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Ampeg Micro-CL Stack?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Caius1991, Feb 17, 2013.


  1. Caius1991

    Caius1991

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    Hey guys, Ive been trying out the Ampeg Micro-CL stack and I really like it, im in a band who are just playing local pubs/bars and occasionally the odd bigger venue with 500 people capacity and im wondering if it will cut in in such places, our guitarist uses a Marshall combo amps with 2 x15 speakers thats 300W I think.

    I was wondering if you think it could cut it playing alongside that.
    My current amp is a PROformance 60 ba 185watt 1x15 speaker amp but its really crap and i want to upgrade to something better for the gigging I have explained, any help is appreciated :p
     
  2. throbgod13

    throbgod13 Supporting Member

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    in a word..

    no..

    although some have used the Micro-VR head with two SVT210AV cabs..

    IMO, you'd be better off looking at the new Portaflex heads and cabs..
     
  3. lsu921

    lsu921 Supporting Member

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    I have one that stays at home for a practice amp, and there's no way I could imagine it keeping up with much in a live situation. I play at a pretty small church, and there's no way it could hang there. 2 keys, 1 electric, 1 acoustic, drums, and singers.. Also, not sure what bass you're playing, but it doesn't handle a low B well at all. Heck, it struggles with anything below A on my Zon at home.
     
  4. Caius1991

    Caius1991

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    Im playing A Gibson RD Krist Novoselic Signature, Epiphone Thunderbird and ESP B-10 LTD bass
     
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  6. lsu921

    lsu921 Supporting Member

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    I would definitely suggest looking elsewhere for a rig. What's your budget?
     
  7. Caius1991

    Caius1991

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    I was thinking max of $600-$650
     
  8. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    You'd have to go used for $600 to get a decent rig that can hang. The Micro CL isn't real quiet, but it's on the borderline between enough and not enough, depending on how loud everyone else is.
     

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