Celestion announces an entirely new type of speaker that combines old and new elements.
Celestion, Ipswitch, UK (July 8, 2013) -- The world’s premier manufacturer of guitar loudspeakers announces the introduction of the all-new V-Type; continuing the tradition of delivering rich, classic British tone in innovative new ways.
Combining decades of experience with advanced research and development, the V-Type has been built using a carefully balanced ‘recipe’ of old and new design techniques.
Available in 8 ohm or 16 ohm variants, this pressed steel frame, ceramic magnet guitar speaker delivers 70-watt power handling and an output sensitivity (SPL) of 98dB.
The V-Type produces an exciting, modern vintage sound that’s described as “airy and open, while delivering a formidable low end.” It is a speaker that provides authentic Celestion tone whatever your style and just makes you want to keep on playing.
Clean sounds are true across the lows, mids and highs, with just enough upper-mid chime and HF sparkle to add clarity and definition. Crank it up for a sizzling overdrive and raw rock tones, with plenty of mid-band warmth to give body and substance to lead note playing.
To achieve this, Celestion’s guitar speaker experts have carried out extensive R&D work to refine the traditional manufacturing process. They applied advanced engineering know-how together with the application of modern materials, including innovations first used with the best-selling Creamback.
This has enabled the exploration of new tonal possibilities without compromising power handling or sensitivity, and still remaining faithful to the sonic spirit of Celestion’s greatest guitar speakers.
The result is something that offers a different ‘flavor’ compared to a G12M or G12H. The V-Type is a sweet-sounding speaker with a superbly balanced tonal signature that imparts a real vintage musicality; built with the modern player in mind.
A cool retro look complements the authentic Celestion tonality, so no-one should be in any doubt of this remarkable speaker’s family history. The V-Type truly is a modern guitar speaker with a vintage pedigree.
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