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Mackie DLM 12

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Bassflute, Oct 11, 2012.


  1. Bassflute

    Bassflute

    Jun 24, 2006
    Vancouver
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: MTD basses and strings
    shipping later this month. If it sounds as good (or nearly, or BETTER) as the QSC K12, I'm in.

    http://www.mackie.com/products/dlmseries/lineup/

    12" and a coaxial tweeter, 30% smaller than the old Mackie PA speakers (which sounded pretty good for bass, btw), reverb and other effects built in, EQ, programmable, you can get a matching sub, 2000 watts (probably the 1000 watt Ice Power module), barely bigger than a 12" speaker, 31 lbs., $850 bucks.

    I have a feeling that bass amps, as we know them, are doomed.

    Cheers,
    Cameron
     
  2. DctrBss

    DctrBss

    Jul 31, 2012
    Seattle
    Yup. I'm a pro bassist and I'm been using the QSC K12 for a couple years now, it kicks the **** out anything else for a tiny stage bass monitor, and I preordered the DLM12 right after it was announced....I just hope it is close to as good as the K12 and I'll be happy! Getting annoyed about shipping date slipping =(
     
  3. pbasswil

    pbasswil

    Feb 17, 2008
    Curious: Anyone around here tried the Eon 515XT??

    I use a QSC K10 for double bass. It's mostly great; although naturally there is a limit to the low end it can crank out before farting.

    If this 15" Eon can handle considerably more bottom end, at the same weight as both a K10 and the new Mackie, I'm pretty interested.
     
  4. line6bassist

    line6bassist Supporting Member

    May 16, 2009
    san antonio/austin

    have you got them yet?...im dying to hear reviews on these
     
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  6. Bassflute

    Bassflute

    Jun 24, 2006
    Vancouver
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: MTD basses and strings
    I found those put out a TON of bottom end, more than anyone would need except for really loud stuff. Then you could just get several of them. Certainly beats the pants out of ANY $800.00 bass amp, and even some costing a LOT more.

    Not yet...still waiting on them to start shipping to Canada.

    Will keep you posted.

    Cheers,
    Cameron
     
  7. tbone0813

    tbone0813 The faithless say farewell when the road darkens. Supporting Member

    Aug 6, 2005
    Grand Prairie, TX.
    Subscribed. Curious as to how these sound with an MTD before I order one.
     
  8. youngheo

    youngheo

    Jul 30, 2002
    Dallas, TX
    reviving old thread.

    anyone using dlm12 with electric bass guitar?

    review? thanks~~