Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by mike phillips, Nov 25, 2005.

  1. im in need of a amp. im lookin at the crate bt25. i like the idea of a cd input so i can listen to my lessons. also in the $200 range. how is this amp quality wise? i just started playin but i dont want to buy no junk. fender makes a 25w amp but the crate was recommended. whats your opinions? thanks, mike
  2. bearcubs9497

    bearcubs9497 Guest

    Aug 6, 2005
    Huntsville, AL
    For $200, you'll need to go the used route. Personally, I think the Peavey TNT Combo with a 15" speaker would be a good buy.
  3. 62bass

    62bass Guest

    Apr 3, 2005
    In that price range and with CD inputs, I'd get the Yorkville XM50C. 50 watts and a big sound for its size and power.
  4. the guitar store in my area dont have either of those. i would like new. between the two which is better qulitywise
  5. Crockettnj


    Sep 2, 2005
    North NJ
    a 25 watt amp is usefull for very little other than playing with yourself.

    the peavey comment is good.

    If your guitar store dont have none, try some pawn shops... they are often willing to do deals, espceially if you bring something in with you. of course they like $$ too.
  6. thank you crockettnj for all your replys. 25w might not be much to play out but i dont think im anywhere near ready to play out anyway. i wish i picked this up 30 years ago. thanks again, mike.
  7. lowrez

    lowrez no.

    Nov 27, 2004
    New Englandish
    have you though of a tascam cdbt1 and a good set of headphones. You can also line this out into an amp and run your bass through it and skip having a dedicated cd line in... a good solution I think for practice..
  8. thank you for that advice. i didnt know what that was until i looked it up. that opens up alot of possibilities ampwise. other than slowin down cd's what else does it do? can it be used for effects? thanks, mike