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Tone Hammer 500 + Avatar Cabs

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by MascisMan, Jan 8, 2014.


  1. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    Anyone using these in conjunction with each other? What are your impressions? What cabs are you using?
     
  2. jeff7bass

    jeff7bass

    Apr 9, 2009
    I noticed the B212 with the powerful ceramic Eminence 500w woofers is on sale now. Great deal. Haven't heard the two combined but when you start with a good cab and top it with a good head, good sound is usually the result.
     
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  4. kikstand454

    kikstand454 Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2012
    I'm interested in this also.....I am seriously considering the th500 into two sb112s.
     
  5. NWB

    NWB

    Apr 30, 2008
    Kirkland, WA
    I use a TH500 into a TB153 and it sounds quite good and very loud. It seems to help reduce gankiness by cutting some of the hi-mid out. Very full down low with excellent dispersion.
     
  6. shoot-r

    shoot-r

    May 26, 2007
    Illinois
    I've not run a Tone Hammer head through my two, 210 Avatar cabinets, but, I have gigged the Avatars with my old G.K. 800RB, my G.K. MB2-500, my Ampeg PF-500, and my recently acquired Hartke LH1000 head.

    The Avatars sounded "good" with the G.K. 800, "very good" with the G.K. MB2-500, "good" with the Ampeg PF-500 for the one set I got to use it before it quit at the gig, and they sound "outstanding" with the Hartke LH1000.
    Plus, they are handling the 1100 watts of the LH without a flinch.......

    Hope this helps in someway.......
     
  7. sb69coupe

    sb69coupe

    Aug 9, 2004
    Raleigh NC
    I played a gig last night with the TH500 into a 4-ohm B210 Neo cab. I was really pleased with how they paired together. The amp has a nice full bottom end, the right amount of "grunt" with the drive setting up slightly, and the smooth relaxed mids tamed the more up-front nature of that cabinet in the upper midrange.

    Just for reference, I was playing a Gibson Midtown hollowbody with flats into the rig. Very nice punchy vintage tone to my ears.
     
  8. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    Excellent! Has anyone tried the B212 with the TH?
     



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