Tennessee Jedi wrote:Sounds almost passable when I set volume with the master vol and have the channel vol set low ....
JonnyBoy wrote:What kind of speakers? With my stock fender speakers the Qtron's excessive peaks cause distortion for sure. It could be a mixture of the preamp and speaker distortion too. Try the guitar and set the pedal for middle split coil too.
My Qtron tends to cause some cool natural distortion that works to compres the sound, giving it a more Garcia-like feel (circa 81), but it does 'quack' really loud, sometimes painfully so.
this is close to what i believe you need to do. set the master volume all the way up, then put the channel volume to around 4.5 - 5, since it is not a mac output section maybe less maybe more depending on the overall output. the most important part, then play with your guitar at around 40 to 50%. use the guitars volume control to manipulate the overall volume both clean and effected.
a nice set of Jbl E or the lighter K's is always a good idea as some have stated.
claytushaywood wrote:definitely wanna run your master at 10 for jerry tones, maybe 8-9 would be cool too. really i've found that envelope filters can be so finicky- and i've found the qtron (ESPECIALLY the newer XO diecast enclosure versions) to be super spiky and have unnatural volume peaks compared to the real deal. a lot of people that use qtrons like to use compressors before hand or even limiters in the rack to handle those transient peaks.
i'd bet your twin has been modded to get more preamp gain or something. probably has higher value plate resistors or slope resistor value changes... those ultra linear twins are also imo, very dynamic amps. from my experience, it seems like an evelope filter wouldnt sit on that amps good side without doing some work on it.
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