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Randall Amplifiers Launches New Christian Olde Wolbers Signature Series Half Stack

United States
Chicago, IL, 3 April 2008. Randall Amplifiers will be launching a new signature half stack that was designed in conjunction with world-renown lead guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers of Fear Factory. The half stack includes the V2 Archetype head and the RS412XLT 100BC 4x12 cabinet.

Although originally a guitar player, Christian Olde Wolbers joined Fear Factory as the bassist in 1993. In 2004, when Fear Factory reformed, Olde Wolbers advanced to lead guitarist of the group. While he is best known for his amazing guitar and bass playing skills, Olde Wolbers is also a talented keyboardist, upright bassist and record producer of rock, metal & hip hop. His musical versatility made him the perfect partner for developing a new line of products with.

When asked about the project, Olde Wolbers said, “I have been a huge Randall advocate for some time now. Their products deliver incredible tone with all of the richness and complexities that so many other amplifiers lack. Collaborating with them on the creation of this half stack has been an awesome opportunity for me to work with one of the best amplifier companies in the business to build a great product that I am proud to have my name on.”

Developed based on the existing Randall Valve Dynamic™, the V2 Archetype is the perfect head for the guitarist who likes multiple tone shaping options. The highly complex V2 can produce almost any tone desired by utilizing a full tube preamp, as well as the classic Randall solid-state preamp. Holding true to their Hi-Gain roots, Randall has broken the boundaries of modern design to bring guitarists a highly advanced new take on hybrid guitar amplification.


  • 3 MIDI Programable Channels
  • CH. 1: Classic Solid State Clean
  • CH. 2: Classic Solid State Overdrive
  • CH. 3: Modern Tube Overdrive

  • Bass • Middle • Treble
  • Sustain Boost • Attack Switch

  • Volume • Presence • Density

  • “Valve Dynamic™” Tube / Mosfet
  • 3 x Ruby 12AX7AC5HG Tubes

  • 480 Watts @ 2 Ω
  • 400 Watts @ 4 Ω
  • 280 Watts @ 8 Ω

  • Midi In / Thru
  • Assignalble 6 Band Graphic EQ
  • Assignable Series Loop
  • Assignable Parallel EFX Loop
  • Slave Output With Level
  • “Mic Eliminator” XLR Output
  • World Voltage Selector
  • RF5V2 MIDI Footswitch Included
  • All Black Chrome Cosmetics


  • 4 x 12” Custom Celestion

  • 400 WATTS RMS

  • 4/16 Ω Mono Inputs
  • 8 Ω Stereo Inputs

  • 3/4” Void Free Birch Plywood
  • Straight Front
  • “Mic Eliminator” XLR Direct Outputs
  • “Mic Eliminator” Input Pane with XLR Direct Outputs
  • “Mic Eliminator” Input Panel with XLR Direct Outputs

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