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Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp  

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The Lead Guitar Series from Acoustic Amplification embraces the legendary heritage of Acoustic's legacy. Capable of limitless tones spanning every genre of playing, the G120 DSP combo amp's 120W of po... Read More

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The Lead Guitar Series from Acoustic Amplification embraces the legendary heritage of Acoustic's legacy. Capable of limitless tones spanning every genre of playing, the G120 DSP combo amp's 120W of power and 2 - 12" speakers will fill any room with rich, pure sound.

The G120 DSP combo has Rhythm and Lead channels for a wide range of tones, along with 16 onboard effects for instant sonic enhancement:
Small Room Reverb
Medium Room Reverb
Large Room Reverb
Small Hall Reverb
Medium Hall Reverb
Large Hall Reverb
Slap Back Delay
Short Delay
Medium Delay
Long Delay
Echo Verb
Slow Chorus
Medium Chorus
Fast Chorus
Chorus Verb
Phaser

A 3-band EQ with Mid Shift lets you precisely match the G120 DSP's tonal response to your style and instrument. The aux input lets you practice by playing along with tunes on your MP3 or CD player, plus there's a headphone out for late-night jamming.

Features
  • Two channels
  • 120W
  • 3-band EQ, semi-parametric mid, Mid Shift
  • Onboard 16-effect DSP
Specifications
  • 26-1/4"W x 20"H x 9-1/4"D
    42 lb.
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AcousticLead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.8

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Excellent sound (3)
  • Good power output (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (3)
  • Outdoor events / games (3)
  • Performances (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

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I had this amp since the beginning of February and have used it heavily in rehearsals, gigs, and even in major league texas thunderstorms, and it has performed perfectly. I am happy and...Read complete review

I had this amp since the beginning of February and have used it heavily in rehearsals, gigs, and even in major league texas thunderstorms, and it has performed perfectly. I am happy and glad this unit can take a pounding and still perform well. At first I thought that having to manually change the effect settings on the fly would be a major drag, but its much better than I thought. Most of us have a number of effects we use during a song if even that much, but I've adapted to use one effect during a song if needed and concentrate more on my playing and enjoying the jams. And, using a Live Wire 2 button footswitch makes things easier simply on or off! Keep It Simply Stupid (KISS) is the operative word here, I dont know about other guitarists, but I believe we can get caught up on to much tech, and miss out on more pure guitar playing. This amp or any amp can do that, but its reliable and this review is for that purpose. Best $299 Ive spent in a long time!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

For playing out when you need volume

I am a weekend guy who does not play much any more. I was looking for an inexpensive amp that got good ratings. I went to my local GC fairly certain I would take...Read complete review

I am a weekend guy who does not play much any more. I was looking for an inexpensive amp that got good ratings. I went to my local GC fairly certain I would take this home. When I demo amps in the store I always set the EQ halfway and all volume controls down before I even turn on the power. I started off with the clean channel and noticed it was pretty loud as soon as I began turning up the volume knob. I switched to the OD channel and turned up its volume and was so startled I almost dropped the guitar. You know those dots that surround the knob... before the indicator even reached the first dot it was very very loud. I played with it for a few more minutes seeing how hard it would be to keep a lid on the volume but I never got to really listen to its sound quality. I knew I would never be able to use this at home. If you are thinking of a practice amp for home you may want to pass this one by but if you want something loud for playing out definitely check it out. I ended up trying the Yamaha THR10 and it seemed loud with very good sound quality even while I played through it in the large main store display area. I ended up ordering the Yamaha, it should be plenty loud for me and a lot easier to carry if I ever need to leave the house with an amp.

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5.0

Good amp

By Stan

from Exeter, CA.

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances

    Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

    This amp works fine for my uses of practice and occasional live work. Has a good clean sound , plenty of volume, and is not too heavy to move around. I use it with an hd500x and they pair together nicely.

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    5.0

    Nice amp for the money

    By Buzz

    from Nashville Tennessee

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio

      Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

      I'm not a guitar player . I bought this amp for my band room and I must say I love the sound my guitar player gets out of this amp .

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      5.0

      I would buy this product again accoutic G120

      By Guitarman

      from Leesville, Louisiana

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Limited Functions

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

      I've used this amp for almost 3 yrs and had no problems with it and it keeps up with the big boys in sound. I would buy another if something happen to this amp...I never

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      3.0

      For playing out when you need volume

      By Scott Payer

      from Royal Oak, MI

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Too Powerful

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

      I am a weekend guy who does not play much any more. I was looking for an inexpensive amp that got good ratings. I went to my local GC fairly certain I would take this home. When I demo amps in the store I always set the EQ halfway and all volume controls down before I even turn on the power. I started off with the clean channel and noticed it was pretty loud as soon as I began turning up the volume knob. I switched to the OD channel and turned up its volume and was so startled I almost dropped the guitar. You know those dots that surround the knob... before the indicator even reached the first dot it was very very loud. I played with it for a few more minutes seeing how hard it would be to keep a lid on the volume but I never got to really listen to its sound quality. I knew I would never be able to use this at home. If you are thinking of a practice amp for home you may want to pass this one by but if you want something loud for playing out definitely check it out. I ended up trying the Yamaha THR10 and it seemed loud with very good sound quality even while I played through it in the large main store display area. I ended up ordering the Yamaha, it should be plenty loud for me and a lot easier to carry if I ever need to leave the house with an amp.

