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Amp Setup Question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by gunkle, Jan 27, 2004.


  1. gunkle

    gunkle Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2002
    I just added a new cab to my rig. I have an Ampeg SVP, Mackie 1400, and an Aguilar 212. I just picked up an Eden D118.

    I used to run bridged mono into the 212. I currently set it up with the Mackie running stereo.

    What would be best way to set these up? Mono? Bridged into the 212 and paralell to the 118?

    thanks,
    g-
     
  2. You could run the 212 on channel 1 and use the 118 on channel 2 as a sub, seeing that the 1400 has a nice built in sub crossover. Or are you looking for more power to each cab? is the 118 4 or 8 ohms? is the 212 4 or 8ohms?
     
  3. gunkle

    gunkle Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2002
    they are both 8 ohms. i think that the mackie has the option of running the whole thing as a sub. not just a single channel.

    g-
     
  4. You are right...the sub switch on the Mackie is for the whole amp. Running 2-channel mode gives you independant level control over both speakers (if that is important to you) but bridging the amp gives you more power!!! see specs:
    1400 watts @ 4 ohms bridged
    1000 watts @ 8 ohms bridged
    700 + 700 watts @ 2 ohms stereo
    500 + 500 watts @ 4 ohms stereo
    300 + 300 watts @ 8 ohms stereo

    So, unless you plan on bi-amping go to the bridge.
     
  5. gunkle

    gunkle Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2002
    So, if I bridge to the 212, then use the paralell in-out to the 118, I'll get 1400 bridged?

    thanks,
    g-
     
  6. yessir...that would be 4 ohms bridged.
    That should be enough to rattle the bottles off the back-bar :)
     
  7. gunkle

    gunkle Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2002
    cool....