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A 120W analog, solid-state, two channel amp that's at home at rehearsal and on stage.

The Orange Crush CR120 is a 120W solid-state amp head that offers the tonal clarity and definition players adore in an Orange amplifier. The Crush CR120 amp is part of the Crush range, marking Orange's first foray into the world of high power, solid-state amplifiers. Orange have spent years creating a solid-state amp they could be proud of.

The Orange team wanted to keep these amp simple. The dirty channel uses a circuit based on four stages of gain and a three-band EQ, which provides the player with a wide pallet of over-driven and distorted sounds. The clean channel is based on a two-stage, two-band EQ design that gives the player a clean but warm sound, which, when cranked, begins to break up.

These amps have a transparent effects loop, allowing you to plug in your favorite pedals. It also contains a digital reverb that provides a natural-sounding spring, hall or plate reverb.

FEATURES
  • Power: 120W (solid state)
  • Two channels
  • Digital reverb
  • Clean channel controls: Volume, Bass and Treble
  • Dirty channel controls: Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble and Gain
  • Global controls: Volume and Reverb
  • Impedance: 2x16 ohms
  • Dimensions: 21.65" x 22.5" x 9.84"
  • Weight: 31.75 lbs.

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Orange AmplifiersCrush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head
 
4.8

(based on 24 reviews)

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  • Easy to use (21)
  • Excellent sound (21)
  • Good power output (21)
  • Warm / comfy (17)
  • Portable (13)

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  • Performances (20)
  • Outdoor events / games (16)
  • Home studio (14)
  • Amateur recording (9)
  • Professional recording (9)
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    • Experienced (17), Novice (3), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Review Part II - Rockerverb comparison

This is my second review. This time Im comparing it directly my recently acquired RV50C.

As I said before, the CR120 is an amazing head. If anything, I like...Read complete review

This is my second review. This time Im comparing it directly my recently acquired RV50C.

As I said before, the CR120 is an amazing head. If anything, I like the amp even more. The one change I would make to my previous review is the clean channel is much more than adequate. It actually is very good.

To start, the sound of the rockerverb is bigger and more dynamic than the CR120. But, I did a thorough study and found I could get to CR120 to sound very similar to the RV50.

The RV50C has two Vintage 30s. I hooked the CR120 to a 1x12 with an EVH Greenback and a 4x12 with Celestion Greenbacks. I started with the 1x12 which is rated for only 20W. I set both amps to same volume (not bedroom...more practice level) and played through an AB switch. I used a Gibson Les Paul Std.

I set the tone of the RV to my favorite hi gain setting and was able to tweak the EQ on the CR120 to get pretty darn close. I most certainly got in the Orange Rockerverb range. The CR120 is a true tone machine. I then tested the clean side. Again I was able to get close though tube amps audio is always more organic. The tube reverb on the RV is much better than the digital reverb on the CR ( which is more than adequate).

I had less success with the 4x12 with greenbacks though I again was able to achieve vintage Orange tones. I recommend you pair this head with an orange cab with Vintage 30s. The amp is definitely voiced to their cabs and Vintage 30s. I think Orange 2x12 would be enough and would sound great. Note- I've never used a Voice of the World speaker so no comment the matching 4x12 Orange recommends.

In conclusion, the CR120H is a great piece of kit that gets you for sure into vintage Orange tones! You will certainly get in the Rockerverb neighborhood especially with an orange cab with V30s. I'm actually surprised Orange made this amp so good. Sure the RV is awesome and was the tones I was trying to match. The CR120 gets you about 80 % there on the dirty side and maybe 70% there on the clean channel. What Orange did is polar opposite of what Marshall does. The Marshall MG line is light years from their more expensive tube amps. I've playedthe MGCFX100H significantly and it is not at all in the neighborhood of a JVM or even their imported DSL line. Orange, and good on them, made a solid state amp that has most of the MOJO of their flag ship amp.

So, if you want Orange Rockerverb but don't have the budget, the CR120 gets you pretty close.

