“I’ve always liked the sound of Orange Amps ever since I went to see The Cribs at Reading Festival. Newer bands like The 1975 also manage to produce a great UK Indie tone and make me think Orange are the right amps for me. We are already on a few tours next year and being told we have to travel light. After trying the Tiny Terror I now know that having a portable amp doesn’t have to impact on the quality and volume of my guitar tone.” Brad Will Simpsonmore
> “I’ve played Orange for years and have yet to find more responsive, durable amps than the Orange Terror series. They’re great for touring and recording. Oh and the cabs can hold the weight of my big ass!” -Chris Bishop; [Orange Amplifiers](https://orangeamps.com/blog/portfolio-item/chris-bishop-of-crobot/) According to a [Vinage Guitar Magazine](http://www.vintageguitar.com/22147/chris-bishop/) interview, the Tiny Terror amplifier is a back up to the bigger Dual Terror amplifier, both of which are great due to the massive headroom.more
As expected from a British amp, the distortion on this amplifier is killer. With a full rotation of the gain knob you can get anything from blues crunch to near thrash metal. It can also get crazy loud at 15 watts, so having the 7 watt switch is helpful for bedroom jamming or recording. My only slight gripes are the lack of on-board reverb (not a huge deal) and a limited EQ section. With only one tone knob, there is not much tweaking to this amp's sound - it's very much plug-and-play, which is not a big issue as it sounds fantastic.
Rugged construction and great tone. What else can you ask for in a portable head?
This amp really only does one thing: British crunch. But it does it incredibly well. You can coax some OK clean tone out of this by rolling off the gain and turning the volume down on your guitar, but it's never going to give you the glassy cleans that a Fender or some Mesa amps will provide.
If you're not a frequent clean player, this will work beautifully. But if you like your distortion, this can do everything from slightly overdriven blues to high-gain metal and solos (though I'm not a fan of the distortion with the amp gain dimed, so I'd recommend rolling it back to 2 or 3 o'clock and putting an overdrive pedal in front to get there).
As far as features, you've got built in attenuation (15w and 7w), and a tone nob (seems to just be a mid boost/cut). Again, this isn't going to give you a wealth of tonal options, but it gives you will sound incredible.
I had a few Vox amps before I bought this... I don't have those amps anymore. The Tiny Terror struggles with clean tones, but a clean boost will help out with that a lot. I usually have the tone at 2 o' clock, gain at 12 o' clock, and the volume... wherever it needs to be for the situation. Pop pretty much any distortion, overdrive, or fuzz pedal in front of this thing, and your dreams will come true.
The Orange sound at a less obscene price point. low-watt head works great in the studio or on the stage. That hi-gain stage sound is unmistakable and really specific to Orange heads. I run this through a little Marshall 1X12 cab that has a hot-ass Eminence speaker.