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Matching Cab and Mic with amplifier?
by Talenless on 2011-10-07 20:45:24

so when i go to "New Tone" and start a set up from scratch, the amplifier is automatically set with a particular cabinet and microphone.

for example, the default for the J-45 BRT is the 412 Breenback 25 and the 421 Dynamic. and the J-800's default is the 412 Brit T-75, and a 57 Off Axis

question: is there any practical reason to NOT switch cabinet and mic simulations, in order to get different tones?



Re: Matching Cab and Mic with amplifier?
by 98line6 on 2011-10-07 21:00:13

I don't think there's any particular reason NOT to switch.
That's usually the 1st thing I do when building a new tone.
For example: If using the JCM800 to build a new tone/patch for classic rock tone, first I will change the cabinet to Black30's.
Then either change the mic to the 57off-axis or 87condo to get as close to the tone i'm going for.
That way your not having to rely on more affects/eq's/pedals to achieve the same sound.

You would be surprised at how much a cabinet & mic can change the dynamic of a tone.

Hope this helps!

Good luck




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