Again, Great Job Orange Amplification !! I can't recommend this amp enough for the budget minded guitarist who wants to enjoy that Orange sound.

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I didn't like it much.

The clean channel is very good, but the overdrive leaves a lot to be desired. You are much better off with the OR15 instead which has a much better crunch, plus its much...Read complete review

The clean channel is very good, but the overdrive leaves a lot to be desired. You are much better off with the OR15 instead which has a much better crunch, plus its much lighter and portable.

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(22 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Review Part II - Rockerverb comparison

By Deep Purple Fan

from Alexandria, VA

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Pros

  • Bullet Proof
  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Powerful
  • Rockerverb Tones

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

    This is my second review. This time Im comparing it directly my recently acquired RV50C.

    As I said before, the CR120 is an amazing head. If anything, I like the amp even more. The one change I would make to my previous review is the clean channel is much more than adequate. It actually is very good.

    To start, the sound of the rockerverb is bigger and more dynamic than the CR120. But, I did a thorough study and found I could get to CR120 to sound very similar to the RV50.

    The RV50C has two Vintage 30s. I hooked the CR120 to a 1x12 with an EVH Greenback and a 4x12 with Celestion Greenbacks. I started with the 1x12 which is rated for only 20W. I set both amps to same volume (not bedroom...more practice level) and played through an AB switch. I used a Gibson Les Paul Std.

    I set the tone of the RV to my favorite hi gain setting and was able to tweak the EQ on the CR120 to get pretty darn close. I most certainly got in the Orange Rockerverb range. The CR120 is a true tone machine. I then tested the clean side. Again I was able to get close though tube amps audio is always more organic. The tube reverb on the RV is much better than the digital reverb on the CR ( which is more than adequate).

    I had less success with the 4x12 with greenbacks though I again was able to achieve vintage Orange tones. I recommend you pair this head with an orange cab with Vintage 30s. The amp is definitely voiced to their cabs and Vintage 30s. I think Orange 2x12 would be enough and would sound great. Note- I've never used a Voice of the World speaker so no comment the matching 4x12 Orange recommends.

    In conclusion, the CR120H is a great piece of kit that gets you for sure into vintage Orange tones! You will certainly get in the Rockerverb neighborhood especially with an orange cab with V30s. I'm actually surprised Orange made this amp so good. Sure the RV is awesome and was the tones I was trying to match. The CR120 gets you about 80 % there on the dirty side and maybe 70% there on the clean channel. What Orange did is polar opposite of what Marshall does. The Marshall MG line is light years from their more expensive tube amps. I've playedthe MGCFX100H significantly and it is not at all in the neighborhood of a JVM or even their imported DSL line. Orange, and good on them, made a solid state amp that has most of the MOJO of their flag ship amp.

    So, if you want Orange Rockerverb but don't have the budget, the CR120 gets you pretty close.

    Again, Great Job Orange Amplification !! I can't recommend this amp enough for the budget minded guitarist who wants to enjoy that Orange sound.

    (19 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Orange out did themselves

    By Jonathan

    from Wilmington, N.C.

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good Warmth
    • Loud
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

