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Line 6 Spider II 30 Amp   

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Line 6 packs the wicked little Spider II 30 Amp combo with four insane amp models and seven psychotic effects. You get Phaser, Chorus, Flanger, Tremo...Click To Read More About This Product

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Designed from the ground up to drown out
the voices in your head!

Line 6 packs the wicked little Spider II 30 Amp combo with four insane amp models and seven psychotic effects. You get Phaser, Chorus, Flanger, Tremolo, Sweep Echo, Tape Echo, Distortion Boost, and Noise Gate. Genuine Celestion 12" speaker cranks it out. The headphone jack makes it a hot choice for practice.

FEATURES
  • 30W
  • Celestion 12" speaker
  • 4 amp models that deliver a complete range from clean to insane
  • 7 Smart Control effects (up to 3 simultaneous) including: Tape Echo, standard Delay, Sweep Echo (all with tap tempo)
  • Chorus/Flanger
  • Phaser
  • Tremolo
  • Reverb
  • 4 user-programmable channels
  • Headphone/direct out for practice or recording

Get your Spider II and begin weaving webs of sonic madness today!

SPECIFICATIONS

Spider II 30 Amp

  • 20-1/2"W x 20"H x 11-1/2"D
  • 30.4 lbs.
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by PowerReviews
 
4.7

(based on 114 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great amp for the money...Line 6 knows thier stuff

I've been playing electric for about 15 years, [not a superb guitarist] but after playing & purchacing this little monster, I was in LOVE! This may not be the amp for...Read complete review

I've been playing electric for about 15 years, [not a superb guitarist] but after playing & purchacing this little monster, I was in LOVE! This may not be the amp for everyone, and reviews vary, but if you want an overall practice amp with great tone, easy to use features and unreal distortion and cool basic effects without all the damn tweaking, this might be the amp you seek. This thing is frickin' loud for it's size, and the celestion speakers are excellent. I've tried alot of amps and after years of searching for just the right amp to sit on Friday nights at home w/a 6 pack to jam along with anything from Zeppelin to ZZ to Rush to Priest to Megadeth to Slayer to NIN...and lots of other jams! The knobs are smooth & easy to access, tone is almost dead on whatever I'm looking for quickly, the presets can be changed by a push and hold of a button saves your preset. Four amp models, basic easy to use effects which ARE very good [it's a Line 6, ya'all!] for such an amp...besides, you can always buy and use whatever effects you like anyway...I actually stopped using all my pedals for basic home sit around practice fun. The qualtiy of construction is great too, this amp is solid! These guys know what they are doing and seemed to have read my mind as far as what I use it for...brilliant! Plus, it IS loud enough for basic jam night practice, you might just need to mic it through your PA...which you should be doing for gig practice anyway! Drawbacks...all effects can't be used at once, effects parameters can't be adjusted much, the delay is short but sweet, reverb is decent,I don't use the phaser too much, but it's good, flanger is nice and the tremelo is also one I'd trade for say, a more modulated 'wah' sound and the volume gets so loud so quick, it's a bit touchy when switching without saving presets...careful in your apt., you might just startle your neighbors! I love this little spider II...I play guitar every day now and I love it's ease of use...and the overall channel noise is very low for an amp at this price...which is what I wanted in an amp all along. I only gave it a 9 because I really wanted the twin 12, but didn't need the extra power all that often...so it's a ten to me in reality! I won't name names, but don't waste your money (like I did) on the other amp makers for a practice amp...if you want great sound, don't have tons of $$$ and just need a good 30 watt for what I use it for [personal jam night fun and practice playing mostly rock & metal] THIS is the amp you seek...my playing has improved ALOT too, BTW ;)And I have EMG 81's & 85's in one guitar and Seymour Duncan buck shot & scorcher in another guitar and it sounds perfect, sweet and clean to my ears...[ dude said his Gibson SG overloaded it...whatev dude! ] Line 6 is my fave amp makers now. Oh yeah, it has no line out for speaker monitor or piggybacking :( But does have a 1/8th inch input jack for connecting your CD/IPOD, what have you... :)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good amp, for the 2 months that it worked

