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Fav. Ampeg Head

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by peasandpotatoes, Apr 8, 2005.


  1. 70's Ampeg Head (300 watts tube)

    13 vote(s)
    29.5%
  2. Ampeg SVT-II

    7 vote(s)
    15.9%
  3. Ampeg SVT-3Pro

    6 vote(s)
    13.6%
  4. Ampeg SVT-4Pro

    7 vote(s)
    15.9%
  5. Ampeg SVT-2Pro

    2 vote(s)
    4.5%
  6. Ampeg SVT-CL

    4 vote(s)
    9.1%
  7. Ampeg B4R

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  8. Ampeg V4-B

    4 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. Most everyone likes ampeg, but which is your favorite?
     
  2. I use an SVT-3pro & like it a lot. Tube tone, decent power & fairly lightweight, although I rarely need to move it. The eq seems to be noisy lately...
     
  3. Wesley R

    Wesley R Supporting Member

    My favorite Ampeg Head ia the BT140. Fav Combo B15S, B15N, B15F, B3, and maybe a BA-112 for bedroom use.

    Wesley R.
     
  4. TheChariot

    TheChariot

    Jul 6, 2004
    Boston, MA
    If you factored in Price, I probably wouldnt even vote :p

    But if I had to pick up one head and take it out on tour with me, I'd take the 4Pro. I like having the diversity of getting a fat tone, or going towards hi-fi if I indeed ever wanted to. My favorite overall tone I've heard from Ampeg is the 3Pro... but it just doesnt have what it takes to compete in louder music. From what it looks like, the new 6Pro seems like a pumped up version of the 3Pro. It does have a slightly different tube configuration as far as the preamp and drive tubes go... but I imagine that it sounds somewhat similar.
     
  5. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    I've only ever played through one: the 4pro. So that's what I voted for.
     
  6. bump
     
  7. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    I don't like modern day Ampeg. But I haven't tried any of the vintage stuff.
     
  8. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    SVT-IIPRO
     
  9. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    I don't like the Ampeg tube pre+SS power amps. Go anything all tube!