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SWR amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by adrian480, May 22, 2005.

  1. Which one is the best, and what is the sound different between Swr 750x and SWR SM-500
  2. LoveThatBass


    Jun 28, 2004
    There should be no sound difference between them only a little more clean headroom on the 750.
    Unless you are playing large venues I cannot see the need for anything over 500 watts personally.
  3. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    The SM-500 is 400 some-odd watts bridged and there is some question about running 4 ohm cabs this way. If you don't need stereo, go with the mono 750.
  4. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    IME, all of the swr pro series heads sound the same.

    the 750 will be a little easier to use eq wise, although not as flexible. Of course, my fave is still the old SM-900. :cool:
  5. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Pasco, WA
    Of the Pro Series, there is no best, only what works best for you.

    To my ears all the SWR amps that I have owned (SM-400, Super Red Head) and played through (350, 550X) all sound pretty similar (I also own an LA8 which absolutely rocks for a practice amp but can't compete in this crowd).

    When buying an SWR Pro Series amp you only need to answer three questions for yourself:

    1. Stereo or Mono?
    2. How many watts?
    3. What kind of EQ do you prefer?

    That's what I think anyway.

    Here's a good place to find more info.

    Click here.


  6. Thanks I go fore the SWR 750x

    I need:
    Lots of power
    Simple eq

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