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Postby andy_05 » Sun Jun 03, 2007 4:59 pm


Im looking at getting an acoustic amp, Ive looking at AER'S, what size/model would people recommend for gigging?

are there any cheaper alternatives to AER?
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Postby Gadjo » Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:58 pm

I like everybody else uses the AER compact 60 - and very good it is too. I also use a Headway SK60 which I realy like. It has better reverbs and EQ but is a tad heavier and bigger. It is however a lot cheaper.
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Postby Brett » Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:50 am

Gadjo wrote:I like everybody else uses the AER compact 60 -

What sort of pickup do you use?
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Postby Gadjo » Mon Jun 04, 2007 12:05 pm

My small bodied Hodson D-hole has a Kent Armstrong magnetic pickup and a Bigtone going through an inbuilt Fishman blender. Sound is excellent and variable from electric archtop to full acoustic. Hear it on Youtube (search Kliphuis Mackenzie) from a gig last year.

I also use various Stimers on my Gitanes and Duponts into the AER. I used this setup with Tim Kliphuis recently and with a (pa company provided) condensor mic proved his favourite sound for concerts -more so than the Hodson I used with him previously.
Not a great lover of Bigtones on their own BTW but a SansAmp acoustic DI helps.

The Schertler I used with Jorgenson rarely comes out now. I seem to be going through an 'electric' period!!
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