Is there a huge difference between the Bag End S15D and S15XD?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Andy Brown, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder: Wing Bass
    I know frequency response is wider on the S15XD, but hearing them both, is the S15X-D worth the $$?

  2. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    maybe. If you want that high end, then yes. IMO, the coaxial titanium compression driver tweeter in the x series cabs is one of the most natural and "non harsh" sounding tweets around. The crossover is a really good one too. It depends on the styles of music you're going to cover. I can get away with creative treble boosts for most styles with my s15 and s12, but i can't dupe the s15x sound and "zing" that only a tweet will give you. FWIW, the S15x is my most lusted for item.
  3. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    I haven't tried the S15D. I love my S15XD but wish that it had a tweeter attenuator knob like just about every other cab w/ a tweeter.