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What does SVT stand for ampeg?

What does SVT stand for ampeg?

Super Vacuum Tube
Unveiled at the 1969 NAMM show in Chicago, Ampeg’s 300-watt SVT (Super Vacuum Tube) bass head weighed in at 95 pounds and contained 14 tubes, six of which were big-bottle 6146 output tubes.

How much does an Ampeg 8×10 cabinet weigh?

165 lbs.
Weight: 165 lbs.

How much does an Ampeg SVT weigh?

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How many tubes does an Ampeg SVT have?

Authentic from its input jack all the way to its six 6550 output tubes, the SVT-VR is a must-have for rockers seeking that in-your-face Ampeg bass tone.

Who used Ampeg SVT?

These new amps employed a 14-tube design to generate 300 watts of power in an era when most tube amps generated less than 100. The Rolling Stones took these prototype Ampeg amps on tour along with Rich Mandella, playing all guitars and basses through them for the entire tour.

Does ampeg make guitar amps?

Ampeg is a manufacturer best known for its bass amplifiers. Although specializing in the production of bass amplifiers, Ampeg has previously manufactured guitar amplifiers and pickups and instruments including double basses, bass guitars, and electric guitars.

How much does an SVT Classic weigh?

Product information

Item Weight 84 pounds
Product Dimensions 24.02 x 12.99 x 11.5 inches
Item model number 2039927-00
Customer Reviews 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 stars

Why are Ampeg amps so heavy?

Good amps are heavy! One of the reasons why SVT amps are so heavy is because their construction is so solid. It’s like a tank and they are build for the road. I use an Ampeg B4R with the SVP-PRO Pré amp and my god, that baby is wonderfull but the weight is sometimes unbearable (about 55 pounds).

Where is ampeg made?

South Korea
The Ampeg GVT series, introduced around 2010, is a series of tube amplifiers built in South Korea, employing the Baxandall tone circuit.

What tubes on a SVT?

The first tube in the pre-amp stage is a Groove Tube, as well as two other 12AX7A’s found in the pre-amp section of the SVT-4PRO and one 12AU7 in the SVT-3PRO.

What does SVT stand for music?

SVT originally stood for Super Vacuum Tube, but Ampeg has since revised the meaning of the acronym to Super Valve Technology, with the word “valve” referring to the vacuum tubes (called “valves” in Britain and some other regions) used in the amp.