This half stack includes VOX's Night Train NT15 Head and V112NT speaker cabinet.
The Night Train NT15H amp head
Whether you're adding your hot sound to a late-n... Click To Read More About This Product
This half stack includes VOX's Night Train NT15 Head and V112NT speaker cabinet.
The Night Train NT15H amp head
Whether you're adding your hot sound to a late-night demo, sitting in at your favorite club, or jamming with friends, the VOX Night Train NT15H is your new best friend. Whenever and wherever, the VOX Night Train will deliver that smooth and satisfying all-tube sound. You don't want to choose between killer sound and total convenience—with the VOX Night Train amp head you never will.
If Looks Could Kill
Solid enough to inspire confidence, this VOX amp head weighs just under 17 pounds, and the "armored lunchbox" dimensions provide extreme portability. Finished with a cool chrome mirror-finish, the signature VOX diamond design reveals that inspiring vacuum-tube glow. And of course, the Night Train NT15H guitar amp includes its own padded carry case to protect your investment.
True Tube Power
The sound is pure VOX. Inside, a pair of EL84 tubes deliver on the tube power promise. Two 12AX7 tubes drive the preamp stage with both power and clarity. This is the same winning tube complement as the classic VOX AC15. From chime-like clean tones to the warmest overdrive, there is no mistaking that harmonic richness of pure tube performance.
The VOX Night Train's single switch lets you select between Pentode or Triode tube operation. In the Pentode mode, VOX Night Train delivers a full 15 watts of power. In the Triode mode, the power is cut to 7.5 watts. The Triode mode also relaxes the tube power stage, letting that silky-smooth, mellow tube character shine through.
VOX Night Train greets you with a clear, simple panel design, offering the familiar Gain and Volume controls. The Tone controls include Treble, Middle and Bass, allowing you to dial up just the right character for your individual, signature tone. In addition, the preamp section features a mode switch, offering both Bright and Thick options. The Bright mode accentuates the high-frequency components for a clear, ringing tone; the Thick setting bypasses the tone circuit to boost the gain and create a chunkier, heavier sound.
Equipped with both 8- and 16-ohm speaker jacks, Night Train amp head can be used immediately with nearly any speaker cabinet. This extra measure of versatility is just one more example of why the VOX Night Train might be the one amp you never leave at home.
The VOX Night Train V112NT Guitar Speaker Cabinet
VOX released the Night Train V112NT Guitar Speaker Cabinet to complement the VOX Night Train amp head, both cosmetically and tonally. A specially voiced 1 x 12 speaker cabinet, the compact VOX V112NT weights in at just 24.2 lb., yet the full-sounding speaker cab boasts a Custom VOX Celestion Greenback Speaker.
The G12M Greenback speaker evolved over the decades but still retains its essential, sought-after tone. It exhibits all the classic G12M characteristics but is voiced with additional broad mid-range attack and restrained top-end to give a forward, punchy attitude to chords and a searing lead tone without fizz. With its well-controlled low-end, the Celestion G12M is an ideal speaker to bring drive and definition to modern high-gain amps.
Reviewed by 15 customers
You can't go wrong with this amp. Sounds great. Looks great. Has fantastic clean or dirty tone at low volume but can get loud and crunchy if you need it to. Makes a great practice amp or small venue amp for playing live as long as you don't need footswitchability. I've already recommended it to several friends.
I bought this amp as a practice amp because I wanted to continue to have great tube tone but run it more quietly than my Fender Twin would allow (having a sleeping kid in the house will change your perspective I guess). Honestly, I think the tone might be even better at low volume than my Twin produces when cranked up. In that regard, I'd venture a guess it would also make a great recording amp, though I've not recorded with it yet. I'll reiterate what others have said in that it's versatility is limited due to a lack of a footswitch, but for what I use it for, it's perfect. If you switch up your tone using channels, then maybe another amp would suit you better, if you change up your tone using pedals, though, this thing works great.
The construction is rock-solid. Not only is it obviously well-built, but the eye for design that went into it is top-notch. It just LOOKS cool. I've seen that some tone-a-philes have complained about the Greenback speakers. I have zero complaints with this cabinet, however. The construction is solid and the speaker works and sounds great with the head. If it's a major issue, though, just run the head through a different cabinet. The head would look great with almost any speaker cab.
At this price, I don't think could have found a better amp to suit my needs. I think it sounds better than my friend's Orange TT15C-12, which I'd also looked into buying. The combo price on this amp is cheaper and in my opinion sounds better with more versatility. It's a no-brainer.
If you need an amp that can go from ambient indie to razor sharp blues or punk to flat out metal all within seconds, don't have a load of money to spend (or even if you DO), and want an extremely quality tube head, don't pass this up. Buy a Tube Screamer or your choice of overdrive/distortion and there is absolutely nothing you can complain about here.
I really don't like that there is no way to run a footswitch to go from clean to crunch, but other than that, this amp has basically everything you'd need. A line out would also be nice, but isn't that big of an issue. A very solid amp besides those small, easily and cheaply fixed issues.
This tiny head absolutely blew me away when I first tried it. I walked in to a local music store and told a manager I was looking for a solid tube head with a lot of guts and after looking around, I didn't find a whole lot I was interested in. He then pointed at this miniscule chromed out head and told me to give it a shot. I kind of chuckled and was skeptical, if nothing more than because of the size. This head shines with basically ANY style of music. With a little time and care, you can coax almost any type of tone you could imagine from this little amp from more extreme genres to jazzy and slightly crunchy blues tones. The little cab is also very surprising. It's pretty powerful for it's size, but the Celestion speaker that comes with it just roars. I plan on using it at home, for some recording, and small to medium sized shows.
