Markbass 800 Tube with a 210 cab

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by KidBanjo, Apr 6, 2014.


  1. KidBanjo

    KidBanjo

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    London, UK
    Hi, this is quite a specific question but I've been looking for a little rig to bring to gigs, a Littlemark III and a Markbass Traveler 102P.

    Then a Markbass 800 tube with a 121 and 102P cab came up for a really good price. There is no way I'd have got this brand new I know it's overkill.

    Great I have a the 102P and head for most gigs and an extension cab if I need it. And best of all I can carry this without breaking my back.

    Thing is the head is 500w into 8ohms and the cab is rated at 400w, now I know this should be OK. You wouldn't turn it up to 10 if it was a 400w amp anyway. But am I heading for disaster here, this is the configuration it will be mostly used in.

    Or am I just worrying for nothing?
  2. B-string

    B-string Supporting Member

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    Lake Havasu City, Az USA
    You are worried about nothing. Just use what is between your ears. Good luck with the 800 tube, far down on my list of favs.
  3. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

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    Toronto Ontario Canada
    A single 2x10 will not take you too far in a gig situation. I'd never even try to gig with just one.

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