Ashdown Push Flat Button

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by 2pods, Nov 1, 2003.

  1. 2pods


    Mar 27, 2002
    Is it me, or does the shape button on the ABM's cut your basses top end ?

    Don't get me wrong, it is nice and punchy, but I think the "new" sound of new strings just dosn't come through.

    or, perhaps it's my mini 8's cones not being able to react quick enough ?

    Tried with both a Stingray with SD pu and pre,and a Spector NS2004 (Korean)

    Opinions ?
  2. 2pods


    Mar 27, 2002
    I like the shape sound, it's just that I'm used to more attack.
    it's probably a hangover from my Trace.
    It had one of those Harmonic Emphasis filters - perfect for dull strings, but ultimately addictive;)
  3. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Brooklyn, NY
    Make sure that the grind knob is further towards the left. This will push the tube less and you'll get more attack. Also, try the amp with a cab from a different maker. I've never liked the Ashdown cabs.
  4. 2pods


    Mar 27, 2002
    I don't use the grind.
    I was annoyed when Ashdown made that switchable instead of the the tuner mute switch:spit:
  5. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Maybe I'm misundersatnding what you're getting at but I can use a foot switch to control the mute on my RPM-1.
  6. 2pods


    Mar 27, 2002
    Ah, but they've changed the Evo II heads.
    It's now two stereo footswitches controlling
    1: Grind and Sub Harmoniser
    2: EQ and Shape

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