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Offline DarrellW

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Re: Underwhelmed by my first amp
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2019, 07:40:52 pm »
The Katana is a superb amp and is very versatile so would be a very good option, it won’t give you the feel and sound like the HT1R but it’s very good and most would say that its advantages outweigh any disadvantages, all in all you won’t find anything better or as versatile at the price.
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Re: Underwhelmed by my first amp
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2019, 10:49:24 pm »
The Katana 50 has a 12" speaker and open back cabinet, compared to the HT1R 8" speaker and closed back cabinet, so if "boxiness" is your issue, the Katana *should* sound better.

But, as always, preferences are preferences and the HT1R is a great amp. Ideally you should aim to test them in person.


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Re: Underwhelmed by my first amp
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2019, 05:26:51 pm »
Sounds like a plan to audition the HT1R and Katana.
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Re: Underwhelmed by my first amp
« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2019, 08:16:52 pm »
Hi Keith
Just wanted to say, seen your replies to many varied subjects, on this forum, and your information has always been of good content and very helpful. Keep up the good work!

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