Universal Audio OX Amp-Top Box

Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 20 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 13 x 12 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): OX
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(1 ratings)
Submitted January 19, 2018 by jim walker in New york, NY
"Universal Audio OX Vs. Two Notes Torpedo Studio"
My review of the new UAD OX Verses the Two Notes Torpedo Studio/Live/Cab/Captor Disclosure - I have been using the Two Notes Studio for a year+. And just received the OX yesterday and unboxed & played for 2 hrs. Enough for a basic review for sure. Note I am a guitar player recording in my home studio and not getting paid to do this review. Just wanted to share my experiences after learning plenty on the UAD forum from others. Two Notes Two Notes was kind of the only game in town unless you wanted to cobble together your own Smart reactive load (i.e. SUHR) and then add your own IRs (Celestion, Red Wirez, Ownhammer, etc). Setup - TN Studio Balanced analogue outs into UAD Apollo 8p and listened thru Yamaha HS8 FRFR monitors and headphones. Pros -Two Notes is an open platform, i.e. use your Impulse Responses ( IR's) or the Wall Of Sound IRs. Some of which are quite good. -I get to blast my amp(s) and feel the amp while keeping my destroying my hearing. -Neighbors and family can't hear me blasting amps at midnight. Cons -Two Notes Studio is just too finicky for me. I can't get consistent results. Respectfully, some people disagree with my experience. They says "any good sound requires a lot of tweaking." Agreed but... -After spending time to tweak a good cabinet sound, changing to a different cabinet requires you to start all over again. Frustrating. -The 2 most important controls Input and Output volume are totally inconsistent and results become finicky. -While Two Notes's generic effects are read more

Musical Background:
30 yrs as guitarist /recording music .

Musical Style:
Blues, Rock, Jazz
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