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Who is the Avatar (or Essex) of amps?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by BillyB_from_LZ, Sep 4, 2003.


  1. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    OK, we have Avatar for great sounding, fine quality, bargain priced cabinets and Essex for fine playing, bargain priced basses. Who is their peer in the amplifier realm?
     
  2. Peavey? At least used.
     
  3. SlavaF

    SlavaF

    Jul 31, 2002
    Edmonton AB
    Hmm, maybe Carvin Red-Lines? They're pretty cheap (when bought direct) for their features and power...:bassist:
     
  4. craigb

    craigb G&L churnmeister Supporting Member

    Behringer? $200 300W head

    I don't really know about the quality, though. And the "copying other designs" thing (although that's OK with bass designs). But watts/dollar is high.
     
  5. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    In Australia, it's "Ebony". I bought 2. But this tip is purely for the Aussies on TB because as far as I know, they're not available anywhere else.
     
  6. barroso

    barroso

    Aug 16, 2000
    Italia
  7. Oh yes. I totally forgot about Behringer. Though I have yet to try anything by them, reviews seem favorable enough, and the price is crazy. Dunno about reliability.