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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Cantstandsya, Feb 5, 2002.
Just wondering if there is much difference between these ?
I had been considering buying a single Acme Low B-4. Then I took my current amp (about the same size) to a jam session and had to haul it up and down a flight of stairs.
I immediately changed my mind and ordered a pair of Low B-2s instead. They just came yesterday, and after hefting them out of the shipping boxes, I'm glad I went for the pair of 2x10s instead of one 4x10. I won't say a Low B-2 is light, but it is definitely a whole lot easier to move around than a Low B-4 would be!
As long as you wire them up correctly, a pair of 2x10s will be every bit as efficient and loud as a single 4x10 - and more versatile.
For sheer versatility purposes, I'd got for the 3 2x10s. You can leave one at practice place (if you do that), and have a home rig, and then couple them at shows, or at practice, and you'll never be out a good cab.
I'm more of a 410 guy myself, but thats because I was able to Eden cheap.
Could you couple together 3 2x10 Eden cabs using only one head or a poweramp? I mean, i know SWR you can daisy chain, but at least to the best of my knowledge, you can't with Eden, so could you power 3 cabs with one power amp or head?
3 8Ohm cabs add up to a total load of 2.67Ohms. If your amp can handle less than 4Ohms you are fine.
With the Eden Metro combo, there are three speaker jacks and the amp is rated for 2 ohm operation. Thus, three 2x10s are possible with Eden.
With my 400S I could run four 8 ohm cabinets on each side.
Chucko, how are the Acmes sounding with your PB15 pre and your mondo wattage? A pair of B-2s does seem like the way to go.