that's more than enough! the sound is warm and generous saturax, and clean, well nothing to complain it is indeed clean and very clean.
Now my personal config is mesa recto preamp + + mess 2:90 rctifier mesa 2x12 and well although I prefer my two cents (but it is matter of taste) saturax send less than the head. I also played on a Dual Rectifier and just like the more saturated ValveKing. for the grain ValveKing and less burdensome and less fat, less dark and can be a bit more "clean". it lacks, compared to the engl (I played on a 580 year pdt) or boogie, a bit of dynamic roundness and clean. but it's not day and night.
the head, compared to the price, is the best market leader, and far far away !!!!! if you want better you must let go at least 3 to 4x more tunes ...
the grain is neither better nor worse than other brands, the grain peavey (a lamp, anything to do with TransTube) must love. I personally am not a fan but I am far from alergies. again I think this head sounds much better and is more versatile than a 5150!! for the fans ...
for the trouble I put a 10/10 (because it's impossible to 25) because at this price is simply Hauris!! no one can invent to do better or even as the performance of peavey! hats off frankly.


When you have not yet tube amp and that the budget is tight and you want an all-tube head, whatever the musical style, a guarantee 2 years 3 € 500 must be taken that the!
if you're fickle like me with the grain of the amp you can afford to go to the other (unless you like the peavey grain)
well it's going to be another big one in perfect 10/10 for peavey

ps: I want to say all the same I am a true break my balls with her! and yet this peavey is a must and I think I'll pay just parcequ'elle is great, I recall that I get to play at all boogie!!

hop and a little edit of families
I just got an MP congratulated me on my opinion. is not accrue on the net in general so I'm going to see what was said on this amp .....
then it will have to stay correct when even the guys! we have the right not to like a particular gear, but the purpose of notice is to try to be objective to give an indicator. qqn wants to buy it if you must sanita before !!!!!! (It can not appeal on that) but that this head is shit ... I prefer not to answer correctly to stay.
I'm going for a year on a mesa roadster + 4x12 correct. Although I prefer by far my mesa (matter of taste only), and good for the quality / price I would note (the mesa) although much less ValveKing!
1000 I maintain my opinion on both the head absolutely impeccable scholarship refers to a necessary purchase.

slimjim's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
Amp any lamp 4lampes power lamps and 3 preamp
-It is a 100watt so it spits out to ca no need to worry
Clear channel and channel-saturated, two distinct EQ, a master reverb, a presence knob and a resonance: the resonance is super helpful I think! knob and also a "bright" on the clean channel, I get a personal best in his Inrush

I put 8 / 10 because we expect it to something special +!


Configuration super-simple: with any guitar or baffle which is located on the sound we are trying, everything is clear and precise!
We get easily a good sound, even if we tickle a little distortion to get what you want


-The sound is very warm, responsive and incisif.en pushing a little volume you can feel the big sound of the lamps
I would say that the sound is quite clear round to see if using fat not the "bright" but if you use it you get something more crystalline but still round and still warm
It is a good disto disto big you like them, missing more than Seymour Duncan or EMG behind


I have for some months now I find it very versatile and very cheap for an all-tube head of this quality there is a really great price / quality ratio. I had a marshall jtm before the sound is different but not necessarily better in one or other of the amplifiers. it's a good series that peavey has released contrary to what others think. One has the lamps for a small sum. buy a transistor at the same price or even 2x more expensive you will ever inimitable sound of the lamps. but I insist that the lamps and lights when you pass it back over into the transistor believe me!

9 / 10 for this amp because its not the best amps lamp that's for sure, but a great value for money. and then just have a good HP or change behind the lights and it's good you have an amp to hell!

chavezchavez2's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
"It is an amplifier 100 watts lamps ... not much else to say
-2 Channels: clean and lead, and volume qualisation indpendante, rverb common prsence and resonance are also adjustable gnrale

I take off one point because a master volume would be welcome but does good for c'que agne ...


Rglages-simple understanding
-This gives a good sound, yes, clean and fat distortion of simpa barbarian is a high gain amp, but hey in the end it fits well trs.
-I did not have the manual but its only usefulness would be to explain the buttons can be the back of the head.
No problem so that the ct


-I am above all a fan of big heavy riffs and crases so this amp satisfies me completely. If you love mtal and want an amp not too expensive, the ValveKing 100 is for you.
I use it for the moment with an Epiphone Les Paul Standard and despite his sound too round, he spends too much !!!!!
Trs-clear sound good, multiple colors are possible by pressing a bit bright but then slammed a can be for arpges Gnant Live
The lead sound is I think the highlight of this amp, Destroyer, Laminator, Bulldozer, ITS PORK! It is a distortion that fits me as a guitarist in a metal band.
The default is, at least it seems that this amp is fragile because of its manufacturing Korene but I advise you not to listen those dscendent this amp because they are either purists or they amp were wrong or they did test a few hours.
-My sound is the lead prfr: mtal it and it is in your face!

Okay so even if the recess is strong mtal, this amp lacks lightweight potato for its purpose of being silent Polyval (I hate that word) and the lack lightweight amp gain but it's still honorable!


