Carvin DCM1001 power amp for bass?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Knack, Jul 14, 2002.

  1. Knack


    Mar 25, 2002
    New York City
    I have two 4-ohm cabinets (Avatar 210 & Carvin 115) and am thinking of doing the following...

    Passive bass -> Sadowsky preamp -> Carvin DCM1001 -> bi-amped cabs

    I am considering the DCM 1000-watt power amp with 2 channel EQ because:

    a) I want a straight, clean sound.
    b) I don't think I need the bells and whistles of the R1000 head, which is $200 more.
    c) The EQ will allow me to fine-tune the tone on each cab; I can run full range but drop the highs on the 115 and the lows on the 210.

    So what do you think? Would this amp work for me?
  2. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    I think going separate channels for the cabs is the best.. its not a great idea to run the carvin bridged into two 4 ohm cabs...
  3. Knack


    Mar 25, 2002
    New York City
    Yes, that is the plan.