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Is 200w cabinet enough

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by rockdude, Dec 18, 2004.


  1. rockdude

    rockdude

    Dec 18, 2004
    I play a gibson eb3 and Im about to buy a new cabinet to my hiwatt 100watt amp. Im lookin for a jack bruce sound and i wonder if a 4x12 200w (4x50w celestion) marshall jcm 800 bass series enough or do i have to have 300w (4x75w), and if so, do anyone know the name of such a cabinet.

    please help me! :confused:
     
  2. A 200w cab. shouldn´t be a problem with that amp. i´m driving a 200w 2x12" with a 100w tubeamp and there has never been a problem.
    if you want something more powerfull, get the marshall VBC412 wich i also have(400w, 4 ohm cab.) or some of the 4x12" stereocabs from marshall or laney(often around 300w, 4 and 16 ohm or 2x 8 ohm) and they sound ok for bass with great punch but not very deep bass thou.
     
  3. rockdude

    rockdude

    Dec 18, 2004
    thanks vodoo. is the 4x75w marshall cab also named jcm bass series?