Warwick bass amps

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Pau, Oct 12, 2002.

  1. Pau


    Dec 8, 2000
    Madrid, Spain
    What do you think about Warwick amps? I ve seen a pro fet IV head but i didn't had the time to test it yet. I d like to know what is your opinion on this amp.
  2. James G. Ellis

    James G. Ellis

    Jun 22, 2001
    I owned a Pro Tube IV briefly.

    Here is my assessment:

    A very smooth solid state sound with a tight bottom end and gutsy enough mids to thrust through a guitar-heavy mix. This is on the solid-state side.
    On the "TUBE" side, it is REALLY grindy, as if an overexaggerated attempt at a genuine all-tube amp sound.
    There is a good amount of power and plenty of tweakability on Warwick amps. If 400 or so watts of smoothness suits you, I suggest you at least give the Pro Fet a test run.
  3. I have a used ProFet IV for sale in my shop, and I've tried it out. It's a pretty good amp, has a lot of tone shaping options, and has a good amount of power. I would be quite happy to use it in a pro situation.