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Ampeg SVT II (not the Pro Series)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by StingrayKid21, Jun 25, 2004.


  1. StingrayKid21

    StingrayKid21 Holding down the low-end since 1996.

    Oct 7, 2001
    Portland, OR
    Hey everyone!

    I was curious what you folks know about the SVT II amp head from Ampeg. Not the Pro series model SVT 2-PRO, just SVT II. I know it is 300 watts all tube and it is rackmount, but that's about it. Anyone have any opinions on it? Can it get pretty loud? I saw a picture and it has a volume, but no gain control. It seems like this would severly limit the overall volume control, as well as the tonal options.. but then again I don't know for sure. Anyway, I saw one for sale so I was just curious what you guys and gals think of 'em. I've been looking into getting an all tube head so I'm trying to get some ideas.. right now it's between an SVT-2PRO, Mesa 400+, or a Fender Bassman 300 Pro (or Sunn 300T if I can find one.) I still have to do some more comparisons of the amps, but I thought I'd look into the SVT II as well. Any info is greatly appreciated!!

    Thanks!
    Justin