I ordered this amp and was super happy with it. It arrived on time and in great shape. At higher volumes it clipped, but overall, a good solid amp, for 2 months....Read complete review

I ordered this amp and was super happy with it. It arrived on time and in great shape. At higher volumes it clipped, but overall, a good solid amp, for 2 months. Right at the 2 month mark it developed a loud hum, no control setting changes, guitar changes or anything effect the volume of the hum, just constant noise as if something inside is toasted. I checked the fuse, and no problem there. I recommend a fender frontman series amp if this is the wattage you are looking for, as I have owned a 25R for 3 years with no problems with it. My next amp will be a Behrenger I beleive, as I am definitely done with line 6 products. For this price you can definitely do better.

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(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Crappy Sounding Amp

By Sg_Man_Forver

from TX

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I really don't know where this amp gets it's good reputation from. No one I know likes Line 6, but I gave it a try anyway. It sounds all around awful. The distortion sounds fizzy, and has no mid level or bass to it, the clean mode sounds just awful, has no treble, and I'm either left with this empty, dead sounding tone, or a hollow, squalorous roar that sounds like you could knock it over by blowing at it. The effects sound cheap and cruddy(the echo effects sound absolutely horrible). I really can't recommend this amp to anyone looking for any good tone at all.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I swear I can smell tubes heating up

By jackhammer-v3o9N

from Kansas

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I have owned marshalls and other tube amp heads and I swear this sounds better than any I have had, or at least just as good. I have been playing a long time and this technology is amazing - it's like getting a ferarri for a 10th the price. It may not sound exactly like the amps it models but it sounds great - it has wicked bite and singing mids and highs - very smooth in the high end and raspy, unruly in the lows and mids and it responds very nicely to picking dynamics. I'm surprised that I love this so much because I tried the pod 2 awhile back and wasn't that thrilled, I liked the v-amp better, at least for metal.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice features

By Me, too

from RI

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This amp has a nice sound, great speaker it's loud and has some cool memory pre-set features not offered in other brands; pretty smart Line 6. This amp has 4 channels which have been preprogramed to factory settings by Line 6. The clean channel has the tremblo automatically tuned in heavy so when you select that channel it echos way to much. Its annoying because you have to physically remove the effects then choose the desired sound on that channel. The up side of this is you can choose the settings you like and this amp has the capability to remember your settings when you follow the directions in the manual and change the actual preprogramed settings from factory; cool concept if your a little technical and take your time and reprogram all 4 channels to your taste in sound rather than what Line 6 believes you may want. All the other channels each have effects preprogramed so you can actually do this for all 4 channels. I was impressed and confused at the same time, go figure. This amp must have a memory chip inside it. This was my first Line 6 amp and it's pretty impressive but not the best choice for anyone whom dosen't like to read owners manuals, hee hee.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Line 6 Spider II Amp

By theterroristman143

from MD`

Ive owned this thing for almost 2 years now. This amp is a nice effects amp and it has great speakers that sounds for like a 50 wat amp if you put the volume up to like 7 on both channel and master.The Spider II has 4 different channels: Clean, Crunch, Metal, and Insane.The clean is the most horrible thing they could ever do. The sound is ok, but it keeps on echoing, which makes your riffs sound really crappy. I just leave this alone, and I used the Crunch with no drive as a clean. The crunch effect is a really good choice for a combo amp as a lot of people like the 70's and 80's rock like Zeppelin and it also has this Aerosmith sound.Since you have Insane to do your hardrocking stuff, that makes the metal channel useless. It DEFINATElY doesn't sound like metallica. The Insane channel is the best thing about this amp. It has good sustain and has the sound 2nd to Marshall amps. I personnally like the Insane the best, and use Crunch for my clean chaneel, even though i like the crunch a lot for the classic rock stuff.Then there are those smart control effects. I like the chorus flange and the phaser, the phaser gives me a similar sound to unchained. the tremolo is also useful but I don't use it much. I also think the tape echo is good, but the sweep echo and reverb suck completely. The tap delay time effect also sucks cuase it delays your already echoing clean channel. Buy this amp for its good stuff and don't pay attention to the useless stuff. It'll be like a Crate amp with a few better effects.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Amp for Practice or Gigs

