TC-100 leaked

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TC-100 leaked

Post by barryswanson » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:32 am

I just saw a pick on Facebook of a Mesa boogie page of a TC-100 with power soak dials on the front panel in a rack mounted version. I guess that's the second of three amps Mesa is releasing in the near future.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1647735 ... 679323479/

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by stephen sawall » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:11 pm

Is not one of the two I mentioned.
The fact that Stephen appears from nowhere, is sentenced to death in an emotional public trial without anyone interfering at all and is then altogether forgotten as if nothing happened, is already suspicious.

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by barryswanson » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:40 pm

Well that just made me happy.

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by thediavlo » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15 pm

OOOOOOOOOOOO THATS COOL. Just as I posted I might get rid of my Mark V too.
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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by thediavlo » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:44 pm

Mark V, Mk III blue stripe combo Organic Timbre speaker, JP-2c, Triple Rectifier (reborn multiwatt)
Marshall 1960 full stack, 2 Mesa vertical 2x12, 1 Mesa thiele with EVM 12l black label.
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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by barryswanson » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:32 pm

stephen sawall wrote:Is not one of the two I mentioned.

I reckon one of them has got to be a kt77 based guitar amp

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by bandit2013 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:03 am

Since it is the same size as the TC-50, it should fit on top of the Vertical 212 unlike its predecessor (RA100) that one barely fits on top of the OS Recto 412 cab. Hmmm.... Do I upgrade the RA100's to the TC-100? Perhaps.... Has all the features of the TC-50 and combines the power soak attenuator form the RA100, throws the controls up front and can run 4 6V6 tubes. I am in..... CH3 and CH1 on the TC-50 are great, CH2 can be thin but it can be compensated with more bass, less treble and higher gain settings. Sounds like a good amp but then again how does it sound? Guess I will have to wait for the videos to be posted on the Mesa site. Having Solo, FXloop, reverb switchable via footswitch is a step up. RA100 does not have that feature set, sounds great but the TC-100 has better options.

Sure, I may loose some weight eventually, sell the RA100 combo or head. Not sure which or just keep them. The Mark V stays as I finally tuned this thing into something fun to play though. JP-2C still on the top list.

First to go this year was the Roadster, now the Road King II is out to pasture. (missing from the Mesa website). Methinks there is another Rectifier amp in the works as the Rectifier herd is getting thinned out or is it getting phased out? Would I buy another Rectifier amp? not sure... the Roadster is great as it is and everything works flawlessly including the long footswitch. (Can't claim the Mark V footswitch works all the time as it has issues so I do not use it).

At least the change is taking place and more products with midi are emerging. Cool, keep it coming Mesa! When is the next Mark series coming out? (not that I am looking for a replacement for the JP-2C anytime soon, but the Mark V could use a few upgrades.)

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by slashfan7777 » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:31 pm

Hello I am a newbie to Mesa amps and attenuation in general. Can anyone explain to me how the Multi-soak feature differs from the output knob? If I understand correctly this is really the only difference between the TC50 and TC100. Do the master volumes on each channel act as a "channel" volume and the output as an overall "master" volume? Thus the multisoak just sets the ceiling for the output?

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by stephen sawall » Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:54 pm

The Masters and Output determines how much signal is put into the front of the poweramp. Power Soak attenuates after the poweramp.

Having both allows you to control the amount of poweramp overdrive and saturation with the Master / Output. Using the Power Soak to control the volume in the room (dB's).
The fact that Stephen appears from nowhere, is sentenced to death in an emotional public trial without anyone interfering at all and is then altogether forgotten as if nothing happened, is already suspicious.

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by IronSean » Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:05 pm

Exactly, Powersoak is after the power tubes themselves, including any power tube distortion you dialed in with your volumes.
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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by bandit2013 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:54 pm

From what I have seen the release video, it appears the multi soak is part resistance and part inductance. Hence why they may claim it is reactive power attenuation. The RA100 on the other hand is resistive only. Still that sounds great too.

The TC-50 on steroids would definitely sound better.

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by bandit2013 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:39 am

I was checking out Sweetwater. There are some additional videos on the amp now. Cool. Will have to get one when they are available.

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/TripleCH100

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by barryswanson » Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:34 pm

stephen sawall wrote:Is not one of the two I mentioned.
Very keen to find out what the other one is!

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by bandit2013 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:05 am

IF the TC-100 is not one of the two you mentioned, what was it that you mentioned? I do not see any suggestions on this thread anyways. Perhaps you posted it in a different thread?

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Re: TC-100 leaked

Post by stephen sawall » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:40 am

Two years ago I sat down with Randy for a few hours. In the conversation three amps were being developed. TC being one of them. The other two are very different. I promised I would not talk about the unreleased amps. But can say they they are very different from anything MESA has done in the past.
The fact that Stephen appears from nowhere, is sentenced to death in an emotional public trial without anyone interfering at all and is then altogether forgotten as if nothing happened, is already suspicious.

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