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Acme BII w/ Ampeg SVT3-Pro????

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by TheLarch, Feb 17, 2003.

  1. TheLarch

    TheLarch Supporting Member

    Will the Ampeg have enough cojones to properly power the Acme B-2? I'm trying to find a used 4ohm BII but I might have to settle for an 8ohm and I'm wondering if the Ampeg has the guts as it is rated @450@4ohms (not likely) and 275@8ohms.

    Is the BII aggressive sounding for the rock/rockabilly/alt-country that I play or more of a finesse jazz player's cab?


  2. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I had bad results when I used my SVT3 with one of my Acmes.........it just didn't have the power to push the cab, and I got the dreaded Acme farting a lot:( I was doing a convention gig where a lot of volume was not required either:meh:
  3. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL
    hey Lar,

    check out your other post. i gave some answers over yonder.
  4. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    It's not aggressive sounding at all, by itself - rather neutral instead - so it's not "dull" either. And, I don't think the SVT will cut it. I'd say, to play with a drummer, you'd need 500 really solid watts at least.

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