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Thomas Walter Jennings, also known as Tom Jennings (b 28 February, 1917 in Hackney, London, England) was the founder of the company that produced the first Vox Guitar amplifier. Hackney is the principal area of the London Borough of Hackney in East London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II... Vox is a musical equipment manufacturer formerly based in Britain, and now owned by Japanese electronics giants Korg, which is most famous for making the AC30 guitar amplifier and the Vox organ. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

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Beginings

Tom Jennings was an accordion player and served with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers during World War II. In 1942, Jennings was discharged on medical grounds and went on to work at a munitions plant in Kent. It was here that Jennings met amateur guitarist Dick Denney. Denney played with a local big band and on occasion, the two played together. Denny also had an interest in electronics and radio technology. This article is about the instrument as a whole. ... The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers cap badge The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; usually pronounced phonetically as Reemee) is a corps of the British Army that has responsibility for the maintenance of all electrical and mechanical equipment. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Materiel (from the French for material) is the equipment and supplies in Military and commercial supply chain management. ... The Kent coat of arms For other uses, see Kent (disambiguation). ... the very definition of a guitarist is cody allen and taylor hines because of there un ending guitar skills and awsomnes. ... A big band is a type of musical ensemble associated with playing jazz music and which became popular during the Swing Era from the early 1930s until the late 1940s. ... Electronics is the study of the flow of charge through various materials and devices such as, semiconductors, resistors, inductors, capacitors, nano-structures, and vacuum tubes. ...


The first shop

Around this time, Jennings had started repairing accordions and trading in second hand musical instruments. In 1946, Jennings set up his first shop in Dartford Kent and began importing accordions. He also started inventing new products, the first being the Univox Electronic organ, which was a huge success, and became the springboard from which he would build his instrument-manufacturing empire. A used item is one that is not new or a resource that has been partially or completely depleted. ... Dartford is the principal town in the borough of Dartford. ... Classic Hammond B-3 organ. ...


The first Vox amplifier

During the early 1950s, keyboards were Jennings' main interest, rather than guitars, although he did attempt to modify organ amplifiers for use with electric guitars, but had little success and the project was shelved. Dick Denney however, was also experimenting with amplifying guitars and succeeded in producing a 15 watt unit paired with a 12 inch speaker. After adding a tremolo unit, he produced two more prototypes, one of which was taken to Jennings. Tom Jennings offered Denny a job with his company now named Jennings Musical Industries (JMI), which Denny accepted as engineer. Denny continued to develop his prototype and in 1957 the AC2/30 was launched, the first guitar amplifier to be branded under the Vox name. An electric guitar is a type of guitar with a solid or semi-solid body that utilizes electromagnetic pickup (music)s to convert the vibration of the steel-cored strings into electrical current. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... Tremolo is a musical term with two meanings: A rapid repetition of the same note, a rapid variation in the amplitude of a single note, or an alternation between two or more notes. ... Look up engineer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


References

Korg Magazine. Guitarist Edition, 50 Years Of Vox. Summer 2007 Korg U.K. For comic book character, see Korg (comics). ...


External links

Vox Amps UK


 
 

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