      A year ago if I was told that I would be playing an Orange for the price payed, i would have thought it was a lie. Tube snobs, let me get this out of the way then we can continue, its obvious this is not a tube amp, we know. IF you swear by tubes, good for you, they are awesome pieces of equipment. That being said drop a tube head from 8 feet. Chances are great that damage will be done. Solid state chances are far less. So Durability is nice, not saying that tube amps havent been fine after a nasty spill. Hell if I had the money I would have went with tubes. BUT I dont so this was worth a spin. Here is the meat and potatoes: This freakin head kills. Orange did it. They found how to make a solid state keep that amazing tone. This solid state head has the volume of the rare as hell Sunn Concert Lead (which if you dont know is window shattering at 2) it does not break up at high volumes. Now the sound: its what you are looking for, doesnt matter the style. I Play in a Doom Metal band (keep your opinipns to yourself thanks ;D) and I require that loud as hell but warm tone. CHECK! I also like a variety of music so switch to a Neil Young tune. CHECK! Weezer tune? No Problem. Electrified SKIP JAMES TUNE????? (the best delta blues musician if you didnt know)Sure thing. The reverbs are excellent, not a fan of the plate reverb but im not a big reverb user so what the hell do I know. Anyway, i dont see many reviews about the type of sound I play or the volume (we play clubs and cant use the P.A. due to it and are stil 4x the decibles of most) so here it is. You will not find a better head for the price, hell (if i could use coarse language I would) better than tube cost with the sound. There I said it, I dont care what the snobs say, close your eyes and take the pepsi challenge. I win. You Lose....unless you get this baby. Happy Playing Folks!!!!!

      (17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      solid State with Rockerverb MOJO!

      By Deep Purple Fan

      from Alexandria, VA

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      Pros

      • Back Up
      • Bullet Proof
      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Warmth
      • No Tubes Maintenance
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Effects Loop Eats Tone
      • Price

      Best Uses

      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

      This is a crazy good solid state amp. I give it 5 stars because it is probably the best solid state old school amp out there. There is a lot to like about this amp. The YouTube reviews heaping praise on this amp are accurate. It's a two channel amp with an adequate clean channel. The clean channel is nothing special but it is good enough for those who primarily dial in hi gain. The clean channel will get dirty the more juice you give it so the headroom does have limits. Where this amp shines big time and earns its 5 stars is on the dirty side. Shockingly good at low and moderate volumes. Pure Orange tone. Very Rockerverb. This amp really thrives with Vintage 30s and Greenbacks. No problem dialing in classic British tones ala AC/DC, Purple, Zep, Sabbath, etc or 80s Hairband tones. The three digital types of reverb are pretty good. The amp also looks great and is very well built. Great tube like tones with out the maintenance of tubes is awesome. This amp would be a great backup to a Orange tube head, would be ideal for band practice ( leave your expensive valve amp at home) , and would be a great amp for those weary of the expense of tube amps. Overall well done!

      Nothing is perfect: As good as this amp is, it is not perfect. This amp is not a Rockerverb. As you dial in more volume the tone of this amp basically hits a wall and begins to sound thinner. I'm talking high gig level volumes so for normal everyday use this issue is less important. Not bad but a tube amp like a Rockerverb gets warmer and hotter the more juice you give it and the tone screams when the tubes warm up. The CR120's sweet spot is at moderate volume where it is very good. Also, the amp does take pedals well front side but I did notice the effects loop sucks up some tone. It was noticeable. Lastly, when you add the footswitch you must buy separately, this does get pricey as there are some hi power tube amps near this price point which have better performance.

      If you want a 100W Orange amp this thing is a tremendous value. This amp has enough power to gig with though it sounds best at moderate volumes. If you are tired of tube amps this is a great choice and is much better than Marshall's MG line or modeling amps like Line 6. Also, if you need a good backup amp to your expensive tube amp or a good practice amp for rehearsals this amp delivers. But, if you are looking for well built head for gigs as your main rig I suuggest you consider Made in USA Carvin V3M or the X100 reissue. They are valve amps and they exceed the performance of this amp all around. When you factor in the price for the foot switch (included with Carvin) the price points are similar. Still, I like the Orange tone and I am impressed with the CR120 and sometimes it's just easier to grab the solid state amp and go without worrying about the tubes.

