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Comparing SWR & Eden cabs

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by tornadobass, Jun 18, 2003.


  1. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Endorsing Artist: Black Diamond & SuperSensitive strings
    I've read quite a few comparisons of SWR and Eden cabs, but today, for the first time, was able to actually listen to an SWR Goliath II 410 and an Eden D-210T through the same amp.

    It seemed that the SWR had quite a scooped sound, while the Eden had a flatter frequency response with a much clearer midrange (not the low-mid bump, but more around 500hz).

    Is this a typical difference between these brands of cabs? I'm thinking of using the Eden 210 on top of the SWR 410 for big bottom plus good clarity.

    Tornadobass
     
  2. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Trust your ears!
     
  3. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Endorsing Artist: Black Diamond & SuperSensitive strings
    Anybody else's ears hear the same thing? I was really liking the SWR until I heard this Eden.
     
  4. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I heard the Eden part, that's why I told you to trust your ears.

    Everyone goes on about the eden hump at 100Hz ish, but that's not their strongest point. For me, it's that ability to reproduce a nice sounding midrange. Whetever you send it, it reproduces it nicely, unlike some speakers which sound the same even though you're playing with the 500Hz knob.
     
  5. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Endorsing Artist: Black Diamond & SuperSensitive strings
    Agreed! I wish my Goliath II sounded more like that..it's much more of a bottom-and-top kind of cab.