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SOLD Custom Wizzy 2x12's by Steve Azola

Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by tombowlus, Dec 16, 2005.


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  1. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    After begging Steve to sell me two of his custom 2x12's made using Wizzy drivers from EA, I find myself not using them as much as I had anticipated. This is due in large part to my Bergantino NV215, which has become my cab of choice with tube heads. I am also going through a rare "need to clean house and make room for more new gear!" phase, so take advantage while you can!

    These "Super Wizzies" or "Swizzies" :p are ported, but Steve also supplied plugs for the ports. In the photo below, you can see that one has the plugs in and the other has them out (I have all four plugs).

    These cabs are warm, punchy, smooth, roundish, but not muddy. They can definitely handle a low of power (though I have never abused them). They are in near mint condition, and function perfectly. Steve has them wired up in an 8 ohm configuration.

    [​IMG]

    NO LONGER FOR SALE, SORRY.

    Take care, Tom.
     
  2. bino

    bino

    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    what do they weigh? how efficient and loud are they at 8ohms?
     
  3. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    I have not weighed them, but I can do that. As for efficiency, I'll have to ask Steve if he took any measurements or if he has a ballpark idea. My impression is that they are fairly efficient. I've had no problem getting significant volume out of them. The sound of one Swizzy is similar to two EA Wizzies, but with the transmission line design, the two EA's stacked are slightly deeper, where as the Azola cab is more punchy. To keep things even when doing this comparison, I used a series speaker cable with the two Wizzies, such that they showed an 8 ohm load instead of a 2 ohm load. Overall volume between the two EA's versus one Azola cab was very similar.

    Tom.
     
  4. mlwarriner

    mlwarriner Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2003
    KC, MO, USA
    i'd give you a kidney and half of my liver (the un-abused half) for those cabs, if you threw in the trace V8 too :)
     
  5. Mike

    Mike

    Sep 7, 2000
    Cali
    Do you have any idea what the frequency range is of these cabs?

    Thx.
     
  6. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Well, the Wizzy is rated at 48Hz to 12 kHz, but, that is for just one 1x12, and not two. BUT, the EA Wizzy is a transmission line design, and the Azola cabs are not (though they are ported). FWIW, to my ears, one Swizzy sounds a good bit deeper than one Wizzy, but similar on the high end. And two stacked EA Wizzy's go slightly deeper than one Swizzy 2x12. But as I have stated elsewhere, two Wizzy's stacked give off much more low end than you would expect (even accounting for the expected low freq boost from stacking cabs).

    Not too scientific, but hopefully that helps.
     
  7. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Swizzy Swizzy bo-bizzy
    Bananapana fo-fizzy
    Fee fie mo-mizzy
    Swiiizzzzzzzy.

    Sorry, I just had to.
     
  8. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    LOL!!! :p
     
  9. vanselus

    vanselus

    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    None
    Do you have pictures?
     
  10. bigfatbass

    bigfatbass Banned

    Jun 30, 2003
    Upstate NY
    Endorsing Artist: Karl Hoyt Basses
    Weight? Size? Pic?



    Beuller?


    Beuller?
     
  11. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    I did have shots up from the Gallery, but I see that they are gone. :meh: Let me get some up via photobucket.com.

    Back shortly!
     
  12. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Here's a photo I found of the Swizzy's with my V8.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. msquared

    msquared

    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City
    If only you were selling the V8 along with them. :D
     
  14. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    No such luck! :D

    In fact, the Swizzy's are starting to call my name a bit louder... :bag:
     
  15. I would love it if John Dong made a 212 whizzy!
     
  16. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    The guys at EA did actually solicit ideas for new products over at the Dudepit.

    Tom.
     
  17. Rumzini

    Rumzini

    Feb 14, 2004
    Jackson, MI
    Tom, you know what kind of vulnerable state I'm inn! Why must youpost pics like that?! :bawl:
     
  18. Just checked that out. I was a little worried though. The tone of some of the postings in those threads led me to believe that maybe us TBers aren't welcome :rollno:
     
  19. vanselus

    vanselus

    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    None
    And a great solution to your problem, I must say!
     
  20. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Nah, it's all cool over at the Pit! :p
     



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