Dismiss Notice

Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Need a new amp!!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Ben Jammin', Aug 14, 2003.


  1. Ben Jammin'

    Ben Jammin' Guest

    Jul 13, 2003
    Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
    Can anyone recommend a 410 amp around the $600 mark (preferably 200W or more)?
    My band's gonna kill me if I don't upgrade from my (ahem...) trusty 30 watt laney.
     
  2. Mcrelly

    Mcrelly

    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    do you mean a 410 combo (speakers and amp together in one box) or do you just nead speakers? or do you need just an amp (no speakers)??

    HOW MUCH CAN YOU SPEND USD?
     
  3. Ben Jammin'

    Ben Jammin' Guest

    Jul 13, 2003
    Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
    I can spend up to about $800
     
  4. Well, there is a 410 Nemesis combo amp. I owned it and I feel it is very good for the price. I don't know if these can be found in the UK, though.

    Geoff
     
  5. rok51

    rok51

    Sep 2, 2002
    Crawfordville, FL
    I would avoid a 410 combo. You could get a decent 410 cab used and compliment it with a nice head, all for less than $800
     
  6. Mcrelly

    Mcrelly

    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    I agree get a separate head and cabinet. good for when you decide to upgrade speakers or amp
     
  7. Mattski

    Mattski

    Jan 6, 2003
    Cleveland, OH
    Used GK 400RB or 800RB on ebay. New Avatar 212.

    $6-750
     
  8. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    Try to avoid just getting an "ok" cab, and an "ok" head. Try to get one that is better than the other. Go for used all the way...
    Here's some good stuff on ebay:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2551583865&category=10171
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2551606403&category=43372
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2551516136&category=10171
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2551130428&category=10171
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2551516521&category=4713
    Sorry if that's way too much. I actually just started to browse, and thought what the hell? I think you would be good off with an Avatar. Never played one (yet), but some people here swear by them... http://www.avatarspeakers.com
    good luck!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    hes in the uk so i don't know whats avaialbe over there...just get used. just make sure that it wasn't abused

    steve
     
  10. Ben Jammin'

    Ben Jammin' Guest

    Jul 13, 2003
    Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
    Cheers guys, I'm probably gonna go for a new avatar 410 cab and a used head. Not sure what yet though, any more suggestions welcome
     
  11. buy me- swr 2m-500

    a swr sm-500 + avatar speakers must be a very decent sounding unit. However, this one happens to be in Nashville so I don't know about shipping over to GB, but if you could find a used swr sm-500 or 550x you would be well off and if the right price range.

    Glenn
     
  12. lo-freq

    lo-freq aka UFO

    Jan 19, 2003
    The Republic of Texas
    EBS makes some great stuff.

    Ashdown combos or seperates (ABM if you can swing it, MAG 2nd choice, ElectricBlue 3rd).

    There's always Peavey stuff (well, they are reliable).

    2nd hand if you can find 'em.

    Avatars are not available in UK last I heard.
     
  13. Also trace elliot. But do try it first!

    Jure
     
  14. zoran

    zoran

    May 10, 2002
    croatia
    Ashdown or EBS!