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Thread: Is it just me or does UAD's Fender '55 Tweed Deluxe suck?

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    Moving to the higher sample rates eliminated the undesirable distortion artifacts that required significantly lowering the volume pot on the guitar to get a clean sound.
    No need. Between 1-2 on the Amp, make up the gain with the mic/master levels. To reiterate, this kind of amp would behave like this in the wild. If you want clean without turning you guitar vol pot down, you've got between 1-2 maybe 3 before breakup.

    I think where UA have messed up a little here is with the presets. All their presets have too high volume settings on the amp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TijuanaKez View Post
    No need. Between 1-2 on the Amp, make up the gain with the mic/master levels. To reiterate, this kind of amp would behave like this in the wild. If you want clean without turning you guitar vol pot down, you've got between 1-2 maybe 3 before breakup.

    I think where UA have messed up a little here is with the presets. All their presets have too high volume settings on the amp.
    Almost a theme with the UAD amp sims - you really need to turn the input gain down and make up digital gains. I really like them including the marshals using this. I think a lot have been turned off by them including the Fender because they don't aggressively turn down the inputs. UAD needs to be heavy handed with instruction on that so they dont get rash negative judgements.
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    Toward the end of my demo right now. At first I didn't really like what I was hearing because I hate farty low end. But after playing with it for a few days I'm really loving it!
    Turning it down is a good start.
    It also really helps putting it thru a mix as it seems to sit really well rather than just fiddling with it alone with the guitar.
    Wonderful for late night when my tubes are cold!

    I do wish I could run the AKG reverb on the same strip however....

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