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  • fab498fab498

    Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84Published on 11/22/08 at 02:45
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    2 lamps 12 AX7 in pramplification
    4 EL84 tubes in the power amp
    1 crankset with 2 button
    40W
    It is manufactured in Germany.
    Effects loop in series sana volume
    22 Kg
    HP 12-inch Eminence

    USE

    Only 1 rglage possible prampli + boost, clear or saturbr />
    SONORITS

    It should my styles of music: pop, blues, rock, hard rock 70s.


    NOTICE GLOBAL

    I use it for 3 years.
    Good quality report
    Very powerful, that difficult to use low volume
  • alcooloicalcooloic

    Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84Published on 02/15/08 at 04:18
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    - A lamp 40W
    - 2 channels but with a twang and a Boost in the saturated it seems to have 4 ...
    - An external speaker output, Loop, Footswitch, SETTING THE differentiates the reverb per channel ...
    - Rglage easy, with an impressive sound spectrum.

    UTILIZATION

    Trs easy to use the sound that one seeks is really easy to find.
    For those on a jou dj amp, well the grip is a joke.
    The manual is useless, dailleurs above it or anything ...

    SOUNDS

    C particulirement amp sounds good for rock and hard rock of the 60 to 90 of beginners, however, with current pedals I think the attempt would be successful. Indeed what is top that is as severe acute in the spectrum is impress…
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    - A lamp 40W
    - 2 channels but with a twang and a Boost in the saturated it seems to have 4 ...
    - An external speaker output, Loop, Footswitch, SETTING THE differentiates the reverb per channel ...
    - Rglage easy, with an impressive sound spectrum.

    UTILIZATION

    Trs easy to use the sound that one seeks is really easy to find.
    For those on a jou dj amp, well the grip is a joke.
    The manual is useless, dailleurs above it or anything ...

    SOUNDS

    C particulirement amp sounds good for rock and hard rock of the 60 to 90 of beginners, however, with current pedals I think the attempt would be successful. Indeed what is top that is as severe acute in the spectrum is impressive.
    I play on a lag roxane 99 and I have redcouverte.
    The amp go well the nuances of the game, attacks, and the sound of each string. Harmonics are very easy to ring. BMOL small, it takes at least a third of its push for power that he is sending. Too bad for the neighbors, but living lamps ...
    Washburn on my team of tone zone, do not worry the sound is Schreder port.
    I don 'use that trs bit clean channel so I don' t have too many opinions on it, all I can say that is that he snaps if desired.

    OVERALL OPINION

    I have since 2 months and I 'proves a great pleasure that I ds the lights.
    Before buying it I tried different amp: Engl Screamer, fender Hotroad, I also wished from the Marschal. However with my lag that is one that has done best for my style: ACDC, ledzep ...
    As I don 'use no external effect I needed an amp capable of versatile.
    In this price range I 'm not beat frankly I have t bluff.
    In any case the essay if you want an amp in this price range, APRS any one test does not cost anything and you might be surprised.
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  • iamqmaniamqman

    Classy look to a classy amp

    Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84Published on 08/01/11 at 18:42
    This is the Statesman amp series from Hughes and Kettner. These amps have a polished bluesy rock quality to them. These are not the super high gainers that most of there amps lean towards. These amps have a mild voicing for classic rock and blues based music. This is a four channel or two channel amp depending on how you look at it. You get a clean with a twang boost and then the overdrive channel with a boost. SO to me this is a two channel amp with four settings.

    This is a 40 watt amp that has a spring reverb unit inside and three band EQ. If you play classic rock or just need an amp with a good overdrive but not a hot rod tone then this is a great amp to have. This amp is the exact sa…
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    This is the Statesman amp series from Hughes and Kettner. These amps have a polished bluesy rock quality to them. These are not the super high gainers that most of there amps lean towards. These amps have a mild voicing for classic rock and blues based music. This is a four channel or two channel amp depending on how you look at it. You get a clean with a twang boost and then the overdrive channel with a boost. SO to me this is a two channel amp with four settings.

    This is a 40 watt amp that has a spring reverb unit inside and three band EQ. If you play classic rock or just need an amp with a good overdrive but not a hot rod tone then this is a great amp to have. This amp is the exact same amp as the black tolex version but just in a cool brown oxblood tolex covering. This amp is more towards the country and clean side of amps and this country looking tolex better matches the vibe of this amp. The exact same features as the black standard.

    UTILIZATION

    Channels Clean + Twang, Overdrive + Boost
    Power 40 Watts
    Poweramp 4x EL84
    Preamp 2x 12AX7
    Effects Accutronics Spring Reverb
    Effects Loop Serial
    Footswitch/Stageboard 1x FS-2 included, 2nd FS-2 as an option
    Switching Functions Channels, Boost; with 2nd FS-2: Reverb, FX-Loop
    Special Features Twang and Boost Mode, adjustable Reverb Balance
    Equalizer Shared 3-band EQ
    Speaker Outputs 1x 8-16 Ohms, parallel
    Speakers 1x 12'' Eminence Rockdriver Cream
    Protective Cover included
    Dimensions 620 x 490 x 250 mm
    Weight 21,9 kg / 48,2 lbs

    SOUNDS

    There is no change in tone from this amp to the black tolex covered amp. The tone is more of a dry tone that takes pedals very well and has a great switchable effects loop. The clean is very twangy and fits for pop or country picking. Use a Fender Telecaster with this channel and you feel some great quick lead plucking. Then you click on the twang boost and then you get a nice boost in the highs and there you have perfect sparkle tone that doesn't just go with country but any style of music.

