#1
I'm seriously considering purchasing this amp, but i have a few questions and i figured who better to answer them then UG

First off heres the amp

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Vox-Custom-Classic-AC15CC1-15w-1x12-Tube-Guitar-Combo-Amp-103635231-i1145854.gc

My first question is will this amp get loud enough to do small gigs, either outdoors or at bars?

and second is a VOX reliable?

and feel free to add any other information
#2
it should be able to get over drums, but don't count on getting a clean sound out of it at those high volumes.

you should also try it, possibly next to the ac30, because many say the ac15 lacks a lot of luster compared to the ac30.
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#3
i beg to differ. its pretty clean at volumes to be heard above my drummer's. regardless, i have the thing and i gig alot. its amazing, and plenty loud. 15 watts tube is alot. mine doesnt lack anything. its not the ac30, but its a great amp for the money. i dont plan on getting rid of it any time soon. the biggest venue i have played with it holds about 350 people and a very large stage. small bars with no PA will be fine. bigger places with PA it will be mic'd...

just get the thing. its great. especially with a good overdrive pedal, TS9, OCD, Fulldrive, whatever.

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#4
Thank you Wazmunstr, you just solidified my decision, I'll be visiting my friends at Guitar Center tomorrow.
#5
Check out this guy too. I just got one (over an ac15) and i couldnt be happier, but i may be going for a different sound than you.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Fender-Hot-Rod-Blues-Junior-NOS-1x12-Tube-Guitar-Combo-Amp?sku=483711
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#6
Quote by UnsignedRecords
you should also try it, possibly next to the ac30, because many say the ac15 lacks a lot of luster compared to the ac30.


That's my opinion.

For similar money looking to gig, I'd give the Peavey Delta Blues 115 a long look. More power, two footswitchable channels, and a tone very close to the AC30. Great amp, great value. I'm really not a fan of the AC15CC.
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#7
the ac15 is good but really needs a od/booster/distortion pedal to shine. as for volume. yes it is loud enough to do pubs n stuff.
#8
Quote by wazmunstr
i beg to differ. its pretty clean at volumes to be heard above my drummer's. regardless, i have the thing and i gig alot. its amazing, and plenty loud. 15 watts tube is alot. mine doesnt lack anything. its not the ac30, but its a great amp for the money. i dont plan on getting rid of it any time soon. the biggest venue i have played with it holds about 350 people and a very large stage. small bars with no PA will be fine. bigger places with PA it will be mic'd...

just get the thing. its great. especially with a good overdrive pedal, TS9, OCD, Fulldrive, whatever.


+1
#9
Quote by wazmunstr
its not the ac30, but its a great amp for the money.


That's my biggest problem with it. I think there are many better amps out there for the money. The Peavey I mentioned being the first that comes to mind. If you want something in the 15W range, the Traynor YCV20WR blows away everything in it's class.
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#10
I own a Vox AC15CC1 and was wondering what you folks would recommend for a good hard rock distortion. I own a TS9 and a Boss Metal Zone, I run the Zone into the TS9 and out to the amp (I figured this was the best chain of command but if anybody has a different way they recommend I'm all ears). I heard the MI Audio Crunch Box is a good choice but not sure if it would be best suited for this amp... thanks in advance, cool forum btw