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Can anyone tell me where V1 is on my Vibro King?

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by NOVA70, Aug 27, 2006.

  1. NOVA70

    NOVA70 Supporting Member

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    Hi All,
    Just got a Vibro-King and I would like to replace some of the pre-amp tubes with NOS. It now has Sovteks. Which position is V1 or which position would have the most tone effect?
    Thanks,
    Pat
     
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    V1 would be the first preamp tube towards the outside of the cabinet.
     
  3. clint

    clint Member

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    Best place to check is always the manual. It might be online from Fender if you don't have it. Tonezone is correct AFAIK it's the furthest preamp tube on the right if you are facing the grill.
     
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    NOVA70 Supporting Member

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    Hi,
    So looking at the back of the amp it would be the the tube next to the power tubes? Also would this have the most effect on tone?
    Thanks,
    Pat
     
  6. NOVA70

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    Keith,
    I had check out that site by KCA before, The Vibro-King is a single channel amp so I thought the V1 might be different. Also there is a Reverb Circuit where the furthest tube from the power tube is a 12ax7 but I thought this tube has to do with the Reverb. Any input on that?
    Pat
     
  7. zzzezums

    zzzezums Silver Supporting Member

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    My understanding is that V4 on the VK is V1 on other Fenders. V4 is the one you want to try new tubes in first. Then v1 and v2.
     

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