I guess these are discontinued in the US, but they still got a pile of em over here! I chose it over the reverb model because a hundred bucks seemed like a lot of money for reverb. Also, I was intrigued by the tone controls, and I liked the different amp voicing settings. And I thought it was smaller than the reverb model (that turned out to be incorrect though lol). I looked hard at the DVMark micro 50, and even played one, but it seems that they don’t have the FX loop version in Japan yet. Also, while that amp has two channels (kinda), the overdrive channel wasn’t very interesting, and seemed to lack dynamics: you couldn’t clean it up by playing softer. It did have a really nice chimney clean sound though... I also considered the Quilter Interblock45, but some buyers had complained that the knobs felt kinda flimsy and breakable, which seemed like a bad thing for a box that is meant to sit on yer pedal board. I was worried about the tone of this amp because jakedog and a few others had said they thought Quilter stuff sounded kinda dark, but it seemed alright in online videos, so I took a flyer on it, figuring I could do a bit with EQ if I had to, and anyways I probably can’t hear those high frequencies anymore. Here’s the requisite pic: It’s a big bigger than I expected, but still eminently portable. I’m pretty happy with the sound. The amp voicings are different enough to be meaningful, and convincing enough to make it feasible to plug straight into the amp in certain situations. Full Q is good for playing with the amp emulations in my ZOOM pedal. I have no idea yet how it sounds loud, because I was sitting right next to my cab, and had the gain and master around 9 o’clock. I think this is going to be the flexible solution I’ve been looking for.