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Re: PG Spark users thread

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couldn't be arsed watching all of that, but I guess "THE" fix is to use an EQ in one of "THE" pedal slots.
Not really a fix then.
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Bg wrote: Wed Apr 13, 2022 6:15 pm couldn't be arsed watching all of that, but I guess "THE" fix is to use an EQ in one of "THE" pedal slots.
Not really a fix then.
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Bg wrote: Wed Apr 13, 2022 6:15 pm couldn't be arsed watching all of that, but I guess "THE" fix is to use an EQ in one of "THE" pedal slots.
Not really a fix then.
Nope not really a fix. EQ "pedal" has to go in the modulation slot, so if yoi use it, then you can't use chorua, phaser, flanger etc.

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Re: PG Spark users thread

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jeremyb wrote: Wed Apr 13, 2022 8:03 pm
Bg wrote: Wed Apr 13, 2022 6:15 pm couldn't be arsed watching all of that, but I guess "THE" fix is to use an EQ in one of "THE" pedal slots.
Not really a fix then.
TL;DR challenge completed!
TL;DW more like.... didn't need to watch past the first 30 seconds ;)
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Bumping this... is the Spark still the shizz?? I'm quite to keen to grab one of these for low volume guitar and bass practice. Form factor looks great.
It looks like the only place to buy them is Amazon AU.

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I liked mine and it served its purpose for me, which was for noodling and keeping me sane while in the UK and MIQ. Nicely portable. I thought the inbuilt speakers were a weak point, maybe because full range or something. In the same way as the Katana 100 head speaker is a bit crap.

I don't miss it, in hindsight just headphones, laptop, bias amp would have done me.
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I’ve owned two now and will likely buy the mini, you can buy the original direct from the website, ships quick from Aussie!
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My son in Melbourne wanted to buy me one for Christmas. I had a look at his setup: No we are all good thanks....

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I had a couple. Like BG said, good for noodling, sounds better through headphones than the speakers, pretty loud if you need it to be.
I used to use mine Bluetoothd to my phone to play along to cover songs I needed to learn for my band.

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Interesting. It would be mostly headphones playing. I guess I could also just grab a decent interface and some kind of modelling software.

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Yeah. Recorded sounds are ok with it. But you will get better results with an interface and something like a Neural or Amplitube plug in.

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bassegg wrote: Sun Jan 22, 2023 6:34 am Interesting. It would be mostly headphones playing. I guess I could also just grab a decent interface and some kind of modelling software.
Theres the convenience factor of an amp sitting there ready to go, plus the Spark software is pretty cool if you wanna jam along with songs from spotify or youtube or have drum tracks etc...
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jeremyb wrote: Sun Jan 22, 2023 9:31 am
bassegg wrote: Sun Jan 22, 2023 6:34 am Interesting. It would be mostly headphones playing. I guess I could also just grab a decent interface and some kind of modelling software.
Theres the convenience factor of an amp sitting there ready to go, plus the Spark software is pretty cool if you wanna jam along with songs from spotify or youtube or have drum tracks etc...
Yeah, I like the idea of just taking it into any room in the house (or out on the deck) and jamming away. Can’t do that with an interface.

How is the Spark clean channel with pedals?

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bassegg wrote: Sun Jan 22, 2023 9:41 am
jeremyb wrote: Sun Jan 22, 2023 9:31 am
bassegg wrote: Sun Jan 22, 2023 6:34 am Interesting. It would be mostly headphones playing. I guess I could also just grab a decent interface and some kind of modelling software.
Theres the convenience factor of an amp sitting there ready to go, plus the Spark software is pretty cool if you wanna jam along with songs from spotify or youtube or have drum tracks etc...
Yeah, I like the idea of just taking it into any room in the house (or out on the deck) and jamming away. Can’t do that with an interface.

How is the Spark clean channel with pedals?
I was a bit underwhelmed using it with pedals, far better to use the built in ones thru the app :-)
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