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  1. michaelg131

    Spider Iv Hd150 Has No Sound Output.

    Me thinks you ran the wrong amount of Ohms from the head to cab and toasted your head.
  2. michaelg131

    Stuck On Choice For New Backup Amp

    Got the Spider IV 212, after having been a previous owner of a spider I and II back in the day its staggering how far modelling with solidstate has come. I think my 6505+ might be getting some rest a while.
  3. The "Deftones" button on the amp is about spot on up to Koi No Yokan's tone. It also translates nicely at high volumes. My spider IV might make my 6505+ collect some dust.
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    Stuck On Choice For New Backup Amp

    As I was saving for a Spider IV 212 a flextone III XL showed up at the store used that I could get right away, are there any cons on choosing a flextone over the spider IV like the older spiders being based off the POD 2 vs POD 3.0?
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    Stuck On Choice For New Backup Amp

    After getting a chance to test the 212 valve and the Spider 4 212 with a drummer I was floored with how far the solidstate has come. Granted the Valve was decidedly closer to my 6505+ the solidstate was very close in terms of quality with a bit of harshness. I was a previous owner of a Spider 2 amp and am honestly floored by how far modeling has come. Great product guys. Here in about 2 weeks I will have a Spider 4 212 on order with the shortboard.
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    Stuck On Choice For New Backup Amp

    Oh to specify I guess I'm very used to the sound of a 6505+ I don't mind if it can exactly replicate it but I would like to get close.
  7. I have an aging Peavey Special 212 with a zoom g9.2tt for my effects, that is starting to develop problems as my backup amp. I have decided on Line 6 as my new backup amp. However I am torn I have a pretty nice main rig but for smaller venues and nights I feel lazy enough not to lug a 412. My 2 choices right now are the Spider IV 150 212 and the Spider Valve 212. I have tried both in store and was impressed by both but since I was attempting to be mindful of those around me I couldnt give either a proper test. Any feedback from anyone familliar with both models? Also I have a nice assortment of speakers at my house I was wondering if swapping the speakers voided warranty.