      (15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great solid state head

      By Carvinguitarman

      from Browning, IL

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Warmth
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • None That I Have Found

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

      This is my first Orange amp and I am glad I waited til this CR120H came out. I was not dissapointed. It has replaced a Fender Mustang V head that had trouble with the headphone jack causing speaker to cut in and out-flemsy 1/8" jacks. This beauty does NOT have a headphone jack, which is fine with me because it is that much less to go wrong. I chose the BLACK amp head cabinet instead of the normal orange cabinet. This thing is built like a tank. After removing the unit from the cab to take a peek inside, I can see that this thing is very well built and well thought out and will last for years to come. Very thick metal amp chassis. Very clean layout of components and NO loose feeling control knobs or jacks. It has an impressive clean sound and the dirty channel, to me, sounds tube like. Any old 1 button ft. sw. will work to change channels. The REVERB, which is SWEEEEEET sounding, well, I never have to turn it over the 2nd mark at the most. You can use 2x16ohm cabs or 1x8ohm cab. I purchased this from a local music store without even hearing it or trying it out because the store owner had me plug into the Orange OR15 and for a 15 watt tube amp I was blown away- literally. The OR15 cranks! Also a very good amp but for the price of the CR120H, I had to take it for a test drive and have the music store owner order me one. The effects loop is a nice touch and takes pedals well. BTW - the company recommends putting distortion pedals into the input jack rather than through effect loop. Give one a test drive. You won't regret it. I think it will fill the bill in many genres of music. WAY TO GO ORANGE!!!

      (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Colorful tone, Versatile and LOUD.

      By Bedroom Rockstar

      from Cameron, North Carolina

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Warmth
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

        Hi! BedRock here…
        I'm going to examine this amp from a different angle. I'm an electronic guitarist. My original music is a combination of classic rock and electronic/ambient. I have a large pedalboard and a multi-fx device to go in the effects loop. I also play a guitar synth. I've had four tube amplifiers and, though they were good, I couldn't get them to sound good with the effects. A tube amp has too much of its own character and mangles my pedals. I need an amp that sounds warm while also having an otherwise even frequency response. I've played on a lot of old Peavey SS amps and what they lack in clarity and dynamic range they put back in warmth.
        I my search, this was the only head to survive the consumer reviews that compared the CR120H to it's Fender, Marshall and Pod6 counterparts. I reasoned that a company known for its boutique tube amps wouldn't put their coat of arms on a mediocre product. I was correct.
        Unlike most guitarists, I was more concerned with the clean channel than the crunch channel. No mid control? Just turn up the bass and treble to balance it. The clean channel has plenty of shimmer and "jangle" when you turn the treble up. Just what a Rick 12 needs. Turn it down and the EQ is both level and clear, so my pedals at the front end sound just as they're supposed to.
        My multi-fx unit connected to the effects loop works very well. Tip: If you use a multi-fx and your unit has amp modeling, you might have to have an amp model selected to get any volume or tone at all. If you choose a neutral-sounding one, like a Fender Twin or the manufacturer's clean amp, the result will sound just like the CR120H by itself. Adjust the tone controls of the model to sound as neutral as possible.
        The crunch channel was a pleasant surprise. I wasn't expecting to get much from it besides modern high-gain shred. I could get that AND a nice smooth 70's Marshall. For me, the amp sounds best with the tone controls around 12:00. Any variation is due to my guitar.

        (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Analog Amp

        By Rich724

        from Flint, MI

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Good Warmth
        • Portable
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Performances

          Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

          To add to the other reviews, I was looking for a solid state amp to replace my tube amps. Why? I didn't want the hassle of tube maintenance anymore. My understanding of this amp is that it is an all analog amp with the exception of the reverb, same design as the Rockerverb with the exection of using Op-Amps (Operational Amplifiers) instead of tubes. I'm using it with a Orange 212 cab with Celestion V30s. Pedals- Whah and OD pedals this the front a tone/delay pedals in the FX loop. Using a Setzer Gretsch, Strat Plus and a Tele Delux. Great tone? You bet.

          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This Head Rocks!

          By JJtheKJ

          from Silver Lake, Wis

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Good Warmth
          • Portable
          • Powerful

          Cons

          • Limited Functions

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

          Got this amp for my birthday. Runs a pair of 4x12 cabs as easily as my 1x12. I run an EQ in the FX Loop and love the thickness it give this Solid State head.

