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New speaker

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by avantflow, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. avantflow


    Mar 16, 2010
    I am about to change speaker on my Marshall Bass state 150W combo. The original was a 15 inch, 8 Ohms speaker and that's all i know. Then the second user replaced it with a RCF 75 W speaker and it's not working well with my combo.
    I found a 500w celestion for a good price cca. 50 €, but it's a full range speaker. I was wondering if this is a good or a bad thing.
    -> http://www.bolha.com/oglas382889648/...15-500w-4-kosi
  2. RickenBoogie


    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Find a speaker identical to whatever Marshall used in that combo. It was designed from the ground up with that particular driver. Anything else is nothing more than a crapshoot.
  3. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member


    1) Contact Marshall, determine what speaker came in it.
    2) Order a replacement speaker identical to the original one.
    3) Install
    4) Play
  4. avantflow


    Mar 16, 2010
    yes i know this, but it could cost me alot. anyways (in theory) what do you think about combinig my combo with a full range speaker.
  5. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    If there's an output for another speaker, then provided you select one with impedence compatible with the amp (ref: your owner's manual), then sure, you can add an external speaker.

    But: the question is: why do you want a full range speaker for bass?

    Bass = Bass = not a full range of frequencies.
  6. LesS


    Mar 3, 2006
    no longer a member
    If you buy the Celestion speaker, can you return it if you do not like the sound? You can't really tell how it is going to sound unless you can try it.
    Also, are you really sure that the RCF speaker does not sound good? - have you heard another speaker in the combo?
  7. Rick Auricchio

    Rick Auricchio Registered Bass Offender

    Trying ANY speaker except the one for which the cab was designed is a crapshoot.
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