A Head and Speaker Cab

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by slipperyPete, Oct 2, 2001.

  1. slipperyPete

    slipperyPete Guest

    Sep 18, 2001
    Eau Claire, Wisconsin
    OK, I don't know much when it comes to heads and speaker cabs, so I was wondering how much a decent setup would cost abouts (as well as the names of some good units.)

    Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
  2. FalsehoodBass

    FalsehoodBass Guest

    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    ok there are a billion factors... but for a good, new setup... anywhere between 1 and 2 grand, i'd say... my current setup cost me just over 2 grand... but i got it in pieces... not all at once.
  3. Dan Muller

    Dan Muller Guest

    Sep 28, 2001
    Baltimore, Maryland
    I don't own a head/cab rig yet, but I've been learning about quite a few of them by means of shopping around. The one brand that appeals to me the most so far is Ampeg. Don't just focus on one brand though. When you are about to make an important and very expensive purchase, you need to keep options open and look at what each brand has to offer you. Also consider the amount of money you are willing to spend. Think of what kind of power, sound quality, and versatility you require. These are some of the many factors that must be considered:
    -Type of music you play
    -Your budget
    -Type of sound you want (i.e. loudness, clarity)

    Like I said, look at as many different brands as possible. You may like the amp heads made by one manufacturer, but like the cabinets made by another. Every brand has a different voice. You just need to find the voice that suits you best.
    Some ideas include SWR, Eden, Ampeg, Mesa, Hartke, Carvin, Gallien-Krueger, Sunn, Fender, Peavey, etc.
    Good luck and be patient.