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Any risk to damage Mackie Speakers with Bass Guitar?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by 79PBass, Jan 10, 2006.


  1. 79PBass

    79PBass

    Mar 7, 2005
    Hi all,
    is there any risk I will fry the mackie powered speakers plugging an electric bass into them and playing small gigs at half power?

    (mackies are the SRM350, I play fingerstyle, no slapping)

    thanks in advance
     
  2. Wesley R

    Wesley R Supporting Member

    using the EON series from JBL.

    Best of Luck,
    Wesley R.
     
  3. 62bass

    62bass

    Apr 3, 2005
    There's always a risk, but if you keep the volume down, don't boost the bass and back off on the volume if the speaker sounds like it's in distress, you should be fine. However, if you're running the vocals or anything else through the Mackie at the same time, you won't have much volume to play with.