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My SWR WM's10 Arrived!

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by TGforPlywood, Nov 25, 2005.


  1. TGforPlywood

    TGforPlywood

    Sep 29, 2005
    Ringwood, NJ
    I'll let you know how it goes.


    Plywood
    Not just for basses anymore
     
  2. stos

    stos

    Nov 10, 2005
    Brussel / Belgium
    hello,
    can you maybe tell me more about this amp?
    because im owning now a GK backline with a 15"
    and i want something with more punch and less weight
    thanks
     
  3. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    I had both a WM10 and a WM12, and kept the 12.
    The WM10 is very nice, but thinner sounding and has 80W.
    The 12 has more headroom and is deeper sounding.
    (but heavier...)
     
  4. Peter Ferretti

    Peter Ferretti Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2005
    NYC
    The best amp I have ever owned is my Acoustic Image Coda R. It is very very light, and has more than enough power for a DB. The only power/volume issues I found with it was when I used a BG with it, but that didn't happen very often. Hope this helps,
    pete
     
  5. Ric Vice

    Ric Vice Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2005
    Olivette, Missouri
    I have a close friend who uses the SWR here in St. Louis. With his rig it sounds very good. For the price I don't think you can beat it.

    Ric
     
  6. Agreed. :hyper:

    I own WM12 and love it very much.

    I have tried all WM10, 12, 15, when I purchased, but WM12 is my choice for both upright (underwood + Fishman platinum Pro EQ) and electric (Vintage Fender).

    The WM 12 is quite heavy (around 42 lb), but to trade with more head room and deeper sound, I have to accept its weight.

    Now, I am saving for AI Focus 2r, that is the long-way to go. :D
     
  7. jstiel

    jstiel Jim Stiel

    Jun 5, 2004
    Lake Orion, MI
    I have both a 10 and a 12. I use a Full Circle pu and impedence hasn't been a problem - sounds pretty much the same with and without a preamp. The input impedence for each is 1MO per SWR and the Full Circle has pretty strong output. The 10 is great for small venues and much easier to schlep but not as deep. The 12 has pretty good power and I have yet to run into a gig where it's not enough.
     
  8. B String

    B String Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2002
    Los Angeles
    Yes, thats about right. The wm-10 is very thin for acoustic
    bass. The piezo tweeter is not too kind to the upright.
    Much prefer the wm-12.
     
  9. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    With both models you can turn off the tweeter though.
    That's what I'm doing.