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#1974932 - 10/17/12 11:40 PM Suggestions for keyboard amp for low volume gigs
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Any suggestions for a a small keyboard amp for low volume gigs (restaurants, small venues)? It is for a jazz duo: guitar, keyboards and voice. The keyboard is a Yamaha Motif and I'll be using a split keyboard with piano or Rhodes sound on top and an upright bass sound on the bottom. Vocals won't go through that amp. Thanks for the input!
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#1975077 - 10/18/12 08:41 AM Re: Suggestions for keyboard amp for low volume gigs [Re: AnonymousInvention]
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I don't own one myself, but have a friend who loves his Mackey SRM-150. (think I remembered the model number correctly)
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#1976012 - 10/20/12 12:04 AM Re: Suggestions for keyboard amp for low volume gigs [Re: AnonymousInvention]
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I like my Motion Sound KPS-100. If your keyboard outputs stereo like my Yamaha P90, I particularly recommend it. I sure would like something lighter though.
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#1976353 - 10/20/12 04:40 PM Re: Suggestions for keyboard amp for low volume gigs [Re: AnonymousInvention]
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A further comment on the stereo aspect... My KPS-100 does a great job of taking advantage of the stereo output. I don't know why that helps the sound so much, but on the two occasions that one of the plugs wasn't plugged in, and I was playing mono, the difference was dramatic.

I usually have the volume at 5/10, and have never needed it up all the way even for dance gigs.
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