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Bugera BVP5500 vs new SVT3Pro

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by scarified, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Which is worse - a Chinese SVT3 clone for $400 or a Korean one for $1000 (from LOUD Technologies Inc) ?
  2. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Never tried the Bugera but from reading things about their heads they sound great as long as they don't break. I think Bugera is Behringer's upper end line and that explains the failure rates I've been hearing about. I may be wrong here so please don't take my word as gospel.
  3. funkometer

    funkometer Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2006
    Birmingham AL
    Looks nice.
  4. You are correct. Bugera = Behringer.
  5. Well I had just ordered a SWR 350x from MF only to have it canceled because they misquoted their inventory. However they gave me a discount and I might pull the trigger sometime this week on the Bugera, so I'll let y'all know if I do so and post my opinions! I'll try to A/B it against my friends SVT3 and see what happens.
  6. seamonkey


    Aug 6, 2004
    Hey look at that, they actually are shipping.
    That's much sooner than I expected. MF having some of the first.
    Give it a try, let us know!
  7. tsuiy0


    Nov 22, 2007
    So, any news about this amp ? Somebody tried it ?
  8. Geeeezzzz They couldn't've gotten it MORE like the SVT3PRO unless they painted it GREEN & BLACK could they?? Outwardly anyway...

    I'd GO for this.... see what it's like. Many Behr. BX3000 300w amps- the ones they put out yrs ago STILL floating round the HIRE co's here- so some DO LAST!! & VERY well!! & Even these oldies sound OK! This new Buggerer Should sound good.
  9. Hey, I still havent picked up the amp yet, musiciansfriend gave me a 20% discount and I decided to try out a Fender Jazz 24, which I just sent back this week (wasn't really my thing, but they'll still honor the discount on my next purchase). However, my tv just busted so I might have to wait a few more paychecks until I can pull the trigger on this one...:atoz:
  10. tcbass4ever


    Apr 5, 2009
    the svt 3 pro is one of my main amps,and its a vietnam amp,i have no complaints with the amp.if the price is right and the amp sounds good buy it.
  11. jellymax


    Nov 29, 2006
    SF CA
    another choice would be a used USA svt3pro. they are going for approx $450 on craigslist

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