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Old 12-06-2017, 09:05 PM
mmasters mmasters is offline
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Default What's the best value acoustic amp on the market?

I'm thinking of getting an amp for my office and possibly to do local gigs with. My acoustics have electronics in them and I'd like to record and play over top of myself with a looper. So what's the best value acoustic amp these days?
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Old 12-06-2017, 10:41 PM
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Not really an acoustic amp, but a Boss AC33 is small and compact, has a basic looper built in, and can even run on batteries - not bad for a small office, or even a small gig -
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Old 12-06-2017, 11:21 PM
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Roland AC-33 or Kustom PA50 or Acoustic A20 or Acoustic AG30
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:46 PM
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Looking at the options, still not sure what to go for yet.

I should also mention I have a Taylor with on board electronics. Any amps that work well with Taylors would be appreciated.
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:10 PM
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I have a Fender Champion 20 that is a lot of bang for the buck.
Paid $95 new.
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:56 PM
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Kustom PA50 is 50 watts, stand mountable and 3 inputs built in with an on board mixer.
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:35 AM
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In my opinion, a preowned Ultrasound is the best value. They sound great are are very inexpensive on the used market.
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:53 AM
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I'm having fun with the Roland AC33 with the looper. I like the size, weight, and battery operation. Nice sound from my Taylor electronics.
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