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Hi All, I uploaded my tone patch for my Turkish/Armenia Oud that I created for my Line 6 Spider IV HD150 head/Line 6 4x12 cab combo. My Oud uses a piezo electric pickup (early '80's Barkus Berry) attached to the Oud face with a thin layer of white "sticky goop", around 1" below the treble side of the bridge. The setup should also work great on a Spanish guitar or the larger Arabic Oud with a similar piezo pickup in the bridge area. In the old days (60's, 70's) we would have used a full tube amp (e.g. Fender Twin-Reverb) with a 1 Megohm input impedance. Solid state amps of that era would have a very thin sound and low fidelity with the low output levels from a non-preamplified piezo pickup. PA systems are similarly crippled by a low imput impedance, thus requiring a solid-state preamp and a lot of "EQ" work to get a decent sound. But I think that I have now captured that great old tube amp sound for the Oud. Use Line 6's Class A Amplifier model with a drive setting of 25. That boosts the piezo pickup output level and fidelity without adding distortion. The Clean amplifier model with a drive of 50 to 65 could also work. Oud Solo patch: Mark Henesian 1/19/18 Amp model: Class A Drive: 25 Bass: 95 Mid: 45 - 65 Treble: 85 Channel Vol: 55 Boost: 1.5 db pre/2.5 db post (normally OFF) FX1: Red compressor, Post Sensitivity: 18% Level: 87% FX2: Analog Chorus: Tap don't control, Post Speed: 0.7 Hz Depth: 75% Bass: 45 Treble: 55 Mix: 50% FX3: Analog Delay: Tap don't control, Post Time: 175 ms Feedback: 17% Bass: 50 Treble: 50 Mix: 25% Reverb: Lux Spring, Post Dwell: 17% Tone 66% Mix: 45% Noise Gate: Threshold: -50 db Decay 11% normally OFF Thanks, Mark