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Ampeg SVT-400T

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by wilks, Aug 26, 2002.


  1. Hi all.
    Does anyone know anything about the ampeg svt 400t. I heard that its hard to get good volume out of it.
    I'm looking at this bass head as apart of my first rig.

    later
    -wilks
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    A friend of mine used one for a long time & everytime I went to see him live he was always heard. The head is 200W per side. I think that's powerful enough for gigging.
     
  3. ESP-LTD

    ESP-LTD

    Sep 9, 2001
    Idaho
    I used one for a few years playing in bars and wedding receptions. I pushed either a pair of Peavey 2x10's or a pair of 1x15's. It was enough amp for the job and very reliable. Amps that size used to be pretty common before we started needing kilowatts.

    The only problem I ever had was every couple of years the cooling fan would die ($20 part and 10 minutes to swap).