It came in yesterday fired it up amp seems to be built like a tank but none or less looks like a Marshall..Well anyways this amp is a real sleeper great deal for $400..Channel 1 is the gain channel and channel 2 is the clean kinda backwards..both have independent eq's and reverb knobs as well and there's a 5 way selcter switch for different mids voices pretty sweat to customize your sound plus a presence knob for futher tweeking..Also this amp is active eq so it take's a little bit to adjust you're certain sound.So ill start it off the Clean channel "channel 2" is your basic clean kinda dull and middy sounding no better than a peavey 5150 but im sure with some nice effects this clean will be nice..Now gain channel (Channel 1) ..Now i think this the strong point in this amp.Its's got 4 gain stages plenty for rock Metal even death metal about the same amount of gain as a Marshall dsl100 ..Sound's like a Marshall dsl but tighter grainy sounding and a bit clear and loud as hell..I could easly get a Soilwork sound in about 5 minutes tweeking the gain channel playing Soilworks "song of the dammed"..Now the thing about this amp it only sounds good with certain Pickups passive humbuckers sound flubby..The amp seems only to like active humbuckers like EMG's kinda weird..But for death metal i mean it's not an over satruated amp it's a tighten up'd Marshall sound it might work for some people for death metal.. And plus my amp has el34's from i was told this amp becomes a beast with kt88's so ill will post another review once i get them installed..But overall this is a great amp it's good amount of lows almost the same as a 5150 .Its loud as hell and it cuts really nice in the mix if you cAn find one of these for $500 grab it ..It's a great deal and plus if you dont like it that much sell it or have it modded by Voodoo amps or FJA mods..I hope this review help's ..
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