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carvin pb200

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by cronus, Feb 3, 2002.


  1. cronus

    cronus Guest

    Jan 17, 2002
    Romulus, Michigan
    ive been saving up money for a new amp, i dont have much but ive been looking around. and i went to www.carvin.com and i saw their pb 200 for $400 i think. i thought it was a cool deal. does anyone know anything about this amp?
     
  2. SRSiegel

    SRSiegel Guest

    Sep 17, 2001
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    i think the general consensus is that carvins amps are a good deal for the money, but there is better stuff out there. if 400 bucks is your price range i would suggest you look into something used, hopefully an ampeg B50R or B100R. i love carvins heads, i play through an RC210 combo (R600 series 2 head) but their speakers leave something to be desired. the speakers are known for not being very efficient, and also not handling the low frequencies well. if its for a 4 string bass, and isnt going to be used in a band with drums/guitars i think it would do ok. one of the small ampeg combos would be better (even though the wattage is less) i am a big fan of the ampeg B100R with the 15 inch speaker in it. great sound, and pretty loud too.
     
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