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Benefits of speakon?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by user, Nov 24, 2003.


  1. user

    user

    Oct 26, 2003
    Chicago
    I just bought an SWR 350X head this week. I love it! I have an Ampeg 1510HE cab with only 1/4" inputs. The SWR has 1/4" and speakon and I was wondering as to the benefits of one connector over the other.
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=106613


    In the EU, (large) poweramps are required to have speakons.
     
  3. matt bass

    matt bass

    Apr 28, 2003
    Staffs, England
    Is that EU rule true?

    I own a Peavey Nitrobass which runs at 700W at 2 Ohms and it doesnt have speakons.

    I am currently running it at 4 ohms (450W). Is this dangerous?