18 Watt Lite Trem Valve Amp kit - with Tremolo - MODULUS AMPLIFICATION
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18watt TREM LITE

Item #: 14-18Watt-2
Our Price:
£ 324.25
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Description 

18 Watt Trem Lite Valve Amp kit

120/240v - 50/60hz

Modulus 18 Watt Trem Lite Amp Kit Suggested Layoutt: DOWNLOAD

This kit is inspired by the tremolo channel of the Watkins™ Dominator / Marshall™ 1974 amplifiers, it is a 2 x EL84 single channel amp with footswitchable tremolo and delivers classic British tones at approx 18w output

18watt amps are one of the most popular amps for DIY builders as they sound great, are fairly easy to build and can be turned up to deliver classic crunch tones at volumes that won't cause a heart attack... may be too loud for your neighbours though!

This amp does not have huge amounts of clean headroom, instead when the volume goes above 3 the EL84s start to saturate into lush bluesy tones, pushed even further the amp overdrives into classic rock tones, singing leads, creamy and full of rich harmonics.

Paired with a Celestion G12M or G12H loaded cabinet, this amp is guaranteed to put a smile right across your face!

Use the options above to select exactly what you want, we recommend using polyester coupling caps, so either the Modulus Yellow Caps or upgrade to Mallory M150 or Sozo Std Mustard Caps.

If you select to include valves we supply JJ Electronic valves with this kit.

You can also select your faceplate colour and knobs, we make faceplate's to order so if you have any special requirements let us know and we will see what we can do to help.

Our transformers are the highest quality and the output transformer is based directly off the original RS transformer, with the same imperial winding pattern and uses high grade, grain oreintated laminations, However If you choose not buy our transformers with the kit the chassis will not be drilled for any transformers so you can arrange the layout to suite

We do not supply a step by step build manual for this amp, the layout is simple to follow and it is expected that the builder has some relevant experience.

Please e-mail us if you have any questions


This is the non Trem amp, but tone wise will be the same.

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Build Level - Easy/Medium/Hard Meduim - Lead dress is important
Tone Strong mid range with thick creamy overdrive
Similar amps for comparison Watkins™ Dominator / Marshall™ 1974
Output 18 Watts Approx
Power Valves 2 x JJ EL84
Pre Amp Valves 2 x JJ ECC83s
Rectifier Valve 1 x JJ EZ81

 

SHIPPING DETAILS

Parts will be picked once the order is received and generally shipped within 1 week from receipt of order. We try to keep all parts in stock to satisfy kit orders, however if there are part shortages the parts available will be shipped immediately with the shortages posted shortly thereafter, Please contact me for estimated shipping times prior to ordering.

Cabinets are made to order and shipped separately, dispatch times are typically 2 to 4 weeks for the cabinet.
To save time and keep prices competitive all cabinets are shipped directly from the manufacturer.


SHIPPING TO EUROPE Due to varying costs please contact me for an up to date shipping quote to your country

 

 

Use of Trademarks - Please note company products or artists used in the description above are done so for comparison to a reference point only and at no time is it said or alleged that these companies/artist use this product, sound exactly like this product or are affiliated to Modulus Amplification.