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Aguilar GS412 versus Ampeg 610HLF (Canada)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by tmu, May 10, 2004.


  1. Aguilar GS412

    12 vote(s)
    80.0%
  2. Ampeg 610HLF

    3 vote(s)
    20.0%
  1. tmu

    tmu

    Mar 14, 2004
    Which one sounds better? Which one is louder IYO?

    I was also wondering if any Canadian knew the price of either in Canada?
     
  2. tmu

    tmu

    Mar 14, 2004
  3. Happy MurphDay

    Happy MurphDay

    Mar 9, 2004
    around
    I think the poll results so far tell you what you should get(if money isn't an issue)

    The Aggie is:
    1200 watts RMS
    37 Hz to 16 kHz
    104 dB
    and 116 lbs

    The Ampeg is:
    600 Watts RMS
    53 Hz - 18 khz
    125 dB
    and 115 lbs

    The weight is the same, but size is diff., the aggie can go much lower, the ampeg can go louder db wise, but i think the tone form the aggies would be much betterbut it all depends what head or amp your using
     
  4. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    WHOA!

    Be careful there.

    You are comparing the sensitivity rating of the Aguilar with the maximum SPL of the Ampeg. Two completely different ratings.

    Sensitivity tell you how loud it gets with the power you give it, maximum SPL tells you how loud it gets before it explodes.

    The Aguilar doesnt have a maximum SPL rating posted, but the Ampeg does have a sensitivity rating. As a mater of fact, Ampeg is less specific about its sensitivity rating which means they could be distorting the facts but I doubt it since the number they post seems about right with my experience.

    Here is a better comparison of features:

    The Aggie is:
    Power handling: 1200 watts RMS
    Frequency Response: 37 Hz to 16 kHz
    Sensitivity: 104 dB
    Weight: 116 lbs


    The Ampeg is:
    Power handling: 600 Watts RMS
    Frequency Response: 53 Hz - 18 khz
    Sensitivity: 98 dB
    Weight: 115 lbs


    I just want to clear any confusion.

    Peace
    Nick
     
  5. Happy MurphDay

    Happy MurphDay

    Mar 9, 2004
    around
    Thanks nick man for making me look stupid ... lol, i was reading it over and was thinking, wow tht is wicked over rated, but then again thanks for correcting me
     
  6. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Anytime ;)

    I just wanted to point that out since 125dB is crazy as a sensitivity rating and I knew something wasnt right.

    Peace
    Nick