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Do I want a 1x15?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by brake, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. brake


    Jun 23, 2003
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    OK, the rig I'll be running is an old Traynor YBA into an Avatar b210, it sounds pretty good, but I'd just like some more boom (bottom end) to it. What would be the best route to take for that? Adding a 1x15?
  2. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
  3. inazone


    Apr 20, 2003
    Personaly I like a 212 cab for that roll, but ya, a 115 will do it.
  4. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    A 1x15 will give you massive low-end boom, and little else. A 1x12 or 2x12 will give you less bass, more treble, and a world of punch. Choose wisely.
  5. natrab


    Dec 9, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
  6. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
  7. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics

    Edit: Try a number of 1-15 cabs, they're certainly not all the same. I have one with an EV that has a whizzer cone, for instance. Not very boomy, but plenty of sizzle. Heck, I know a guy who uses, and likes, an open-backed 1-15 cab for bass. Not good for what you want, but certainly not boomy.