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Ampeg svt-4 pro blurry?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by arbitrary, Dec 19, 2005.


  1. arbitrary

    arbitrary Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2005
    Boston, MA
    I'm wondering if any of you out there who played through ( or ownded) an svt-4 thought it was kinda blurry sounding or had other dislikes about it.
    What did you do about it?
    Would an svp-pro w/ a good power amp sound better?
    Thanks....
     
  2. babyhuey

    babyhuey

    Sep 16, 2005
    AR
    In my opinion the SVP-Pro does sound better. I don't think there's a clear winner though just opinions. The SVP-Pro is the preamp section of the SVT-2pro.
    What cabinet are you using? and what do you mean by blurry?
     
  3. chaosMK

    chaosMK

    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    I dont remember my SVT-4 being "blurry" sounding. I remember it causing earthquakes with the 2x15 fridge I used with it.
     
  4. Jonesy4fnk

    Jonesy4fnk Supporting Member

    I thought the SVT-Pro preamp was the same as in the SVT4 as well. But it may sound better with a different power amp.

    I never thought mine was blurry, unless I was intentianally driving it to distort.
     
  5. bassplayin

    bassplayin

    Dec 5, 2005
    I own a SVT IV Pro (among others), and I've never thought it sounded blurry or indistinct. It's a pretty wicked amp actually, but it does take some tweaking to get the most out of it. I like it.

    Despite that, I'm probably going to be selling it soon. I've got too many amps!