New User - Gigging with a HT-5R

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CEB
Posts: 3
Joined: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:37 pm

Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:58 pm

I'm a Mesa Boogie user since 92 and Fender original blackface amps before that. I play about 100 gigs a
year. I love my Boogie but it lacks audio taper on the low master volume settings. It is either loud or off.

I needed lower stage volumes and was going to get an Meas Express 5:50 plus but I took chance on the HT-5R. So far so good. Right now I just mic it. I haven't tried the line out. The only issue with the HT-5R is the overdrive channel produces a lot of hiss. But the clean channel sounds good and I get any dirt from either the Rat or Visual Sound overdrive on my pedalboard.

So far so good. I like the volume level, size, weight and the PRICE. Hopefully it holds up well.

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Markystang
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Joined: Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:00 am
Location: Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:16 am

Welcome! Glad you're digging the new amp!

CEB
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Joined: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:37 pm

Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:18 am

Thanks

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