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Peavey Valve King Royal 8 Guitar Combo Amplifier (5 Watts, 1x8 in.)

True Class A tube amp. EL84/6BQ5 output tube. 12AX7/ECCC83 preamp tube. Tone control. (14) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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The ValveKingĀ® Royal 8 is a true class A guitar amplifier designed to give players the punchy dynamics and tones that inspired rock 'n' roll's greatest riffs. Perfect for rehearsing, the Royal 8 features a simple interface of a single tone control, dual inputs and master volume and gain controls that can be adjusted for either class A "breakup" power-amp tones-achieved by reducing the gain and increasing the master volume-or preamp distortion, which players can access by reducing the master volume and cranking the gain. This single-channel design emphasizes the dynamic relationship of the power-amp components to produce volume and headroom that belies its small size and wattage.

Features:
This true Class A amp uses EL84/6BQ5 output tube and one 12AX7/ECCC83 preamp tube with no negative feedback in the power amp

5 watts into 8 ohms

Gain and master volume

Tone control

8 in. speaker

High and low gain inputs

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Peavey products.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 877-732-8391
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4.5 out of 5 (14 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Great amp for playing at home!"
Overall: This amp has a nice clean tone, and naturally is perfect for blues, classic rock, and perhaps jazz. The gain isn't too heavy, so for harder rock and metal, a overdrive pedal will be needed. But this amp handles pedals very well, so it is easy to find the tone you are looking for for your style. In my opinion this amp is better than the other amps at this price range in terms of sound and features. Pros: This amp sounded better to me than the Epiphone VJ or Fender Champ 600. And on top of that, the Peavey Valveking Royal 8 has a master volume so that you can play it quietly without cranking it too loud, a gain control and tone control. Also a headphone output. Most other 5watt tube amps lack these features. Cons: The tone control could be a bit more receptive, I admit, but it still helps. I'm planning to buy an equalizer pedal to get a wider variety of sounds. Some people complained about the small stock speaker, and yes it could be better, but it gets the job done for now.
Style of Music: I play blues, classic rock, indie rock, garage rock
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