Is the VOXAmplug for bass any good?

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  1. Deoindra

    Deoindra

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    I am really interested in buying a small sturdy bass amp that can plug right into my bass guitar but I've heard some reviews about the vox amplug and they are definately mixed! People say its a good buy and others say its a waster of money, is it? And if so is there any other device like it but better though?
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  2. anton72

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    I've got one and it has worked right for a year or two but then the gain control started to fail. It's very handy for home practice but a bit noisy, which however can be helped with rolling tone knob to 4-5 position when the hiss becomes less noticeable. Good for what it costs really.
     
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    I got one free when I bought a bass, I like it, great for practice, you can practice practically everywhere :), Good headphones will make a huge difference.
     
  4. mog416

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    I've had one for a couple of years. I like it a lot for learning new songs. I now mostly use my iPhone with jamup for better quality but it's not as quick and easy as the vox.
     
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    I am not sure on the price of the VOX, but there is the Pandora Mini which is also great for portability and rehearsing.
     
  7. Woodstockz

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    Vox is about half the price of the Pandora, but the Pandora has a lot of features. Each has it's own niche.
     
  8. David Hayes

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    I have one. I like it ok.
     
  9. Sid Fang

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    It barely sounds OK, but it sounds OK, is cheap, and fits in their accessory compartment of any of my bass cases, along with a pair of ear buds and a patch cable for a phone. When I'm travelling without any other gear I bring that "rig" along and rent/borrow a bass if the opportunity presents itself. A really good investment IMHO.
     
  10. David Hayes

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    The guitar ones sound better than the bass one.
     
  11. Martin89

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    I'd probably just spend the extra money and get a Zoom MS-60B, pretty sure you can run your headphones out of it, and it's useable for a lot of stuff, including on your board/tuner when you're not playing in your bedroom. I use my Zoom B3 that way and it's the best thing I've ever used to practice with headphones.
     
  12. JACink

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    +1.

    I also use the B3 for headphone practice.
     

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