What's the inflection point for amp prices?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Balog, Aug 5, 2009.


  1. R Baer

    R Baer Commercial User

    Jun 5, 2008
    President, Baer Amplification
    Interesting topic and a tough one to answer. While I have had many basses over the years, there have been a special few that have motivated and inspired me more than the others. Is it possible to put a value on that special magic that an instument has that brings out the best in us as players?

    This isn't to say that your dream rig has to be expensive, but remember that your amp is an important part of your signal chain and in that respect, your rig should be chosen for the tone and features that it provides. If you come accross a rig that rocks your world and brings out your best as a player, can you really say that it isn't worth the $250, $500, $1000 more than the other rigs that didn't quite cut it for you?
     
  2. dannster

    dannster

    Aug 20, 2000
    Seattle,WA
    Hard to answer in any meaningful way as the results are only as good as the people that agree with the assessment of a particular amp. One could point to SX basses to see the flawed logic in trying to figure out some consensus. Some people think they are an incredible value, while others think they aren't fit for kindling.
     
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