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Ashodown+Yorkville full stack TONE and headroom

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by KingCrimson, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. KingCrimson


    Oct 6, 2008
    I remember people going on about how 300 watts is the minimum, I had my rig at a metal show competing with a Peavey tube head + Mesa full stack that the guitarist was using and i was keeping up just fine. The next bands bassist used my rig and he had to deal with 2 guitarists with two full stacks and he had to lower volume.

    Seems like 300 watts is enough for me, I don't see many situations where i would need to be THAT much louder and yet i've been told that i'll have to upgrade.

    I love my rig the thing is a 300watt beast, I only had the inputs and outputs at half, and that was more then enough. No clipping.

    I can understand the quest for TONE but sometmes i think i hear too much about upgrading gear for little things, and i've also learned that speaker surface area makes a much bigfger difference on what i hear on stage then power ratings
  2. 4-string


    Jul 23, 2006
    I hear you. ;). However, with current technology and many options, I see no reason not to go for more watts if you are in the market anyway. Watts are cheap.

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