          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Orange CR120H Great BIG Surprise !!

          By ROBERT SCIFI

          from New york

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Good Warmth
          • Portable
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

            As for the 120H ,well after purchasing the CR 60C in November
            I was hooked and had to try their version of a 120 watt solid state head ,I wasn't disappointed once again . After many years of tube heads, Marshall, VOX, Fender, ect, ect I finally found a solid state amp that I would consider to be up there with BBs L5 SS ,yes! This amp head ,as do there other CR pro series has great character ,from blues tones ,cleans that sparkle and crunch from the 60s ,I'm not joking ,I was very surprised ,and very satisfied . This head is really the closest to any tube head I've ever played ,really creamy ,warm and soulful ,also built like a tank . I do suggest you give this a try . It will surprise you to say the least!!

            (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Orange Crush Pro Head

            By TJ Grant

            from Charlotte

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Built like a tank
            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Great Clean
            • Great Head
            • Portable
            • Powerful
            • Unique sound

            Cons

            • A tad heavy

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

            This amp is a great head for the money by far. The thing that amazed me was the clean channel it is amazing the first time i plugged into it and still seems to amaze me. The dirty channel is good as well, although it does lack fully what a tube amp might sound like it does a great job emulating the tube sound. The dirty channel also has plenty of gain so there is no lack there. This is not a tube amp there for it wont sound exactly like a tube amp. If your in the market to buy a head at a budget price that is versatile this is it. I must warn you though if your not used to hearing oranges sound as soon as you do you wont go back to another sound again. I love the Marshall and Mesa Boogie sound but after playing orange I think its won my vote by far. There is just something different and unique about orange that you cant get out of other amps. My advice would be to go play one at your music store and see if you like it. I love this head every time i plug into it.

            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great SS amp, classic orange tone

            By Navin Johnson

            from Colorado

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Cheap
            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Limited Clean Controls
            • no footswitch

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Performances
            • Practice

            Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

            Pretty sweet little amp. I needed an amp to gig with, and I had very limited funds, I could not be happier. I quit playing guitar in bands for a while, sold a Mesa Tremoverb (so i know good amps) that was just too much for home jamming. I bought a line 6 spider 3 from a friend at first, and it was total junk. Sold it for the Orange. For the price, you can't beat the power and tone. The Marshall Mg series is in the same price range, and it is junk as well.

            I run the orange with a marshall 1960 lead cab (celestion gt75's?) playing a prs ce 24, and it sounds killer. Clean is pretty chimey, but most of all, just a warm, fat tone. Breaks up pretty convincingly for a solid state amp. Only gripe is clean channel only has treble and bass eq. I can still get good tones, but I would love a mid. Clean sounds great with the 3 types of reverb, or my delay pedal.

            Dirty channel has that creamy orange tone a' la rockerverb. Very thick tone as well. Pretty much any dirty tone is available, from a nice southern rock/blues crunch, to mid scooped nu metal tones. Never harsh sounding, but can get a little fuzzy. In a band setting, it cuts through very nice.

            The amp is plenty loud for live gigs, especially if you are miked up. Sounds good at bedroom levels, and obviously really good when cranked. When i play live, i have yet to turn it up more than halfway.

            Does it sound like a tube amp? Kinda. It's analogue voice has a very smooth, tube like tone. It reacts almost like a tube amp as far as breaking up when turning down guitar, or cranking amp up. It doesn't have the overall sensitivity of an all tube amp, but it's pretty darn close. Now say compared with the Line 6 Spider, or Marshall Mg, it totally blows them out of the water. Definately the best solid state amp I've played, and the price is just crazy low. Seems to be built tough, and is pretty light. No footswitch is bummer. Fx loop works very well.

