Crate CA30DG Taos Acoustic Amp Forest Green

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Functionally identical to the CA30D, which has been the best-selling Crate acoustic amp for the past several years, the Taos has a larger cabinet for enhanced bottom end, a top mount handle,and top mo... Click To Read More About This Product

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Functionally identical to the CA30D, which has been the best-selling Crate acoustic amp for the past several years, the Taos has a larger cabinet for enhanced bottom end, a top mount handle,and top mount controls.

The CA30DG features 30W, a Crate 8" high-fidelity speaker, special design tweeter, and award-winning onboard digital signal processing including a variety of reverb, delay, chorus, and multiple effects settings. 2 channels allow for instrument input and your option of vocals or an auxiliary source like a CD player or another instrument. Also includes 3-band EQ, 1/4" line out, slant-front cabinet, and an effects loop for mixing in external effects.

CA series amps feature Evergreen Tolex covering and earthtone metal grilles for the best in quality design with organic aesthetics. They continue the tradition of premium sonic performance that has made Crate acoustic amplifiers a favorite. Award-winning onboard Digital Signal Processing (DSP), including a variety of reverbs, delays, chorus, and multiple effects settings, with an extremely versatile EQ section that gives players access to high-end studio monitor system playback sound. Just like a studio monitor system, the CA series all feature a polypropylene speaker cone woofer with a rubber surround and an efficient high-frequency component.

Features
  • 30W
  • Crate 8" high-fidelity speaker
  • Special-design tweeter
  • Award-winning onboard Digital Signal Processing including a variety of reverbs, delays, chorus, and multiple effects settings
  • 2 channels
  • 3-band EQ
  • 1/4" line out
  • Slant-front cabinet
  • Spring reverb
Specifications
  • Output power rating: 30W RMS @ 1% distortion
    Equalization: Low +/-15dB @ 80Hz;  Mid +/-15dB @ 400&Mac220;1.2kHz; High +/-15dB @ 10kHz
    Internal impedance: 1.5M ohm
    Internal sensitivity: 20mV RMS
    Sens. to line out: 20mV
    Max input signal: 10v RMS (28v peak to peak)
    Insert jack: .7v RMS, Line In .7v RMS
    Insert jack input impedance: 44k ohm
    Insert jack output impedance: 2.2k ohm
    Line out impedance: 2.2k ohm
    Internal speaker: 8" Poly cone coaxial with dome tweeter; & nbsp 4 ohms; & nbsp 50 watts; 1" voice coil
    Power requirements: 120VAC, 60Hz, 60VA; 100/115VAC, 50/60Hz, 60VA; 230VAC, 50/60Hz, 60VA
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5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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(28 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This little amp has never let me down.

By Iplay247

from Chicago, IL

I've owned the CA30DG for the past three years, and I've taken it everywhere. The sound reproduction is absolutely amazing, especially in smaller venues (I don't even have to mic the amp - if you position it just right and aim it at the audience, you can hear it over drums). For larger venues, I would go with a larger amp, but a Crate amp nonetheless. Also, the 2 inputs also allow you to plug into the other output, which comes in handy whether you are practicing or messing around with friends, as well as providing vocal amplification if there isn't a PA for you to use. This amp is amazing if you are into solo-acoustic performances ranging from open mics to intimate acoustic sets at small local venues. Each time I've brought my crate on stage, there's always someone who comes up to me afterwards and asks me: "What kind of amp do you use? It sounds great!" The only drawback of this amp would have to be the green tolex covering. It's beautiful and I love it, but over the years it's begun to show a little wear and tear, but it also serves as proof that I'll never leave for a show without it. I've had this amp for what feels like forever, but I can't see myself playing through anything else.

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5.0

New To The Game

By hwood

from cincinnati Oh

I Bought this amp three weeks ago, Played out live with it the following week, I've heard bigger and more expensive amps sound not even close to this. Best buy I've made in quite awhile. Love this amp

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Makes Playing Live Easy

By Fiddler with the Merrows

from charlotte, nc

I use this crate amp to play live. The equalizing features and reverb make it easy to produce a nice sound live. Works for my fiddle perfectly. It can project over a room full of people, yet light weight.

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