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2x10 + 1x15 setup v.s. 4x10

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassist31588, Jan 31, 2003.

  1. thoughts?:confused:
  2. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    I ran with this setup for quite awhile... very versatile.

  3. Huh? he said two different setups
  4. You won't move as much air... but as long as yer in the house, your amp's a glorified monitor anyway! More about sound than volume nowadays. Why, I remember, when I was a boy..... 2x10's are a great idea.
  5. TxBass


    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    I like both set-ups. I use both set-ups. Depends if I want the feel of the lows with the 15 or the increased punch of the 10s. Heavy on the B-string, helps to have a 15...
  6. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    You're absolutely right 2MD :D... I meant 2X10 + 1X15... I hate it when I do that!

  7. ndjx


    Oct 26, 2001
    I'm thinking once I get a 1x15 to go under my 4x10 I may get rid of the 4x10 and get a 2x10 for more portability. If I ran a 4x10 with a 1x15 with the same amount of power as pushing a 2x10 and a 1x15 would it make much of a difference?
  8. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    I don't think you'll get as much volume from the 2x10 + 1x15 vs. the 4x10 +1x15. I currently use the 2x10 + 1x15 set-up. I think next gig I'm going to try a pair of 2X10s to see what difference that will be.
  9. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    I've gotten much better results tonally with a 1x15 and 2x10 set up. I can never get enough low end out of 4x10 cabs. I'm currently using 2x12's but 1x15 and 2x10's are about the only other configuration I'd consider. FWIW.
  10. bizzaro


    Aug 21, 2000
    I think you need to be more specific. All tens VS tens, 15 vs 15, ten vs 15 are not created equal. I am sure there are systems (Acme?) that will blow the majority of garden variety 15's away. It is important, if you get a fifteen for a deeper sound, that the fifteen you are getting will reproduce the fundemental frequency cleanly. Just my thoughts.
  11. I was saying, 1x15 + 2x10 VERSUS a single 4x10... If I had a 4x10, that would have to be all; there's no way in hell I'd get an 8 ohm 4x10 and want something else. it's be a 4 ohm
  12. cjgallen


    Oct 19, 2001
    I'm currently running a 2x10 + 1x15, seems like all I'll ever need. I played at a battle of the bands in our local civic center (at least half a football field long) with no PA system, and it seemed like more than enough. Of course pushing 1500 watts through them helps :D
  13. I'm running a 2x10 plus 15, and I love how the two types of speakers make different sounds. I'm convinced.
  14. Now that's interesting, DavyO.

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