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Bag End owners: what connectors?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by HeavyDuty, Oct 2, 2001.


  1. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I just spoke off-list with cb56, and was surprised to hear his new Bag End S15-D cabs had 1/4" jacks and banana plugs, but no Speakons.

    My cab hasn't shipped yet, so I'm going to call the factory today (I only live about five miles away) and see if I can have Speakons added as a third option. I'd be willing do dump the banana plugs in favor of Speakon if I have to make a choice between the two.

    All you other Bag End owners - what connectors do your cabs have, and on what model bottom?
     
  2. VicDamone

    VicDamone

    Jun 25, 2000
    D10BX-D two Speakons (-2+2), two 1/4", and one Bananna

    S18E-D two Speakons (-1+1), two Bananna.

    Ask them why all the inconsistancy in connections, I'm sure there's a reason.
     
  3. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Hmmmm.

    Per Craig at the factory, the S15-D only has 1/4" and banana, but the S15X-D has 1/4", banana and Speakon. Wild.

    They will put the S15X-D jack panel in the S15-D on special order, however - it adds about $20 to the cost.

    I talked to Gabe out at BassNW, and we're getting my new cab made with the Speakon option. I think it's well worth the extra cost!
     
  4. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Per Chris at the factory, you can buy the jack panel that includes the Speakons for not a lot. He said it's an easy install, with no soldering.