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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by -Saosin-, Sep 17, 2005.
Whats a cheap amp 60 watts or above?
whats your price range? cheap for me or you might not be cheap for bill gates.
Or you can buy used. I'm iffy on used electronics myself. Something may look perfectly fine physically but all jacked up electronically.
A good cheap amp with lots of cool features is the Alesis Bassfire 60. 60 watts, 12" woofer, built in tuner and TONS of effects and amp/speaker modeling, compressor, etc. I got mine for $139 shipped )open box special) at music123.com A lot of sites also sell them "B" stock for $169. Most carry totally new and not B stock for $199 shipped. It's a lot of amp for that price!
hey, that's pretty nice! I got a couple pieces from Alesis (drum machine, power conditioner), so I'm familiar with their quality...din't know about this amp, though.
Peavys. Mines older then i am, i've thrown that thing off the stage, had it fall off a moving car, kicked it all around the house, even played a wacked out game of football with it once. those things will last longer then we will and still sound good.
What does everyone think of the Rogue RB120 120W 1x15 Bass Combo? I've found this for cheaper then the alesis bassfire.
There's a reason its so cheap, Rogue have a very bad rep around here, both in terms of quality and sound.
I think the Rogue has a bad rep just about everywhere in the world of bass. The Alesis products which I've encountered- sevral FX units- have sounded very good. But, do you already have an amp? You might not need a new one if you have a practice amp already and should probabally save up a bit. If you do really need more volume, the Alesis should be great. I've also had good experiences with Fender and Crate combos.
I dont already have an amp.
Then in which case, see this post:
A used peavey would be good, and as said they are built to last!
that Alesis combo looks pretty cool tho, im not familiar with thier stuff
not exactly a peavy, not brand new, but for 100 watts at that price, you can't go wrong now can you? that is, if by the time you read this they still have the non factory sealed one.
Never liked the cheaper ashdowns personally, a friend of mine had the electric blue one, and it was just gash :scowl:
DO NOT BUY THIS AMP!!!!!
The speaker is fine, but the amp itself is horrible, it's just a fuzzy, undefined mush. The controls are useless, it just doesn't do anything right.
I would wholeheartedly recommend a used Peavey TNT combo, with a 15" speaker and 200W of power, nearly indestructable and can be had for about $200. And you'll hang onto it for a good long time, if not forever. It'll last that long too.
Or this---> Click
100 watts, 1x15", free shipping, $300...
NEVER BUY BERINGER. It dies after a year or 2. If you are gonna keep it that long. Why don't you save up some more money? You can get a better deal. Also check pawn shops and stuff. Never know what you will find. Used is not evil, either.
Oh, well that changes everything. What is your style?