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Cheap 15" Replacement?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by nerdcore, Jun 28, 2003.


  1. nerdcore

    nerdcore

    May 12, 2002
    The Fender BXR115 (100 watt, 1x15) practice amp I use has just torn its speaker. It's 4 ohms. What is the cheapest possible replacement I can get, that you would suggest? Thanks.
     
  2. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    partsexpress.com Good cheap eminence replacements. Unless you want to go to radioshack.... *shudders*
     
  3. nerdcore

    nerdcore

    May 12, 2002
    Thanks! the prices look nice! Which series should I be looking at?
     
  4. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    alpha series, or gamma series would probably work well. If you are looking just for an ok replacement. If you were really into it, you could get a speaker that was tuned to the box you are putting it in. But as you said, it's just a practice amp.
     
  5. nerdcore

    nerdcore

    May 12, 2002
    A lot of these are 8 Ohms. How can I use the speaker in the combo? The old speaker was 4 ohms. Sorry for the newbie questions!
     
  6. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    8 ohms will work fine also. You can go up in impedance, but don't dip below.
     
  7. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    give me dimensions on your cabinet. I can help you find a really good speaker.
     
  8. nerdcore

    nerdcore

    May 12, 2002
    This is a combo, and the dimensions of the entire thing are 25.5" x 21.5" x 13.5" . It's mostly empty space.
     
  9. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    how much of the height is the amplifier itself?
     
  10. nerdcore

    nerdcore

    May 12, 2002
    About 5 inches.. I am mostly concerned with getting the combo in working order and less picky with tone.
     
  11. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Make sure you replace it with a 4-ohm speaker! If you get an 8-ohm speaker, it'll literally cut your power in half. You may get only 50 watts out of your amp as opposed to the 100w rating with a 4-ohm'r. Try Speaker Max they have pretty good speakers and pricing.
     
  12. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

  13. Mike

    Mike

    Sep 7, 2000
    Cali
    www.steelsound.com also has quality speaks. A buddyof mine built a whole PA with their stuff recently and it cranks (Cab design helps a lot too.)