« Line 6 Spider II 112 »Published on 11/21/04 at 15:00
It's the most powerful amp for 300 bucks i could find, so it's pretty loud. There's fourteen channels to chose from, and there's 4 programable presets(probably the best thing about the amp). it's got a tuner that works sometimes, and it's got some effects on it. The price made my pocket happy, and it's got a celestion speaker.
All the channels sound the same to me, if you mess with the eq. The different channels are supposed to mimic other brands of amps, but they sound nothing like them. the onboard tuner sucks. the eq isn't well balanced, and you have to play with it for awhile to get a partially good sound out of the amp, so it's kinda hit and miss. alltogether, the amp sounds fake to me. kinda like when you want some good cake, but you have to eat some 4 month old mush from a walmart kinda fake. you have to mess with the eq and drive so much for good sound, and i get pissed at the thing like every day, this is where the presets come in handy. on a lucky day, if you find a good setting, you can save it for later. i play in a church band, and it treats me pretty good. you can hear it over a drumset. the celestion speaker sounds aweful if the eq's not set right, and it's got a weird rumbling noise that really gets me mad. fake sounding
the construction's really good. very solid amp. haven't had any trouble with the construction.
This amp has a great pricetag, but it's not very good sounding. I wouldn't suggest buying it.
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