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How to achieve a classic huge sound under $500

Discussion in 'Live Sound [BG]' started by heavyfunkmachin, Apr 14, 2010.


  1. heavyfunkmachin

    heavyfunkmachin

    Jan 21, 2005
    HI!

    I wanted to share an idea with all of you... just in case someone is looking for this answer... How to get a huge classic sound under $500:

    Squier Classic Vibe Bass

    +

    Roland db-500 Amp

    The squier classic vibe series are great quality for the price, and very classy! and i coundt be happier with the db-500: 160 watts of raw power, 15 inch speaker impersonation, great eq and compression and svt-esque tubey overdrive. Can be found used for aprox 200-250 $

    I have no relationship with thoose products, just thought that someone may be needing to achieve this sound for a short budget... GREAT COMBO!
     
  2. modulusman

    modulusman Banned

    Jan 18, 2004
    montana
    Well thanks for posting that in the PA forum. :confused:
     
  3. Qvist

    Qvist

    Jul 20, 2007
    Denmark
    Or you could just get a Sansamp...
     
  4. heavyfunkmachin

    heavyfunkmachin

    Jan 21, 2005
    It's "live sound"... where else do you think it fits?
     
  5. modulusman

    modulusman Banned

    Jan 18, 2004
    montana
    How about amps or basses. This forum is for live sound reinforcement and PA systems according to the title.
     
  6. heavyfunkmachin

    heavyfunkmachin

    Jan 21, 2005
    I'm sorry if it bothered you. I'm gonna let the moderators decide...
     
  7. smogg

    smogg

    Mar 27, 2007
    NPR, Florida
    I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
    Have you played this set up with a drummer and guitar yet? If so do feel it sat in the mix OK?
     
  8. heavyfunkmachin

    heavyfunkmachin

    Jan 21, 2005
    i've use it with the squier classic vibe Jazz bass and i was amaze at my own tone... the parametric mid eq on the amp helped a lot.

    That's when it hit me... what a cheap way to get a great sound!
     

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