I'm looking for more input on those amps,
what model is great and why ???
what model is great and why ???
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I own both. They're built on the 4xEL34 post-gain EQ Marshall platform with a lot of enhancements. The Bogner (a 101B) has a warmer midrange, whereas the Einstein has more top and bottom and lots more compression and apparent gain. Funny enough, in a band context the Bogner seems to cut through a bit more and the Einstein seems to get swallowed up by the bass and drums a bit more.Can you a/b it with a Bogner Extasy ???
I was told the Einstein is more versatile.I am a huge Herbert fan. I also like the Einstein for a more hot rodded Marshall type sound.
The Herbie is just the most balls out sound ive heard. I really love the tone and compression and just oomph you get. It is really up my alley and can do death metal really quite perfectly. The clean channel was also much more than i have thought it would be. Really big and open, and not hi-fi at all.
One of the smoothest high gaingers that can also kill with one chord.
I would probably go for a Custom Audio OD100SE+ before the Einstein, but i am still debating if i should get that or the Herbert myself.
Yeah great clean i had a od-100 standard.cleans are supreme on an od100
i think if you were split between the einstein and the od100, id go with suhr, even if only for the service+support
Any model in mind for the VHT ???I've put a few hours in on the Einstein 100w head and a Herbert. They're magnificent amps. Jawdropping? Well, not really. Cleans are great, distortion is incredible, overdriven is decent. I wasn't floored like when I first tried a Soldano SLO, but I was happy it lived up to its reputation.
The distortion has a really really great sound. I can't describe it. It's not like a Marshall, Mesa, Krank or anything else. It has another kind of sound. The sound is very 3 dimensional, not something you would expect from a high gain head. It's very warm sounding too, and not as tight as a VHT in my opinion.
It still hides mistakes though, so you're not going to ge the touch response of like a Matchless or something. It's not that kind of boutique amp. Although you it's versatile enough for pretty much anything, it really excells at rock and metal. Oh man does it ever!
In my opinion, $3200 for a Diezel head, well I would be thinking pretty hard about a VHT or something else really high end, high-gain. Then again, Diezel can make a VHT sound a little sterile.
I believe the main rhythm parts are all Diezel and the leads are switched on and off with the other guitarist. Dual Rectifier Solo.Sounds great dude !!!!
All the clips are the Einstein ?
Depending on how you set it up. When I A/B'd them, it actually has more gain and is more compressed & saturated than my XTC. Kinda surprised me because I was looking for an amp to compliment the 101B... this goes beyond it almost in Uberschall territory.Sounds great!!! but it's more in the Badger style,
does'nt sound like it has the same amount of gain has
a Diezel or Extasy.
Thanks, Diezel seems more like what i'm looking for.The Deliverance and Pitbull are the only VHT's that I've spent quality time with. Not as versatile as the Einstein, in some ways a little less warm, but very tight and just great quality sound. A little more touch response I think and the bass wasn't as dominant as on a Diezel. It could have been the cabs though. I used the VHT 2x12 with the Deliverance and the Pitbull in a combo. I played the Diezels through Diezel 4x12 cabs.
I tend to think of VHT's a bit sterile, but not in a bad way. Just in a way where there is a lot of definition, touch response, and tightness. I'm way more into 6L6s and EL34s than KT66s, so that might have something to do with it.
Both amps are very loud, but the Diezel you can actually get away with better tone at lower volumes. The VHT's I think MUST be cranked at least band practice volumes to start getting that sweet, tight VHT sound.