Princeton Reverb - this isn't anything new but....

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by tmac, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. tmac

    tmac Goldmember Silver Supporting Member

    Jun 29, 2002
    The Swamp (Gainesville, Florida)
    ... a very good OD pedal for a Princeton Reverb is a plain ol' Tube Screamer TS-9. A PR can be mushy and indistinct on the low end due to paraphase inverter design. Using a TS thins a little low end of course and helps minimize the low end squishiness, and gives a useful (in many applications) mid boost for these great little amps. Was playing last night with my PR clone and regular TS9, Just sounds right to me over a pretty good range of volume levels with a Strat Tele, LP etc.....
    that is all. :beer
  2. swiveltung

    swiveltung Member

    Feb 5, 2011
    Yes, I've always liked the TS9 with small fender amps, although I prefer the TS9DX. I have found in a room that soaks up sound a lot that the PR gets too nasty with any OD in front of it though.
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