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Diezel VH4 100W Tube Guitar Head  

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    A milestone in guitar amplification.

    Launched in 1994 the VH4 was a milestone in guitar amplification. The head has a powerful 100 Watt section, 4 individual preamps, each with individual equalization and volume/gain controls and is fully midi switchable. At that time that was unique - a head which replaced refridgerator sized racks. Additionally the VH4 has serial and parallel loops and the so called channel inserts to add pedals specifically for each channel, like a analogue chorus just for clean or a compressor for crunch.

    The four preamps are: clean, crunch, mega and lead. The clean channel (additional bright switch) has the Diezel-typical HiFi-clean, but with its gain pot is able to reproduce the powerful and warmer Hiwatt territory as well.

    The crunch channel (also with bright switch) starts where the clean ends: warm, powerful clean sounds. Variation of the controls (volume, gain) will open the amp to sonic dimensions of semi-crunch and full crunch sounds.
    The mega channel is the typical Diezel trademark sound. Nuff said. Try it, love it.

    The lead channel starts, where the mega ends: more compression, more smoothness - a singing/screaming lead at its best.
    The VH4 is the ultimate sound machine for numerous styles. With its deep section also suitable for many heavier styles, but also the perfect central for Top 40 guitarists looking for the whole spectrum of guitar sounds from yetsreday to today. Still a masterpiece - the VH4.

    Features
    • Model: VH4
    • Output: 90-160 Watt
    • Channels: 4 indepedent: clean, crunch, mega, lead
    • Loops: serial, parallel, 4 channel inserts
    • Equalization: per channel: bass, midlle, treble global: presence, deep
    • Preamp: 4 individual preamps with gain & vol
    • Poweramp: monoaural, recommended: JJ KT77
     
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    DiezelVH4 100W Tube Guitar Head
     
    3.0

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    2.0

    LOOK ELSEWHERE!

    By Joe R

    from Cleveland Ga.

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • Poor Sound Quality

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording

    Comments about Diezel VH4 100W Tube Guitar Head:

    I once owned two of these models, bought them without hearing them......Ouch! I bought into the hype and was very disappointed. The clean channel is pretty nice. The second is a very dark version of classic rock. Third channel, very dark, not crunchy, no sustain, no top end. The fourth channel is the third channel with more gain, still not very crunchy, and yes very dark. I felt the amp was toneless, without soul, and very over priced. One of my biggest buyers remorse experiences EVER! I'm going to stick with Engl and modded Marshalls.

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    4.0

    Solid metal/rock amp

    By JoseCanseco-Vk23W

    from Maryland

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    Pros

    • Excellent Sound
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Diezel VH4 100W Tube Guitar Head:

      Channels 3 and 4 are great for metal riffing.
      Channel 4 is a great lead channel.
      Channel 2 is great for crunchy classic rock riffs OR lower the gain for a great softer clean sound.
      Channel 1 is the clean channel. It is not the best clean tone I've heard, although it definitely improves if 6L6s are in the power amp.

      This amp sounds best with medium output humbuckers. Actives (EMG; Blackouts) sound a little flat on every channel. Don't get me wrong. I love actives, but not in this amp.

      Parallel Loop & Serial Loop work perfectly with quality effects processors.

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