Orange Micro Dark

Amp Head for Guitar

  • Power: 20 W
  • Preamp tubes: ECC83 / 12AX7
  • Controls: Gain, shape and volume
  • Speaker connector: 1x 8-16 Ohm
  • Headphone jack with CabSim (speaker simulation)
  • FX loop
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 165 x 135 x 95 mm
  • Weight: 1 kg
  • Incl. 15 V DC power supply
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Power 20 W
Channels 1
Reverb No
Effects No
Footswitch No

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Incredible...

ChrisR, 17.02.2017
I originally purchased this amp thinking it would make a good home practice amp and I'd buy an all-valve Orange head later to take into the studio and on tour (I now also own a Dual Terror but this little beast still gets regular outings).

What can I say? It sounds great even when you forget the size, price AND the fact that it's not even all-valve. It sounds simply unbelievable when you take those things into consideration.

I've used it in the studio a lot and it's always sounded great (clean, crunchy or just cranked loud for hard rock sounds) and it takes pedals very well too - I use it a lot with a Maxon OD808 in front but it responds very well to boosters and overdrives in general (and the effects loop works great). The one thing I'd prefer would be a tone knob rather than the shape knob, but that's just my preference.

I have also taken it on tour (being sick of schlepping heavy amps) and the laughter that came from the other band members quickly turned to shock and awe. It can easily drive a 4x12 cab and is absolutely up to touring. Absolutely recommend this to anyone who wants something lightweight that sounds good and won't break the bank.
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Greg O., 04.01.2016
Was unsure exactly how good this could be for the money and was utterly blown away when I first ran this though a 4 x 12 cabinet. It is not loud enough for a gig (unless its a small show) but the tone is phenomenal and I have recorded with it in a couple of sessions - the clean is very good, the crunch is better than 2 very expensive heads I have at the studio and the lead tone is very expressive, detailed and 'British' on steroids. This might be the best value guitar amp out there at the moment! The fact it has a buffered effects loop is stunning at this price point and if you are able to ride your volume knob on your guitar it cleans up very well and chimes like a bell. I cannot recommend this highly enough...just buy it and you will love it!
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