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warwick heads

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by rich37, Apr 14, 2002.

  1. Has anybody heard of Warwick heads?
    Are they worthy?

    Does anybody know the difference between the Warwick Quad IV-valve top (has one 12AX& and two ECC83 tubes) or the Warwick Pro-tube IV MOSFET(Has one 12AX7 and a EL84 tube)?

    They are both 400W RMS, and I'm planning to use it with my Ampeg SVT410HLF cab wich is 500W RMS

  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    The Pro Tube has a little tube power amp section (incl. transformer= in the tube preamp, hence the EL84. This is supposed to give a better tube sound as opposed to just a tube preamp, since you also get the characteristic sound of a tube poweramp and transformer.
    The Quad has just a tube preamp section.

    I only played the Pro Tube IX, which is a killer amp, but AFAIK it's not available in the U.S.
  3. I 'm not sure of combining Warwick with Ampeg.
    would it be oke?
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    There's no definite answer to that, it works in any case, but if you like the combination - test it.

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