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Heads w/ 2 Ohms

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by RedGrange, Feb 7, 2002.


  1. RedGrange

    RedGrange

    Jun 11, 2000
    Springfield, IL
    What are some good heads, that have a minimun impedence of 2 Ohms @ ~500 watts or more...

    all I seem to find is the SWR 350 ... how are the mids on that?
     
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Most Peavey heads can drive 2 ohms.

    Ampeg SVT (only 300 watts, tho)

    All SWR pro series heads can drive 2 ohms.

    Aguilar DB750.

    Mesa Boogie 400+.
     
  3. Shumph

    Shumph

    Aug 25, 2001
    On the move
    Eden dc-500 fits that bill.
    it got a 210xlt attached to it though :p



    S
     
  4. Larry Kaye

    Larry Kaye Retailer: Schroeder Cabinets

    Mar 23, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    Sunn 1200 S, 1200 watts at 2 ohms, $899 or less.

    LKaye
     
  5. Freakapotamus9

    Freakapotamus9

    Jun 20, 2001
    Nebraska
    im pretty sure most of the Eden line can. i recommed giving them and SWR a try.
     
  6. Shumph

    Shumph

    Aug 25, 2001
    On the move
    Actually I second the Sunn 1200s -- its a great amp


    S
     
  7. Peavey was mentioned above. But more specifically, the Peavey Firebass II 700. Puts out 700W at 2-ohms. It's a good sounding, solid amp. And it priced real reasonable. Check one out. I've got one and really like it.
     
  8. jcadmus

    jcadmus

    Apr 2, 2000
    If you can find one, the Peavey T-Max (discontinued) cranks 500 watts at 2 ohms.

    Great amp.
     
  9. RedGrange

    RedGrange

    Jun 11, 2000
    Springfield, IL
    If I can find a buyer for my Ashdown... I'm going with the Aguilar db750
     
  10. Larry Kaye

    Larry Kaye Retailer: Schroeder Cabinets

    Mar 23, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    EA's 750 is 900+- watts at 2 ohms I believe. Very cool head, nice features. I have nothing against Aguilar. I owned a 359 and just purchased one of their 112 cabs.

    BUT, try out the EA. Really more versatile tone shaping, definitely easier to shlep around, very neat features and my guess is a little easier on the ole pocket book but I may be wrong on that + I don't know if anyone has 'em yet!!

    LKaye
     
  11. Ampeg B5R will do 350 watts at 4ohms,500 watts at 2ohms.The new Peavey Bam head will also go to 2ohms.The SWR Bass 350 will go to 2.6 ohms,not 2 ohms,so you could use it with a 8ohm and a 4ohm cabinet but not two 4ohm cabinets.The Carvin R600-R1000 heads will go to 2ohms each channel or 4ohms bridged.Hartke 7000 or 5000 will also push two 4ohm cabs.
     
  12. SRSiegel

    SRSiegel Guest

    Sep 17, 2001
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    hey all-

    the carvin R1000 will put out 500watts per channel at 2 ohms. and its ridiculously inexpensive for something of its caliber. it bridges to 1000 watts mono at 4 ohms.
     
  13. chucko58

    chucko58

    Jan 17, 2002
    Silicon Valley, CA, USA
    I paid for all my gear myself. Well, me and MasterCard.
    That's the Carvin R1000. The R600 is rated at 600 watts bridged into 4 ohms.

    There's only $80 difference in the prices.

    No, I'm not a Carvin shill... in fact, I'm becoming a bit disenchanted with their electronics. I'm becoming a big time QSC fan though.
     
  14. SRSiegel

    SRSiegel Guest

    Sep 17, 2001
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    woa! youre totally right man... i dunno why i even typed that. the R600 (my amp) bridges to 600 watts, the R1000 bridges to 1000 watts. hope i havent mislead anyone. man... it musta been early... or late... when i typed that. ill change the previous post to include the correct info. thanks