04-01-2013 07:54 AM
Looking for a little help,
Im currently using a Hayden Mini mofo, through a Marshall 2x12 cab loaded with G12k-100
for live gigs im getting issues with the setup being loud enough.
so im trying to find ways of improving the volume of the amp for pub shows!
Trying to avoid:
A new Amp (i like the tone, portability and options of the Hayden)
A 4x12 (portability)
Would like to avoid Micing the Cab up!
I had a feeling i might have issues with volume and a low watt head.
Just wanted to see if anyone had experience with Speaker cones (are there louder, more effiecent ones than the Celestion g12k-100s?)
Would change the Cab to a open back increase volume?
Any other ideas?
Might be a long shot, and if i have to, i will either use my bigger amp, my 4x12 or just mic it up. But wanted to see f there were other options first!
04-01-2013 11:42 AM
04-01-2013 07:48 PM
what's wrong with miking it???
04-08-2013 10:11 AM
A few years ago I swapped a 4ohm speaker in my Fender Deluxe 112 with a 16ohm and it made it louder than hell. I bet there are tons of reasons not to do that but I don't know much about electronics and I knew even less at the time. It worked anyway. I wasn't trying to increase volume but my speaker had a tear in it and I had an old cheap cab lying around so I thought I'd try it.
Make sure it won't damage your amp before you try it. Mine was only a cheap solid state and was half dead so I had nothing to lose. http://medias.audiofanzine.com/images/thumbs3/fend
Or get a clean boost pedal and leave it on all the time.
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