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SVT 810E or GenzBenz 610T-XB2?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ThePaleHorse, Jun 1, 2007.


  1. I've played through an ampeg svt810E and loved the tone and everything. Has anyone had any experience with the genzbenz 610? It has a sensitivity rating of 105db. Would this make it significantly louder than the svt810's 100db rating? Im looking to get a new cab and want to make the right choice. Also they are both around $1000 which is about the cutoff of my pricerange.
     
  2. afroman

    afroman

    Aug 31, 2000
    Austin, TX
    If you love the 810E tone then get it. If not, I think a good 610 would make you happy too. Genz-Benz is highly praised around here, but I'd also suggest the Mesa 610 or a Bergantino NV610.
     
  3. xlows

    xlows

    Oct 21, 2006
    Minnesota
    +1
     
  4. This is my Genz setup. As you can see my cabinet is a 610T-XB2. I bought the cabinet 18 months ago and have continuesly gigged with it in a host of venues since then. It's a loud and very articulate sounding cab.

    It's pretty easy to move around. I can't say the same thing for the Ampeg 810, or any 810 cabinet for that matter.

    There's no question that it helps to be driving it with a 1000 watt head at 4 ohms.

    I was going to buy an 810 before I found my 610T-XB-2. It would have been a mistake for me if I had now that I think back about it. This cabinet is everything and more that any 810 cab could give me in sound, and it's smaller and far easier to move around to boot.

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    TD
     
  5. I LIKE my ampeg 810, I just wish it pumped out some lower lows. It really does the low mid thing like no other cab can, but I just wish it went a bit deeper into the lows.
     
  6. shoot-r

    shoot-r

    May 26, 2007
    Illinois
    I recently got the chance to play through a Eden 610XLT. To my way of hearing bass it was the " BEST" 10" speaker loaded cabinet I've ever played .
     
  7. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    The standard Ampeg 8x10 is a sealed box (no ports). If you want bigger lows, you'll probably want to audition ported cabinets. I'd recommend the 6x10 cabs listed above: Mesa, Genz-Benz, Eden. Also the Epifani UL610, if you don't mind paying more for the convenience of an ultra-light cabinet. The Bergantino NV610 is sealed like the Ampeg.

    If you're looking to change your tone, then heck, maybe a 4x10 would work for you. Or a 4x10/1x15 stack.
     
  8. afroman

    afroman

    Aug 31, 2000
    Austin, TX
    WOW, beautiful Genz-Benz setup!!! Nice nice nice:eek:
     
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