The Vox MV50 High Gain...one of Vox's new, cutting edge MV50 hybrid amps. Employing arguably the first true innovation in vacuum tube tecnology in decades, the dimunitive MV50HG delivers aggressive tones reminiscent of high gain American amplifiers. If you want the high-gain sound that's indispensable for modern music, the MV50 High Gain is the amp for you! Equipped with a mid control switch that boosts or cuts the mid-frequency range, this amp gives you a versatile range--from the mid-focused sound of classic high-gain American combos to the mid-scooped chunk that came to define the tone of 21st-century metal.
The Vox MV50 Series...
Designed with an emphasis on analog, VOX’s MV50 combines classic amplifier design with new and innovative production techniques to produce a miniature amplifier with truly monstrous sound. Boasting an incredible 50 watts of power, this one-pound package serves up serious guitar tone that’s reminiscent of your favorite old tube amps. With speaker & line/headphone outputs, the MV50 is perfect for the stage, at home, or in the studio for direct recording.
The MV50 is equipped an all-analog pre-amp circuit that features Nutube, a revolutionary new vacuum tube that produces authentic tube tone at a fraction of the size. By taking advantage of this incredible new technology, VOX’s engineers were able to design a true, miniature tube amplifier. Beyond the inclusion of Nutube, the pre-amp circuit in the MV50 features a staggering number of analog components that effectively reproduce the dynamic character of a traditional tube amp. Paired with this innovative pre-amp circuit is a reliable and efficient Class D power amp that has been specifically designed for the MV50. From warm, natural cleans to dynamic overdrives, this power amp has been engineered to respond to the nuances of your guitar and, of course, your technique.
Though designed with the compact BC108 in mind, the MV50 is a perfect match for nearly any speaker cabinet. The EQ switch on the back of the amplifier features two distinct settings, FLAT & DEEP. When connected to a small cabinet, such as the BC108, setting the amplifier to the DEEP mode will emphasize the rich low-frequency range and prevent the high frequencies from becoming too pronounced. When connected to a larger, more conventional speaker cabinet, setting the amplifier to the FLAT mode will allow you to take full advantage of the characteristics of the speaker cabinet, without emphasizing or reducing any frequency range.
When it comes time to practice or record, the MV50’s line/headphone out can be directly to a mixer, audio interface, or your favorite pair of headphones. VOX’s design team consulted with highly experienced recording engineers and used only the finest microphones and vintage pre-amps to design the cabinet simulation circuit in the MV50. This cleverly designed circuit allows you to record or practice with serious studio sound anywhere or anytime.
-Power Output: 50 Watts
-Controls: Gain, Tone Volume
-Dimensions: 5.5" x 4" x 3"
-Weight: 1 lbs
-NuTube 6P1-based preamp
-50-watt class D power amp
-Mid Control Switch
-Selectable automatic shutoff