Top-Box Amp Recommendation

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by parsonsj, Jan 16, 2006.

  1. parsonsj


    Apr 7, 2005
    Okay, this will generate controversy, but if you had to choose any one "top-box" amp head to cover a variety of musical styles (from jazz to gospel to rock to slap), what would be your choice? Assume that price is not an issue here, and that you have some good cabs (e.g, Bergies or Edens) to complement your choice.

    Your opinion? Thanks!
  2. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    aguilar DB750

    i dont own it, but IMHO, its an amazing tone machine. too bad it weighs 50 lbs.

    controversial enough? :smug:
  3. seamonkey


    Aug 6, 2004
    Yamaha BBT-500H - it has presets and lightweight.

    Or just a straight power amp, QSC, Stewart Audio, and then add a couple of preamps.
  4. Either an Ampeg SVT-4 pro or a Mesa big block
  5. ctbass


    Jun 21, 2005
    DB 750. deal with the weight.Tone is everything.
  6. Jeff A

    Jeff A

    Oct 22, 2005

    Tried one last week. Woah :D
  7. Crockettnj


    Sep 2, 2005
    North NJ
    My vote goes for the Schroeder 1210 or 21012.

    (sorry- figured I'd mention it, cause it usually gets a nod in each thread.)