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Posted by bob (22.214.171.124) on May 12, 2003 at 21:48:37:
In Reply to: advice needed posted by andy on May 07, 2003 at 19:34:47:
That combination should kick some ass volume wise.
Try going to SWR's website and see if they have the manual online for the amp and/or some suggested EQ settings.
In any case if you set all the controls to their neutral settings, you should get a decent tone out of it. Then you can adjust from there.
It is possible the equipment has mechanical problems. Don't buy a used amp if you have any doubts about its mechanical worthiness. If it's been rented out a lot it has probably been abused.
Good luck with the amp search.
: hey there!
: I just rented a used bass amp to see if it's good for me and possibly buy it ... do you think this is a good combination?
: SWR SM400 head
: AMPER 410 speaker
: so far, it's not been as good as I expected, especially as far as volume and overall loudness of the thing goes. I don't know if it depends on me not having mastered the EQ yet, or it's just the combination of the two...
: please let me know. I'm not an expert on this, so I could use any info you would give me.
: thanks a lot!
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