Victory Amplifiers VX The Kraken Head

Full tube amp head for electric guitar

  • Switchable RMS power: 50/15/9/2 W
  • 2 Channels
  • 4x 12AX7 Preamp tubes
  • 2x 6L6 Power tubes (interchangeable with EL34)
  • Controls for Gain I, Gain II, Bass, Middle, Treble, Master I, Master II
  • Switch for Gain I and Gain II
  • Effects looping
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 342 x 185 x 185 mm
  • Weight: 8.2 kg
  • Includes foot switch and padded carrying bag
  • Made in the UK
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Power 50 W
Power Amplifier Tubes 6L6
Channels 2
Reverb No
Footswitch Yes

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Blown away
matt-h, 21.04.2018
What an amp. Let me give you my backstory to fully understand why I'm so amazed by this amp. Until now I've mainly used my 100W Engl SE which is a true high gain beast. Not only the Engl sounds great it is also versatile and easy to use with it's midi capabilities. But there's a major downside.. the weight. The great sound and the versatility weights freaking 25kg. I've also realised that my sound consisted of mainly 3 - 4 sounds like clean, rhythm and lead which got me thinking if I actually need such a big amp. After a really in depth research I decided to buy:

THE KRAKEN.

Even though I heard only good things I was still sceptical if it can deliver the gain I was searching for and used to by using a high gain amp for so many years. So I bought it, got it, plugged it, put everything on 12 o'clock, gain 2 and ... BOOOOOOM .. What a sound. I've instantly got a feeling like I found the sound I was searching for my whole life.

But ok, you still have to consider few things before buying this amp. This amp is not for sparkling fender cleans or to have any special additional features. This is a small amp that delivers amazing high gain sound. And it does that with perfection. Even with my Engl SE I was using a tube screamer in front of it to tighten up the bass and boost the mids. I don't feel like I need it here. But what I love about this amp the most is that even though it wasn't built for certain things like clean, it still delivers much more cleaner sound that any other amp that was designed for this.

Long story short: EPIC!
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Rabea Sound in my hands
Hamad XJM, 15.04.2019
After longs hours of watching over and over again Rabea Massad playing on the Kraken amp, I have decided that I should get this amp.
Pros: the amp is very versatile, light weight, well built, it sounds amazing from cunch to heavy gain distortion. I use this amplified in all my music.
Cons: none. I am just in love with this amplifier.
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