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Italians used random numbers; you could have a VOX from the future! I collect VOXes and find that there were subtle differences between annual models like pickguard styles, truss rod covers, knobs, etc.
They usually will sound so polar opposite of a quality well built guitar amp that it has an allure all its own.Majestic Transformers in Poole have original JMI schemas for a normal wound, and a reverse phase wound, AC50 transformer.Reverse phase winding is said to increase the bass response. Triumph often brought chassis, boxes and serial numbers together in a completely random way. The Amphenols on some amps on this page are later (recent) additions On the left, the Beatles backstage at Versailles in January 1964; centre, a detail from a photo taken during the Miami rehearsals for the Ed Sullivan Show, February 1964; right a detail backstage of the Stones at the Empire Hall, Wembley in April 1964. 1005B - so presumably supplied with a bass cab of some sort - either a Foundation bass, or perhaps a T60.The VOX VT100X 100W 1x12 combo features a brand new modeling engine and sounds even better than ever!By using VET (Virtual Element Technology), which is based on an analysis of the components and amp...Click To Read More About This Product Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks.It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.Probably around 100 made Produced by Triumph Electronics for Vox. Keen has produced a measured drawing of the thin edged box - click here.Single channel; link voltage selector; white Erie resistors; "mustard" capacitors; transformers have unpainted metal shrouds; back-panel grille low down. Also note that, as a quirk of production, the pots are mounted in such a way that their terminals face inwards towards the chassis, making wiring a fiddly operation.The preamp valve cathode bias caps, marked on the schematic as 25uf, were in production 32uf. Some thin-edge amps were apparently designated for bass - serial numbers 1005B and 1035B, for instance, below.Note that no thin-edged AC50s have a bass flag (unlike AC80/100s).