In response to mattbass, it would mainly be for practicing on my own with the ocassional jam with others usually 1 or 2 guitars, not very loud and sometimes vocals. But when I eased up the low-mid, mid, and treble knobs and brought the low expander up halfway, the StingRay sprang to life. The saturax is rather peavey in fact, with this nice balance of frequencies and the grain a packed hair makes guitars sing without piercing the eardrums. It's like a Blackface w a tad of Tweed. The 20w version is loud enough for the average busk, whereas the 40w version will give you lots of headroom with the benefit of a larger speaker.
It is easy to transport in keeping with other similar busking amps. The speaker couldn't be fit into the cabinet from the back so he front loaded it. It is always a better option to choose a pedal, or pedals, which complement your musical stylings. The tone sweep control is very subtle. It is designed to be used for any instrument. I have not tried other model, I scoured all the French sites few and they in English.
No Birds Traynor fans are not deluding themselves. Now here's the cool part: these amps have a speaker defeat so when you're in the studio and running a direct out from the amp, you don't have to unplug the speakers and take a chance at overloading the tubes: you just click the switch to turn off the speakers and add a fake load to the tubes! Zahra Lowzley, 30, has been a working busker for 15 years, session musician for 12 years, columnist for 3 years Ukulele Rhythms , composer for film Trainspotting 2 , is the author of Theory of Opposition and Principles of Unity, and plays 30 instruments, including the balouka, bansuri, bouzouki, clarinet, djembe, dulcimer, erhu, glockenspiel, mandolin, mbira, melodica, pipe organ, saz, spoons, ukulele, xaphoon and xiao. The smallest 15w version weighs a mere 5kg. Soon the word got out about what great amps they were and a demand ensued. This amp was made to fill large venues and make sure the crowd in back at an outdoor gig can hear you loud and clear.
Either way you wont lose. Dare i say it: Marshall! Four audio channels, each with their own volume control. Had to put the master to 3 o clock to get to a solid sound. Even at a significantly higher price. For example, if I wanted to play early Guess Who, Ventures, and Beatles, but also wanted to play more contemporary stuff, which amp would do well in both? Mine is a '68 and I love it. A ground lift allows to completely isolate the amp if necessary. The largest of the range, the 500w, still only weighs 17kg.
It would suit a performer looking for a lightweight amp for vocals, but there are better options available. Can I take out a power tube or does that only work with some amps? This lack of attention has left the used market with many examples of these hand-wired tube tone monsters priced well below contemporaries. The amp for those whom considered getting the Fishman Loudbox Artist below , but wanted to spend less time during the day playing with knobs. All tubes, but I suspect the ic's for loops and reverb output phones and di nothing detrimental. Even though the Traynor brand was phased out for years before being revived by Yorkville, Traynor products have long had a reputation for quality at a reasonable price. I thought the speaker sounded like butt so I got a v30, it sounds thicker and fuller now. Music stores are often designed to be the most beneficial environments for the performance of instruments and amplifiers.
You can find Traynor's for sale here made in the sixties. I quit at around 6 to spare my eardrums. It is not advisable to use the Vox Soundbox Mini beyond 75% volume as the sound quality deteriorates. All 4 channels have ample controls for dialing in your sound. The 68's i've owned have been very close to Plexi topology already but the mods i would try in order are.
The new Traynor tube amps are superb and I revel in the sound every time I click the switch. I played my bass through the amp for about 20 hours. The guy plugged me into a Traynor 20w 1x12 combo, holy smokes what tone! Less gain but sooo sweet. Those are the basics, here are the details. Great control over your sound. . I think I would have regreted selling it except it went to my other guitar player.
Then it could really compete with the Deluxe Reverb. I recall an amptech analysing original Traynors the founder has passed on no? This amp is a favourite among circle-show performers — indeed, many will tell you that this is one of the best amps for busking on the market. The Vintage 30 is an effient speaker, I just expected more volume. Although this little amp is capable of handling quiet busking situations, it is more at home…. Easy to carry, can be placed on the floor, desk or tripod. Just did one for a guy, man that sucker ripped. For the asking price, one would expect much more from this offering in terms of versatility.
The effects are of a high quality and very user-friendly. Since this is a Telecaster forum, I would suspect that Traynor's are not always at the top of the list for preferred amps on this forum. My only qualm so far, after four weeks, is that if the amp doesn't receive full power, it has a tendency to get really bassy--not necessarily muddy, but enough to rattle something back there, most likely one of the tubes. How: I found myself with a decent wad oif cash, and after after dreaming of versatile amplifier for years, I picked this one up. Like I said they sound killer. I don't believe he passed away yet, I think that was just a rumour but he would be into his seventies now. It is, perhaps, a good second backup amp.