Bugera Vintage V5 Infinium 5W Class-A Tube Amplifier5-Watt Class-A Tube Amplifier Combo with Infinium Tube Life Multiplier, Original Turbosound Speaker, Reverb and Power Attenuator
Sporting a gorgeous vintage look and feel, the V5 serves up 5 beautiful, tube-soaked, Class-A Watts in all your favorite flavors through an amazing, class-leading 8" Turbosound speaker. Additionally, the Vintage V5 Infinium features an integrated high-definition Reverb; a built-in 2-way Power Attenuator, so you can achieve the ultimate sound at any volume – and an extremely versatile Vintage Equalizer with Tone control for sculpting the sound of your dreams. Enhancing the flexibility of this do-it-all combo, the revolutionary Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology makes tube replacement incredibly simple – so you can spend more time playing your music.
Classic All-Tube Design: The Vintage V5 Infinium features true Class-A technology with a 12AX7 front-end and an EL84 power stage. A masterfully crafted all-tube combo amplifier, the V5 provides sweetly-balanced harmonics and natural tube compression, resulting in the warm distortion and break-up you’ve come to appreciate from those vintage megaliths of yesteryear – only in a much more portable and attractive package. The hand-selected 12AX7 preamp tube in V5’s classic ‘60s-era preamp provides everything from sweetly-purring blues to mind - blowing crunch. Often employed in British-style amplifiers, the EL84 output tube is known for its crisp and chiming tonal quality when pushed to the max, and the V5 harnesses that power via the built-in power attenuator – for the ultimate guitar tone at any volume level.
Turbosound - The Sound Difference: A world-leading British designer and manufacturer of professional loudspeaker systems, Turbosound has been building cutting-edge speakers for more than 30 years, and won the venerable Queen’s Award for Innovation numerous times for their highly acclaimed loudspeaker designs. You will find Turbosound’s distinguished products not only touring with the best-known international artists, but also in countless major venues worldwide.
High-Definition Reverb: Adding to its impressive list of tone-shaping options, the Vintage V5’s high-definition Reverb puts the perfect finishing touch to your signature sound. Adjustable via the dedicated control on the front panel, you can finally achieve any sound you desire – from a subtle touch to the cavernous, natural-sounding reverberation of a large arena.
Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology: Years in the making, the Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology can extend the usable lifespan of your amplifier’s expensive power valves by up to 20 times, saving you huge money and ensuring the integrity of your tone. How? This revolutionary circuit automatically and continuously monitors the performance of each output tube, and dynamically drives it towards the target operating point, for an evenly distributed load. Infinium also compensates for the effects of aging, automatically adjusting current levels to keep your tubes sounding as good as new – even when AC line voltages drop below nominal levels. Similar technology has been used for decades in all-wheel drive cars, where systems modulate the power going to each wheel to improve traction. Just consider Infinium Series amps "4-wheel drive" for your guitar.
Infinium Series amps take all the guesswork out of tube replacement by illuminating an LED next to a tube that is reaching the end of its usable lifespan. And thanks to Infinium’s Auto-Bias design, you simply replace the indicated tube – without a trip to the repair shop, saving you even more money. Available exclusively from Bugera, Infinium Tube Life Multiplier Technology is a major breakthrough in amplifier design and manufacture, providing incredible reliability for your stage performance and more consistent sound over the lifespan of your tubes. Since they are always operating at optimal levels, your output tubes perform more predictably and last much longer, thanks to Bugera’s marvelous Infinium Technology, saving you some serious money!
Power Attenuator - Your Best Tone at Any Volume: The convenient, built-in Power Attenuator allows you to operate the V5 at your choice of 5 Watts, 1 Watt, or even 0.1 of a Watt, so you can get everything from sweet and sassy to maximum tube saturation at any volume level. This amazing feature alone makes the V5 Infinium worth its weight in gold!
Uncompromising Quality and Sound: Long life and impressive durability are ensured, thanks to the high-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction found throughout. Designed and Engineered by Bugera Germany and featuring the 3-Year Limited Warranty Program, the Bugera Vintage V5 Infinium gives you all the wonderful tones of the most-revered, classic tube amps, pairing a vintage Class-A design with an incredible Turbosound speaker, the Infinium technology and a fully adjustable power attenuator.
Whether you’re bringing yesterday’s golden tones to life, or creating some of your own – the Vintage V5 Infinium is destined to become your favorite new sonically-inspired, do-it-all amp!Specifications:
- Hand-built 5-Watt Class-A amplifier driven by 1 x EL84 tube
- Revolutionary Infinium Tube Life Multiplier technology:
- Extends the life of your amplifier’s expensive power tubes up to 20 times
- Provides incredible reliability and consistent tone over the complete lifespan of your tubes
- Monitors performance of the power tube continuously and displays defective tube to allow for easy replacement
- Way cool vintage look and feel
- World-famous, British engineered 8" Turbosound speaker
- Authentic preamp design from the '60s featuring 1 x 12AX7 tube—everything from purring blues to mind-blowing crunch
- Integrated high-definition reverb with dedicated reverb control
- Vintage equalizer with dedicated Tone control
- Built-in 2-way power attenuator allows you to get ultimate sound at any volume
- 3-Year warranty program
- Designed and engineered in Germany