THR Sound

SOUND

THR Guitar Sound

Developed by a team of guitarists in search of the ultimate tone, THR delivers the sound that you want and the feeling that you need. Every part of its design, from the preamp to the speaker enclosure, is focused on delivering an outstanding playing experience that belies its ultra-compact size.Thanks to Yamaha's exclusive Virtual Circuitry Modeling (VCM) technology, stadium filling volume isn't a pre-requisite to the unmistakable tone and feel of a cranked amp. VCM gives THR the power to model real amps incredibly accurately, with each control responding and working exactly as it does on the real thing. Turn the master up on THR and it doesn't just get louder, the gain, tone and compression characteristics change in exactly the same way they do on the real thing. Add in modeled stompbox effects and incredible reverbs and delays using technology based on Yamaha's industry standard audio mixers and you have the recipe for a sound that will make you want to keep playing all night...

AMP Type All samples are exclusively recorded by THR and Cubase.

THR10 V.2 / THR5 V.2
CLEAN Rich clean tones from a 6L6 power section with early breakup for incredible jazz, blues and country sounds. play
CRUNCH Low-powered EL84 class-A tube output with bright, clear, dynamic power amp distortion characteristics. play
LEAD Low-gain preamp section and EL34 power section for rich, controllable distortion with great midrange definition. play
BRIT HI EL34s keep the classic British clarity while a higher gain preamp allows you to push the amp into serious distortion. play
MODERN Ultra high-gain input section combined with 6L6 output section delivers smooth, powerful distortion play
BASS High-power all-tube design for dynamic, driving bass tone.
*THR10 only
ACO Electric-acoustic optimized input with mic simulations for natural, clear tone.
*THR10 only
FLAT Flat response clean input for line sources, tone and effect controls allow shaping of non-guitar sources.
*THR10 only
THR10C
DELUXE Twin 6L6 output stage and low gain preamp for clean tube warmth with late-breakup

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CLASS A 4xEL84s in a true Class-A configuration with interactive EQ for rich, complex harmonic tones and warm overdrive

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US BLUES low-power, low-gain twin EL84 design for clarity and definition

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BRIT BLUES KT88 powered for easy breakup and midrange rich overdrive

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MINI 12AX7, single EL84 – a no-frills tone monster that responds incredibly to picking dynamics

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BASS, ACO, FLAT These are the same as on the THR10. Refer to the entries above
THR10X
POWER I "Crunch Ch" European 6L6 and 12AX7 tone for powerful, crunch tones with loads of presence

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POWER II "Lead Ch" European 6L6 and 12AX7 tone with increased bass and gain for thick, smooth leads

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BROWN I "Crunch Ch" US 6L6 and 12AX7 tone gives clear, clean overdrive with late breakup and great control

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BROWN II "Crunch Ch" US 6L6 and 12AX7 tone gives clear, clean overdrive with late breakup and great control

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SOUTHERN HI 6550 output tubes and 12AX7-driven preamp with ultra-tight, fast tracking for crushing high-gain

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CLEAN Classic American clean tube amp – low gain preamp, 6L6 power section and 12-inch speaker with clear, late breakup
BASS, FLAT These are the same as on the THR10. Refer to the entries above
THR5A
CONDENSER Electro-acoustic optimized input with mic simulations for natural, clear tone. play
DYNAMIC The dynamic microphone setting gives the acoustic guitar a tight tonal core. play
TUBE Electric-acoustic optimized input with mic simulations for natural, clear tone. play
NYLON Perfect for use with an acousticelectric classical or nylon string guitar. play
EG CLN Classic American clean tube amp – low gain preamp, 6L6 power section and 12-inch speaker with clear, late breakup

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