Great vintage sound, with modern, hand-built engineering.
Building on Bugera's original Vintage V22, which has become a modern classic and inspired combo amp design, the impressive and hand-built 22-Watt, 2-Channel Vintage V22HD amplifier head exudes vintage tone and style, plus possesses modern features that will launch your sound into the sonic stratosphere. Loaded with three 12AX7 preamp and two EL84 power tubes, this incredible boutique-style powerhouse gives you the flexibility of two independent channels and selectable reverb, both switchable via the included heavy-duty footswitch.
Classic All-Tube Design
The Vintage V22HD features true Class-A technology with a 3 x 12AX7 front-end and 2 x EL84 tube power stage. A masterfully crafted all-tube amplifier head, the V22HD provides sweetly-balanced harmonics and natural tube compression, resulting in the warm distortion and break-up youve come to appreciate from those treasured vintage amplifiers of yesteryear.
The hand-selected 12AX7 preamp tubes in Vintage V22HD classic ˜60s-era preamp provide 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 V22HD harnesses every ounce of that power to awesome effect.
Adding to its impressive list of tone-shaping options, the VINTAGE V22HD?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.
Own the Tone
The VINTAGE V22HDs amazing tone-palette begins with its footswitchable, 2-channel (Clean and Lead) preamp. Tone-sculpting options abound, including an onboard 3-band Vintage EQ section (Bass, Mid, Treble) with Presence control. Normal and Bright inputs provide superb matching to your instruments tonal characteristics.
The output impedance selector allows you to match any 4, 8 or 16-ohm speaker setup, such as their 112TS and 212TS cabinets. Plus, thanks to the V22HD's Mode switch, which selects between Triode and Pentode operation, you can instantly jump from sweet and warm “ to massively raucous high gain edge.
You have all the tools you need, right out of the box. Bugera includes a heavy-duty footswitch for channel and reverb selection to give you easy and convenient control of your tone, right from your pedal board “ allowing your focus to remain on your performance.
Made to Last
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, it's covered by their 3-year limited warranty program.
- Power: 22W (tube)
- Tubes: three 12AX7 (preamp); two EL84 (power amp)
- Two channels
- Two inputs: normal; bright
- Controls: 3-band EQ, presence, master, gain, volume, reverb, triode/pentode Amazing Mode switch
- Built-in reverb
- Impedance: 4, 8, 16 ohms
- Infinium Tube Life Multiplier, which extends the life of power-amp tubes up to 20 times
- Footswitch included