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Bass amps and effects.

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by OliBeast, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. OliBeast


    May 29, 2013
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    Whilst looking into a new small bass amp (100 - 200 watts) for gigging, i was wondering if there is any particular brand that responds well, or doesn't, to effect pedals.

    i have heard some people say that orange has a great tone but doesn't take well to pedals, whereas fender is good with distortion pedals etc.

    i was wondering if anyone could confirm or deny these claims and maybe share personal experience.
    i just don't want to purchase an amp then not be able to use any of my effects.

    i use a boss ME-50 multi pedal if that makes any difference.
  2. will33


    May 22, 2006
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    Could be some of them don't like the mix of the amps built in character getting added to their pedal tones. Also, overdrives/distortions usually sound pretty nasty coming through tweeters....not the good kind of nasty, just nasty.

    What "takes well" to pedals could end up being a fairly subjective thing.

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