The New 65 Amps 6V6 Amp - The Memphis

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by wstsidela, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. Ricky_Rockhardo

    Ricky_Rockhardo Member

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    Could the Meteor II be topped?
     
  2. DavidH

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    Bump for the Memphis (no pun intended,hehe).Dying to hear more about it.
     
  3. 57gold

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    VICTOR!!!

    Tone report?
     
  4. FFTT

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    The carrot has been dangled! Report! :)
     
  5. dookie

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    Went to Pechanga last night and met wstsidela (nice guy and great player)... His London combo sounded great up there and had a cool snake skin cover... Couldn't stay longer than 9:30p (had to get to work by 6AM)...

    For the time that I was there, the Memphis was on the way but didn't arrive yet... Didn't get to hear it... But I did enjoy listening and people were dancing... BTW Victor, nice Trussart...
     
  6. wstsidela

    wstsidela Sedulous Gold Supporting Member

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    :puh Mike called and couldn't make it at the last minute. His wife is having health problems.

    I have another gig on the 17th. I'll drive into town and pick it up.

    I owe you, Brother Dookie. It was nice meeting you too. I get my D'Pergo next week. Come on over and play it!
     
  7. Curly

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    cool ... hopefully they might have a prototype at the Amp Show
     
  8. wstsidela

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    Oh yeah. I'm 99.9% sure they'll have it there.
     
  9. dookie

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    Ah Crap... Totally had plans to go to that this year but just found out this morning that work is sending me to Vegas for a week at last minute... At least I get to stay at THEhotel Mandalay Bay but there won't be a killer collection of amps in individual rooms over there...
     
  10. Doug's Tubes

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    Actually I found out yesterday that the Memphis is a 2 x 6V6, but you can also get a 4 x 6V6 hi powered version too. My 4 x 6V6 version will be loaded with a quad of Bendix 5992's!
     
  11. Shane S

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    I am glad to hear they are going to offer it in a 4 x 6v6 version. After living with the low powered London/SoHo vs. the higher powered Marquee/Royal Albert I will not be buying anymore low powered amps. There is just something about having the extra air moving.

    Now, I wonder if they would build me a SoHo in a 4 x EL84 version...
     
  12. 55 Jr

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    Man you guys must play loud!

    I've got a SoHo with a Celestion 1221 from a Marshal 1974X.

    Not the most efficient speaker........but sho sounds great.

    Anyway I run the SoHo flat out/master volume bypassed (I ain't a big fan of the SoHo Master volume).

    And everywhere I play I need to use an airbrake or Hotplate to reel her in.

    Best regards,

    Brian
     
  13. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place...

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    Hey, any Memphis owners yet?

    Also I'm curious if anyone has tried the SoHo in the 4 x EL84 configuration that 65 amps will apparently build on request.
     
  14. ddpphoto

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    Hi Grant, kind of off topic, but how are you getting on with your London and Swart?
     
  15. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place...

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    Yeah it's been interesting.

    I've found the Swart has worked out really well either for the smaller gigs, for home and when I want a more reverby atmospheric tone.

    The London has proved to be still a little loud for the smaller gigs whilst not having the bottom end and headroom of my AC30 for bigger stuff-it's kinda getting a bit caught in-between if that makes any sense?

    It certainly does have it's tonal strengths though so I'll persist for now to see what I can get out of it.
     
  16. Red Planet

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    They do offer a four EL84 Soho called the Soho HP it just hasnt made it to the site yet. I think its 35 watts I dont rember exactly.
     
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    Isn't the Memphis called the Monterrey now? Something about another amp out there called the Memphis...?
     
  18. Shane S

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    That is correct. Another amp manufacture has the "Memphis" name trademarked. I heard the amp at the NAMM show and it does sound pretty killer. I don't have one order yet... I think this time I am just going to wait for a TPGer to sell theirs in the emporium so I can save a few bucks.
     
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    Hey Grant,

    Have you tried a 55hz Scumback SA series in lieu of the G12H30? I found that it gave me the bottom end I was looking for - and then some - it's very clear and percusive now.
     
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    I've had a good play with a Memphis High Power 2x12 combo (built before the name change).

    It's a very cool amp. Very Soho-like in it's feature set, and a bit brighter and tighter sounding than my 4x JJ6V6 Victoria Double Deluxe. Hopefully at some point I'll put up some tele clips I did for my friend.

    65 are pretty much incapable of making an average amp. those guys have great ears.
     

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