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Decision time: BG250-112 or GK MB1100 or Promethean 3110

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by joegrant413, Mar 8, 2014.


  1. joegrant413

    joegrant413

    Dec 6, 2009
    Decision time: BG250-112 or GK MB100 or Promethean 3110

    These choices all are around $350.

    I play bass for a worship team. We use IEMs, but I really like having the feel from my bass while I play. I'd only use it a bit at home or elsewhere, at least for now.

    Right now, I use a QSC K12 PA as a monitor, but I want something lighter and smaller. I'm probably looking for something about 20 lbs, and shorter than 15 inches.


    Pros for each choice AFAIK:

    BG250-112
    - portable enough
    - nice tone
    - onboard effects
    - I've tried it in person

    GK MB110
    - GK brand has solid reputation
    - reviews are positive here and elsewhere
    - apparently portable enough
    - Note: I have *not* seen this one in person

    Promethean 3110
    - portable enough
    - nice tone
    - Tried it in person
    - Has a kickstand to angle it up a bit
    - Support a local store I like


    Your thoughts?
    - Joe
     
  2. joegrant413

    joegrant413

    Dec 6, 2009
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  4. mormoyboy

    mormoyboy

    Oct 9, 2012
    NWOhio
    I have the Promethean 3110's predecessor 5110 - but have never played the 3110.
    If the P3110 is even a half-sibling to my 5110 he gets my vote!
     
  5. Straywalker

    Straywalker

    Apr 20, 2013
    Norway
    You can`t go wrong with the TC Electronic BG250 series - they`re very light, extremely easy to dial in your tone and when adding the dual TonePrint effect (only one wo the pedal) you have a winner. My fav TonePrints are Octave and Chorus... But then again, my main rig is a TC RH450 with a RS 210 + RS 112 so I`m kinda overpositive to the TC products :)
     
  6. joegrant413

    joegrant413

    Dec 6, 2009
    Thanks for the replies. FYI, I ordered the GK. Joe
     
  7. Hi, did you decide? I am currently trying to choose between the Ibanez and the TC.
     
  8. joegrant413

    joegrant413

    Dec 6, 2009
    I have just received the GK MB110. I am going to try it out tonight at band rehearsal. Cheers, Joe
     
  9. Korax

    Korax

    Dec 2, 2011
    Hi there!

    Have you tried it? What is your opinion about MB110?
     
  10. joegrant413

    joegrant413

    Dec 6, 2009
    Yes I have used it successfully over the last few weeks.Keep in mind it is basically a convenient foot massager for me on stage. One negative is that the headphone jack is noisy. But not important to me. Thx, Joe
     
  11. Korax

    Korax

    Dec 2, 2011
    Thank you very much for the answer, I think I'm also going for this one :)
     



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