Amp input

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by playbass12, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. Been looking into buying a combo amp for around
    the house and small venues. At least 100 watts.I
    now own a Hartke B-30 which is cool for practice,
    but with so many companies out there I was just looking for a little info from some of you about what is good or not with bigger amps. Thanks.
  2. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    What style of music do you play?
    How loud do you play?
    How much are you willing to carry?
    How much are you willing to spend?
    What kind of bass instrument do you play?

    I personally like the SWR Workingman 12. A little pricey, but I like the tone it has 120w into 8ohms with an extentions speaker, headphone jack. I don't know about the tweeter, I had a WM-10 and it was o.k., but the tweeter was hissy THE HEADPHONE CIRCUIT WAS REALLY HISSY WITH TONE CONTROLS ADJUSTED, sorry for shouting.

    Maybe EDEN TimeTraveler 10 or 12.

    those would be the first ones *I* would look at first then move on down the line.

  3. I play in a christan rock band. We play 8 to 12
    times a year. Depending on where we play though
    most of the time its fairly loud but not earth shaken. My bass is 1995 Fender Jazz and a 2003
    Windsong and Im looking on spending between 3 and 6 hundred bucks.
    Ive heard alot of good things about SWR.
  4. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    sorry, two more questions...

    how big of a crowd or room do you play in?

    Can you connect to a P.A.?
  5. We play church festivals and a few open air venues,some are fairly large.As far as crowd, any where from 20 to 500.
    I do have a PA to plug in.What I have been doing
    is going from my Bass to the Hartke and then into
    the board then PA. I do that because I know the settings for the sound I want. I like to have some
    control of my sound from the stage so Im not depending on the soundman as much. I need to do this because we have gone through a few sound guys
    within the past 2 years.Hard to find a good soundman!......
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