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Back up for sale is my Eden VT300a. But why would I need this I hear you cry, well....

The Eden VT series were designed and made in Holland by boutique amp builders Koch. Not meaning to use an overly used phrase, vintage tones with modern reliability.

Basically speaking it’s Ampeg greatest hits of the 60s and 70s with less weight but all the open-ness which the classic designs are known for.

Koch also made the famed Sadowsky SA200 at the same time as being contracted to Eden. Same components, same staff building it just at 1/3rd the price. 

The optional foot switch enables remote use of the tuner mute, compressor, 4 band eq, over drive and damping.

Included is the foot switch and a fresh sextet of power valves

Collection would be nice but a courier could be arranged at cost 

I’m selling to go down the IEM/FRFR cab/modeller path so basses and FRFR cabs is what I’m after 

THIS WEEKEND ONLY I’LL TAKE £650

 

 

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300 watts RMS @ 8 or 4 ohms,
6 band tone controls,
overdrive,
selectable damping,
compression with bypass,
can accommodate 6550 or EL34 output tubes,
(2) 1/4"; and (1) NL-4 (Speakon) output connections,
International voltage selection
19 in. X 7 in. X 11.5 in. (4U space in rack)
42 lbs.
Distortion Less Than .2%
Frequency Response 20hz to 15khz

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wow, that's a beauty. The 42lb is probably 30lb of 2 massive torroidal transformers... and a few bits ;)

I'm a bit old school, I never really trust lightweight heads - grunt needs mass. And I like the glow of valves, like tree lights at Christmas. Cheers me up :) 

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These are very very good heads indeed. Koch built the Eden and Sadowsky heads, and built a few Koch branded ones too the KB2500. All great sounding, super clear, super loud.

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Thanks Soledad. They certainly didn’t scrimp on design or manufacture. I think 42lb would be just over 19kgs in new money. The equivalent Ampeg is 28lb or 12.7kgs heavier 🤔

 

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Fabulous amp, but I couldn't have one, I'd just dribble on it.  And as they said in the old Budweiser ad: "I'm no electrician, but that's got to be dangerous."

Stunning head, mad price - so another bump.

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