Rocktron introduces the ValveSonic Plexi all tube guitar preamp

Rocktron has unveiled the ValveSonic Plexi, the first in its ValveSonic series of all tube guitar preamps.

Developed in conjunction with LA Custom, this preamp captures the vintage tones of the iconic British “plexi” amplifiers, from the early stacked amps of the 60s, to the arena sound of rock in the 70s, to the sound heard during the 80s “Sunset Strip” era and beyond…all in one convenient rack space.

The ValveSonic promises pristine tone, no matter the musical genre. Its 1-2 switch allows players to quickly toggle between the ‘modern’ type of input used on British style amps, and a fatter, “classic” type of input.

The Bright control allows five different variations, and the gain and boost controls allow you to replicate the 80s and 90s British amp tones.

When combining the use of the unique AFTERBURNER switch, the ValveSonic allows you to fine tune your exact tone.

Specs include:

• Input Impedance: 1M Ohms
• Output Impedance: <100 Ohms
• Input: 1/4″ mono unbalanced (front & back)
• Output: 1/4″ mono unbalanced (line out & instrument out)
• Tube Type: 12AX7EH
• Power Consumption: 20w
• Power Requirements: 100 ~ 120VAC/1.0A, 220 ~ 240VAC/.05A
• Dimensions: 19″ x 6.5″ x 1.75″ / 482.6mm x 165.1mm x 44.5mm
• Weight: 5.5lbs / 2.5kg

The ValveSonic Plexi is shipping now. Check with your preferred local Rocktron dealer for pricing and availability.


About Laura Barnes 427 Articles
Founder/Publisher of UK musical instrument industry publication MI Focus.