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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:51 am 
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Stumbled across this yesterday. IF it does what they say...could be a real game changer.

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/Amp1

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 Post subject: Re: Bluguitar
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:22 pm 
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This looks really interesting. Considering how popular it is these days to have midi controllers on pedalboards, this could make having one big board instead of an amp very possible. Wonder how it sounds.


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 Post subject: Re: Bluguitar
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:17 pm 
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Tech I had looking at my Mark V spent a lot of time trying to sell one of these to me. He defo had an agreement with the manufacturers I figured from reading between the lines of his push on it. Gotta admit too that it did sound pretty good. 100w solid state amp had a lot of balls, surprising for such a small little unit. The clean through Marshall JTM45 up to JCM800 sounds did sound awesome. But, it didn't cut it for me with the high gain stuff. It just isn't a Boogie! Quality little unit, but it's no Mark or Rectifier.

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 Post subject: Re: Bluguitar
PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:49 pm 
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My knowledge on tubes is not all that extensive, but enough to tube roll. This unit claims to use nano tubes. Aside from what Wikipedia states, does anyone know much about nano tubes? It sure seems like the unit is basically a solid state thing, but they keep talking about the nano tubes.

IF I were in the market for yet another amp and size and weight were my chief concerns, I could see the possibility of considering this unit. Of course, one would have to also strongly consider all the additional toys that go with it, and that puts the price up pretty close to a good, used Mesa.

Now, if Mesa put out a floor box like this, that would be an entirely different situation.

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