Or tubeoholic depending on which side of the Atlantic you're on!
After many years of playing valve amps way louder than needed for the application/venue and being told off by every sound engineer in the land for having my backline on more than 1 and a half I've taken the plunge and got a Profiler Stage and have a powered Kabinet on the way.
Up until now I've been a massive contradiction in terms when it comes to technology: Outside of music i've been an early adopter of a lot of digital technologies and I wor in an industry that thrives on networking and technical expertise. Inside music however i've been suspicious about any technology that isn't rooted in stuff designed in the 50s and 60s.
I'm now playing smaller venues with different challenges every night set up wise so i'm hoping the Stage can help me achieve harmony with my bandmates by having the goldilocks level of onstage monitoring and a good in-ear mix without loads of bleed from whatever fire breathing beast i'd chosen to take out that night.
I've not played with the stage very much since getting it and i'm nowhere near comfortable taking it out to a show but i'm hoping when the kabinet arrives i'll have more time to play.
Does anyone have any tips for someone starting from scratch other than RTFM? I am reading it but it feels like a whitepaper rather than a user manual.