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Benefits of speakon?

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

  1. user


    Oct 26, 2003
    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

    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?