New High End / Boutique Digital Amp (tone master rival?)

Discussion in 'Modeling Amps, Plugins and Apps' started by KnopflerStyle, Oct 10, 2019.

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    IDK about marketing, but I've seen Mike SAY that he used them on "Trip", as well as boast about how great they are in several interviews. The fact that he uses them live as well (the video you posted) speaks volumes, imo.

    He uses Twins alot because they are "easy to rent anywhere, and sound good".

    At the Bar 55 (the 2nd video you posted), that's a "local" gig (he lives in NYC), and he would have brought his own amp to that- testament that the Roland sounds good enough for Stern to use live, and apparently light enough that he prefers bring it instead of a tube amp.
     
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    Great obs.

    Bar 55 , my best spot to hear good music in NY. Love it.
     
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    I always wonder if he and Campilongo (one of my faves) have ever run into each other there... Campy used to play 55 alot, and still does occasionally.
     
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    Saw Jim at bar 55 last time I was the city, hoping to catch Mike while I'm there in December. We can talk about our Blues Cubes...
     
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    My band mate recently purchased a Boss Katana Artist and I am impressed. Better cabinet and Waza Craft speaker give it a very nice warmer sound than the Katana 50 or 100 amps, Price point is about $200 more, but very nice.

    Yikes I now use a Variax Standard more than my Tele and I'm now considering a digital amp...what's happening to me?
     
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    I agree. They are salesmen 1st now and it shows. The silverline is just the tvp with new clothes and a v type speaker but i think is the same guts and tones. I have a/b the silverline 260 and my id260 and the only diff i hear are likely the speakers which is minor- and the tvp260 was 4-500.00 but now that same silverline is $900!!!!!! why?
     
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    My understanding is that the DSP is primarily involved in power amp-speaker interaction. Well, that and the reverb. I really enjoy my 3 Blues Cube Hot variants. Outstanding sounding amps that do clean, light to medium crunch, and take pedals great.
     
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    On the actual topic - I am having a hard time determining what, beyond cosmetics, differentiates these Silverline amps from the previous ID:TVP series.

    Musician's Friend still has one of the old line in a custom tolex for sale:

    https://www.musiciansfriend.com/amp...digital-guitar-amplifier-head/j50125000000000

    Blackstar removed the TVP "off" switch (which never made any sense), but unless I missed it skimming through the video, they don't lay out any functional changes that were made to the design, or even an update to the software/firmware.
     
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    you have all 3? geez
     
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    The tvp id160 is a fun amp as well...i like the preamp choices on these amps.
     
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    I like 'em a lot. It's a simple, effective package.

    Also, guitar is my only hobby that costs a dime, I have no kids, etc.
     
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