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Vox AC-30HW2V64 Hand Wired Amp with 1964 Style Cabinet by North Coast Music

"The new HandWired VOX is in a different league. There’s palpably more headroom, touch sensitivity and dynamics: all of the things that classic minded ‘feel’ players get misty eyed about. Like kids watching fireworks, there are uncontrollable oohs and ahhs from the amp buffs as you open the rear panel. Beautiful livery on the outside, and meticulous hand-wiring on the inside.

....these are the best sounding post-sixties AC15s and AC30s amps yet."

Guitarist Magazine, December 2010 (UK guitar publication)

Vox AC30CC2
Vox AC-30HW2V64 Hand Wired Combo Amp

Top View: Vox AC30HW2V64

Rear View: Vox AC30HW2V64 with Celestion Alnico Blues

Close up view of the hand wired tag strip

Celestion Green Back Speaker

Celestion Alnico Blue Speaker

VFS1 Foot Switch
The AC30HW2 features point to point hand wired construction throughout. There are no copper circuit traces interconnecting electrical components. Please view the chassis picture at left to view the meticulous and tidy construction techniques used in manufacturing this amplifier.

The chassis for the AC30HW2V64 features two channels. Channel one is the "Normal" channel, and has two inputs and a "Bright" switch. Channel two is the "Top Boost" channel and has dual inputs, volume, treble, and bass controls, and a "Hot/Cool" switch. Using the "Hot" position on this switch increases the gain of the amp. This gain boost may also be remotely actuated using the single button VFS-1 foot switch, an included accessory with the amplifier.

This amp does not have tremolo or reverb.

North Coast Music replaced the original 3/4" nine ply factory cabinet with a custom hand-crafted enclosure constructed completely from 3/4" thick, 13 ply cross laminated baltic birch plywood. This was the same premium quality plywood that was used to construct all AC-30s cabinets built from 1960 through 1968. The Vox AC-30 cabinet by North Coast also features half lap lock joints and a bolted baffle. It is covered in black basket weave vinyl and genuine brown Vox diamond grill cloth.

This cabinet will not be sold as a separate item, it will only be offered as a part of a package with an AC30HW2 amp.

This is a special order amp. Click here to read the Returns and Satisfaction Policies for limitations that apply to this purchase.


  • Fitted with matched Ruby Tubes for extended dynamic range
  • 12AX7 preamps tubes x 3; EL84 power tube quartet, GZ34 tube recifier
  • Two channel design, Top Boost and Normal channels
  • Bright switch on Normal channel for increased brilliance
  • Hot/Cool switch on Top Boost channel for increased foot switchable gain
  • Master Volume Control bypass switch
  • OP mode switch cuts the output power level of the amp from 30 to 15 watts
  • Traditional 1964 style 13 ply baltic birch AC-30 cabinet by North Coast Music
VOX AC30HW2V64 Specs

Dimensons: (W x D x H): 27.4 x 10.43 x 21.89 inches
Weight: 71 lbs.
Output Power: 30 Watts RMS into 16 Ohms, manually switchable to 15 watts at 16 ohms
Speaker: 2 x 12" 16 ohm Celestion Green Back speakers
Inputs: Normal input jack x 2 (high and low), Top Boost input jack x 2 (high and low), foot switch jack
Outputs: External loudspeaker jack, Extension loudspeaker jack
Switches: Bright switch (normal channel), Hot/Cool switch (Top Boost channel), OP Mode switch (switches between full and one half output power), inpedance selector (8 or 16 ohms), power switch, and optional single button foot switch
Cabinet: 13 Ply Baltic birch plywood "1964 style"cabinet by North Coast Music, covered in traditional Vox black basket weave vinyl
Included Accessories: Single button footswitch
Origin of Manufacture: Vietnam

Vox AC-30HW2V64 Combo Amp, brown Vox grill, with two 12 inch Celestion Greenback speakers - special order amp

Retail Price: $2599.99 USD
Our Price: $2099.00 USD
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Part #: AC30HW2V64

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Vox AC-30HW2V64 Combo Amp, brown Vox grill, with two 12 inch UK Celestion Blue Alnico speakers (speakers supplied by North Coast Music) - special order amp

Retail Price: $3229.99 USD
Our Price: $2379.99 USD
Continental US Shipping: Free Shipping
Part #: AC30HW2V64B

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Why buy your new Vox AC30HW2V64 Amplifier from North Coast Music?
  • No one else has it, it is a North Coast Music exclusive
  • Free shipping within the continental United States
  • Have you heard about shipping horror stories from other stores? We overpack every AC30HW2 ampliifier prior to shipment over and above the manufacturer's packaging.
  • We charge no state sales tax on amps shipped outside of WI
  • No loose grill cloth or rips in vinyl.
  • Every AC30HW2 bench tested and burned in for twenty four hours prior to shipment to help eliminate potential "infant mortalities." Specifically, this test is performed in six stages, each four hours long, to further simulate real world usage.
  • Tubes that are microphonic are replaced before shipment
  • Every amp performance tested for proper operation and inspected for perfect cosmetics at North Coast before shipment, defective units rejected, who else does that?
  • We do all in our power to deliver you a perfect amp, not just ship you an unopened and untested factory box, as most others do

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