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      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good amp.

      By Casual player

      from Boston, MA

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Volume
      • Versatile With Many Setti

      Cons

      • Heavier Than I Would Like

      Best Uses

        Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

        Would rather have a lighter amp with the same number of settings, but I guess you need the two speakers for the volume. Overall a good purchase.

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        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great amp for those that want a clean rythym sound

        By Rockin' Ricky

        from Salem, Oregon

        Pros

        • Effects Are Good
        • Fairly Light On Weight
        • Lots Of Tone Settings
        • Plenty of volume
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Any kind of music
          • Any Venue Will Work

          Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

          I find that most reviews are about how the amp doesn't fit super hard metal band or hard rock band. I am not a rocker. I am a country picker and rhythm player. I use a Fender® Telecaster Custom guitar. I like D'Addario strings because of their warmth and not so much shrill treble. I finger pick a lot and I use a thin pick also. I had been playing through a 1986 Peavey Bandit 112 Scorpion since I bought it new, and the power board finally died, so I wanted something that had that country sound like it did. I tried some 1-12 and 2-12 Fenders, but the controls and tone were a little flat line and had no perk to the sound at all. Probably would be good for a Strat in a rock band, but, not for country. So I bought this Accoustic® 120. I got it home and started playing and I played around with the tone controls for about an hour and it came right in to that sound I was looking for. For my band it may be a little on the loud side but with proper stage placement, it will do nicely. If you are looking for a really clean sound to do some strumming and picking, this is the one you are looking for to make that sound. One funny thing when I was tuning it up. It started buzzing like a speaker was bad and the paper cone was torn. I tried everything, even calling the store and telling them, and I was going to take it back. But I loved this thing so much, that I wanted to find out why it was buzzing on certain notes. It tuned out that the packing people threw two bags of those crystals into the cabinet. They happened to land between the speaker frame and the cone. Once I took those out, everything was Jake. I am gonna love this amp. I hope I can find a cover for it somewhere. Seems that covers are that easy to find anymore.

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          5.0

          Good for the Money

          By Icecap

          from Rainier, WA

          Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

          First i play in a garage band , mostly blues
          I like being able to easily switch from rhythm to lead with one pedal. special effects are good.Amp is LOUD
          I had a hard time finding a foot pedal that worked with is. I ended up building one . works great.
          bad news I get a load pop when turning off the amp ( volumes all the way down), but I can live with it

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing Amp!

          By Normal Player

          from Lubbock, TX

          Pros

          • Great cleans
          • Great Overdrive
          • Light
          • LOUD
          • Portable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

              This amp is amazing! In my opinion, it is better than the modeling amps made by Orange, Marshall, and Line 6. I honestly can't believe this was only 299. I have always loved orange and when looking for a modeling amp I was dead set on the Orange Crush 60 Watt but when I played this I was amazed. Personally I think this amp blew the Crush out of the water! Amazing cleans and overdrive! I'm also a huge fan of the Peavey 6505 and I love the gain on this amp just as much. For the price you are getting one heck of an amp.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              A very nice amp -well done -Acoustic -well done

              By JAZZMASTER

              from Buffalo,N.Y.

              Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

              I got this in 2014 .
              I had a peavey duece amp (tube/solid state) for ,well since 1984 and loved that amp but it was heavy ,so I decided to get this amp and ,there is no looking back .
              It works well with my 12 string acoustic's and my electrics .
              IT has well balanced tones and can crank -if needed but I rarely have it past 4 or 5
              I love the tones and sounds I get out of this baby and the effects are good,I sam still playing with those .

              I have to say -well done Acoustic ,well done and at 42 lbs ,it won't crack de back ..Guy -from the band -UNISON/LAUGHING STRANGER ......

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              5.0

              Very Impressed early on

              By John

              from Chicago, Il

              Comments about Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G120 DSP 120W Guitar Combo Amp:

              I bought one of these during the end of the year sale. What an amazing value. The amp is solidly built and sort of retro looking. I played my 86 MiM Strat through it for about 30 minutes. I didn't have time to check out all the various effects. What I can tell you is that this amp is loud and has great cleans at volume. I then added gain a little bit at a time, and messed with my tone knobs on the Strat. Just wow is all I can say. All the EQ settings were at zero, and I still got some awesome sounds from this amp. I grabbed it as a spare, because the price and reviews were so good. My other amps, an 86 Fender Princeton Chorus I bought new from GC way back then, and a Fender Champion 100 are both great too. I'm a solid state guy, as I can get all the tones I like out of all three of these. If you're considering the Acoustic, go play through one. It's a great value priced amp. That's all I got, happy playing.

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