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Solid State Amps: EQ and Drive Controls

 

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Here we will look at the basic equalization and drive controls of a solid state amplifier. Notice that channel 2 has a midrange EQ control that the first channel does not. Because the second channel is used for drive/gain, the mid control is necessary. You'll find it has a considerable effect on what your gain sounds like. Experiment and find what you like when setting your amp up for great tone.