Price paid: C$ 214.99
Purchased from: Selinger's Music
Sound — 8
I'm mostly using my Ibanez RGA32 with this amp, but I sometimes use my Harmony Rocket H53 on it aswell. The pickups on the Ibanez are humbuckers, and makes a nice sound. It mostly suits my music style. I'm mostly a rock guitarist, and it sounds really nice on light distortion, but you can not do heavy metal on this thing (as is with almost all Orange amps) as it will sounds terrible. The clean channel sounds nice at any volume (I usually use 3 or 4, which is very loud).
Overall Impression — 9
As I said earlier, I usually play rock, and it definitely sounds nice when I play light rock, but heavy rock doesn't sound right at all. I have been playing for about 3 or 4 years now, and the only other amp I've used is a Marshall MG10CD, and this amp definitely beats the Marshall. If it were lost or stolen, I would probably buy a more powerful Orange amp, because I love the sound of Orange Amps, but if I had to buy the same amp, I would buy it back for sure. I think it has anything a guitarist could ask for. Built in tuner, headphone jack, 2 imputs, etc. So, no I don't think I wish it had anything else.
Reliability & Durability — 9
If I were at a gig, I don't think I'd need to bring a backup for this amp. I can completely depend on this amp. I have only had the amp for a week, so I am not sure if it will break down because of neglect of regular servicing, or just plain neglect. It is a pretty durable amp, as it had been moved around/ dropped a couple times in the store.
Features — 10
I bought this amp about a week ago, and have played it for abot 8 hours in that time. I have to say, for how small it is, it packs a good punch. The amp is made mostly for Acoustic and light music, but it does have a gain/overdrive channel which can sound pretty nice. It does have a headphone jack, a tuner, and 2 inputs, and I'm pretty sure is capable of supporting a cab (if you ever needed it to be louder). It has tons of effects aswell, and you can sit there for hours just playing awesome custom effects. You almost don't even need an effects board. It is a solid state amp, but it is still a very good amp.