About VL Amps – 365 & 445 Series

VL Effects Amps Power Family

Devoted to creating innovative masterbuilt guitar amplifiers with the ultimate and unique VL HighTone refinement and Crafstmanship. Each amplifier is entirely handbuilt by designer Vincent Loret VL at his Paris craft shop. The product since 1982 in amplifier innovative design and innovative fully handcraft construction by VL offer to worldwide VL Effects’s Customers the Ultimate Guitare Amps.

VL Effects Amps Standard Power Family

  • 2x6V6 :  VL20 amps series – Power output > 20W
  • 2xKT66 : VL45 amps series – Power output 45W

VL Effects Amps On Demand Power Family

  • 4x6V6 :  VL40 custom amps series – Power output 40W
  • 2x6L6/EL34 :  VL50 custom amps series – Power output 50W
  • 2xKT88/6550 : VL80 custom amps series – Power output 80W
  • 4xKT66 : VL100 custom amps series – Power output 90W
  • 4xKT88/6550 : VL160 custom amps series – Power output 160W

VL Effects Amps Series – 365 & 445 Series

The 365 & 445 Series define the type of Tubes/Valves selected to equip power family. – 365 Series for vintage genuine rare 1940′-1960′ Tubes/Valves – 445 series for modern or actual highgradeTubes/Valves product.

Each Tubes/Valves are selected and tested by VL in order to have the best highend tone and reliability.

365 Amps Series

USA/UK 365 Premium Liberator Tubes/Valves

Why 365 ? For 6V6GT tubes/valves they needs a power plate under 370Volts so 365Volts will be the regular setup. This need also specific adapted rectifier and bias system in order to have longlife valves & the ultimate tone and harmonics.
What is CCCP ?
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) commonly known as the Soviet Union, that existed from 30 December 1922 to 26 December 1991
Why Liberator ?
because these models helped contribute to the liberation of France during the Second World War
Why Premium ?
Highgrade military and quiet tube with unique tone – Black plate and « D » getters.
What Power family actualy in stock ? 
6V6GT(USA/UK)
6P6S, 6P3S(CCCP)
What Preamp tubes/valves actualy in stock?
6SL7 – 12AT7 (USA/UK)
6N9S – 6N2P (CCCP)
Waht Rectifier tubes/valves actualy in stock?
5Y3 – 5U4 – GZ34 (USA/UK)
5C3S(CCCP)

  • 365 Premium Liberator Series : 1940′ Military highgrade Rare USA/UK
    Tubes/Valves like : KenRad – Sylvania – GE  – Rayheon – Brimar – National Union
  • 365 Liberator Series : second grade of Premium Liberator Series
  • 365 Series : Highgrade military or civil tubes from 1950′ to 1960′
  • 365 Premium CCCP Series : 1950′ Military highgrade Rare Soviet CCCP
    Tubes/Valves like : Sveltana, Melz with his rare metal base 6N9S The best 6SL7 product over the world. Rare triple mica 6N2P
  • 365 CCCP Series : 1960′-1970 Military highgrade SovietTubes/Valves like : Melz – Sveltana – Reflector – Foton
  • 365 Mixed Premium Series : The best and rare selected mixed USA/UK/CCCP tubes/valves

445 Amps Series

Why 445 ? Moderne or actual  6V6GT tubes/valves product can working with voltage plate over 400volts. We can use rectifier with 445Volts.  This need specific adapted rectifier and bias system in order to have longlife valves & the ultimate tone and harmonics.
Why Premium ? Highgrade military or civil tubes/valves.
What Power family actualy in stock ? 
6V6GT, 6L6, EL34,KT66, KT88, 6550 (USA/UK/CCCP/Russia/China)
What Preamp tubes/valves actualy in stock?
6SL7 – 12AT7 – 12AX7 (USA/UK/CCCP/Russia/China)
Waht Rectifier tubes/valves actualy in stock?
5Y3 – 5U4 – GZ34 – 5C3S (USA/UK/CCCP/Russia/China)

  • 445 Premium Series : 1970′ to 2010′ Military highgrade or civil or hifi product USA/UK/CCCP/Russia/China
    Tubes/Valves like : Tungsol – Sylvania – Genalex – Mullard – Sveltana- Psvane
  • 445 Series : Highgrade actual tubes/valmves product.