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Little Mark or Microtubes?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by FLV, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. Little Mark III

    2 vote(s)
  2. Microtubes 900

    4 vote(s)
  1. FLV


    Sep 14, 2013
    I'm looking for a ligthweight, reliable and versatile amp to use together with my Markbass 102p 4ohm cab. I mostl While browsing through offers I've found a new LM III head for around 526$. I've used a LM II before and I did like it a lot (partially for it's neutral tone), however it died on in the middle of a gig. Granted, I've bought it used, but still.

    There is another possibility though - I've found an almost new Microtubes 900, still under warranty and used maybe once or twice. I love Darkglass, I've used their effects and preamps before and I know their products are rock solid. The question is - isn't it a bit of an overkill when taking my cab into consideration?
  2. Yes it is overkill, but used sensibly it'll be fine and if you get another 4 ohm 102p and use the 900 at its 2 ohm setting you'll have a rig capable of most gigs.
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  3. FLV


    Sep 14, 2013
    I've read that it can be switched to work like a 500. So that might be useful as well for my current needs.


    Apr 17, 2007
    Danielson, CT
    I have been using my LMIII since 09' and never had one issue.
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  5. I vote DG. Having a B3k and Vintage built in is a winner.
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  6. FLV


    Sep 14, 2013
    The problem is I already have the B3k in a pedal version. But still, this might be an option. I'm curious which one has a better power amp.

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