Peavey now shipping VYPYR modeling amplifiers

The VYPYR Tube 120 2×12 and VYPYR Tube 60 1×12 combo amplifiers feature 24 amp channel models two channels each of 12 popular amps for the first time anywhere plus 11 editable preamp “stomp box” effects and 11 editable post-amp “rack” effects with dual-parameter control, global reverb and global delay. The VYPYR Tube 120 and Tube 60 utilize a 6L6GC tube power amp styled after the Peavey 6505 and a preamp that combines 12AX7 tube and patented TransTube tone.

With twice the processing power, models and effects of competitive modeling amplifiers, the VYPYR Series dramatically redefines the power and scope of modern guitar amplification. VYPYR amplifiers are based on powerful 32-bit, floating-point SHARC processors that enable highly detailed, accurate modeling as well as vastly enhanced flexibility and features than ever before available in guitar amplification.

VYPYR series
The Vypyr Tube 120

VYPYR series
The Vypyr 100

Music-product retailers from across the U.S. voted the Peavey VYPYR Series their Product of the Year in the annual Music & Sound Awards, produced by industry journal Music & Sound Retailer. The Peavey VYPYR Series also won the Instrument Amplifier of the Year award in the Music & Sound Awards, and the Amplifier Line of the Year award from retailers who voted in Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) magazine's annual survey. Peavey VYPYR amps are endorsed by hard rock's top guitar players, including Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu of Trivium, Matt Tuck of Bullet For My Valentine and Phil Demmel of Machine Head.

VYPYR series
The Vypyr 75

VYPYR series
The Vypyr Tube 60

Amplifier models included in the VYPYR Tube models include Peavey 6505, JSX, Triple XXX and Classic Series models, as well as B-Kat, Brit, Plxi, Dlx, Twn, Dzl, K-Stein and Rec models. Preamp stomp-box models include TubeScrm, XR Wild, X Boost, Fuzz, BC Chorus, Analog Phase, Analog Phase, Auto Wah, Squeeze, MOG and Ring Modulator, while rack effect models include Tremolo, Chorus, Envelope Filter, Slap Back, Flanger, Octaver, Phaser, Rotary Speaker, Reverse, Pitch Shifter and Looper.

VYPYR series
The Vypyr 30

VYPYR series
The Vypyr 15

Players can add the optional Peavey Sanperaâ„¢ foot controllers to activate the on-board looper and expand the amp's 12 built-in presets to up to 400 programmable, with five simultaneous effects. The VYPYR also acts as its own computer audio interface, with a built-in studio-quality USB 2.0 output that is recognized by computers as an audio device.

Peavey introduced the VYPYR Tube 120H Head and matching VYPYR 412 loudspeaker enclosure at the NAMM trade show in January 2009, and plans to ship those models to authorized Peavey retailers in Q2 2009.

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1 thought on “Peavey now shipping VYPYR modeling amplifiers”

  1. Clarify...

    “The VYPYR also acts as its own computer audio interface, with a built-in studio-quality USB 2.0 output that is recognized by computers as an audio device.”

    Let’s be real clear on the statement above, the Vypyr 30 and 15 watt models do NOT have USB at all.

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