Price paid: $ 102
Purchased from: studica.com
Sound — 10
I run my guitar into my Toneport then I run a cable to my sound card and the USB to my pc I have a nice set of monitors so I get awesome low end. You can connet to internet and download tones from Guitarport.com but I don't have connection of my set up. And what sucks is the guitarport.com will not let you extract files to disk to tranfer to offline computer but oh well. I really enjoy just messin around with this thing endless tweekin is really fun.
Overall Impression — 10
Any style of Music is a good match for the Toneport. I play through a Marshall VS265 I have a bunch of effects. This will never replace these but it's a great new way to record. I love the end less tweeking but hate the fact that you have to be online to enjoy guitarport.com. If lost/stolen I would cry a little but get over it and buy another one.
Reliability & Durability — 9
Extreamly reliable, I really like to record with this through Audacity and they work great together, I wouldn't recommend dropping the Tonport, it's Plastic. As far as giggin with goes If you had a laptop you could gig with this by pluggin straight into amp or PA.
Ease of Use — 10
Very easy to get great sound out of the TonePort UX1 I was up and running in 5 minutes The manual is included in the software. You can edit all the factory presets and they all sound really cool.Its so easy a caveman could do it. I mean it no prblems at all tweekin this software to get awesome delay or killer tube tones.