Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ZOPHAR, Oct 1, 2003.



    Oct 1, 2003
    I have a chance to by an SWR Goliath I 4x10.
    It was made by EDEN.
    This cabinet is in great shape.
    Anyone out there that can give me some info on how it stacks up against the new SWR 4x10 Goliath III would be greatly appreciated. Also a fair market price suggestion.
    Also does how does it compare to the EDEN D 4x10 XLT?
  2. metron

    metron Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2003
    Ive never played on any of those cabs. A search would turn up a lot of info Im sure. I think people like the older Goliath II better than the III but I dont know about the I. Sorry about the useless response! :bassist:
  3. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA

    The original SWR 4x10. The first full range speaker enclosure for bass featuring a high end tweeter. The cabinet that has inspired dozens of copies. Rear ported???

    Impedance: 8 ohms
    Power handling capacity: 400 Watts RMS
    Finish: Black carpet with stack lock corners.
    Construction: 3/4" 7 ply void free domestic maple or birch, marine grade plywood.
    Internal Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
    Port area: 20 square inches
    Frequency response: -6dB @ 40Hz to 12kHz
    Size: 23" W x 23" H x 18 1/2" D
    Weight: 90 lbs.
    Production Period: 1987 to 1990
    Final Retail Price: $999.00

    some review links...
    active bass review compariing III to I

    goliath I sold on ebay for $226.01 and other goliaths

    hope this helps...
  4. http://www.swrsound.com/products/vintage.html#prospeakers
    Maps the changes in between the G1 and G2.

    The G1 and G2 are rear ported and have the classic scooped mids "SWR sound". I don't have much playing time on the G3, but to my ears, it has a flatter sound with some mid "honk". The G3 is front ported.
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