#1
I'm thinkin' of buyin a Marshall AVT150HX and a 412A Cab from GAK.co.uk - I've only ever heard them once in a music shop and it was just on display. Are these any good for regular gigging? I know it says so on the site but companys'll do anythin to screw you over.

Andy
#2
You'll be much better off getting a nice valve combo for the same price. I got a Randall RG50TC over a Line 6 Spider 2 half stack and never looked back.
#3
Quote by whistler369
I'm thinkin' of buyin a Marshall AVT150HX and a 412A Cab from GAK.co.uk - I've only ever heard them once in a music shop and it was just on display. Are these any good for regular gigging? I know it says so on the site but companys'll do anythin to screw you over.

Andy

As long as you dont pay too much, they are perfectly fine together. Not bad at all, actually.
Of course most people on here will tell you they are crap, and to go buy a Mesa...I have a feeling that will be coming soon.
OOps...edit:
Which 4x12A cab is it, the MG4x12 or the VS4x12? Stay away from the MG, not that good of a sound. The VS or AVT is the smaller celestion packed cabinet thats not bad.
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Last edited by demea at Jun 21, 2006,
#4
you will be much better off buying a small valve combo. from the prices on GAK, here are some you could afford:

AVTX head and Cab package deal £476:
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=271

Valve Combo options

If you want to stick with Marshall:
DSL401 - £409
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=283

If you dont care:
Fender Blues Junior - £325
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=341

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe - £469
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=9794

Practically any Laney Combo you want:
VC30 2x12 - £379
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=378
LC30II - £345
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=382

Peavey Classic 30 - £395
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=447

Peavey ValveKing 2x12 - £349
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/options.php?id=68977
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#5
Quote by demea
As long as you dont pay too much, they are perfectly fine together. Not bad at all, actually.
Of course most people on here will tell you they are crap, and to go buy a Mesa...I have a feeling that will be coming soon.
OOps...edit:
Which 4x12A cab is it, the MG4x12 or the VS4x12? Stay away from the MG, not that good of a sound. The VS or AVT is the smaller celestion packed cabinet thats not bad.
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That one: Marshall AVT412X A 4x12" 200W Speaker Cabinet
#6
Well, I was going to get one. they sound quite good for a pretty much SS amp, but I'm going for a Dsl now, I meen, it depends how much you need it. If you need it soon, then yeh, go for it, not a bad amp at all. Pretty Versatile too. But if you can wait, I would save for an all tube one. Your choice though man. Thing is, they arent bad amps, despite what you'll get told here.
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#7
Highly recommed the DSl 401

If you want volume its actually louder than the AVT150H through a AVT412A

That head runs at 4ohms and the cab at 8 ohms so your not getting 150W more like 80-90W and the DSL is full tube 40W which after conversions will way out power the AVT.

Superior tone. Made in the UK marshall factory as opposed to korea or eastern europe, not knocking the qulaity of those factories but its more 'authentic' from the UK factory.

Dont be swung by the AVT's effects unit its crap. The only effect you need in your amp is a good reverb, the DSL has this.

The only downside i can see is that the DSL is 'small' and some people feel insecure about having a small amp, which really is a crock anyway.

Its lighter more portable and has way better tone. Anyone with a brain will respect your decision to buy it, those who oppose it over the 'bigger' avt are fools.

Plus its £70 cheaper. You can buy an empty empty speaker cab for a stage prop for that
#8
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Well, I was going to get one. they sound quite good for a pretty much SS amp, but I'm going for a Dsl now, I meen, it depends how much you need it. If you need it soon, then yeh, go for it, not a bad amp at all. Pretty Versatile too. But if you can wait, I would save for an all tube one. Your choice though man. Thing is, they arent bad amps, despite what you'll get told here.


they aren't great...

and I've owned one for 4 years...

Not the halfstack, though, thank God.

Basically, there's no reason to get an AVT since you can get better for the same money or less. Unless you try it and for some inexplicable reason you like it.

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