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Ampeg SVT???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Hevy T, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    It has been bugging me forever and I keep forgetting to ask...

    What the heck does SVT stand for???Please answer me
  2. Gremson


    Mar 22, 2012
    North-Leftern USA
    Same Verse Twice.
  3. vegas532


    Nov 10, 2006
    Melbourne, FL.
    Super Vacuum Tube.

  4. BBQV


    Feb 13, 2010
    Uppsala, Sweden
    I always thought it meant Super Valve Technology.
  5. You really couldn't Wikipedia it or look at the page on the Ampeg website?
  6. Sell Victor Tequila?
  7. oinkbanana


    Oct 20, 2011
    SVT valve technology
  8. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Oh that makes total sense. :rolleyes:

    Reminds me of many years ago when I asked a hippie kid to remind me what the D in LSD stood for, and he gave me a condescending "duh you fool" look and said "aciD".
  9. meatwad


    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA
    Sheer Volume Torture
  10. that's a good one!

    I can't think of a good one, other than maybe super value tangerine
  11. Jim C

    Jim C Spector#496:More curves than Sophia + better sound Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Super Valve Tone
  12. Jerrold Tiers

    Jerrold Tiers

    Nov 14, 2003
    St Louis
    crazy duplicate post deleted
  13. Jerrold Tiers

    Jerrold Tiers

    Nov 14, 2003
    St Louis
    The Wikipedia article stops in the 1970s...... not the most reliable source, although it references the Gregg Hopkins book.

    Wikipedia is often *somewhat less than perfect* as an information source
  14. johnnynitro


    Jan 14, 2012
    This !!!!!
  15. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg Keyboards
    This is what it means. SVT was designed by Bill Huges and gave Ampeg the ability to manufacture amps that could put out 300 watts, compared to the industry average of 100 watts at the time it was introduced in 1969.
  16. seamonkey


    Aug 6, 2004
  17. Sadistic Vulgar Tormenter...
  18. Should Vomit Tonight?:eek: :p :bag: