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you fave bedroom amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by BassGreaser, Sep 30, 2003.


  1. BassGreaser

    BassGreaser

    Aug 22, 2002
    Austin, TX
    I'm looking at getting a bed room amp so I can doodle room in my room, and would like to hear what everyone's fave bedroom amp is, and why
     
  2. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    SWR Baby Blue II

    Two 8" speakers, 5" mid driver, tubey goodness . . .
     
  3. I just use my normal rig, a Peavey Combo 1x15, but if I was to buy new, I wouldn't get anything but a Peavey practice amp for the bedroom. Cheap, yet high quality and really loud when they need to be. Something like the Minx 110 is a good choice.
     
  4. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
     
  5. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    actually i use an old swr electric blue head (the head only model of the electric blue)
    it has a headphone out jack so i use it sans speaker and plug in a pair of akg k240 headphones it's kinda chilly so i use a sans amp to "beef" it up a lil
    my eden 400 also has a headphone out jack
    those are wonderful for neighbors, spouses, kids, parents, etc
     
  6. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    johnson j station, i dont bother nobody and i can play as loud as i want before my eardrums bleed i suppose.
     
  7. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    My home recording setup (preamp, fx, computer, stereo).
    Buries any practice amp alive. It sounds just like recording in a studio.
     
  8. apathetixx

    apathetixx

    Apr 7, 2003
    Downey, CA
    my friend has a little swr workingmans 12" combo. it sounds pretty sweet.
     
  9. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    I have a Peavey Minx 110 that I bought stupid cheap ($10 used, needed a new input jack). However, I just use my big rack rig because I like the sound of big speakers even at low volumes. I've never like the sound of combos...and I've really tried.
     
  10. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Endorsing Artist: Black Diamond & SuperSensitive strings
    SWR WM-12. Lots of options...speaker or headphone, can insert CD player, adequate tone controls. Great sound and useful for small gigs and small rehearsals as well.
     
  11. Fender Musicmaster Bass - 15 tube Watts into a 12" speaker in an open-back combo cabinet.

    Why? Sounds cool.

    [​IMG]

    Chris
     
  12. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Some of my contemporaries use the
    bedroom tube amplifier called Viagra...
    :eek:

    Fortunately, I don't need it yet.
    ;)
     
  13. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    :D
     
  14. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    currently I switch between my 100 watt tube Sunn, Ashdown 1x12 Mag combo or my HD recording set up (includes a J-Station... but Iuse that for guitar mostly).

    NO VIAGRA HERE :bassist:
     
  15. vanselus

    vanselus

    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    None
    Avalon U5 with Grado headphones.
     
  16. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    We have the winner!!!

    my U5 will be ordered shortly :)
     
  17. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    here's mine:

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    love it!

    f
     
  18. vanselus

    vanselus

    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    None
    wow, that must be SOME bedroom!
     
  19. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    I used to have one of these before a co-worker wanted to buy it off me. I thought is was one of the ultimate bedroom amps. Not much power needed, small and flat ontop, ported in the back, and a nice deep sounding speaker.
     
  20. Ditto on the SWR WM12. Beautiful sound at low volumes. The WM10 would probably work too.