Peavey Invective 120W clean channel problem

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BigMark85
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Peavey Invective 120W clean channel problem

Post by BigMark85 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:33 pm

Hello everyone! I purchased the Invective 120W couple weeks ago. The rhythm and lead channels are amazing yet the clean channel is extremely underwhelming!!!

I'm running it into an EVH 5153 4x12. Tried multiple guitars with same results. I have a Mark V 25 and its cleans blow this away! I have other amps to compare as well.

The clean sounds like nothing in the videos or reviews. I've changed out the preamp tube to no avail. An underlying problem? Maybe I'm not doing something properly? Thank you.

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Re: Peavey Invective 120W clean channel problem

Post by Pappy B » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:21 am

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Re: Peavey Invective 120W clean channel problem

Post by Keolah » Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:12 pm

I believe the bass knob on the Invective clean is VERY powerful. Perhaps keep it at 3 or under.

I run my clean channel- Bass 2.5, Mid 4, Treble 6.5, Gain 4, Post 5, (BOOST SECTION) Drive 5, Tone 5

Sounds very chimney yet full.

Give it a try!

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