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Thoughts on Hudson Broadcast?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Hendrixlvr, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. Hendrixlvr

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    aaaaaand go
     
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    Amazing, interesting, overdrive. Punchy, thick, easy to dial in. Has replaced all that came before.

    I love it so much I bothered to reset my tdpri password after years or lurking.

    Full disclosure, I have a two footswitch clone but it's still great. I don't see myself ever replacing it other than with an original of I should inherit a ton of cash money.
     
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    The demos sound great. I've wanted one but I've got my dirt bases pretty well covered and can't justify the purchase. Looks so cool too.
     
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    I'm really interested in hearing people's thoughts on this, too. Subscribed.
     
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    kicks ass. if it sounds a bit too squishy or fuzzy, you can run it at 18v to increase the headroom, or mess with the trimpots inside. secondhand prices are a bit crazy but the 2-footswitch version is extremely versatile.
     
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    I've got one and like it very much.

    I love it from clean boost to edge of breakup tone. It adds a bit of sparkle, but not as much as a SHO for instance, so it stays mostly out of the way of your core tone.

    The bass cut pot is really useful, wether pushing the pedal or pushing the amp, and the Broadcast can almost be set as a treble booster.

    The more overdriven "straight into console" tones are less my cup of tea though. That's why I use mostly the pedal to push the amp or give it some grit at lower volumes. For more overdriven tones I prefer smoother sounding pedals.
     
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    Seasicksailor Friend of Leo's

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    I suspect we have the same two-button clone. :)

    I have had it for ages now and I'm still in love. I use it with an AC15-c1 and they seem to match extremely well. I don't know exactly what it is about it, but it has replaced all my other dirt pedals apart from my fuzz (although it can get close to fuzzy).
    It responds exceptionally well to the guitar volume and I can get pretty nice, clean-ish sounds even with both gains on. And when you want full-on dirt, just crank the guitar volume and go!
    It took me a while to get used to the second gain, but when I set it up appropriately it was amazing!

    Very versatile and highly recommended.

    PS I'd get the original Hudson and not the clone for the added versatility of the trim pots inside (they control the volume boost of the second gain). Although I'm happy with the clone.
     
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    What is it? Never heard of it... pedal? Amp?
     
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    Pedal, that purportedly mimics the sound of a radio mixing console.

    It sounds fantastic on the videos, I would love to try one out. I think more dirt pedals should come with a low cut control.
     
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    Well, I kinda figured if folks were going to tell me their opinion on the Hudson Broadcast, they would already know what it was.....
     
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  15. TokyoPortrait

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    Hi.

    I don’t have one, but I’ve been looking into them for ages, in my ever so cautious about spending money way. I think one will give me something I desire & I’m pretty sure I’m going to get one eventually.

    Pax/
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  16. TokyoPortrait

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    Hi.

    With the Top Boost or Normal channel? Thanks.

    Pax/
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    I'm typically on the normal channel, but I haven't noticed a HUGE difference between the two. I couldn't describe the difference to be honest.
     
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  18. TokyoPortrait

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    Hi.

    Thanks. I have one of the hand wired AC4s. Not very common, and like the other AC4 variants it’s Top Boost only. So, not that much info out there about how stuff interacts with it. Owners of the larger AC amps often don’t mention which channel they are using.

    Good to know. Thanks.

    Pax/
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