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GK Gallien Krueger MB Fusion Dual Speakon, 1/4" jacks??

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by L. L. Elwood, Dec 28, 2012.


  1. L. L. Elwood

    L. L. Elwood Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2004
    Colorado
    Hey all,

    Just got an MB Fusion from musician's friend, and super excited to try it but i don't have speakon cables. The manual says the speaker inputs are dual purpose 1/4", and Speakon inputs. But the holes in the center of the speakon ports are too small for a 1/4" cable! they just wont fit without me really forcing them in, and then they won't go all the way!

    Anyone else had this issue?

    Thanks!!
     
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  3. username1

    username1 Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    alberta canada
    I thought the ones on mine worked fine. Mabe the jacks on your cord are slightly larger.
     
  4. lowendblues

    lowendblues Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2004
    Ohio
    I have a gk mb200 and share the same dilemma. Im afraid to force the jack in due to the snug fit. Anyone care to chime in?
     
  5. DiabolicLow B

    DiabolicLow B Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Ontario, Canada
    Both work fine on mine, which is a really great feature.

    Have you tried different 1/4" cables?
     
  6. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
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    Are the jacks green or black?
     
  7. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    The owner's manuals have not been updated. They are no longer dual purpose jacks, speakon only.
     
  8. tbirdsp

    tbirdsp Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2012
    Omaha, NE
    Yeah I think it's the same with the MB200. Mine is speakon only.
     
  9. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    The reason he asked was the green are dual purpose, the black are speakon only.

    The MB200's are speakon only. IIRC RAG said the change was due to certification requirements.
     
  10. lowendblues

    lowendblues Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2004
    Ohio
    OK, mines black. I guess that answers it for me.

    Thanks for the input.:)
     
  11. L. L. Elwood

    L. L. Elwood Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2004
    Colorado
    Yes,

    Thanks everyone.. that answers the question. Bummer. I like those dual purpose speakons.. So having some older Bag End S15D cabs (1/4 and Banana jacks), I went to work and made 2 Speakon to Bananna cables with some parts i had lying around. Amp sounds fantastic!
     



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