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Super Champ X2, Does it Bassman?

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by b2187101, Feb 9, 2021.

  1. b2187101

    b2187101 Tele-Meister

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    Super Champ owners. Does the Super Champ 15 watt amp do Fender Bassman well? I want the Bassman sound, occasionally, but not enough to spend for one.

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Chiogtr4x

    Chiogtr4x Doctor of Teleocity

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    The Super Champ XD Series has a dedicated Fender clean channel, along with a 2nd channel that dials up various Amp models using a Voice knob

    - the first 3 or 4 voices are I believe various Fender style models of different vintage-Blackface, Tweed, etc.-you use the Volume and Gain knobs, which respond differently depending on the Voice you select.

    There are good options for sure, but you are still dealing with digital modeling, a 10" speaker ( which everyone seems to upgrade), and 15 watts.
    Maybe you can dial in Bassman-like?
     
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  3. NEED4TWEED

    NEED4TWEED TDPRI Member

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    No. I’ve owned an X2 and that was my favorite amp model though.
     
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    Axis29 Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    Which Bassman?
     
  5. naveed211

    naveed211 Friend of Leo's

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    Exactly my feeling on it.

    In fact, I only liked two models on that amp, the super clean one (Twin maybe?) and the Bassman. Both sounded quite good for what it is.

    Thought anything gainier was terrible.
     
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