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by a.hun
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Nylon strings on a strat
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Nylon strings on a strat

It isn’t really new. Lightwave pickups have been used for quite a few years on some Sei and Zon basses among others. I’m pretty sure they have been around for rather longer than 10 years. This looks to be a similar idea. @ LPL: It isn’t dependant on ambient light. There are small LEDs and sensors fo...
by a.hun
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: PPC112 and CR120
Replies: 8
Views: 522

Re: PPC112 and CR120

That Torpedo Captor, like basically every other attenuator out there, is for use with valve amp output stages, not solid state ones!


Andy.
by a.hun
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Help with ohm cabs compatibility
Replies: 8
Views: 508

Re: Help with ohm cabs compatibility

Brilliant analogies from Rlw59 there. I've posted many times here on impedances with valve / solid state amps. About impedance matching always being best with valve amps, but if mismatching low direction mismatches being safer for the amp, etc etc. Forget all that though, Billy should just sticky th...
by a.hun
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Orange rockerverb 50 mains fuse
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: Orange rockerverb 50 mains fuse

Yep, that definitely looks to be missing! :? Any decent electrical retailer should have them. just make you get the right (physical) size (length) and the exact spec for your mains voltage as printed next to the fuse holder. Odd though. I really hope that is the only problem with the amp, but if it ...
by a.hun
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: PPC112 Speaker Swap
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: PPC112 Speaker Swap

I really doubt you'd have any problems running a single H-30 with the AD30. Celestion (unlike most other makes) have always been very conservative with their power ratings, and their speakers rated for 'X' watts will basically handle amps rated for 'X' watts RMS even when the amp is fully cranked in...
by a.hun
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tone Stack Bypass in AD15
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Re: Tone Stack Bypass in AD15

To answer your ‘why not?’ question though, I just think too few people get the idea of keeping it as simple as possible. I’ve always ‘got’ the (volume control only) ‘Natural’ channel of the Rocker series amps, and often use other amps with just one tone control. But we may be in a minority there! ;)...
by a.hun
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: CR60 - make it sound EPIC
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: CR60 - make it sound EPIC

It's amazing how a good speaker can make a huge difference. People often ignore that part of the sound chain, when it's just as important as the Guitar/amp/cabinet design parts. Or two speakers. Funnily enough though I like them I don’t think V.30s sound that great solo. Two or more are great, but ...
by a.hun
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: 12” VOTW speaker, let’s solve the mystery of what it really is!
Replies: 4
Views: 502

Re: 12” VOTW speaker, let’s solve the mystery of what it really is!

I'd be very surprised if it were a Celestion. It's a budget speaker they custom order from someone, likely someone who manufacturers them close to where the cabs are made (Ie. not in the UK). If you have a speaker, you can see if there are any markings on the cone, the frame, of the magnet that pro...
by a.hun
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: switching between high and low inputs on OTR
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Re: switching between high and low inputs on OTR

thanks for the reply! i think you’re right, i’ve just never really used my volume control much- it’s always on full. As mentioned above, learn to use the volume knob on the guitar. Once you do this, you will never go back to leaving it full open all the time. It’s infinitely more useful when you, u...
by a.hun
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Which is your favourite Orange amp?
Replies: 26
Views: 2282

Re: Which is your favourite Orange amp?

Rocker 30 combo. Even above the OR120 Overdrive. Not that I don’t love that too, but the R.30 is both terrific sounding and IMO super versatile. Keep finding new things to do with it, and TBH the OR hardly gets used these days in comparison. Hey, just surprised myself too, but thinking about it the ...
by a.hun
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rocker30 tube swap (KT77-6CA7-EL34)
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

Re: Rocker30 tube swap (KT77-6CA7-EL34)

I still really like the JJ 6CA7s my R.30 came with. Happy enough to stay with them... :D


Andy.
by a.hun
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: CR120H Weird Volume Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: CR120H Weird Volume Issue

Well odd. If not pushing the amp hard it (I’d say definitely) isn’t a speaker problem. Don’t know what it is though. Personally I’d take it back - sounds like a definite amp problem to me. Can happen very occasionally, up to Orange /their dealer to supply an amp without issues. I’d think it is a one...
by a.hun
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: more cabs to one amp
Replies: 12
Views: 928

Re: more cabs to one amp

Get an OR120 - they had a 4 ohms output tap! :D Orange is very conservative. They say you must match impedances. Period. No exceptions. Some amp companies say 2:1 and 1:2 mismatches are ok. Some amp companies even encourage experimenting with mismatches - changes the tone and distortion characterist...
by a.hun
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Clips: AD30TC, OR-80, and GRO100 shootout with Hiwatt and Vox amps
Replies: 10
Views: 1005

Re: Clips: AD30TC, OR-80, and GRO100 shootout with Hiwatt and Vox amps

My ears said the same as Billy. AD30, OR80 and DR all sounded great in the clips. AC30 sounded the weakest, but I’m sure it isn’t. What struck me though were the similarities not differences in tones. Orange, Hiwatt, Vox? Just goes to show that a good player can get their own great tones out of most...
by a.hun
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Rocker 30C help please
Replies: 29
Views: 2364

Re: Rocker 30C help please(update after gig)

Gigged with the R30C last night,big improvement in the sound of the Amp after new valves,but sadly I think I might have caused a new problem :( Because the 30C sounds so much better with my ext.cab I risked running the Amp with its 16ohm speaker & the cabs 8 ohm speaker from the 8 ohm taps & about ...