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Good basis for severely poutrer - Reviews Hartke LH500

Everything has been said. Extremely simple, efficient, safe. Not beautiful. Personally I really like the 3-band EQ. I did not need more, I'm the big rock that beam. Stuff with lots of buttons I leave that to virtuosos. As I am far, I prefer simple systems with a massive sound and punches well in the mix. Head great cash my pedalboard. Connectivity is also minimized but it is just what I need. If it reduces the price of the gadget and the sound and quality are waiting for you, I'm for. We must judge the features for the price that I paid for this amp: a misery. the 500W transistor is its weight and is sure it will be increasingly hard for the technology to fight face to class D. But I like the sound mosfet.

UTILIZATION

Simpler you die. Or you play on Orange (which I also like, but it's more expensive). I have not seen the manual but no need to have studied engineering. There is the sound we want in 5 minutes. If we do not find it necessary to change the amp. Matter of taste. Note that the amp seems to be very, very solid. It is therefore targeted to the musician who wants robust, powerful, and easy to use. This is the Land Rover amps.

SOUNDS

A dry, the sound is fairly neutral and warm. The 3 band EQ is effective but does not work miracles. With a good bass and a good speaker, you can not have a bad surprise. It's not super bright, but it's pretty powerful. Bass present, pretty midrange and treble slamming without being too aggressive neutral ... what! I add an overdrive Mazzette and there is the killer pedal. I also have a fuzz Arts in bloodshed. This is an amp mat really cheap but with OD quality it becomes a very very good amp that can compete with many more sides amps. I play with Japanese Ibanez ATK modified and various Japanese PBass 70's / 80's. My main amp is a 200 Chillbass any lamps that cost me almost 10 times more expensive. The two complement each other very well: a great amp very organic and very delicate class: the Bentley. A skeleton strong and reliable amp: I said earlier, the old Land Rover.
I play on a baffle Chillbass 2x15 Celestion Greenback with ferrite. This is an important detail because it's a great cab with an impressive return. I played with several different amps on the cab which compares some brands. It sounds better than some great amps I've owned Ashdown ABM (beautiful design amp a little soft), Genz Benz Shuttle (amazing potato but lacks bass and heat), Eden WT800 (a mystery to me, I n 've never managed to properly adjust while I loved a WT500) and TC Electronic BH250 (Lack of potato).

OVERALL OPINION

I bought it in a hurry after a crash there a month. It's ugly as ass but honestly sounds really good. I had about a dozen amps but this is the cheapest I've paid. I draw a parallel with my instruments I have 7 low and no cost me over 400 euros. Yet I had Musicman, of Warwick, Fender and Rickenbacker American 1973's hardware is chosen by ear and by feel. The LH500 is likely to remain my amp rescue or my main amp for annexes musical projects. With an OD or fuzz quality effect is in any case a very good amp rock and Metal beam to which I can judge with a 2x15. The value is unbeatable. Well ... and I dare say that those who can not afford an all-tube amp can already relatively close there with this head and Mazzette Lowerdrive and a very good cab.