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Still needing a couple more powered monitors. Anybody?

I've got a couple of QSC K8s that should do nicely. If I can fit 'em in the car.

– giffenf

Frank, those will be ideal as the rest of the system is K10s and K12s.

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Well, hot diggety dog, sounds like a winner. Maybe I can strap them to the roof rack on Karen's car if need be (I know she'd love that).

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Gonna haul along some junk for you guys to muck around with.

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Gahh! Make it stop!

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So Proteus, I had this set up going this afternoon to test run the LWSC (light weight speaker cab). Checking for rattles, buzzes, etc. Holy smokies! I've rewired this old PA amp into a 5C3 circuit and it really made the speaker sing.

I can't wait to see what the MicroBlock sounds like.

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Yessir, me too neither. I'm counting on you to tell it straight.

Also - nother wrinkle. I'd be interested to know how the MicroBlock (or other small power amp) and yon lightweight speaker cab would work to amplify the output from a recording-quality interface hosting iOS guitar modeling rigs.

I guess that's a question about how "flat" in response it is - or maybe how truly "amplike" such a combination would make the modeling rig "feel." Maybe someone has a modeling something at the Roundup (POD, preamp, etc) which could be tested therethrough.

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I'm sure Frank will have the equipment and experience to make such a call. Just not sure the venue is the place to replicate a studio environment.

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Oh, the solution isn't intended for studio use - it just uses a good quality interface between iOS device and amp. It's intended for live playing.

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Ain't got much in the way of iOS-based music production gear. I do have a Boss GP-10 guitar processor which does guitar, effect, and amp modeling that I use a lot. If you don't mind going old-school, I could see whether my VG-99 will fit in the car, but it doesn't sound like that's what you're after. Wellsir, it's a little after 7am, Let's get ready to hit the road!

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I have a Pod and a Tech21 modeling amp I can bring.

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Bring the POD. More people are familiar with that than most any other modeler.

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You can bring the Tech 21, too, if you like.

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Guess I'm driving the Suburban.

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That must be a really big POD.


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