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Head! Very Impressed

            By Ruben Rodz

            from San Antonio, Texas

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

              This is a great sounding head with a unique resemblance to Orange's Rockerverb amps. I am currently running this through the Orange PPC 2x12 Jim Root Cab and it sounds amazing! The digital reverb on the amp also sounds killer, lots of gain for the metal player.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Simple, 3 types of Reverb

              By AL

              from North Carolina

              About Me Professional Musician

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio
                • Performances

                Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                I really like simple amps such as this amp head. Both the clean & dirty channels sound great; in addition you get 3 types of reverb, which is essential to a complete & elegant sound. Need less to say it's got power.
                Have not pushed it to it's limits but at low to medium volume it sounds fantastic!

                (2 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                I didn't like it much.

                By Gary in Detroit

                from Detroit, MI

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                Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                The clean channel is very good, but the overdrive leaves a lot to be desired. You are much better off with the OR15 instead which has a much better crunch, plus its much lighter and portable.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Well worth it

                By Scott

                from Charlotte, NC

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Sound
                • Good Warmth
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Events
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                  This amp is fantastic and actually very versatile. I was looking for a decent solid state amp that could get warm, natural sounding dirty tones without being overdone like a lot of solid state amps and this is the one! Very happy with my purchase.

                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Not bad

                  By Gary in Detroit

                  from Detroit, MI

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                      Clean channel was really nice sounding, especially with some reverb and delay in the loop. The overdrive channel was pretty good, but I'm fortunate enough to have an engl thunder and marshall jvm, so I decided to return the amp. However, this amp would do just fine for those not looking to shell out alot of money on a tube amp.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Amazing

                      By Dane

                      from Philadelpha, PA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Excellent Sound
                      • Good Warmth
                      • Portable
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                          I was looking for a solid state for reliability and am blown away at how amazing this thing sounds. I might go back to tubes some day, but this thing does everything I need. It didn't take my distortion pedals very well, but I was able to dial in the tone I wanted on the dirty channel so that's not a problem at all. All of my other pedals sound amazing through the clean channel, which is stunning by the way. Highly recommended.

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great Service!

                          By Listenpaperback

                          from Brooklyn, NY

                          About Me Experienced

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Excellent Sound
                          • Portable
                          • Powerful

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Amateur Recording
                            • Events
                            • Home Studio
                            • Performances

                            Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                            Great head for a great price. No Brainer

                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Really good quality amp

                            By afro jesus

                            from guin, alabama

                            About Me Experienced

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Excellent Sound
                            • Powerful

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Events
                              • Home Studio
                              • Performances

                              Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                              I go this amp for christmas, and at first was kind of disappointed because i play heavier music. but all i had to do was add a good distortion pedal to it and it will crunch with the best of them now. all in all this is a great amp for everyone. its well made, great sound really good

                              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Delicious

                              By Jesus

                              from Stl

                              About Me Experienced

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Excellent Sound
                              • Good Warmth
                              • Powerful

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Amateur Recording
                                • Events
                                • Home Studio
                                • Performances
                                • Professional Recording

                                Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                                Great warm signature orange tone ! Super straight forward , and you don't have to deal with flipping through tons of complicated screens on most solid state amps these days. Only downside is that IT DOES NOT DO WELL IN A BAND MIX! I find when I use it with a band it just gets lost even with the mids cracked up all the way. It sounds good with a bass and drums , but once another guitar is brought in , the orange is just drowned out. If you play mostly in your bedroom , it's great and can do bedroom and stage volumes .

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Amazing solid state head!

                                By DOOM DADDY

                                from Ukiah Ca

                                About Me Experienced

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Excellent Sound
                                • Good Warmth
                                • Portable
                                • Powerful

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Amateur Recording
                                  • Events
                                  • Home Studio
                                  • Performances
                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about Orange Amplifiers Crush Pro CR120H 120W Guitar Amp Head:

                                  I use this amp for everything it rules! Can't beat the price ! Warm Orange goodness !!!!
                                  Best solid state amplifier I have ever heard ! All 3 Reverbs are awesome ! The clean is awesome! The gain is awesome! Order this head !!! It won't let you down ! Plug in turn it on and rock !

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