So ... it's an all-tube amp (4 EL34 power and 3 12AX7 in pramplification) 100 watts switchable in 50 or 25 watts.
external speaker with choice of Impedance
XLR output Pramp
connection for crankset (XLR too)
At the rglages, two channels (clear gain) for both with the same line of equalizer: bass treble medium presence
Note that the channel gain becomes hi-gain by the intermediary of a push-pull
Reverb and eq paramtrique just top it off.
For this amp, I managed Tlcharger the manual on the carvin site: explanations are clear and informative. To get the carvin grain, just put the whole equalization 5. rglages to approach the grain marshall and mesa boogie are donns, which facilitates the task.
What is notable about this amp is that the equalizer section is very significant: from 4 5 at low or other rglage completely alters the sound. This amp is a man to do everything by offering a wide range of sonorits diffrentes offering sounds, I would say, very professional.
I compared a safe: doucettement turning all the knobs to get the combination desired.
This amp has a lot of bass in both clean that distortion, although not bnficie a closed cabinet which could tighten the ring in style "stack" (which bsr is not the case).
Passing on the gain channel are obtained crunch sounds very convincing, ledzeppelinniens for me, even if a les paul would be better that.
Hi-gain, with my poor squier strato is slowing a bit: a lack of potato. In contrast, rglages marshall and boogie are bluffing, very well made, very pros. Nevertheless, I say: fans of big current distos, go your way, this amp is not for you.
on the other hand, friends of AC / DC and consors I sr this amp you ravish).
This amp and very versatile and I'm with a team sr guitar doubles it would show its potential, although my single Blue Lace Sensor in bridge not too bad draws its hairpin game finally .dropoff window .dropoff Window
Note for owners of humbuckers guitars: a control "Bright" which allows Lighten sound (apparently it also works on the saturated channel - to do ... after the mystery and ball gum, my home has not seemed to work ...?!).
compar my old marshall transistor (a 5210 "transistor Version" of the JCM 800) Two conclusions can be drawn:
Before, with my only outlet, I thought an amp = a unique sound, very typ. Carvin dmontr me otherwise.
Indeed, between transistors and lamps there's no picture, by far, although the 5210 if you are in OCCAZ, I advise you to try it, worth a detour for the solid state !!
The eq paramtrique assignable channel once: he quickly bought a eq pedal and gives good results.
I use it for 1 year and I am satisfied. I would only use it with another skyscraper that Squier me to make me happy in the bass and distorted sonorits.
The carvin does not emerge as the amp with the sound that kills, but rather as an amp with multiple sonorits very convincing. Well, that's surely not the last word it is a trick of the 80's and god knows that sounds have volus since ...
So it's a good amp, I took as cheap secondhand ... if c'tait again .... I would take a super scratch now that I have the amp to make it sound !dropoff window
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WillyY's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)
100% super guitar amp config classic lamps (EL34 + 12AX7A ).... is the 100 W that can rduire 50 or 25 w
2 between guitar front, the rear: pramp output (for recording), effects loop, pdalier change channels .... suplmentaire hp output at rglage we have the clean channel (volume / bright), the channel drive (drive and volume), the qualisation: bass, mid, treble ..... the presence, the rverb, and qualiser 5 bands faade ..... Simple and effective!
Grip ultra simple instructions available on the net, the sound is crystal-clear clean of the hard lot of good distortion compression close to some Mesa Boogie!! and yes! he potato ......
It is ultra versatile! I play on Fender and Gibson! The variety of hard rock you name it ......
I have been using The beginning of the 90's ..... APRS seeing NONO STEVE VAI and over jou!! Yet I had the Marshall and Fender in the hands and even a gas plant with lots of rack!! Anyway, I always come back to CARVIN with some pedals in the effects loop for a little color ...... trs a versatile amp, it does not dtriore guitar signal .......... it is for me still my companion for the RPTS and scne !!!!!!!