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

I just got mine today. I had tried it a few weeks before with an Epiphone Les Paul Junior, and it sounded great. I was completely blown away when I plugged in my Ibanez at home. The four channel presets are nice and you can save your own presets for each channel. One thing I really loved was the effects, which are very versatile and sound excellent. If you like to achieve crazy sounds or lots of delay, you might want to get some pedals. The Chorus/Flanger effect is my favorite. I can get it to sound just right for the intro to "Come As You Are." Its also easy to get the tremelo to sound like the intro for "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams." I haven't turned it up past about 3 or 4 yet, but even there it is pretty loud. Overall this is a great amp, and I'll definitely be using it for years to come.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good Value - Feature Combo

By Axe&HornGuy

from The O.C.

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I've had this amp for 5 months now, and have had no problems with it. Some people complain about delay and volume problems when switching channels - well guess what...All 4 channels are set at different factory levels (along with different effects settings). It doesn't take a genius to figure this out. It took me only a few moments to delete all the factory settings, and maintain a constant volume level between the channels. In fact, the clean channel was so loaded with factory effects, that I didn't even recognize it when I was through - it really is "clean" now. There are also 2 secrets that you won't find (unless you actually read the manual)...the first is the noise-gate noise reduction feature, and the second is the distortion boost - both which work quite well. I use this amp mainly with my Epi-Les Paul and it sounds great. It is not a tube amp, but it comes close.

 
4.0

Pretty good

By sz520

from illinois

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i got this amp about a week ago before i got my new guitar. The channels all sound pretty good and the speaker has alot of bass and it can go really loud. The effects are kinda gay, id rather save up for stomp boxes or a multi effect.The effects just arent that customizable, you cant change the modulation speed. Aside from that the bass control nob makes a fuzzy sound when i turn it on the metal channel. BUT the one thing that make me resent buying this is that it doesnt respond well to how you play. I can play soft or hard and i cant hear any real difference in how the amp comes accross, its really annoying.Id say its a good first amp, it has alot of different sounds to choose from, sounds good, and has a couple effects. But if you have already developed a style of your own and need a responsive amp the stay away from this amp, it will only dissapoint you.

 
4.0

Nice little amp!! Get it!!

By Worker Bee

from Northern Virginia

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I've owned this amp for about three years and it's possibly the best value in an amplifier I've encountered yet. Don't let the 30-watt output rating fool you; this thing has tons of volume and cutting power! Dial in anything higer than about '4' on the master volume and you risk giving yourself a new hairdo if you're within five feet of it! I love the four preset sounds...the only one I've changed is the 'clean' setting: I put in more reverb and turned off the phaser effect. Also, the FBV-2 footswitch is a must-have item for this box. Loud, lightweight and inexpensive! Get this amp!

 
5.0

Best web ever spun!!!

By Lexwill

from Akron,OH

This is my first combo, and I couldn't have waited for a better peice of equipment. The band I work with has a drummer that plays like he's machine-gunner in NAM. Now I have to turn myself down alot,HaHa.(in a basement with only 30 watts)$$$/Beautiful FX. must have

 
5.0

Awesome Amp

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

I love this amp at the beginning it was hard to figure out with all the effects but now that i figured it out it is awesome. Especially the price the price is great it has 7 effects on it and it is a great price. i suggest this amp to anyone who likes a lot of reverb and a lot of different effects in their music.

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