Ashdown ABM's - Solid State or Valve Pre-Amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Captain G, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. Do the Ashdown ABM Amp series have Solid State or Valve Pre-Amps ???
  2. kapu


    Feb 25, 2004

    ABM has both. There´s knob for clean(solid) to grind(valve), and you can adjust it how you like it. It´s very nice.
  3. Nightbass


    May 1, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    Despite being a tube freak, I like the clean side (solid-state FET) better. It's clean, warm, and articulate. Half and half ain't bad either, to add some tube grit.

    My ideal Ashdown would lose the tube, lose the meter, and lose the sub-synth, and keep it simple like a Merlin 600.

  4. Dont lose the meter!

    It looks very classy............