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Big Block 750 is here!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Bridge Cables, Feb 17, 2004.


  1. Bridge Cables

    Bridge Cables Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2003
    Southern N C
  2. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Wow. I'm slightly aroused.


    :smug:
     
  3. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    You'll need viagra with that...
     
  4. Still Ain't Skerd.
     
  5. It looks like everything the Ampeg SVT III Pro should have been. I can't wait to try one!
     
  6. That thing looks like the Cat's Pajamas.

    I need that.
     
  7. Screw slightly aroused I wanna **** that thing like there's no tommorow.
     
  8. This monster doesn't trip anyone's trigger besides these 6 people? I'd figure the super simple EQ section alone would do it for most people. Add 750 watts @ 2 ohms- Ouch! If it were stereo and bridgeable it would be un-freakin'-stoppable!
     
  9. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    I don't understand why anybody would need anything louder than an M-Pulse 600 or a GBE600. :confused: I mean christ, i've only got 135 tube watts thru a single 12, and i'm already going deaf! :meh:
     
  10. Subculture13

    Subculture13 Jamming Econo

    Apr 9, 2003
    Toronto, Ont. Canada
    I think they scored a winner on this one. I was drooling when I first saw the pictures of it.
    The name alone rules. Makes you think of a badass muscle car, and what does it look like? Just that. The front grill is great. Too bad it doesn't have a pair of LED "headlights" on it to seal the package.
     
  11. icks

    icks

    Jul 12, 2001
    Charleroi, Belgium
    just because I saw it, I need it now... :mad:

    How much does it retail ?

    :bag:
     
  12. Eyescream

    Eyescream

    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
    Wow. That's nice.

    Shame I'm broke. :bawl:
     
  13. Visirale

    Visirale

    Mar 23, 2003
    Orlando
    Wait, it's only 750 watts at 2 ohms? Screw that...

    Sorry, but I'm running 4 ohms :p... I don't like running stuff not at their max... and I'm not adding a cab to my 810...

    and footswitchable overdrive looked so nice :(...

    I don't see anything on the site to confirm the 2 ohm work load... anyone have some text or something I could see?
     
  14. amper

    amper

    Dec 4, 2002
    US
    Looks nice...but 750 watts into what load, exactly? Since Mesa provides no specs, we can only assume it's 750 W into 2 ohms. And how does the damping factor suffer with a 2 ohm load? What will it drive at 4 ohms, or 8?

    And what's it cost?

    I, for one, would like to know how it stacks up against my SWR 'Stella and Power 750 rig...
     
  15. Are your drummer, keyboardist and guitarists going deaf?

    Then there's even more of a reason to need more headroom!
     
  16. I've got nothing to do with Mesa, I don't own any Mesa stuff, I don't pretend to know things that are not either common knowledge or my personal experience. I would assume (I know, never assume anything, it makes...) that Mesa would rate the amp at 4 ohms with a 2 ohm minimum. I do remember talking to someone at Mesa when I was interested in picking up an MPulse 600, and he was quite clear that the amps were capable of going to 2 ohms, but preferred 4.

    As far as running this head with a 4 ohm 8x10, I've got an SWR Triad and a GII, this would allow me to run both of my cabs. There's another thread about this going on, and it mentions that Mesa is making more bass head models than they ever have, I think they're trying to make a head that will appeal to someone, instead of one head that suits everyone. I hate distortion on my bass, a footswitchable overdrive would get no use by me. I don't like compression, my compressor in my amp is usually off or barely on. I would like to shape my tone in a few minutes, rather than the few months it took me with my SM-900. Give me a head that's got no effects, great, simple tone shaping ability, butt-loads of headroom, preferably stereo and bridgeable- Boom.

    And as far as:

    That's it, dude, you're not driving my Girlfriend's Trans Am! :D
     
  17. All the m-pulse stuff is rated at 4 ohm, but has a 2 ohm min. I would assume that the 750W is at 4 ohm. :bassist:

    Golden Boy: "the amps are capable of going to 2 ohms, but preferred 4" I've also heard that. I only run 4 ohm with my m-pulse. I can't wait to try the big block, sounds pretty sweet.

    This is me in the brick $#!+ house preparing myself to demo this massive low end machine. If they don't let me take it home, I guess I'll have to take some pampers with me! :bag:
     
  18. It really only makes sense for Mesa to rate the head at 4 ohms, but still make it capable of 2. A sort of "but this one goes to 11" type of thing. Besides that, I personally think it's a good idea to be capable of handling a 4 ohm and an 8 ohm cab (2.67 ohm) or 2x4 ohm cabs (2 ohm). The dual fans on the head recognize that need or ability.
     
  19. Do I hear "BassTasters candidate"? I don't think they have tested a Mesa amp yet.
     
  20. for the record,I would like to say that I have ran my m-pulse 600 at 2ohms and it did'nt even break a sweat..I think it actually ran cooler. running a mesa RR 2x15 and a RR 2x10(speakers were changed to 2 8ohm 10's)..but I will also say I never ran it for long periods of time..no more than 45 minutes to an hour. I have since downsized to a single RR powerhouse 1000 for the weight and size,and it is the recomended load..but an m-pulse at 2ohms is brutal :eek: .