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just a little help

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by cronus, Mar 21, 2002.

  1. cronus

    cronus Guest

    Jan 17, 2002
    Romulus, Michigan
    i was reading about the swr workingman 15, and it said 160w and 200w with an extension cab. so will the extra cab just give 40w or what?
  2. ItchyBass


    Oct 12, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    Hey Cronus.

    I had an SWR Workingmans 12... same concept. 100 watts alone, or add an 8 ohm extension cab and get 120 watts - split equally between both. Sounds lame, but what really makes a difference is the additionally pushed air, not the wattage. You have to double your wattage to get even a slight db increase, but add more speakers... that is a different story. The headroom drops way down when you are driving a bass speaker with only 60 watts, but again, the additional air moving makes all the difference in the world.