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just when you though cabs couldn't get any cheaper (Ebay)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Dr. PhunkyPants, Jun 24, 2004.

  1. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    Here you go...the "Vidsonix 2x10 Look! Kool!" $89.95


    I was impressed that the seller even posted the following stats:

    Key Features

    - 2-way, 3 speaker bass reflex system with dual-ported high-quality MDF construction with rugged vinyl black finish.
    - Specially shaped internal damping material eliminates cabinet standing waves providing for smoother and cleaner bass.
    - 1/4" Phono jack input and output.
    - Steel grill.
    - Sturdy side handles years of tough handling.
    - 2 x 10" Treated Cone High Output Woofers with high temperature voice coil (2" VC diameter ->58.2 oz magnet!).
    - High Efficiency Light Weight 3/4" Bullet Pad PVC Compression Driver with 60° x 80° exponential (6" x 8") Horn Tweeter.
    - 100 Watts (r.m.s.)/ 200 Watts (program), 400W Peak (transient) Power with power protection circuitry.
    - Size: 24.9"(h) x 19.4"(W) x 11.6"(D)
    - 4.6 ohms
    - Crossover Frequency: 2500 Hz, using high quality Mylar capacitors and inductors.
    - Frequency Response: 40~20KHz
    - SPL: 93 +/-2 dB
    - Weight: 41.0 lbs each
    - Not recommended for amps rated less than 50W(rms).
    - These units are meant to be floor standing for best bass performance and optimal high frequency directivity.

    Have we now arrived at rock bottom, ladies and gents?
  2. MascisMan


    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    how is a 2x10 4.6 ohms?
  3. I love his subtle mentions of all the "good things" about it


    Buy it Now

    ONLY $89.95!


    ... the price goes back up? to what?
  5. Rumzini


    Feb 14, 2004
    Jackson, MI

    ...and if they're gone...why do you have a price on anything? You don't have anything. Hence...they're gone.
  6. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Can anybody say "cheesey" ;)
  7. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    - Not recommended for amps rated less than 50W(rms).

    I guess I'll have to give up my dream of a full stack driven by my Peavey Microbass.
  8. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    Wow. 93db!
  9. Jim Ingraham

    Jim Ingraham Supporting Member

    Nov 14, 2002
    what does he think MDF is??? it's cheap particle board :confused:
  10. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    These are made by Vidsonix. I have some tiny wedges from Vidsonix that I use as monitors. Construction is very cheap. I wouldn't count on one of these cabs holding up over a long time. However, if you need something cheap and dirty that you can leave at a friend's house or whatever, then where else are you going to get that price?
  11. thejohnkim


    Sep 30, 2003
    hey now, MDF isn't super-cheap stuff though. MDF is used in tons of mid range and high end home theater speakers and subs.