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Avatars lack range?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Alex, Jan 5, 2006.


  1. I read the BP review on the Avatar 210, and they said that there was breakup below E. I just wanted to know if this was the case with all Avatar cabs, or just the 210. I play 6 string, so I need to know that it can handle the range.
     
  2. Robear22

    Robear22 Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2004
    Beach Park, Ill
    The Delta 210 does breakup some when you play the low B heavily at loud volumes. I am not sure about the Neo and the Kappa. The other cabs are fine though(112,212, and 115). I use my 210 with a 112 to make up for the lack of bottom and it rounds out the tone just fine. You should be fine if you don't live on the low B and don't play too aggressive.
     
  3. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    The Delta 10 and Kappa Pro 10 are not well suited for use below 80 Hz. The Delta Lite 2510 is a better choice.
     
  4. I was thinking specifically of the 212's. Anyone know about these?
     
  5. BassNoob?

    BassNoob?

    Sep 18, 2005
    Redding, CT
    I have a 2x12 with the Neo speakers... sounds great, and no breakup at all on the low B.
     
  6. greenboy

    greenboy

    Dec 18, 2000
    remote mountain cabin Montana
    greenboy designs: fEARful, bassic, dually, crazy88 etc
    Yep. And for the 212 cabs the Delta12LF is a better choice then the Deltalite 2512 (neo).
     
  7. lowmid1

    lowmid1

    Aug 16, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    SB112 delta handled the low B easily. 2 of them together with 1000watts each was impressive.
     
  8. No problems with a low B from my 410 Neo or 212 DeltaLF.
     
  9. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    my 212 is great.
     
  10. bassjus

    bassjus

    Mar 30, 2004
    Mass
    No problems with my SB112 Neo.
     
  11. greenboy

    greenboy

    Dec 18, 2000
    remote mountain cabin Montana
    greenboy designs: fEARful, bassic, dually, crazy88 etc
    Yeah, the only ones that have terminal fartitis seem to be the Delta 10 loaded ones. I should have mentioned that the Neo12 loads are just shy on low end to my tastes. But they don't seem to have burrito fever anytime some powerful low frequency urge is exhibited.
     
  12. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    heh... burrito fever.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. David Vega

    David Vega

    Aug 28, 2002
    Puerto Rico
    My B410 PRO sounds amazing!!
     
  14. draginon

    draginon

    Oct 4, 2004
    so is mine but i dont have a 5 string
     
  15. My B212 Neo handles my 5er down to low Ab just fine although I suspect the Delta would be a little more focused on the low, low notes. No complaints for the Neo, though.
     
  16. Does anyone have experience with low F# or high F strings on the avatar 212 delta? Did the Avatar handle it fine?
     
  17. greenboy

    greenboy

    Dec 18, 2000
    remote mountain cabin Montana
    greenboy designs: fEARful, bassic, dually, crazy88 etc
    I'm not aware of an Avatar 212 delta.
     
  18. jz0h4d

    jz0h4d

    Apr 26, 2005
    Any speaker cabinet will break up on low notes if you turn it up loud enough. As often as not it's the power amp that is crapping out. This is kind of a silly post.

    That said my Neo 410 does just fine up to the 550 watts I can power it with.