Looking for great sounding valves for your Crate amplifier? You’ve come to the right place.
The Crate V5 amplifier uses 1 x ECC83 (also known as 12AX7) preamp valve and 1 x EL34 power valve/power tube.
We always recommend JJ valves for Crate V5 amplifier. They offer a great tone at a very competitive price. You can order these singly or as a complete set of two valves.
If you have any questions about replacing your valves please do not hesitate to get in touch. We have over 30 years of experience and so we will be happy to advise.
We also recommend that you take a look at our very helpful FAQ section. Here you will find the answer to most questions as well as lots of hints and tips if you are new to upgrading your tubes.
This is a great little practice and studio amplifier that uses Class A circuitry.
The Crate V5 amplifier uses 1 x ECC83 preamp valve and 1 x EL84 power valve to great effect. It outputs 5 watts of power through a single 10″ speaker. The sound range is very impressive. It varies from pure cleans to warm, crunchy overdrive as you would expect from a valve amp.
It features volume and tone controls to give you a wide range of sounds. We tested the amp and found that 5 watts meant we could push the valve to the limit. This is when it is at its very best. All the tone you could ever need.
The Crate V5 uses American all valve circuitry. Although small and relatively simple in design, this amp really does deliver. The strong cabinet design and great build quality make the Crate V5 a highly desirable amplifier.
If you’re looking for awesome sounding valves you’ve definitely come to the right place.
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