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Question about Tube Heads?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by hombrelobo, Oct 31, 2005.


  1. hombrelobo

    hombrelobo

    Sep 28, 2005
    mn
    I own an ampeg svt 4 pro and i recently have been checking out tube heads. My question is, what tube heads out there would put out the power of my current head.
     
  2. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz

    Mar 27, 2002
    Ohio
    In actual wattage, none of them. In actual volume, almost all of them rated at around 200 watts or higher.
     
  3. If you do a search you should find plenty of discussions on Tube Vs Solid State power/loudness.

    To sum it up, an all tube head puts out about the same volume as a SS head that is 3 to 4 times the power rating...
     
  4. Look into a used ampeg SVT II (non-pro model), they are fairly cheap and really really nice amps!

    If your wanting to stick with the 'peg tone that is :)
     
  5. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    Traynor YBA-200... maybe... Trace V4... probabally. Any other tube head with more than 200 watts should.