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would PA cabs work?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by kaboom133, Oct 30, 2002.


  1. kaboom133

    kaboom133

    Oct 19, 2001
    Latrobe PA
    i was just looking through speaker cabnets, and i stumbled across some PA cabnets. these sound just like normal bass cabs, but i didn't know, would they work or not if i were to plug them into the external cab. jack on my combo amp?
     
  2. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA
    you'll get a real hi-fi sound, but the treble of the bass usually tend to make the horns explode so be careful with that...
     
  3. That's hard to say without more info on the cabs. Most PA's today use a bi-amped sub/topbox arrangement. The topboxes, while they may contain a 15" driver, generally don't have the cubic feet needed for deep bass and only go down to about 55HZ. The subs only contain 15's or 18's and are not full range.