Re: questions on amps

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Posted by Basshole on December 26, 2001 at 06:20:10:

In Reply to: Re: questions on amps posted by livingstone on December 24, 2001 at 13:10:31:

: Merry Chirstmas.....

: Bob is right on as usual.....One thing I would look for in a small amp that Bob didn't mention is a Direct Out Balanced Line (XLR), so your lack of power can be made up with the sound system. This is important based on the type of music, the volume of other band memebers (Guitar, Drums, ect...). This allows you to go direct to the PA System without any additional microphone or equipment except a mic cable........ Hope this helps.....

: livingstone...

Very good points all of you. However, I will point out that my amp does not have an XLR, and using a mic on it always works fine. As for the amp, it really depends on if there is a PA or not. If there isn't you need to see how large the venue is. I play with a 200w combo, and i'm sure it would have enough power to play without a PA in a club setting. However, if you've got a PA, 100w ought to be enough.

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