NAD: Nano Amp Day!

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by zhivago » Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:38 pm

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Oof. I want one... I mean, not saying that if anyone finds one for a decent price they should let me know... I just mean that I wouldn't stop anyone from letting me know.... :whistle:

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I'll keep an eye out... :) 8)
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by Maggieo » Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:07 am

zhivago wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:38 pm
StevenO wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:33 pm
Oof. I want one... I mean, not saying that if anyone finds one for a decent price they should let me know... I just mean that I wouldn't stop anyone from letting me know.... :whistle:

:shifty: :shifty: :shifty:
I'll keep an eye out... :) 8)
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by zhivago » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:34 pm

Maggieo wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:07 am
zhivago wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:38 pm
StevenO wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:33 pm
Oof. I want one... I mean, not saying that if anyone finds one for a decent price they should let me know... I just mean that I wouldn't stop anyone from letting me know.... :whistle:

:shifty: :shifty: :shifty:
I'll keep an eye out... :) 8)
I have this sense of Deja Vu... :ph34r:
:D :D :D
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by Chip Korea » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:09 pm

Just picked one up on ebay in the UK. I love my zvex pedals and am experimenting with low watt valve amps so it would've been rude not to give it a try. Itching for it to turn up.

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by zhivago » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:45 pm

Chip Korea wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:09 pm
Just picked one up on ebay in the UK. I love my zvex pedals and am experimenting with low watt valve amps so it would've been rude not to give it a try. Itching for it to turn up.
Awesome news!

Looking forward to your thoughts about it 8)
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by Maggieo » Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:19 am

Chip Korea wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:09 pm
Just picked one up on ebay in the UK. I love my zvex pedals and am experimenting with low watt valve amps so it would've been rude not to give it a try. Itching for it to turn up.
Speaking of tiny amps, have you guys seen Wangs' 5w amp? They do a one-watter, too.

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by nanamour » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:03 pm

StevenO wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:33 pm
Oof. I want one... I mean, not saying that if anyone finds one for a decent price they should let me know... I just mean that I wouldn't stop anyone from letting me know.... :whistle:

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by zhivago » Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:48 pm

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World's Laziest Demo.
Sounding good!! 8)
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by StevenO » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:09 am

nanamour wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:03 pm
StevenO wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:33 pm
Oof. I want one... I mean, not saying that if anyone finds one for a decent price they should let me know... I just mean that I wouldn't stop anyone from letting me know.... :whistle:

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by StevenO » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:10 am

Maggieo wrote:
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World's Laziest Demo.
Any review that has Marc Ribot references in it is a great a review!

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by Maggieo » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:25 am

StevenO wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:10 am
Maggieo wrote:
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World's Laziest Demo.
Any review that has Marc Ribot references in it is a great a review!
w00t!!! :w00t: :w00t: :w00t: :w00t:
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by Chip Korea » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:52 am

zhivago wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:45 pm
Looking forward to your thoughts about it 8)
ZVex Nanohead. Played it a bit with a Panama 12" attentuated cab. Japanese Mustang. I did have my reservations that the clean might be underwhelming, and the dirty not overly to my taste.

Good - Can sound very good clean without attenuation at very low volumes. Also sounds very good cranked and attenuated at very low volumes.

Bad - clean isn't as good as a handwired clone of a 1954ish Fender Champ I recently picked up. That isn't much of an insult!

Conclusion (interim) - I need to spend more time with it cranked and not attenuated, but the little I have it sounds even better than dead quiet, surprise surprise. Overall a really nice sounding all-round amp, with lots of useable sounds but very easy to use as well. Only disappointing if you compare it to some bigger amps / all-time classic amps.

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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by Maggieo » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:35 pm

A surprising way to get an almost Jazzy clean sound from the lil guy with the volume cranked all the way up-

Volume- dimed
Skinny Man
Very Cloudy
No bright switch

Use a single coil guitar or turn down your humbuckers.

Surprised the hell out of me! :w00t:
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Re: NAD: Nano Amp Day!

Post by zhivago » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:12 pm

Great stuff guys!

Yes, going from a Nano to a large amp with large transformers always shows a difference, but for what it is designed for, it does what it says on the tin! 8)
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