[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon May 3 11:50:50 CDT 2004
On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 09:17:19PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 12:00:29PM -0400, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > How is the V-Amp? I've had my eye on a V-Amp Pro for awhile. No place
> > around here carries it, and I'm hesitant to buy before trying.
> > On the other, the Line6 PODs are great, but quite pricey.
> The guy at Guitar Center said "if you're playing live, go for the Pod. If
> you're messing around at home, or just doing recording, the V-Amp2 is just
Do you know why he said that? Does he think the V-AMP floor board (I
believe it is one board for all rack, table top, and amp modules) is
inferior? I guess this means he thinks that the V-Amp2 is pretty much
equal in audio quality.
The V-Amp2 is certainly much cheaper on ebay than the V-Amp pro. On the
other hand, I really like the idea of having the AES out. I can't
really afford either at the moment, and when I can, I'll consider if I
really want to spend the extra $100 for AES.
> There are tools to convert Pod settings/data to work with the Vamp too.
That is nice to know.
Just out of curiosity, have you ever tried using a clean boost pedel
with the V-Amp? Does it react the way one might hope it would (meaning
the way it reacts if you use a clean boost on a tube amp).
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