INTRODUCTION

The arrival of Vox solid state amps - news from Beat Instrumental magazine, 1966-1967

Pre-Production amps

The Vox / Burndept Works, West Street, Erith

Standard Production - Retail!

1967 Retail Price List (flip page)

Random Remarks on Vox solid state amps

Covers on Vox solid state amps

Beacon: Journal of the Royston Group of Companies. Feature on Vox / JMI.

Product brochure (following Queen's Award for Industry, 1967).

Vox dealers.

For Vox Sound Equipment Limited, and Vox Sound Limited material, see the links at the foot of this page.

ADVERTS AND NOTICES RELATING TO THE VOX SOLID STATE LINE IN BEAT INSTRUMENTAL MAGAZINE

Vox adverts for the solid state line in Beat Instrumental magazine, part 1, 1966 to mid 1967

Vox adverts for the solid state line in Beat Instrumental magazine, part 2, later 1967 to mid 1968

Vox adverts for the solid state line in Beat Instrumental magazine, part 3, later 1968

Notices and reviews in Beat Instrumental

DATES AND SCHEMATICS

Schematics

Date codes of components used in the Vox solid state line

VOX SUPREME AMPS

Early Supremes (first generation) - Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1200.

Supreme serial number 1058.

Supreme serial number 1065.

Supreme serial number 1087.

Supreme serial number 1094.

Supreme serial number 1121.

Early Supremes (second generation) - still Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: c. 1200 - 1600.

Supreme serial number 1258.

Mid period Supremes (third generation) - Mk 2 schematic - VOX SOUND EQUIPMENT LTD: serial numbers: 2000 - c. 2300.

Supreme serial number 2231.

Later Supremes (fourth generation) - Mk 3 schematic - VOX SOUND LTD.

BANDS WITH SOLID STATE AMPS

Bands with Supremes.

The Rolling Stones's European tour, Spring 1967.

Vox at Zurich, 30th and 31st May, 1968.

BUILT-IN EFFECTS - Tremolo, MRB and Distortion

Effects.

Notes on the MRB circuits in JMI and later amps.

VOX SUPREME AND COMPANION CABS

Cabs

A VSEL Supreme cab with alnico speakers, 1968.

Supreme cab wiring schematic.

Covers for amps and cabs.

Goodmans speakers.

VOX TRAVELLER

Vox Travellers (JMI and VSEL).

VOX VIRTUOSO

Vox Virtuosos (JMI only).

VOX CONQUEROR AMPS AND CABS

Early Vox (JMI) Conqueror amps and cabs - Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1200.

Later Vox (JMI) Conqueror amps and cabs - Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1200.

Late Vox Conqueror amps and cabs (VSEL and VSL)- Mk 2 and 3 schematic - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1200.

Conqueror cabs.

VOX DEFIANT AMPS AND CABS

A pre-production Defiant

The price of Defiant amps in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Early JMI Defiant amps and cabs - Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1200.

JMI Defiant serial number 1031.

Later JMI Defiant amps and cabs - Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: 1200 - c. 1600.

Later Vox Defiant amps and cabs (VSEL and VSL) - serial numbers: 2000 - c. 2900.

The sound of Defiants.

VOX DYNAMIC BASS AMPS

Vox Dynamic Bass amps and cabs - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1300 (JMI).

Later Vox Dynamic Bass amps and cabs - serial numbers: 2001 - c. 2300 (VSEL and VSL).

JMI Dynamic Bass serial no. 1135.

VOX FOUNDATION BASS AMPS

JMI Foundation Bass amps and cabs - serial numbers: c. 1001 - 1600.

Foundation Bass amps and cabs - serial numbers: c. 2001 - 2340 (VSEL).

Later Foundation Bass amps and cabs - serial numbers: c. 2340 - 2900 (VSL).

Vox Foundation Bass cabs.

VOX SUPER FOUNDATION BASS AMPS

Early Vox Super Foundation Bass amps- Mk 1 schematic - serial numbers: 1001 - c. 1200.

An early Vox Super Foundation Bass amp - no serial number.

Vox Super Foundation Bass amp serial number 1046.

Vox Super Foundation Bass amp serial number 1090.

VSEL Super Foundation Bass amps - serial numbers: 2001 - c. 2300.

VSL Super Foundation Bass amps - serial numbers: 2300 - c. 2700.

Super Foundation Bass cabs.

VOX SOLID STATE PUBLIC ADDRESS AMPLIFIERS

Public Address Amplifiers - PA50SS and PA100SS.

Vox Midas Amplifier 1970-1973, for Gyrotones.

Vox Midas Amplifier with reverb.

Prototype Public Address Amplifiers, 1967.

Gyrotone I, II, III and IV cabinets.

Vox Focus Linesource speakers.

"Multi-link cabinets" - 4 x 12" and 2x12" + 2x15".

Vox impedance matching transformer.

COMPONENTS AND SCHEMATICS

Components.

Transistors.

Schematics.

VOX SOUND EQUIPMENT LIMITED - 1968-1969

Vox Sound Equipment Limited (VSEL)- the new company, 1968-1969.

Vox Sound Equipment Limited - brochure and pricelist, 1969.

Vox Sound Equipment Limited LS40 linesource speakers.

Vox Sound Equipment Limited T100 (2x15") cab.

Vox Sound Equipment Limited - articles in Beat Instrumental magazine.

VOX SOUND LIMITED - 1970-1973

Vox Sound Limited (VSL) - 1970-1973.

George Stow and the Birch-Stolec Group, owners of Vox Sound Limited.

Vox Sound Limited catalogue.

Vox Sound Limited pricelist.

"Specials" - Compact 100 and Slave Driver amps.

Articles placed by VSL in Beat Instrumental magazine.

Melody Maker adverts from late 1970.

The Vox V100 valve amplifier (1971).