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4x15 or 4x10/2x15

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by brock00102, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. brock00102

    brock00102 Supporting Member

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    alright I have been thinking about this cabinet since 2007 and now im ready to get one. its a electric amp cabinet.
    but im not sure if I should get a 4x15 or a 2x10/2x15.
    I play through marshall 4x12 and 2x10/1x15 cabs at the moment. I like the sound of 15"s but I was wondering what some one thought about the 4x10s
  2. DeathFromBelow

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    This is TB. You need to buy a class d microhead and a neo 1x12. Everything else is wrong.
  3. bluestarbass

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    I like your style. That being said, the 2x15 is gonna smoke that 2x10. I hate moving my 2x15, so I 4x15 hurts my back just thinking about it. I'd go with 2 2x15s.
  4. sobie18

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    Nailed it...
  5. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Neither, 2 4X10's would be better. But it's way overkill. I'd probably go for 2 Neo 2X12's by Avatar.
  6. DeathFromBelow

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    Oh, and I forgot to mention: If you're not in a classic rock or top 40 cover band, you're waisting your time. Either way, just don't play loud. Loud music makes baby Jesus punch kittens.
  7. Warmuth

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    Nothing beats playing through a 4x15, I love it. I really like my GK 412 too and it's much more appropriate if I do a bar but for house shows where volume is of no matter the 415 is king.
  8. sharkbait130

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    If the size and weight of the 4 15 isn't prohibitive , that's the way to go.If it is , I would prefer two 2 15's over a 2 10 and a 2 15.You would have to get very specific ohm'ed cabs for them to perform equally. If they aren't matched properly , one cab will peak out before the other. There are many in TB that know what the ohms needed for un matched cabs would be but I am not one of them. There are several mentions of how to do this. Try the stickys section at the top of the page. If you dont find anything there , just hold out. sooner or later someone will come along with good info on it. Good luck.
    Sure you don't want an 8 10?:bag:
  9. wcoffey81

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    "Overkill" ??? what does this word mean?
  10. BioWeapon

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    My vote would be 415...
    But that's going to be very hard to move, like, very very very hard to move.
    You could go with 2x 215, or 4x 115, and that would be much easier to haul.
  11. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

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    I would get the 4x15 and make sure to get ceramic drivers. If at all possible in a 3/4" thick box.
  12. Bassmec

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    Quite so suggesting that you might mix driver sizes or want other than a maximally downsized ultra lightweight modern rig here, is tantamount to Heresy.:scowl:
    I have a feeling that the TB police may be a bit worried about the weight of your bass guitar?.
    This minimalist ultra modern socialist take on the subject is soon to become the downsizing norm here:
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    How could you possibly need more?.
    Sorry posted in the wrong forum, shall I now be excommunicated.:D
  13. TDSLaBassiste

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    If size and weight is no matter, 4x15 definitely... Now tell me where the hell you found a 4x15 haha
  14. Tractorr

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    Those Sunn 4X15s come up on CL from time to time.
  15. cchorney

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    Oh man, do the 4x15... And post pics.
  16. Eric Cioe

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    I would go modular. Start with a 2x15 and if that isn't enough, add another one.
  17. Bassmec

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    Not surprised the sunn 4x15 was not half as clever or as good as the Acoustic 408 4x15.
    I still have mine, fixing to be buried in it.:):bassist:
  18. Bassmec

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  19. Stevorebob

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    If you mix driver sizes, the universe collapses. I know; I've tried it.
  20. Bassmec

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    Yup and it turned me into a lesbian.:)

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