sans amp question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jon Burnet, Jul 31, 2004.

  1. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    I was just thinking the other night, a sans amp gives you options to sound like a bassman, an svt, an swr, ect.

    how close does the sans amp actually get?

    for example: the alembic f1x is based on a fender circuit and the sans amp gives you settings for a fender bassman. how close does the sans amp get to replicating that sound?
  2. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    a sans amp kinda sounds like a sans amp no matter what
    it sounds cool, but i wouldnt go so far as to say it nails the tones of other preamps
  3. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    It helps approximate. You jus can't get a certain amps tone without having that amp. You have to remember that you are alos running it through your amp, which adds more color.
  4. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    i was wondering mpre about the psa and the rbi through a power amp.... i still assume its more of an approximation.