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just a 210?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Pthump, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. Pthump


    Nov 18, 2004
    Im planning on getting an avatar delta 210 to start my rig. I plan to add a 115 when I get more cash. Will a 210 sound bad by itself?
  2. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    It will sound fine, but you will probabally need more volume depending on your situation.
  3. TheChariot


    Jul 6, 2004
    Boston, MA
    yeah it will just depend on what and where your playing. Also what your playing against.

    By generic standards, a 210 would handle most small gigs and would be more than enough for practice as long as you have reasonable power, and dont play at insane volumes in practice (like my band does). ;)
  4. msquared


    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City
    I've played in multiple bands where the bassist only used a 2x10 and relied on the PA when they needed to get ridiculous. As long as your drummer and guitarist aren't obnoxious you should have plenty of amp.
  5. RickC

    RickC Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    I play in an Allman Bros tribute band; 2 drummers, two Marshall half-stacks, and B3/Leslie onstage. If I'm going direct through the PA, then an SWR 2x10 is all I use for stage sound; it works fine.

    I also use just the 2x10 for most clug gigs where there is no support.

    The only time it isn't enough is when we're playing a big room without support; in those cases I add a 1x15 or a 4x10.


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