NAD - Orange Micro Dark

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  1. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    I've been wanting one of these for ages but I've never been able to justify it...

    ...until they were on sale at my local :p

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    It's genuinely tiny and weighs nothing, probably around a kilo. 8ohm out on the back as well as FX send/receive

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    The headphone out on the front runs through Orange's CabSim. Ran it straight into DAW and ended up with this (excuse the poor playing):

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VXU6NNHeI5Ww27Mr8IunR9ySsYhDUB6_/view
     
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    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metalâ„¢

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    HNAD

    My drummer just bought one of these last week and had a chance to play it for a bit. Definitely a cool little amp that can get pretty loud. He's playing it through my Basson 4x12 and it sounds epic.
     
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    teqnick The Juggernaut

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    I've been tempted to get one for shits. Looks super fun, HNAD!
     
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    Dawn of the Shred Scooped All The Mids

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    Congrats and HNAD
     
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  5. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    It was surprising how much grunt it actually has. Tempted to get the matching 1x8 cab, it looks mad
     
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    TeeWX All The Br00tz

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    Nice! I have a micro dark with matching 1x8 cab and a mini tube screamer I use as a mini rig for breaking out of the norm. I have it set up in my living room. I've brought it into my jam room though and played on my 4x12. Definitely a great little amp. Sounds and feels very close to the dark terror despite the SS power amp. Congrats on your new amp!
     
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    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metalâ„¢

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    We recorded with and last night and I'm blown away. It's awesome. Period.

    Seriously makes me want to think about buying one of it's bigger brothers. My Fryette can do just about any tone, but I'm not sure if it can nail the Orange tone because for how dry the Fryette is.
     
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    thraxil cylon

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    Honestly, skip the 1x8 cab unless you are buying it purely cause it looks neat. The micro dark is great, but the cab is kinda terrible. Any cheap 1x12 will sound much better with it.
     
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    MrYakob SS.org Regular

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    Congrats! I have one of these too and honestly sometimes I'll bring it to practice when I don't want to lug around my Rockerverb and through a 4x12 it's crazy how well it keeps up with a full band.
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    It's purely to satisfy an OCD itch because it looks mad haha. That being said it'd be cool to mic it up just for giggles.
     
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    Kyle-Vick SS.org Regular

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    I love mine, cleans are great on it as well. I have mine sitting on the nightstand with the matching cab underneath.
     
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    Elric SS.org Regular

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    The PPC112 would look cute, too. Only it would sound great. And cost more. Just saying. :)
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    The big question is, does it come in black?
     
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    Elric SS.org Regular

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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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