Just got my Archon

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by ironjoe, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. ironjoe

    ironjoe New Member

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    New to the forums guys but Ive been a PRS fan for a while. Just got the new Archon in the mail today. I havn't had much time to spend with it, but I absolutely love it. Its such a pleasure to plug into that hi gain channel.
     
  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    Congrats! Welcome aboard!
     
  3. themike

    themike New Member

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    Welcome! Congrats on the Archon, it's just stupidly good. There is no way to describe it other than that.
     
  4. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Welcome to the forum
    Enjoy the amp.
     
  5. Michael B

    Michael B New Member

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    Welcome! Congrats on the Archon!!
     
  6. Egads

    Egads One, Two, THIRTEEN!

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    Very cool. Welcome aboard.
     
  7. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Welcome!

    So...you know...we need to see pics of it! ;)
     
  8. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    I'd rather HEAR it! :biggrin:
     
  9. ironjoe

    ironjoe New Member

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    Now as far as hearing it, I dont think my iphone mic will do it justice, you will have to wait until I get a good mic. I will say this, its an amp you also "feel" when you play. It definitely pushes the air through my 2x12 in the best way possible.
     
  11. TAJ

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    Very cool! Congrats, and welcome to the forum.
     
  12. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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  13. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Two great amps, one pic. Nice!
     
  14. pima651

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    New to the forum, been a PRS lover for years. I have a Custom 24 and a McCarty Hollow Body 2 20th Anniversary.

    Now for the reason I'm here... I have been trying to find an amp and effects combination for years that I can't live without and so far I have not found it. I keep trying new things and fall for it and then usually a year or two down the road I'm looking for the next best thing because I still haven't found it. I have gone through a Marshall JCM900, Roland Bolt 100, now I have a Framus Ruby Riot 2 and I thought that was the one. Then I saw the video on the PRS Archon! I have already ordered the Archon with the Stealth 2X12 Charcoal. Those of you that are playing through the Archon, what are your thoughts? I'm a little confused as to why there is no reverb, but can live without if the amp lives up to what I've heard so far. Unfortunately, there are no Archon's in my local area to plug into and test it out.

    Thanks in advance for any input!!!

    Tony
     
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  15. aduayer

    aduayer Zomb!e One, DFZ

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    I am an addicted on rehab and trying to stay away from a new purchase and this kind of comment is not helping me. Damn!!!
     
  16. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    My experience both live and in the studio is that reverb and high gain aren't a great combination. If you find you need it on the clean channel, there are ten zillion good reverb pedals out there.

    And it has an effects loop, so you could use a rack piece if you wanted as well.

    I usually turn the reverb very low or off even on a clean amp. It just clouds up the sound, IMHO.
     
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  17. pima651

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    Come on aduayer, everyone else is doing it! lol:beer:
     
  18. pima651

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    Thanks!
     
  19. chet

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    I am considering either the Archon or the Dual rectifier. I've mostly used combo amps.
     
  20. strummer

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    awesome set up, man!
     

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