    What I like about this amp is that the EL84 tubes makes this amp fit better with the voicing of the amp. The 6L6's or El34's don't match as well with the way this amp feels and is voiced towards. The overdrive channel is a good overdrive for classic rock, pop, country, and jazz. This is a good channel for the guys who just need a little gain that will compliment their guitars rather then a distortion that is just screaming. These are great amps for the simple player who loves tone.

    OVERALL OPINION

    At new these amps come in right at around $1099, which is a great price a very good quality build and sounding combo amplifier. There is no up charge or don charge for this color of tolex. It is the same price as the other version. This is a great two channel amp that has some good features but not too much going on that clouds the natural tone of the amp. I I would recommend this amp to anyone who need a good combo for light rock, country, or pop music.
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  • iamqmaniamqman

    Spot of tea

    Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84Published on 07/17/11 at 15:59
    This is the Statesman amp series from Hughes and Kettner. These amps have a polished bluesy rock quality to them. These are not the super high gainers that most of there amps lean towards. These amps have a mild voicing for classic rock and blues based music. This is a four channel or two channel amp depending on how you look at it. You get a clean with a twang boost and then the overdrive channel with a boost. SO to me this is a two channel amp with four settings.

    This is a 40 watt amp that has a spring reverb unit inside and three band EQ. If you play classic rock or just need an amp with a good overdrive but not a hot rod tone then this is a great amp to have.

    UTILIZATION

    C…
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    This is the Statesman amp series from Hughes and Kettner. These amps have a polished bluesy rock quality to them. These are not the super high gainers that most of there amps lean towards. These amps have a mild voicing for classic rock and blues based music. This is a four channel or two channel amp depending on how you look at it. You get a clean with a twang boost and then the overdrive channel with a boost. SO to me this is a two channel amp with four settings.

    This is a 40 watt amp that has a spring reverb unit inside and three band EQ. If you play classic rock or just need an amp with a good overdrive but not a hot rod tone then this is a great amp to have.

    UTILIZATION

    Channels Clean + Twang, Overdrive + Boost
    Power 40 Watts
    Poweramp 4x EL84
    Preamp 2x 12AX7
    Effects Accutronics Spring Reverb
    Effects Loop Serial
    Footswitch/Stageboard 1x FS-2 included, 2nd FS-2 as an option
    Switching Functions Channels, Boost; with 2nd FS-2: Reverb, FX-Loop
    Special Features Twang and Boost Mode, adjustable Reverb Balance
    Equalizer Shared 3-band EQ
    Speaker Outputs 1x 8-16 Ohms, parallel
    Speakers 1x 12'' Eminence Rockdriver Cream
    Protective Cover included
    Dimensions 620 x 490 x 250 mm
    Weight 21,9 kg / 48,2 lbs

    SOUNDS

    The tone is more of a dry tone that takes pedals very well and has a great switchable effects loop. The clean is very twangy and fits for pop or country picking. Use a Fender Telecaster with this channel and you feel some great quick lead plucking. Then you click on the twang boost and then you get a nice boost in the highs and there you have perfect sparkle tone that doesn't just go with country but any style of music.

    The overdrive channel is a good overdrive for classic rock, pop, country, and jazz. This is a good channel for the guys who just need a little gain that will compliment their guitars rather then a distortion that is just screaming. These are great amps for the simple player who loves tone. What I like about this amp is that the EL84 tubes makes this amp fit better with the voicing of the amp. The 6L6's or El34's don't match as well with the way this amp feels and is voiced towards.

    OVERALL OPINION

    At new these amps come in right at around $1099, which is a great price a very good quality build and sounding combo amplifier. This is a great two channel amp that has some good features but not too much going on that clouds the natural tone of the amp. I I would recommend this amp to anyone who need a good combo for light rock, country, or pop music.
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  • woodoocrywoodoocry

    Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84Published on 02/19/10 at 04:19
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    see below, All Tube Amp, 40 w 2 channels ... etc.

    UTILIZATION

    use could not be more simple, I have not had even read the manual, we easily get it a good sound, clear crunch or distortion.

    SOUNDS

    I play blues, rock 70's, mainly on Paul, this amp is good in these areas.
    in clean, with the "twang" has switched mediums not fall ill, or for the rockab funk going very well!
    crunch is also in Excellent, good vintage sound in with the boost adds a fullness to all the harmonics are easy to obtain. must be no blunder, however, put too much treble was slightly if not a sound honeycomb, fortunately that knob EQ ragissent very very well!
    the amp has good low diffuse, very ple…
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    see below, All Tube Amp, 40 w 2 channels ... etc.

    UTILIZATION

    use could not be more simple, I have not had even read the manual, we easily get it a good sound, clear crunch or distortion.

    SOUNDS

    I play blues, rock 70's, mainly on Paul, this amp is good in these areas.
    in clean, with the "twang" has switched mediums not fall ill, or for the rockab funk going very well!
    crunch is also in Excellent, good vintage sound in with the boost adds a fullness to all the harmonics are easy to obtain. must be no blunder, however, put too much treble was slightly if not a sound honeycomb, fortunately that knob EQ ragissent very very well!
    the amp has good low diffuse, very pleasant, reverb blends well into the sound, very good aileurs of reverb, which I am accustomed to the fenders of reverb (blues deluxe, blues junior hot rod), and it has changed very apprciable.

    brief, very good amp for the sound I want.

    OVERALL OPINION

    I use it for 8 months, I love his look, he has a mouth, it is robust, a very good dynamic sound, just missing a good standby but it had to a fault.
    Anyway, it's really a Excellent amp for home or the scene, the HP is very well made, and it is very solid!
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