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Warwick Micro; 1000 watts 4 ohms!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by gustobassman, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. gustobassman

    gustobassman I'm only here for the after party.. Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2011
    Sandy Eggo
  2. LowEZ


    Mar 29, 2011
    Central NJ
    It looks like 2 cheap micros epoxied together. I'm not digging the faux wood sides, and yeah, those knobs make it look extra chincy. I hope it sounds and holds together better than it looks...
  3. willsellout

    willsellout Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2002
    Key West, FL
    Looks like poo. Hope it sounds good.
  4. KramerBassFan


    Jan 3, 2009
    Looks like a cheap vintage Japanese Stereo. :D
  5. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    The Warwick rep posted a link to a video demo. Nice amp but I hate the way it looks and it only has a single speakon output jack. Not feeling it!
  6. Stone Soup

    Stone Soup

    Dec 3, 2012
  7. I'll admit I'm a sucker for those old Japanese stereos-i don't hate the way this one looks!
  8. oh boy this is gonna flop
  9. KramerBassFan


    Jan 3, 2009

    Hey, I'm just saying. I have a giant Sansui I lifted from a scrap yard that worked perfectly when turned on. It's a 2000a or something like that. Not sure, I rarely use it.
  10. gustobassman

    gustobassman I'm only here for the after party.. Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2011
    Sandy Eggo
    Ha... makes me wonder if the first sound that comes out is that of a toilet flushing your cash away. :p
  11. TK4108

    TK4108 Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2009
    Maryland, U.S.A.
    Any idea how much they will cost?
  12. geoff_in_nc

    geoff_in_nc Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2008
    Raleigh, NC
    How do you switch between channels? Unplug from one input jack, and into the other? No footswitch?

    I guess if you want to run 2 basses with completely different EQ/compression setups, this might be interesting... otherwise... not so much to me.
  13. My first thought upon seeing it was a Radio Shack receiver from the 70's, cool then, not so much now.

    I could see all of those knobs sheering off very easily.
  14. geoff_in_nc

    geoff_in_nc Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2008
    Raleigh, NC
    Something else that really irritates me is that on the Warwick LWA1000 web page they have a video of a demo. All well and good except for when the guy as much as says that other manufacturers of class D amps are lying about their wattage - as in claiming that a 125W amp module is outputting 900W.

    He also talks about how Warwick wouldn't get into the class D market before now because the technology wasn't there to not have "spongy" low bass, but THEY now have that technology. Then he goes on to demo the rig with the most trebly tone imaginable, not illustrating anything in the low bass department.

    I dunno... I'm not finding anything to like here.
  15. tabdog


    Feb 9, 2011
    You got it. No foot switch or any
    way to switch without switching

  16. +1. Pretty pathetic.
  17. It looks like something made from a kit in the 1970s. Maybe it sounds great, but the aesthetics are horrid...and this is coming from a HUGE Warwick fan.
  18. Just one word......FAIL
  19. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's Supporting Member

    I saw and played through it today for a short while and felt that it was a bit cheesy. It sure doesn't look like quality and I am sure it is very very costly. The sound in the noisy convention center seemed OK, but it was very hard to tell.
  20. throbgod13


    Mar 26, 2005
    it's supposed to retail for 750.00..