What Power Amp For Syn2

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sherpa_man
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What Power Amp For Syn2

Post by sherpa_man » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:25 am

Hi,

I have a synergy 2 unit and i am looking for a power amp. Problem i have is, i don't really want to drop £1200 on the synergy 50/50 as i am only using this for a small bedroom setup. I can buy a used Mesa 2:100 for £500 over here in the uk.

What are your thoughts?

Many thanks

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Post by JKD » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:15 am

Used Mesa 2:90 or VHT...I seem to recall Carvin doing a great one at one point too..
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Post by keg8605 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:54 pm

If you don't need stereo the Fryette Power Station works. Other options

Mooer Tube Engine 20 watts mono coming out in april cheap
VHT/Fryette 2/50/2 or 2/90/2
Randal RT 2 50 cool because one side can have el34's and 6L6 on the other.
Mesa 2/90 2:50 or 20/20
Peavey makes some cheap ones out there
Carvin TS 100 is affordable too
Marshall has some as well.

Plenty of options. Budget and needs will narrow it down for you.
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Post by withmittens » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:03 pm

That Mooer looks cool. I bet it will be a modders amp
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Post by Ripleyripley » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:44 pm

I reached-out to Fryette to see if the PS-2 I own would be a good alternative to the 50/50. They mentioned a lot of the proving-out of the Synergy Testing was done with the PS-2. It sounds great.

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Post by blacknoize » Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:14 am

I used a Randall RT2/50. Great amps when you can find them.

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Post by chrismilne » Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:01 pm

I'm using a Power Station as well...has the added benefit of being able to record silently, still pushing Power Tubes and recording direct to DAW using IR's.

I haven't opened it up yet to hear how it sounds, i've mostly only been running on a Bogner 1x12 or direct at house volume. I also have a Peavey Classic 50/50 for stereo use when i get a chance to hook it all up in stereo.
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