- Jan 18, 2021
- Reaction score
- Staffordshire UK
The DI Out on the JVM is a simply R/C Filter
I agree that it’s nowhere near a decent IR. To be fair, bear in mind that the amp design predates the widespread roll out of that technology.
But it seems inaccurate to describe the emulation as simple RC filters, as IC3a drives a resonant filter gyrator circuit.
I’d take claims of the emulation modelling any particular speaker type with a grain of salt, it’s surely just marketing BS.
‘A very simplistic approximation of a generic guitar speaker’ seems a more reasonable description.
Whatever, the point is that it sounds massively less awful than a non emulated output, and provides an option if, eg, an absent minded guitarist forgets to bring their 4x12