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Best small, inexpensive, light, low-b friendly cab...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Inconnu, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. At least 200 watts into 4 ohms?

  2. I would build a TL-606 style cab with a Faital 15PR400, tuned to ~50-55 hz or so. Or if you want to go smaller yet maybe a TL-806 style with the 12PR300. In either case build in 1/2" ply, and add some bracing.
  3. jasper383


    Dec 5, 2004
    Durham NC
    Used Acme B1 or B2.
  4. MrLenny1


    Jan 17, 2009
    New England
    Yup! Used Acme.
    Incredible cab for low B.
  5. The ACME is a good cab, it will really depend on his amp choice, and his volume needs. With a 200 watt amp, he might not be getting the volume he needs.
  6. +1 Probably not a good choice in this case IMO and IME. It can work great if you have enough power, enough Acme cabs for the job, know quite a bit about EQ and hi passing, etc., and really want a huge fundamental for your low notes (which can be a kind of 'careful what you ask for' in some cases).

    However, if the OP is playing at the level of an unmic'd acoustic piano, or a low volume folk gig with a coupe acoustic guitars, etc., a 4ohm Acme B110 would work OK with a couple hundred watts.

    For low wattage, on a budget, and small and light (assuming not much volume needed), I would suggest the GK Neo112(II). Nice sounding 112, decent low end response, efficient, light, small, shockingly inexpensive, available at Musician's Friend, etc.

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