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Avatar 410x2+Ampeg SVT?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Mike Money, Jul 13, 2003.


  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I am auditioning for a band that is hitting the road in the next few months, so I need myself a rig, and don't want my dad to spend an arm and a leg.

    How would 2 avatar 4x10's handle a 1000w SVT? should I throw a 15" in their for good measure?

    Also, ohmage suggestions would be great!
     
  2. I'd say go for the 115H + 410 + SVT combination, that would sound killer. Go with 8 Ohm cabs, and "daisy chain" them together...one speaker cable where the arrows are: SVT-->410-->115H.
     
  3. thelastofus

    thelastofus Guest

    Jul 3, 2002
    Bakersfield, Ca
    what band are you auditioning for?
     
  4. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Spilt Milk.

    My bass teacher (Dude from mentu buru) is friends with them, so they called him asking if he had any students that could play, and I guess I'm not as lame as I think I am and he told them I can play pretty good... so I've been talking to the drummer and singer/current bassist, and we just need to set a time and place.
     
  5. What's the advantage of daisy chaining speaker cabs as opposed to running a cab out from each output on the amp?
     

  6. Here's your physics lesson for the day...

    "Daisy Chaining" your cabs is basically running your speakers in parallel. Running the cabs from seperate outputs is basically running your speakers in series.

    With that being said, in series, you're amp has to push power through 2 8 Ohm cabinets, so with a 350 Watt amp (through 4 Ohms) would only be able to push 200 Watts, split through 2 cabs (I think). Where as with parallel, when you "daisy chain" 2- 8 Ohm cabs together, they turn into one big 4 Ohm cab.



    OR, in other words:

    More power. :smug:
     
  7. How absolutely killer. I had no idea. :(

    Thanks, man. :)
     
  8. I hate to rain on your parade but this information on daisy chaining cabs verses running to each cabinet from seperate outputs on an amp is totally wrong.Both ways are parallel and the total impedance with two 8 ohm cabinets would be 4 ohms in both hookups.Allmost all bass heads mono speaker outputs are in parallel so there isn't much advantage to either way of connecting two cabinets.If two 8 ohm cabinets were hooked up in series(it would take a custom wired three plug cord) the impedance would be 16 ohms.All bass players should learn the basics on how this works to get the most out of our amps/speakers.
     
  9. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    bump....

    But would this be a good set up?
     
  10. DAMN RIGHT!!! But I do think 1000 watts is a bit over kill. Get on of the Ampeg svt350, the SS classic style head. And the speakers will make plenty of noise, and if you are playing anywhere remotley big, they PA's, so all you need is stage volume, and 350 watts into a 4x10 and a 1x15 should cause some bowell movements on stage.