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Ampegzilla

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Subculture13, Feb 9, 2004.


  1. Subculture13

    Subculture13 Jamming Econo

    Apr 9, 2003
    Toronto, Ont. Canada
    According to a guy that saw it in person and asked an Ampeg rep about it. It is a fully functioning head and cabinet. the head has an Ampeg preamp with 3 SVT poweramps to drive the cabinet. (Sorry, he couldn't be more specific on the models themselves, he isn't a bass player) The cabinet itself is basically 4 Ampeg 8x10's on their side with an additional row of 10's to fill it out to a whopping 36 10's.

    God bless them. And I pity the fool who has to be THAT guys roadie.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    "Um, can you just reach up there and tweak those low mids down just a hair? Thanks . . . Wait, wait, now give me a little more highs. That's it. Wait, now back the volume down just a tad . . . "
     
  3. Gsxtasy99

    Gsxtasy99

    Jul 10, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I'd be afraid it'd fall over and crush me, i dunno, it doesn't look too stable...

    Of course, i wouldn't be able to stand near enough to it to be in danger without going deaf.

    I wonder if that sounds different than simpily having 4 svt stacks?
     
  4. It looks like there is a lot of space between every other row of speakers. Seems to me that it wouldn't have to be quite that tall. They could probably have just made it deeper and shorter. Maybe then you would be able to adjust the amp without a ladder....maybe not. :cool:
     
  5. I'll take two please.
     
  6. Subculture13

    Subculture13 Jamming Econo

    Apr 9, 2003
    Toronto, Ont. Canada
    Not quite that tall? I think you are missing the point.
     
  7. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    that would suck if your cable became unplugged!

    :D
     
  8. bill h

    bill h

    Aug 31, 2002
    small town MN
    I think it was from the band Kiss???
     
  9. Jerrold Tiers

    Jerrold Tiers

    Nov 14, 2003
    St Louis
    Actually 2 power amps, but who's counting?

    We did get some inquiries from dealers wanting one.

    We built it just for fun as a booth piece. Had to be bigger than the one we did years ago, so 4 more 10" total 36. The other one was 32.
     
  10. that is just totally amazingly awesome. if i went on tour with a huge band, i'd want that.

    on the other hand, what if it had eight 15", or even 18" drivers?
     
  11. So what does it actually sound like?

    What Ohm rating is that thing? (wipes drool from lips)
    :D
     
  12. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
  13. Along those lines...

    Any more interest in reissuing the real SVT? Anything happening?
     
  14. Lockout

    Lockout

    Dec 24, 2002
    Illinois
    I'd like to see an 8x18. Though I don't think I'd want to be anywhere near it. ;)
     
  15. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Wasn't there two like that made for the dude from some rediculously over the top band from the 80s?

    I wanna say Dokken. Or are those 16x10s I'm thinking of that they made for said dude?
     
  16. sincity

    sincity

    Oct 16, 2002
    Connecticut
    Is that all you got? :spit:
     
  17. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Hey, can they make that in a tiltback combo?? As an option add a detachable forklift.! :D
     
  18. Jerrold Tiers

    Jerrold Tiers

    Nov 14, 2003
    St Louis
    If I told you about new products, I'd have to kill you, and I don't want to do that....
     
  19. I want two of them to run them in stereo!!! :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
     
  20. finally something to go up against my guitarist's full Marshall stack!

    Me to my guitarist: "What? Can't hear the guitar? You turn it down!"