Darkglass 900 v Bamp

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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by jimmy_effected » 10 Apr 2018, 15:09

deeevo wrote:
10 Apr 2018, 11:57
Looks like the Bamp stays where it is. Think I need to try it through Berg cabs as well, just none around my neck of the woods.:thumbup:
If you come south there's a few in Brisbane - I have a CN212 and I'm fairly sure there's a few forumites around with an NV610 or two.

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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by deeevo » 10 Apr 2018, 15:29

Thanks Jimmy,
Still indecisive. Found some positive reviews on the M900 from Bass Centre customers & talkbass, got the gas pumping again.
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by grooveinsyd » 10 Apr 2018, 17:02

benhill1982 wrote:
09 Apr 2018, 22:29

If you are looking for some lower mid heft as your primary sound, and don't really need the wide range of tones covered by the DG, the Mesa Subway is a very nice option. Thick and full with a responsive EQ, but a little limited in what else it does in comparison.
I think subway 800+ for me then :/
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by deeevo » 10 Apr 2018, 17:09

So does anybody have Darkglass M900 they're looking to move on?
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by deeevo » 11 Apr 2018, 13:22

packrat wrote:
09 Apr 2018, 20:29
A b|amp for sale? Should we start making offers now? :)

I spent a lot f time going back and forth on amps including the m900 but my primary now is the more traditional Glockenklang blue soul.
Start the offers! FS/FT ad up in the classifieds now.
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by benhill1982 » 12 Apr 2018, 10:21

I’ve found that the DG clean provides the same basic start platform as the B Amp, and doesn’t colour the effects at all. The BAmp has the edge with the cab profiling getting the baseline EQ in placthe quickly, but the DG covers a much wider range of ground. And stacking dirt Pedals into the M900 on low gain B3K settings is breathtakingly good.
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by Veldar » 24 Apr 2018, 10:21

Darkglass is like the OG sansamp, if you don't like the baked in tone you should probably get something for versatile.
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by deeevo » 04 Jun 2018, 18:48

The postman delivered a M900 today & I have to say it wins over the BAmp. Lots of bite with a passive jazz. The bottom end seems nice & controlled with just the slightest subtle blend of the B3k still keeping everything clean. Not so good through my Fender Bassman Neos (my Bassman 500 nails those cabs) but great through my Baer ML112s. Clean headroom without being intense.
I think the M900 is very much cab dependant.
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by lepparda » 05 Jun 2018, 09:12

deeevo wrote:
04 Jun 2018, 18:48
I think the M900 is very much cab dependant.
Funnily enough I have just gone the other way and bought a B-Amp to go with my Berg cabs (and DG pedals) and I think that the speaker 'Profile EQ' section is its killer feature - it really does seem to make a difference.
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by Fredbass » 05 Jun 2018, 09:17

I had the Darkglass for 4 days. Couldn't stand its anemic sound. Sounded really thin for my liking. I compared side by side with a Mesa D800 and the mesa is thick as a brick! Two very different amps for different purposes.,
Could you please send me some detailed pics?

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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by jimmy_effected » 05 Jun 2018, 10:16

lepparda wrote:
05 Jun 2018, 09:12
deeevo wrote:
04 Jun 2018, 18:48
I think the M900 is very much cab dependant.
Funnily enough I have just gone the other way and bought a B-Amp to go with my Berg cabs (and DG pedals) and I think that the speaker 'Profile EQ' section is its killer feature - it really does seem to make a difference.
+1 - this is where I came down too. My B|Amp through a CN212 is so versatile.

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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by packrat » 05 Jun 2018, 12:20

I found the m900 workmanlike but not wonderful. I actually really love the little EBS with dingwalls on top of the berg cn212

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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by Wrenn » 05 Jun 2018, 13:38

Wooo a vs thread :D, don’t see much of this in Ozbass. I’ll whack in the Glockenklang Blue Soul in the mix as well cause comparing 3 amps in a vs thread is not enough :)
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Re: Darkglass 900 v Bamp

Post by deeevo » 05 Jun 2018, 18:50

As mentioned, doesn't sound good through my Fender cabs. Sounds great through my Baers. Low end without boom, thick but retaining punch. I've had alot of trouble with amps sounding great at home & then boom city with no cut in a bad room, BAmp & D800 both included & of course this is IMO. To add & be fair the M900 has yet to leave the house.
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