NAD - Axe-Fx III w/ gut shots

Discussion in 'Digital & Modeling Gear' started by texhex, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. texhex

    texhex Supporting Member

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    New AXE ;) Day

    Arrived last night and it's great. Believe the hype 5.00 beta 2 firmware is rocking. Build quality is extremely good, thick metal case, very solid construction.

    Gut shots:
     
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  2. NortheastHick

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  3. Gearzilla

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    Your loss.
     
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  4. LaXu

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    I suppose the fan move air a bit around the whole chassis but I kinda wonder if that could just work fine with a beefier heatsink. At least the setup looks far better than the Axe-Fx 2 which just had the fan mounted on the ceiling, causing audible noise and resonance.

    Also what's with a lot of guitar gear having fans that are anything but silent? Meanwhile my computer is pretty much noiseless with quality fans running at lower RPM.
     
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  5. speedyone

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    Not sure if you’re being sarcastic.
    (I think so!)

    If NOT, well, some of the greatest sounding amps ever made—Tone King— are made by Mark Bartel, and guess what? They make use of PCBs.

    So....

    Shrug...
     
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  6. NortheastHick

    NortheastHick Supporting Member

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    I was..
     
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  8. ejecta

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    Well played sir.... well played.:aok
     
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  9. Gasp100

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    Ribbon cables too... looks like my old desktop machine or the inside of my old Vox AC15CC1.
     
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  10. fretworn

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    No doubt. Welcome to the discerning club ... ;)
     
  11. texhex

    texhex Supporting Member

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    I forgot how good the effects are in this thing. Some of these reverbs are insane now! Loving it.
     
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  12. jzgtrguy

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    No pic....
     
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    No image using Google Chrome opened the thread in Microsoft Edge and there they are! Thanks. I have an AX-8. I dig it. I still dig Analong amps as well but I'm too poor to have both!
     
  15. Elric

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    This response and the tone deaf replies taking it seriously are classic TGP. Love it. Thanks for the chuckles @NortheastHick and all you guys with broken sarcasm detectors. This place is fun.
     
  16. Karl Houseknecht

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    I'm with you. I only use hand-wired point-to-point constructed modeling units.
     
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  17. LaXu

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    Well it's obvious you don't care about tone at all. Everyone knows if your modeler doesn't have a hangar sized space full of handwired transistors it's not going to sound any good.

    Here you can see Cliff working on the 5.00 firmware:

    [​IMG]
     
  18. toomanyamps

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    Did you think a state of the art computer in 2019 would not be PCB construction?

    When I re read, I'm sure you were being sarcastic. Well Done!
     
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  19. shizzaq

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    Dude look at all that SMD. No way that has the tonez.
     
  20. bdrepko

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    I cant tell if your being sarcastic or not :D
     

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