So I use it for 1 month and even if it has its limitations, is the bomb for me (I have not my LTD Eclipse 1000 so I hate to see c'qu'elle ar Ellement in the stomach).
I find that the reverb is an asset that makes this amp REALLY practice but it has a heavy tendency to saturate the treble, especially on the lead channel (Obviously ^ ^)
"I tried a good old vintage marshall amp and a correct Spanish style: the marshall had a better clean amp and" rectify "a better distortion but with a better proportional wallet.
-I think the report is qualitprix Hon.
If j'devais-back, I would do as well this choice because the sound that the power of sound propagation ARE DISCLAIMER!

eskasix's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
Amp lamp manufacture in China.
Two channels plus a Boost distortion ...
A reverb


Easy has found a good sound.
Knob is very accurate, which allows a multitude of rglage


I play in a group Mtal and is perfect for style.
To all who will say that this amp has no personality to moin ... Al the essay because this amp out a supert ultra prcis in big distortion therefore ideal for rhythm ...
PS: I say that yours has gratteu of mass hysteria is mounted on stage to see my amp because he found her beautiful. Yet I not play on an exeption m on a classic guitar (on LTD F400 FM EMG 81 in Mount original post.
So to all the petty bourgeois who can afford a better tan MESA candle for you m pens although it's not only Mesa and marshall in life ...


I have this amp for a year and I do not hsiter has a ratchet so jav make another choice ... Not chre and good sound quality ... Super report price

papireque's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
- 100 Watts Tube (4 6L6 power and three 12AX7 preamp)
- Input passive / active two outputs HP; taken loop effects
- Bass, midrange, treble reverb + + resonance
- Clean and lead channel
- Distortion and bright


Ultra simple configuration. However, it will hack for a good hour before finding its sound, but once we got it the thing it's done fairly well and we could find a staff worthy of the name.
The manual is very simple and explains the main fonctoions of each knob.

PS.: I read that some people find simple c ****, chauvinists, factory default, or did they not understand that the knobs could be turned slowly (it's not the two positions ...)


I play it several styles (rock, pop-rock, and some metal)
Ects in terms of rock and pop-rock is frankly of the ball ... There is the sound easily and it rocks. clean sounds are rich and piping hot, the distortion, not too thoroughly settled sends serious sound. In addition to the reverb and resonance to enrich the sound hobs (only the bright seems to me not exploitable but surely a matter of taste!)
For metal, disto sends a big fat heavy but well defined. Only problem about it, the reverb and resonance. A 0 is too flat, and when you start turning the knobs, do not be abrupt because it quickly becomes TOO! But if you are not nag and that takes two minutes to set it, it's a treat.

I play with an Ibanez RG, a Zoom GFX 3 (a bit ...), and some slight distortion pedal to metal to give me a meuilleur sustain and harmonics richer but even without, they are already easily comes out and 4x12 ValveKing head fit the way forwards to correct!


I play it since maintenent nine months, and it never made me be good.
I love the sound it out, warmth etc ... Unlike the two negative reviews, I think it's a beautiful lamp!
what I like least is the weight!
I edssayé before a VOX AC 30, which tore bcp but was more expensive, without giving me so much power, and a line 6 Flextone, not bad, but that is not really the kind of amp that m ' has cracked! Otherwise I Agali test Marshall Valvestate or a lot of fenders, but I wanted a double body and Marshall was more expensive (especially for an all-tube) and the sound of Peavey haunted me after ten minutes ( heating time + setup time ... lol)

The report qulité price is correct! For less than 1000 €, it was an amp that sends the steak, reliable, and with his genial!

With the experience I remake that choice again, and would the board (at least try) has everything that one seeks amploi a powerful lamps ... In addition you will remain reasonable in price! The only downside, I will baffle has a cutaway plustot's right pan for better propagation of sound ... It was something else but that!

bouc666's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
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The use could not be simpler. The knob "Resonance" can easily change the grain of her and get a good sound in a short time. The manual is online but is not used much as the use of this head is intuitive.


This amp sounds pretty typed but it still gets the "us" without much research. I still have to say is that, although the clean sound is not very warm distortion and she knows how to balance those who are "no relief" did not really bother to listen to and although the sometimes a lack of precision in the neck it **** s. When the "severe lack of power" I think if this amp does not lack anything it's power.


I use it for one month and before buying I test my home for a week and I think this amp has the best value at the time. Okay it's not a remake but I dual rectify this purchase again if I had to do it again. For those who really do not like the distortion a little distortion pedal goes well with this head.

no-reason05's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Peavey ValveKing 100 Head
All-100W lamp 46l6gc for power stage, three 12AX7 preamp for the floor of
-Effects loop series
-2 HP output with common switch 8 April 16 ohm
-2 Guitar input
Reverb-a ressord with his knob (common to the two channels)
-2 Channels (clean and Cunche / overdrive / saturax) EQ with bass / med / high / master channel
-1 Knob for the presence of two channels
-1 Knob of resonance for the two channels
-1 Bright switch for clean (very effective)
-1 Gain boost switch for channel 2
-1 Volume boost switch for channel 2

I copied an pasted the bottom coms because it is full, this amp is really good: the all-tube, 2 inputs, 2 channels ... distortion of a madman ... PEAVEY thank you!



Super simple setup, I was barely 3 minutes tampering and my sound was perfect!
Comes with a manual (with pages in French, its a pleasure compared to other brands-_-) and the manual is very clear and intuitive, everything is explained, everything is described, perfect!


I play metal and this amp is PERFECT! We just paid a very heavy distortion, although it right and our sound out beautifully. But I also play the red hot chili peppers and clean the sound is perfect for this typte of zik, and a well-tuned distortion and not too aggressive (at the same time it's the red hots, normal ^ ^) you jpeux that his move to ALL STYLES! A real treat!
Reverb is a built-in amplifier and it sticks very well with all ... I said great!


I play with for less than a week and I am more than happy!

I bought a Guitar Studio (Home Studio) in Lille with the footswitch and I recommend this store or sellers are super super nice and really know, you do not force the hand or do not when you fuck vs want to try a product: it vs. explike know what you want and shows you the basics of the guitar or amp, it leaves you alone and then you manage everything your own way (it remains at your disposal ds store well on)! Sincerely GO TO GUITAR STUDIO!

I will leave a new one if I ever edit chgt opinion with respect to the amp but I think I would not have to!