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Traynor Adds to Custom Valve Line with 50blue Model

Thursday January 01, 2004
The Traynor Custom Valve 50blue (YCV50blue) is the latest addition to the all-tube guitar amp line. Originally designed only as a limited edition run, the demand for this re-voiced (and much heavier sounding) guitar amp forced Traynor to add it to the line for 2005...
Traynor Adds to Custom Valve Line with 50blue Model

January 18, 2005

The Traynor Custom Valve 50blue (YCV50blue) is the latest addition to the all-tube guitar amp line. Originally designed only as a limited edition run, the demand for this re-voiced (and much heavier sounding) guitar amp forced Traynor to add it to the line for 2005.

The Custom Valve 50blue has been tweaked and tuned to be a much 'darker, Brit-sounding' guitar amplifier. Unlike the rest of the Custom Valve line, the YCV50blue is powered by EL34s in the power stage, giving it a little more 'attitude' than the 5881 (6L6) tubes used in the YCV40s and 80's.

Three Sovtek 12AX7WA dual triode preamp tubes provide real tube front-end overdrive in the Custom Valve 50blue. The presence control typically seen on other amps in the Custom Valve line has been removed from the YCV50blue and replaced with a new master volume control, giving the player more flexibility with the clean channel, and the ability to drive both lead and clean channels harder at a more livable playing volume.

The look of the Traynor Custom Valve 50blue has been changed to reflect its new attitude with an all new dark blue Nubtex finish and all-black hardware on the solid plywood cabinet. A full metal grille under the jet-black grillecloth protects the 12-inch Celestion Vintage30 speaker.

Like all amplifiers in the Traynor Custom Valve line, it's covered by Yorkville's standard two-year (even if you break it!) transferable warranty.

For more information, visit their web site at www.yorkville.com

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