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SWR amp and cabinet combinations

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Bruce497, Aug 2, 2012.


  1. Bruce497

    Bruce497

    Aug 2, 2012
    Hello everybody, thanks for having me over.

    I own some SWR gear,

    Amps:
    SWR SM900
    SWR SM400s

    Cabinets:
    SWR Goliath II 4x10 8ohm
    SWR Goliath II Jr. 2x10 4ohm
    SWR Big Ben 18 8 ohm
    SWR Bass Monitor 12 8 ohm

    I am looking for recommendations on how to run and use this gear. As either 2 separate amps or 1 killer setup, lol. Any opinions would be appreciated, especially from any SWR users out there.

    Thanks for reading. Cheers.
     
  2. LowEZ

    LowEZ Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2011
    Central NJ
    Probably the only way I'd run these...

    SM400s into 4x10 full-range
    SM400s biamped with the 2x10 and 1x18
    SM900 into 4x10 full-range
    SM900 biamped with the 2x10 and 1x18

    You can try mixing cabs in full-range mode but I personally wouldn't bother. JMHO, YMMV, etc.
     
  3. chadds

    chadds

    Mar 18, 2000
    May I add, bridged, when running full range?
     
  4. How are the speakers in that 210 wire? If they are two 8 Ohm speakers in parallel you could re-wire them in series and have a 16 Ohm 210. I would run a 16 Ohm 210 and an 8 Ohm 410 together full range.
     

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