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sunn concert amp 250watts

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by generation land, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. generation land

    generation land

    Dec 9, 2007
    Any one know if this is a good buy. Sunn Concert series 250 watt 4 ohm solid state with the matching 2x15 cab mid 70s era for $400?
  2. matrok


    Jan 10, 2005
    Ferndale, Michigan
    I've seen the heads go for a bout $300 on eBay, so I would say yes.
  3. daveman50

    daveman50 Supporting Member

    Feb 24, 2007
    Westchester County NY
    250 watts? Nope. More like 150. But get it. It's wicked loud; very nasty sounding (in the best possible way). I have the head (bought it in 1973); lost the cabinet years ago and wish I still had it.

    P.S.: all the volume in this head is in the area from 0 to 4 on the volume knob - it runs out of steam after that. So don't try it out at a low/medium volume & assume that it will keep getting louder. But.... it is still loud and has a really nice nasty early FET sound.
  4. matrok


    Jan 10, 2005
    Ferndale, Michigan
    I wondered about that wattage. Thought maybe they upped them in later models than mine.
  5. also, i think those 215 cabs are 8 ohms, so you may be struggling for volume. if anything, you got a nice vintagesque rig that you can upgrade with different drivers.

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