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I am looking for the right type of amplifier for my new solid KOA koaloha tenor uke. I tried a small guitar amp (a Roland Cube) but it doesn't seem to do anything special for it and in a large room the sound is lost. I have an active pick up and wondered what type and size of amplifier would bring out the charm of my new uke.

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closed as off-topic by American Luke, Tim, Dave, MrTheBard, Bradd Szonye Apr 29 '14 at 19:35

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  • "Questions seeking recommendations for equipment are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the specific problem you're trying to solve." – American Luke, Tim, Dave, MrTheBard, Bradd Szonye
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Hi and Welcome to Music.SE! Per the help center, shopping recommendations are off-topic here. – American Luke Apr 29 '14 at 15:46
Just looking to the right-hand side of the page I spotted this: I didn't read through it, but it might be useful for you. – Bob Broadley Apr 29 '14 at 18:47
Music instrument equipment, as opposed to computer equipment, does not become obsolete so quickly. This is also about what type of amplifier one should use, which very well could be of use to others. – Meaningful Username May 13 '14 at 21:29
@MeaningfulUsername I think that's debatable... not that the equipment becomes quickly obsolete, but that the companies are constantly trying to one-up each other as they are in any industry. Regardless, however, this question is a dupe of the one the Bob linked. – NReilingh May 14 '14 at 20:01
@NReilingh: Right you are, about the duplicate. The companies might try to come up with novel concepts, but the improvements are not as objective as when computers get faster. – Meaningful Username May 14 '14 at 20:28

I am assuming that the pickup have is designed for acoustic instruments, in which case you will need a suitable acoustic amplifier, such as an acoustic guitar amp, or a PA system. I believe the Roland Cube amps are electric guitar amplifiers, which will not work so well.

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