You simply can NOT beat the sheer shimmering tones and power you can get out of this amp for the price. Period.
I knew what I was getting when I bought my new NT, but until I took it home and played it in a much larger room, I had no idea the power and tone selection that is available. I quickly realized that trying to compare this in any way with the AC series, is apples and oranges. There is so much more range and diversity of tone in this mini-stack. I suppose I would enjoy a foot switchable way to move between settings, but I could do that with a pedal or two. This is so much for the price, I don't know that I need another amp.
I got this amp about a year ago. I must agree with the rest of the reviews, this amp is awsome. I can get that vox jangle on the bright channel and everything thing from AC/DC to SLIPNOT on the thick channel. A celestion greenback speaker in the cab is a total plus. My only 2 gripes are you cant footswitch between bright ant thick, and there is no line out. Thats why I only gave it a 4.5 in features. I may buy another and just run an A-B switch. I love the tone this amp generates.
I have gone through a lot of amps and like many different things about different ones. I did though, finally, come to the conclusion that I prefer low watt guitar amps. When I play in large venues I always mic it anyway so why have an amp that is so loud that I cant even use it in smaller venues like church? This one sounds awesome! Warm overdrive and really bell-clear clean tones. You can get a ton of tonal variety out of this thing between the e.q. with Mids, volume and gain, bright/thick and the 15/7.5 watt switches. I can get this thing to sound sweet without cranking the volume and blowing out my windows - something I couldnt do with my AC30. It has a lot of headroom though as well...it gets really really loud if I want it to. You can buy a different cab if you want 2/12 or 4/12 and the head looks freaking awesome. The only draw back I have seen so far is that this cabinet doesnt have as resonant low-end as my AC30. The lows are really clear and sound nice but this cab - as awesome as it does sound - just does lack a little on the low end. If you are playing with a drummer and bass you wouldnt ever know though. Great amp! I dont miss my AC30 at all.
wow. wow. wow.From the very first moment I plugged-in to this little feisty beast it's just oozed with tone. Doesn't matter what guitar I plug into it (Taylor T5, Strat, Tele), it has some of the best sounds I've ever heard come from Vox. When I bought the amp, I knew I wanted something that would give me pure and sweet tone even while turned to a low volume. This half-stack does the trick. I'm not a pedal freak, and with this amp you don't have to be. I sold my Vox Valvetronix in order to buy this half-stack, and I could not be happier. I can already tell its going to be a great amp for recording...and I KNOW from experience its great for Live gigs! Buy this amp! You'll be glad you did!
One Awesome little guitar Amp Head, and the cabinet fits it perfectly. It's unbelievably loud and still holds its VOX jingle jangle. Super Portable and is very versatile, you can go from the sweetest cleans to some rock n' roll crunch. I Give this little guy a 5 out of 5 for its small size and its incredible power. i recommend this to guitarists that are looking for a clean amplifier that has the choice of going into a classic crunch. p.s. ... you gotta try this at guitar center or get one !
This amp is a great amp for anyone looking for good vox tone in a portable size. Despite being only 15 watts, this thing is plenty loud. I played at an outdoor show a few weeks ago, and I used the 7.5 watt setting, and it was plenty loud. I especially like the thick channel, my only gripe is that there isn't very much clean headroom on this channel, but it sounds great with a good overdrive pedal. The only other thing I didn't think was perfect was the speaker, but you can always buy another cabinet or get the speaker replaced. Like I stated earlier, if your looking for a good portable amp, quiet enough to practice with, and loud enough to play gigs with, this is your amp. The carrying bag is a huge plus for me! If for some reason this amp were to be lost or stolen, I'd probably buy another one right away!
I just picked up my night train a couple days ago and when I got home it had a bad preamp tube. I called GC customer service and they shiped a new one out to me, I was thrilled that I didnt have to send it back. I pleged in the new tube and fired it up with my new american special tele, this thing is awesome. So much better than the little fender 25r I was using.
I am the worship music pastor at a church of about 750, and needed a good amp that got fat tone at a low enough volume. After owning several Fender tube amps (still love them, but not like this Vox) I was never really happy with my tone, especially when I can't run the amp in church as loud as I would like. The problem was one of tone. I am a tube-only kind of player, and yet all the tube amps I tried were too loud for our church. Turn them down and the tone dies.Then I happened to discover the Vox Night Train in the corner at a local music store and could not believe my ears. I left and came back with a buddy to listen - it was all there: warm, rich tube tone AT A LOW VOLUME. We tried several others, including an AC-15, but much to our surprise the little amp that we were unanimous on was this one. I use it to lead music at my church each week. We keep it on the 7.5 watt setting and mic it with an SM57 Beta, and it sounds incredible. Great warm overdrive, but not offensive even to the senior adults in the church. I keep it on the bright setting, gain at 10 o?clock, volume at 10 o?clock. I use a Gigaverb and an Fulltone overdrive pedal as well, so the use of the Fulltone gives me two ?channels.? I do wish the Night Train had a pedal and channel switching, but with the tone it gives, I am not looking for another amp. In fact, I bought two of them. If you are looking for a fairly inexpensive amp with great tone even at low volume (however, the 15 watt setting can still be too much ) you really owe it to yourself to air out a Night Train. Still can?t believe it.