How to combine light with low ...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by mlbarlow, Feb 20, 2006.

  1. mlbarlow


    Apr 26, 2005
    Plattsburgh, NY
    Here's a bit of a challenge:

    What's the best combo, under 50lbs, to handle a low B?

    (And, if you know more about physics than a neophyte like me, why exactly?)

  2. fretlessrock

    fretlessrock Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2002
    If you mean "combo" like combo amp, then I think that the Epifani UL112c is the best that I have heard in that weight range. Under 50 pounds and has no problems with a low B. All I can tell you about physics is "low, light and loud... pick any two" but with the developments in lighter drivers you can get pretty close to having all three. It depends on how loud is loud for you.
  3. canadian*eh


    Jan 4, 2006
    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    Check out The new gk Neo 700/112 Specifications..
    Sound's like what you are looking for. Best of luck.Cheer's mate!

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  4. bigfatbass

    bigfatbass Banned Supporting Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    Upstate NY
    Endorsing Artist: Karl Hoyt Basses
    Technically not a combo, but a Flite 155 and an Acoustic Image Focus 1 in your gig bag will easily do all 3. Reload it with a kappa pro and you have a 36lb cab that will heave that B string. Now actually getting a Flite, that's a whole 'nother question.