Hylight SD 1x12 Combo Model VR204C-112F/C (aka “Shiney Diamond”
HYLIGHT Custom SD “Shiny Diamond” VR204C Combo Vintage Reissue Series Made in England
The Custom SD combo was created in response to the high demand for a lower-powered VR504 amplifier with added features for the modern player: EFFECTS LOOP and LINE OUTPUT. The Custom SD amp produces even harmonics but with more attack and clarity. It is hand-wired in our Custom Shop, point-to-point with meticulous original wiring. This 20W combo is made in England with the best available components for those guitar players who are looking for a classic British sounding amp based on the early 70’s models.
Hylight Electronics made high quality amps during the 60's, along with other well known manufactures of the period, that were largely responsible for shaping the sound of British rock during the 60's, 70's and beyond. Bands such as Pink Floyd, the Moody Blues, the Rolling Stones, and The Who have all used Hylight made amps to help create their legendary sounds. With their military-spec chassis, point-to-point wiring, and marine-grade cabinets, Hylight amps are also known for being very solidly built.
The Hylight VR204 model is based on the VR504 amplifier configuration. This amp is powered by 2xEL84 in the power stage, with 3x ECC83 in the pre-amp, giving a classic Floyd sound. Fitted in a Bulldog shaped 1 x 12 size. Now you can rock out with a delicate sound of thunder. This model truly shines like a diamond! The amp features 4 inputs, normal, brilliant with high and low impedances. The 2 channels can be cross-patched which allows users to blend the tone of the normal and brilliant channels. Add your favourite pedals to create your own personalised sound.
The Hylight VR204C can be paired with a second VE112F/C cabinet thus creating a small double stack. It is perfect for home, studio and live use and is still incredibly good looking. There is simply no better sounding, looking or engineered small head/combo amplifier in the world! This amplifier will last a lifetime!
Front Panel Controls: NORMAL LOW INPUT, NORMAL HI INPUT, BRILL LOW INPUT, BRILL HI INPUT, NORMAL VOL, BRIGHT VOL, BASS, TREBLE, MIDDLE, PRESENCE ,MASTER VOLUME, STANDBY/WATTAGE SWITCH, MAINS SWITCH
Back Panel Features: EFFECTS LOOP SEND & RETURN, LINE OUT, 16/8/4 OHM IMPEDANCE SPEAKER OUTPUTS
Output Power: 20/0.5W Switchable
Valves: 2 x EL84’s, 3 x ECC83/12AX7’s
Standard Ceramic Speaker Options: Fane - F70/F90; Celestion – G12M/G12H Anniversary/G12M-65 (8 or 16 Ohm each) – All Speakers are “Made in England”
Alternative Speaker Options: Fane – Alnico A60/Alnico A90/Neodymium N30; Celestion – Alnico Blue/Alnico Gold (8 or 16 Ohm each) – All Speakers are “Made in England”
Dimensions (Unboxed) L x H x D – 1x12: 55 x 54 x 29 cm
Weight (Unboxed) 1x12 Combo: 21 kg
Colour Options: Black, Bold Red, Racing Green.
External Cabinets (Sold Separately): VE112F/C – VE212F/C. F=Fane Loaded Cabinet. C=Celestion Loaded Cabinet. (Fanes & Celestions manufactured in England).
We endeavour to deliver all Custom Shop purchases within 3-4 weeks. However, some amps will be built to order, which may result in slightly longer supply times.
Custom Shop Hylight amplifiers are warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for 3 Years from the date of purchase. To validate this warranty, please download the registration form on the manufacture’s website and email it with proof of purchase (bill of sale, receipt or invoice).