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Orange AD200 MK3 or Trayor yba300

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Ka_Ve_86, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. So after months of reseaching tube bass heads it comes down to 2 the Orange AD200 or the Traynor yba300.
    I play mostly punk rock and hardcore in my bands but enjoy a range of styles I need something with headroom but also something that can get gritty

    Voice your opinions tell me your thoughts oh wise people
  2. vbchaos


    Sep 5, 2011
    Groningen, The Netherlands
    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    In my opinion: The Orange is more settled to one tone, the traynor has a wider range of tones.
  3. The yba 300 has more headroom but might have a less attractive distortion.
  4. vbchaos


    Sep 5, 2011
    Groningen, The Netherlands
    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    By the way: the track(s) in my signature are recorded through a Traynor YBA-300 - One channel post-Preamp DI and a microphone in front my Ashdown ABM 410
  5. BassGreaser


    Aug 22, 2002
    Austin, TX
    I say out of the two I would go with the Orange as it gets some good grit in the tone and sound amazing for punk/hardcore style
  6. Easy really.
    Versatility - power, clean headroom, powerful eq, nice drive, - TRAYNOR YBA300
    Less versatile but great at its 'thing'
    - less power, less clean headroom, great overdrive- ORANGE AD200
  7. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    +1 Yup.

    And might I add, if you are considering those two heads, I suggest you also throw the Fender SB300 into the equation. :cool:
  8. Yeah I have looked at the super bassman but the orange and traynor are more in my price range

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