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Ashdown AMB users: What cabinets do you like?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by pablomigraine, Feb 2, 2006.


  1. pablomigraine

    pablomigraine Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 9, 2005
    New York
    VP & Managing Director - Willcox Basses
    I'm using my ABM EVO II 500 with a Schroeder 410, but just for kicks I'm thinking about picking up an additional cabinet.

    The Schroe obviously has handles the volume end of things nicely, but I'm interested to see what other people are using with these heads, just so I can mix things up a bit, in light of the fact I'll probably never be buying another amp again.....
     
  2. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    I use two Epifani T-112's with my ABM 500RC EVO I.
     
  3. Keeaumoku

    Keeaumoku

    Dec 29, 2004
    I have an ABM500 Evo-II-RC...

    Cabinets: NV215, NV425 and a D410XLT... all are 4 Ohm...

    The Ashdown sounds great through either one of the cabs, as you might imagine; however, I tend to use it with the Eden cab for smaller stages, and hook-up the Bergs to my Big Daddy Aggie... DB750... at large or outdoor venues.
     
  4. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    Hmm... Aggie 412, anything Bergantino :smug:
     
  5. Poon

    Poon

    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Bergie NV610 is a natural choice...

    But I like the GS410 as well. They actually sound really great together.

    -Poon
     
  6. Pino uses Epifani 212's with his.
     
  7. i use a eden 1x12 cab with my abm 500 evoII

    sounds sweet!
     
  8. Gee, emjazz and the Dude haven't been here yet. I'll take a guess on what they would post: Berg HT112 and EX112 stacked.:smug:
     
  9. pablomigraine

    pablomigraine Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 9, 2005
    New York
    VP & Managing Director - Willcox Basses
    Lotsa people seem to like the Berg HT322.....how does this compare to my Schroe? Looking for somethin different cuz I dont need two cabs that sound the same.......

    hwo do they compare in Volume, tone, low end handling, efficiency......
     
  10. sloppysubs

    sloppysubs

    Nov 24, 2002
    Swansboro, NC
    Ashdown ABM 414T
     
  11. TrooperFarva

    TrooperFarva

    Nov 25, 2004
    New City, NY
    No offense, but I think i'll have to kill you and take your gear

    PS: I hate you

    :D
     
  12. sjoakes

    sjoakes

    Nov 25, 2002
    saint paul, mn
    I use the GS210 & sometimes add the GS112 with my ABM 500RC EVO I...

    The GS210 sounds great!
     
  13. Keeaumoku

    Keeaumoku

    Dec 29, 2004
    No offense taken... BTW, just a friendly fair warning... my frontman, he's not only our singer, but he's also one of my dearest friends... AND... he's a cop. He's packing even while he's gigging... :D

    ...but seriously, (and our singer really is a cop...) I did a lot of research before I forked over the $$... I am very happy with my stuff... my axes: Fender Stu Hamm Urge-II and a Warwick Thumb-5 NT... I got the bottom covered! :hyper:
     
  14. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Indeed, anything Bergantino matches perfectly with the ABM amps.
     
  15. Hmm, this has my GAS expanding.... I run the preamp of my ABM300 EVO into a QSC RMX2450 poweramp and then into a GK 410SBX (sealed) cabinet which sounds wonderful but I do have my eye on a Bergie HT322.

    I play meaty rock with a 1973 Fender P.

    How would the 322 sound when compared to the GK?

    My only concern is where the hell I'm gonna find one in England!:confused:
     
  16. the dude

    the dude Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2004
    Indy
    Yah, EX/HT...or NV215...or NV610 - all rock with my ABM500EVO.
     
  17. Ah cool, that's good to know. Just gotta try and find a place in England that sells 'em now.

    Anyone know of a place?

    Cheers.
     
  18. dawhite33

    dawhite33

    Jun 8, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    Ashdown 500 EVO I with:
    *Eden 210xlt (4 ohm) -- practice and small gigs
    *Eden 410xlt (4 ohm) for medium/large gigs

    I've heard an EVO II with a Mesa 1x15 that sounded great. I tried the head with a Schroeder 1210 and didn't like it- too much mids. I'd like to pair my Ashdown with an Ampeg 410hlf for a more classic sound.
     
  19. pseek

    pseek

    Jun 17, 2004
    Netherlands
    +1
     
  20. When you say the Schroeder had too much mid, what kind of mid? Honky? Barky? Grating?

    Heh, what I really mean is, low mid, mid mid ;) or high mid?

    You see, I've been wondering if a Schro might sound good for me and I do like a good dollop of high mid (around 2-3kHz).

    I may be that we just like different tones and there's nothing the matter with that at all but I had an Ampeg 410hlf until recently and I found it a bit dark and draughty for my taste. Could be a Schro might fit the bill.

    I run a GK 410 at the moment which I really like but for small gigs, I wouldn't mind a little cab. Say a 1x12 or something...