Can't decide what cabinet to buy

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ceycey, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. ceycey


    Dec 22, 2004
    Hi everybody. This is my first post here :bag:

    I am going to replace my horrible handmade cabinet.
    But can't decide what to buy. I'm going to use it standalone under my Ampeg SVT-3 Pro head. I'm playing hard rock and groove/funk at venues up to medium size. Also i'll use it for recording.

    What will be your choice of these;

    EBS NEO-210 (500-1000W RMS 2x10"+2")
    Frequency Response 50 - 18k Hz
    Sensitivity 99 dB
    Power Rating 500 W RMS
    Impedance 4 ohms
    Weight 20 kg / 44 lbs
    EBS-311 (400 W RMS 1x15”+1x10”+2")
    Frequency Response 40 - 18k Hz
    Sensitivity 104 dB
    Power Rating 400 W RMS
    Impedance 4 ohms
    Weight 39 kg / 87 lbs
    EBS-212 (400 W RMS 2x12”+2”)
    Frequency Response 30 - 18k Hz
    Sensitivity 99 dB
    Power Rating 400 W RMS
    Impedance 4 ohms
    Weight 34 kg / 76 lbs
    Ampeg BXT-115 HL4 (300W RMS 15"+2")
    Frequency Response 42 Hz - 18 kHz (-3dB)
    Impedance 4 Ohms
    RMS Handling 300 Watts
    Sensitivity 99 dB
    Dimensions 23 x 26 x 19
    Weight 105 lbs

    You can suggest any other options of full range, 4 ohm cabinets.

  2. troll


    Aug 31, 2000
    Chicago area
    I can put in a good word on the BXT cabs. Highly overlooked and underrated. I just don't want to lug them around anymore and am trying to downsize.

  3. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    on specs hands down the 311. at 104 dB sensitivity it is 5 dB louder than the other cabs, which means to get those cabs as loud you would need about 3 to 4 times the wattage. It's big, but i doubt you'd need anything else. If youcan try them go ahead, but the 311 sounds pretty cool.