new bass amp vs pa system

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by basskunk, Oct 16, 2001.

  1. basskunk


    Oct 16, 2001
    ready for more sound should i go for a pa system to use with my bassman 25 or go for a new amp. what is the sound differance if any.thanks in advance
  2. Sundogue


    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    Depends on the situation and the type of music you will be playing. I personally would rather control my own stage volume with my own amp and leave the PA to someone else.

    I would not buy a PA just for my own bass sound. Others will be going through the PA and you will still need to find a way to control your own stage sound, unless you really put alot into a high quality monitor system (as part of the PA) as monitors rarely handle bass very well.

    My vote...start with your own sound onstage first and work from there. I run through a very nice PA system, but I rely on my own amp for my stage sound.