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Ampeg SVT VR cab match?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by huckleberry1, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. huckleberry1

    huckleberry1 Supporting Member

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    I just scored an Ampeg SVT VR in great condition and am looking for the best cab to match with it, thoughts?...:hyper::help:
  2. hodgy

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    SVT-810E.
  3. godspeed68

    godspeed68 i like music. a lot. Supporting Member

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    a bergantino 610 or 412 if you can track one down. fridge slayers.
  4. huckleberry1

    huckleberry1 Supporting Member

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    thank you, appreciate the input...
  5. sharkbait130

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    Pretty hard to beat the 8 10e. Hope you own a truck lol.
  6. ThisBass

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    sealed cab.
    At least a cab coming with moderate number of Z at resonance.
  7. husky123

    husky123 Supporting Member

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    I use mine with my Dually 215 but I just picked up an 810E and oh man...

    It's almost like they were made to go together.:D
  8. huckleberry1

    huckleberry1 Supporting Member

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    I was afraid of that husky 123...
  9. thedudebrah

    thedudebrah Supporting Member

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    I run mine through an 810 or a 410HLF. Sometimes together. They sound killer together.
  10. pbasswil

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    Honestly, there are just too many variables to tell _any_one what the best cab is for a head.

    Consider some tonal factors:

    Style of music
    Volume of music
    Bass
    FX/pedals
    Bass/fx settings
    Pick/fingers/slap etc.
    EQ and gain structure at the head
    Personal taste
    What frequencies you need to hear to cut thru the on-stage racket/din
    Whether the speaker will be pointed at your head or your legs
    Whether vintage look or brand allegiance is important in your band or style

    There are more variables...
  11. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I like it with the regular 810e, and it matches with the 810av (same cab with different cosmetics), but THE cab to get tonewise is the Heritage 810e. Have not heard a cab that good since the original flatback SVT 810.
  12. Forrrest

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    after having owning 3 different ampeg fridges, I own now two NV412. not letting em go.
  13. Session1969

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    I bought a Heritage to go with mine and I have the best bass rig I could imagine. It leaves me wanting zero. I don't look in the classifieds for amps anymore so I'm halfway there.
  14. SactoBass

    SactoBass There are some who call me.......Sactobass Supporting Member

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    Bergantino NV610
    It's a match made in heaven with the VR. Bigtime! And it's pretty easy to move around too!
  15. huckleberry1

    huckleberry1 Supporting Member

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    keep hearing Bergantino...
  16. Masher88

    Masher88 Believe in absurdities and you commit atrocities

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    Ampeg SVT8x10

    or

    Ampeg SVT410he....2 of them.

    8 ohm, sealed cabs. Can be separated for small gigs or together for a "fridge" (in size, essence and tonality). Way easier to transport too.

    What better to pair an amp with than it's matching cabinets?
  17. jamminology101

    jamminology101 Gold Supporting Member

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    Does the heritage 410 have the same emminence drivers in em as the her 810 and do they sound as good(only half I understand) as the heritage 810?
  18. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast

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    The 410 uses a 130W LF driver, probably 16Ω wired in parallel. The 810 uses a 32Ω 100W 10" driver.
  19. huckleberry1

    huckleberry1 Supporting Member

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    Thank you, gentlemen for your input, I played the Ampeg thru an Ampeg 410 HLF, wanted to wring it out, but held back when I started getting a farty thing happenin. Thinking of snagging a Berg CN 212, gonna test that in a couple of days. Anyone else wanna chime in with suggestions, feel free...
  20. Sugar McGuinn

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    I own both the Heritage 810 and the NV610, and have used both the with my VR quite a bit. I know it may be sacrilege to say it, but the NV610 puts my tally-whacker in the weeds every time. It just has a girth that the Heritage does not. At least to my ears....

    Didn't someone post some sound clips of this very thing a bit ago?

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