Best ampeg rig: 2x10+1x15 or 4x10hlf?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by danikill, May 25, 2004.

  1. danikill


    Apr 15, 2004
    i love ampeg sound, i'm in trouble, becouse i dunno if is best a 1x15 + 2x10 or a 4x10hlf
    What is better, for sound and tone?

    i have no problem with power and ohmmage, and i play poppunk and hardcoremetal
  2. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    For your playing style,I'd probably say the 4x10". But if you want a little more full range,go with the 2x10"/1x15". -Luke
  3. Emprov


    Mar 19, 2003
    The HLF puts out plenty of low end, it's pretty cool cab. I'd go with that one.
  4. danikill


    Apr 15, 2004
    Thanks for opinions, you can explain me the sound difference?
    thanks again, Daniele
  5. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    Go play through the 4x10" for a bit,explore the tonal differences between that and the 2x10"/1x15" and see which suites your playing needs. Best bet. -Luke
  6. metron

    metron Fluffy does not agree

    Sep 12, 2003
    Lakewood Colorado
    I dont know about the Ampeg 210/115 but the 410 HLF is a pretty big sounding cab. I would describe the sound as dark and deep (A/Bd againt my Bergantinos). I wish I had more opportunities to use my 410HLF...
  7. Melvin7822

    Melvin7822 Supporting Member

    May 11, 2004
    Broomfield, CO
    If you like the sound of the B series enclosures, I'd say go for the 2x10/1x15. The lows would be more focused due to a single driver 15". And you'd get better projection because the 2x10s would be closer to your ear level on stage more than a 4x10 would. I'd only recommend the 4x10 if you don't feel like moving to cabinets.

    If you like the SVT sound, I'd go for the 2x10 and the 1x18.
  8. danikill


    Apr 15, 2004
    I'm talking about a classic series
  9. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    My 410HLF works great in a band setting, even with having to cut through 2 loud guitars. I used to have 2 of them, but I had no need for both, so I use just one now. I am powering it with an SVT4Pro head, and it sounds amazing. I get all the lows I could ever need, and it has plenty of punch as well. Amazing cabs, IMHO.