Shopping for a baby amp

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by Mr Perch, Aug 17, 2020.

  1. Fender-guy

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    Yeah why not? 4 watt tube power is still fairly loud and can be carried with one hand. If you read the OP and read the names of amps he listed as potential amps he tried or liked my 5 watt all tube suggested amp doesn’t seem far off from the tiny low powered amps he listed.
     
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    Vox MV50, your choice of model, Fender Super Champ X2 or Quilter Aviator Cub. Many amps out there.
     
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    I don't think so. I had a 15 watt SuperChamp XD amp that sounded terrific in my apartment, but put it up against a drum kit and it was pretty much useless. To play in a band setting I would say that you need 20-25 watts minimum.
     
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    Roland Cube is all you need. :cool:
     
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    laney cub 10, with a better speaker.
     
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    Up again at a drummer you need speaker area more than watts. Plug a 4 watt amp into a half-stack and see if it can keep up with a drummer.
     
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    I owned a Princeton Reverb until 6 years ago. A great amp for jazz but even though, as tube amps go, it is a small amp, it is much heavier than the SS amps I went to. I now own a ZT lunchbox and a Quilter mini head with a small external cab. They work for me and are much lighter than a PR. Of the two, the Quilter is more versatile in terms of sounds. However, my ZTLB is >7 years old and the new models are different. My ZTLB doesn't do much other than clean without pedals. Good thing I like clean.
     
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