#2
Its basically using a solid state pre-amp section and having a power tube to drive it at high volumes.


Honestly, its not all its cracked out to be, except for the vox Valvetronix
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#3
I'm assuming you're talking about the Peavey technology. It's OK, but gets worse louder the amp gets. Don't believe the hype.
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#4
It's actually pretty good. Not anywhere near tube standards. But it's superior to digital stuff,

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#5
I think transtube is the general technology where a solid state amp simulates tube breakup when you turn it up high.
I know that Peavey uses the transtube name, Marshall has valvestates, and there is probably countless others.
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#6
its pretty good. i have no clue how it works--go to the Peavey website for that, but i can vouch that it works damn good. I use my Studio Pro 112 and my lead guitarist uses an all tube Laney half stack, and at times i can overpower him
#7
its actually not too bad. its possible to get some decent tone(but not gig worthy) tone from them without pedals. bandits and rages are fairly underrated, imo
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get a cheap marshall... my MG15DFX has a button that simulates the sound of one of the expensive tube marshall amps.
#8
Quote by Teh GIR
Its basically using a solid state pre-amp section and having a power tube to drive it at high volumes.


Honestly, its not all its cracked out to be, except for the vox Valvetronix


No, there are no tubes involved at all. It's one of the better $300ish SS amps. I like my 110 alot better then a Valvetronix.
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#9
There are no tubes involved with Peavey's line of Transtube amps. It's all in the way they designed the amps. The power amp section responds to the preamp, as you crank it up your sound becomes more compressed.