Yamaha THR

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Yamaha THR

Post by felixcatus » Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:39 am

Came home with the "C" today. My first impression, it's not bad at all for such a little practice/modelling amp.

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Post by marcusnieman » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:50 am

Friend of mine has one.... loves it.

Which one did you get? Like it?

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Post by felixcatus » Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:01 am

marcusnieman wrote:Which one did you get?
THR10C (I think they call it the custom blues version?)


marcusnieman wrote: Like it?
Pretty happy so far, but I just run it(in between things) for an hour or so. It?s more than I hoped/expected for, lots of different usable settings and it?s even louder than I thought. All in the context of a bedroom amp, of course.

Tonight is the big test. :D

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Post by cashcow » Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:55 pm

They sort of look like toasters

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Post by felixcatus » Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:14 pm

cashcow wrote:They sort of look like toasters
That's what I told the missus. :wink:

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Post by marcusnieman » Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:25 pm

Yeah and they have little red lights inside them to emulate tubes when it's turned on.

I've heard nothing but great things about these little amps.

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Post by Mojo Pin » Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:27 pm

I have the THR10 as pictured above, fabulous little amp for the money. And can be used as a battery powered iPod speaker to boot. :)

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Post by ampmaker » Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:12 am

I have the THR10X (heavy metal version in drab green) and it's great to have at home in a tiny room.

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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:21 am

Might need to pick one of those up. Leaning towards the THR10C

Here's the lineup if anyone else is curious:

http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... uct_lineup

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Post by felixcatus » Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:50 am

Yamaha is having a survey for the next generation THR.

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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:52 am

felixcatus wrote:Yamaha is having a survey for the next generation THR.
Now THAT is how you look into product development - BEFORE you launch it and based upon what people are ASKING for.

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Post by DaveWW » Fri Oct 03, 2014 10:06 am

Just though I'd chip in. Best home am I've ever had and I've been through a few, tried powerscaling, low wattage valves amp the lot. It even has a nice acoustic setting and you can play a bass through it. THR10C you won't be sorry.

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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:28 pm

I just popped over to Guitar Center near me at work and took the THR10C for a spin.....pretty much blown away at what it can do. The amp modeling and effects features are pretty great - not all compressed and digital sounding. As others have said, it's a great little practice amp for home.

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Post by felixcatus » Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:49 pm

marcusnieman wrote:I just popped over to Guitar Center near me at work and took the THR10C for a spin.
Did you try it in a seperate test room/sound cabine, cancelling surrounding sound pollution as much as possible?
I did (even brought my own guitar and cable), and even then, it still sounded better in my home environment .

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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:59 pm

No, they had it chained to the display but there were no other wankers in there - just a guy noodling around on a bass.

Sounded surprisingly good in that environment - can only imagine how good it'll sound at home.

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