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6505 Impulse Responses

METAL

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I have a Peavey 6505+ 112 combo and am quite satisfied with the tone I get from the combo speaker. I have a Two Notes Captor and have tried countless times to plug the head of the combo into it and no matter what impulse responses I use, I can never get it to sounds decent. I have a bunch of 3rd party IRs from GuitarHack, OwnHammer, and more. I even have the Two Notes Wall of Sound plugin (came with the Captor). I just can't get a good tone. But when I use my amp with the speaker, no problem. Can dial in some awesome sounding tones very quickly.

For those of you who use a 6505 with a loadbox or even a 6505 modeller, what impulse responses do you use? Do you use multiple at once for room mic, etc?
 

Axe-Man

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Is the sound too dark or thin etc? What’s your main issue with the result?

Captor is a solid load. Maybe not quite as good as a Suhr but still close enough ultimately.

How loud are you running the amp? Don’t crank it too loud. If you play on 1/3 in the MV, use something like that. Power tube drive = mushy bottom end for metal.

I generally pick say a V30 IR and go from there with some extra post EQ and delay. Dual IRs can make a noticeable difference for stereo but beware of phase issues.
 

pipedwho

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Are you comparing the tone out of the Two Notes with a mic'd signal from your cab? Or are you comparing the mic'd IR response of the Two Notes with the 'amp in the room' sound of the guitar cabinet?
 




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