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EA NL-210 vs. CXL-112L (Stand Alone Cab)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Yamarc, Feb 15, 2005.


  1. Yamarc

    Yamarc Supporting Member

    Jun 25, 2002
    Northville, MI
    I am recieving an iamp 350 this week and need a single cab to go with it, I play a variety of different music genres and only need moderate volume levels....Both of these seem to be priced about right when they are up for sale used...anyone tried both of these? Preferences?

    I think that they weigh the same so I guess that does not play a major factor. Thanks
     
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Yup, I've owner both. Had the CXL-112L and now have the EA-NL210.
    They're both great cabs. The NL-210 has more natural lows than the 112, but the 112 took eq'ing very nicely so I could get as bassy a sound as I wanted without getting boomy. The 112 has more of a natural midrange presence by default than the 210.
    The 210 actually feels a bit lighter than the 112.

    I do actually prefer the 210 for use as a single cab, but maybe someday I'll pickup up a 112 again to get a nice stack going.
     
  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
    What he said...
     
  4. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    hmm...

    so the low end was nicer on the 2x10, even tho the 1x12 goes to 38Hz?
     
  5. 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 found the NL-210 to have more natural sounding lows, and is more full sounding, although the CxL-112 is more deep. The NL-210 is warmer sounding, overall, and the CxL-112 is a tad more clear. They really do sound great together.
     
  6. Yamarc

    Yamarc Supporting Member

    Jun 25, 2002
    Northville, MI
    Now I just have to find someone with a NL210 for sale....