Victory V40 The Duchess

(2 customer reviews)


The Victory V40 The Duchess amp head – the ultimate choice for guitar enthusiasts, featuring rich, dynamic tones that will take your playing to the next level.



As a guitarist, finding the perfect amp head can be a daunting task. It’s essential to have an amp that not only sounds great but also has the features and versatility to suit your playing style. Introducing the Victory V40 The Duchess guitar amp head – a game-changer in the guitar world.

The Victory V40 The Duchess is a 40-watt, all-tube amplifier that boasts a classic British tone. It has two channels – clean and drive – which have individual controls for bass, middle, treble, volume, and gain. The clean channel has a bright switch, while the drive channel has a mid-boost switch, giving you even more tonal options.

Built with four 12AX7 and two EL34 tubes, this amp head has plenty of headroom and delivers crystal-clear cleans and smooth, warm overdrive. It’s perfect for blues, classic rock, and even heavy rock or metal if you push the gain. The Duchess produces a rich, harmonically complex sound that’s perfect for players looking for a vintage vibe.

One thing that sets the Victory V40 The Duchess apart from other amps is its versatility. It has a low-wattage mode that cuts the power in half, making it ideal for bedroom practice or recording. Additionally, it has a dual power mode that allows you to switch from 40 watts to 7 watts, making it suitable for smaller venues or rehearsals. It also comes equipped with a series effects loop, adding even more options for your tone.

The aesthetics of The Duchess are stunning. It has a vintage look with a cream-colored tolex covering, a gold faceplate, and classic-style knobs. The Victory logo on the front adds a touch of class, making it a visually stunning amplifier head.

In conclusion, the Victory V40 The Duchess is a well-designed, versatile, and sonically impressive amplifier head. It’s perfect for players looking for that classic British sound, and the tonal options and additional modes make it a practical choice for gigging or bedroom practice. This is an amplifier that any guitarist would be lucky to own.

Victory V40 The Duchess properties

Product name V40 The Duchess
Brand Victory
Type Guitar Amplifier Heads
Sound Effects Boost, Clean, Delay, Looper, Overdrive, Reverb
Sound Setting Bass, Equalizer, Master-volume, Middle, Treble, Volume
Equalizer Band 3
Features Tuner for Instrument
Connection Inputs Foot Switch Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″, Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″
Foot Switch Inputs 1
Connection Outputs Speaker Connections Tele/TRS 6.3mm/1/4″
Speaker Connections Outputs 2
Power Output (RMS) 42.0 W
Amplifier Model Tube
Guitar Amplifier Design Portable
Colour Beige
Power Supply Electrical
Amount of Channels 1
Amplifier Class A
Height 185.0 mm
Depth 185.0 mm
Width 342.0 mm
Weight 8.2 kg

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2 reviews for Victory V40 The Duchess

  1. Remi

    I remember when my friend Triinity Harris convinced me to buy a new guitar amplifier head, and boy, I was skeptical at first! But then he showed me the Victory V40 The Duchess, and suddenly I found myself in love with this gorgeous piece of equipment. It’s like owning a priceless work of art that makes your guitar sound better than ever before.
    But you know what? Just like any other sophisticated machine, there’s always the possibility of running into some issues while using it. Like for instance, have you ever thought about how to carry this 8.2 kg monster around? It’s not exactly a lightweight, is it? But don’t worry, I got your back!
    You see, when I first saw the Victorious V40 The Duchess, I was amazed by its unique design and powerful features. What sets this amplifier apart from others is its advanced technology that makes your guitar sound like a dream. It has a built-in digital reverb, a 5-band graphic EQ, and a fully programmable noise gate that just blows your mind!
    But let’s go back to the weight issue for a moment. I mean, who wants to lug around an amp that weighs as much as a small child? But don’t fret, because there are plenty of options out there to help you solve this problem. You can invest in a sturdy gig bag or even a custom-made trolley to make transportation easier. And hey, if you really want to be extra fancy, you could hire someone from Chemnitz to carry it for you!
    But seriously though, the Victorious V40 The Duchess is a fantastic guitar amplifier head that delivers top-notch performance and sound quality. It’s definitely worth every penny and then some. So if you’re in the market for a new amp, I highly recommend giving this beauty a try. Just don’t forget to bring a friend to help you carry it!

  2. Amara

    As someone who has been using Victory V40 The Duchess for quite some time now, I must say that I find your review quite contradictory. While you praise the amplifier’s unique design and powerful features, you also mention its weight as a significant drawback.

    Firstly, let me address the issue of weight. It is true that the Victory V40 The Duchess weighs 8.2 kg, which might be considered heavy for some people. However, this should not be a deal-breaker when choosing an amplifier head, especially if you are a professional musician who needs top-notch performance and sound quality. There are plenty of options available in the market to help you transport your equipment, such as sturdy gig bags or custom trolleys. It is important to prioritize what matters most to you whether it’s portability or exceptional sound quality.

    Moving on to the features of the Victory V40 The Duchess, I must say that they are indeed impressive. The built-in digital reverb and fully programmable noise gate add depth and clarity to your guitar’s sound, while the 5-band graphic EQ allows for precise control over the frequency spectrum. This amplifier head is designed to make your guitar sing like never before.

    However, I do have one concern about your review you seem to be basing your opinion solely on the weight of the Victory V40 The Duchess without considering its other remarkable features. As a musician, it is essential to choose equipment that not only looks good but also performs well. In this case, the Victory V40 The Duchess undoubtedly delivers both style and substance.

    So my advice would be to reconsider your stance on this amplifier head. Yes, it might be heavy, but its exceptional features more than make up for that drawback. If you are looking for a high-quality guitar amplifier that will enhance your performance, I highly recommend giving the Victory V40 The Duchess a try. And if you need help carrying it around, don’t hesitate to ask for assistance!

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