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Is this too much underpowering??

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Obsolex, Jul 19, 2003.


  1. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    I am picking up "my" (not yet) Ampeg PR410hlf this up coming friday, and have bidded on an Ampeg SVT-3 PRO (450 watts @ 4 ohms) the cab is 600 RMS @ 4 ohms.
    Is that too much underpowering, I don't think it is, but this will be my first rig, so I don't exactly know...
    thanks--------------
     
  2. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    You should be fine.. Underpowering is only an issue if you run the amp so hard it clips.
     
  3. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    only if you push the amp to clipping. They should work fine ... good luck!
     
  4. As long as you do not push the amp to clipping, it will do just fine. I'm sure you will have Ampeg's blessing on this wedding.

    Later, j
     
  5. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I love it when a bunch of us all answer together with the same basic answer :cool:
     
  6. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I also love it when a bunch of us answer with the same.....er.......answer :)
     
  7. A bunch of us with the same answer...I love it. :D
     
  8. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    And now for the icing on the cake:

    You'll be fine.
     
  9. i think you'll be fine

    Si
     
  10. Mcrelly

    Mcrelly

    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    Nice first rig, I'm assuming the cab is 410 or a couple of 15s? my first "rig" was a $300 fender 60watt 12" combo and for my first real "gig" (not in someones house) I had only 80watts and two 10"s.