Best small solid state amp?

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  1. zeffbeff

    zeffbeff Member

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    I need a small solid state amp for my living room. What's a great sounding model? Roland Cube?
     
  2. Tim Plains

    Tim Plains Supporting Member

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    If you don't play very loud, Yahama THR-10. I have a 10-C.
     
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    Boss Katana
     
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    What kind of budget are you talking about?

    I like the Hotone Nano Legacy Heads and their companion 4.5" cabinet. It's about $150 (head and cab) but you can find them on sale for $100 from time to time at GC.
     
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    Katana for the win!

    The K50 combo is like the price of a pedal. It's a no brainer IMO.
     
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    Used Fender Cyber Champ

    Fender Cyber Deluxe.
     
  7. Rockerduck

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    Roland cube "HOT" . read up on it.
     
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  8. zeffbeff

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    Yeah, I'd like to keep the cost low, as it's just for noodling around.

    Great suggestions!
     
  9. vintagelove

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    Polytone is the classic option. If you like dark and fat, that's your amp.
     
  10. PurpleJesus

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    Just got the new Roland JC 22. It's an epic little 30w stereo amp. I've got stereo dirt and delay (LA Lady and Nemesis) going into it for the ultimate grab and go. I can get literally any sound out of it and it sounds massive bc of the stereo spread. Easily the best solid state amp I've heard and the onboard chorus and reverb are both A+.
     
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    I'm really enjoying my Blackstar ID core 20. The effects produce a great stereo field, sometimes so huge I look around for another sound source, it seems to fill the entire room.
     
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    I have no idea. I played a show Sunday night at a small bar with a borrowed Danelectro U-2 through a Fender Deluxe 112. It sounded great.
     
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    Marshall code 25 is the best bet!
     
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    An Orange in the living room? I am having a hard time imagining the living room that an Orange would look good in. Certainly would be a no go with my SO and decor.
     
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    Katana. Beat out my yamaha thr amps
     
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    My Roland blues cube "hot" can go from bedroom at midnight to stage volume, and it is extremely versatile. It can get the "cranked" tone at any volume and takes pedals like a champion. I've gigged it locally several times for convenience and never felt "let down" by it.
     
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    Katana Head. 5" built-in speaker sounds very good and you always have the option to put it in a 4x12...
     
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    Vox av 15 amp.
     

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