Ampeg head + subwoof? Travel question.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Caroline111, May 25, 2012.

  1. Caroline111


    May 25, 2012
    I'm flying to DC to play with a friend's band, and can't take my bass cab with me.

    Will my ampeg portaflex head...

    sound decent with this subwoofer that the band already has there?

    will it sound like complete crap? will i need to rent or buy a decent cab when i get up there? should i look into shipping mine? i know nothing about playing through a subwoof...

    any knowledge on playing through subwoofers would be much appreciated!! or on shipping a bass cab safely via Delta
  2. Caroline111


    May 25, 2012
    Oh, and i should have mentioned that we'll be playing just some smaller gigs. Bars and such.
  3. staindbass


    Jun 9, 2008
    is that the correct link ? it shows a full range cerwin vega, not a sub. it would sound fine thru that cerwin vega.
  4. Caroline111


    May 25, 2012
    yeah that's the link the band sent me. i guess they just called it a subwoof because of the 2 15" speakers it has? not sure.
  5. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    it won't be great, but it'll work.
  6. StraightSix


    Nov 23, 2011
    I agree - if that is the actual speaker model you will be playing through it will probably sound good.

    That is not a subwoofer though, it's a full range PA cab.
  7. Alex1984


    Jan 16, 2010
    If it's a full range PA speaker, it should be just fine. I've used a Yorkville EX1000 for a while.
  8. amimbari


    May 6, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Cerwin-Vega V-253 Discountinued Item
    Frequency Response: 35 Hz - 20 kHz
    Power Handling Program: 750 Watts Peak: 1500 Watts
    Sensitivity: (1watt/1meter) 106 dB
    Nominal Dispersion: (H x V°) 60° x 40° from 2 - 10 kHz
    Impedance: 4 ohms

    that would work for me :)
  9. Caroline111


    May 25, 2012
    AWESOME!! i've only been playing bass for a couple years so i'm not too knowledgable on gear yet. thank you guys so much for the help!
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