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Ryan Martinie, SVT-II or SVT-4?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Obsolex, Jul 2, 2003.

  1. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    I mean, he uses 2 Ampeg 8x10 cabs... With only 2 SVT-2 Pro's? That's 300 watts into an 800 watt cab... Weird...
    Which does he use, the SVT2 or SVT4?
    Heres a pic of his setup from: http://www.guitargeeks.com :
  2. that's actually an Ampeg SVT-AV

    ...i think
  3. Aristotle


    May 12, 2002
    Easton, MD
    Hey another guitar geek. HIGH FIVE!

    and it looks like it says SVT-II

    but if you consider most of the time its getting mic'd up, 350 is more than enough, and if theyre playing clubs, thats still more than enough. He could just like the sound of the cabinets.
  4. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Well its says SVT II on guitar geek, so that may be it :)
  5. alexclaber

    alexclaber Commercial User

    Jun 19, 2001
    Brighton, UK
    Director - Barefaced Ltd
    But that's 300W from a valve amp - there aren't many valve amps with more power than that.

  6. Bass Player did a coverstory on Ryan Martinie a couple of months ago.

    His gear setup is quite correct (on Guitargeek). Bass Player said that Ryan uses the SVT-4 as his main live-amp, with the SVT-2 as a backup.

    In the studio he uses both of them, as wel as a guitarcab (Mesa 4x12) for added midrange (!).
  7. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    Hmmmmmmm. I never thought of him micing... I though that he cut the mids?
  8. Kheos


    Aug 12, 2002
  9. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    he uses custom built ampeg 810's, too, that can handle 2400 watts.
  10. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Whoa...Just Whoa :eek:
  11. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    :eek: Dayamn :eek:

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