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Contra w/ 10' extension cabinet

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by Eric Graham, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. Eric Graham

    Eric Graham

    Dec 14, 2004
    Does anyone gig regularly with an AI Contra w/ 10' extension cabinet? If so, what are the benefits/drawback of this system versus a Clarus/Focus w/ 2x10 system? Hope this makes sense.
  2. Jazzman


    Nov 26, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    I do. The clarus is only half the package - the other half is their speaker system. The benefit is you have a three way system. You could never get that type of sound out of a typical 2x10 designed for bass guitar.
  3. LowNote

    LowNote Supporting Member

    Jan 31, 2002
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    I work this way all the time, using a New Yorker either alone, or with an Acme B-1, which is itself a full-range speaker, when I need more volume. I love the sound of the Acme B-1, but would also love to try one of the Flite 1-10 cabinets since they only weigh 15 pounds with just the low speaker. I use a Focus or a WW Ultra with a Schroeder 1212 for really loud or doubling gigs.

    Erik Hansen
    Los Angeles