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Settings for ampeg AMPEG SVT18

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Can someone help me in setting up my AMPEG SVT18 sub with the xls1500 what are the recommendations I would like like to get a deep bass sound see spec below..Thanks

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

TYPE Single 18” Bass Enclosure

FREQ RESPONSE (+/-3dB) 35Hz – 2kHz

USABLE LOW FREQ (-10dB) 28Hz

POWER HANDLING 500W RMS, 1000W Peak

IMPEDANCE 4 ohms

SENSITIVITY 97dB SPL 1w/1m

MAXIMUM SPL 130dB

COMPONENTS Custom Designed 18” low frequency driver

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Can someone help me in setting up my AMPEG SVT18 sub with the xls1500 what are the recommendations I would like like to get a deep bass sound see spec below..Thanks

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

TYPE Single 18” Bass Enclosure

FREQ RESPONSE (+/-3dB) 35Hz – 2kHz

USABLE LOW FREQ (-10dB) 28Hz

POWER HANDLING 500W RMS, 1000W Peak

IMPEDANCE 4 ohms

SENSITIVITY 97dB SPL 1w/1m

MAXIMUM SPL 130dB

COMPONENTS Custom Designed 18” low frequency driver

What else do you have working? other amps? what kind of tops do you have? any sound processors? write to us all the gear you own...

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Can someone help me in setting up my AMPEG SVT18 sub with the xls1500 what are the recommendations I would like like to get a deep bass sound see spec below..Thanks

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

TYPE Single 18” Bass Enclosure

FREQ RESPONSE (+/-3dB) 35Hz – 2kHz

USABLE LOW FREQ (-10dB) 28Hz

POWER HANDLING 500W RMS, 1000W Peak

IMPEDANCE 4 ohms

SENSITIVITY 97dB SPL 1w/1m

MAXIMUM SPL 130dB

COMPONENTS Custom Designed 18” low frequency driver

What else do you have working? other amps? what kind of tops do you have? any sound processors? write to us all the gear you own...

I am running an ampeg 4-10 cabinet with a b2re amp and running the crown xls1500 through it to run the 18" sub I was just looking for setting for the crown.

Thanks

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Can someone help me in setting up my AMPEG SVT18 sub with the xls1500 what are the recommendations I would like like to get a deep bass sound see spec below..Thanks

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

TYPE Single 18” Bass Enclosure

FREQ RESPONSE (+/-3dB) 35Hz – 2kHz

USABLE LOW FREQ (-10dB) 28Hz

POWER HANDLING 500W RMS, 1000W Peak

IMPEDANCE 4 ohms

SENSITIVITY 97dB SPL 1w/1m

MAXIMUM SPL 130dB

COMPONENTS Custom Designed 18” low frequency driver

What else do you have working? other amps? what kind of tops do you have? any sound processors? write to us all the gear you own...

I am running an ampeg 4-10 cabinet with a b2re amp and running the crown xls1500 through it to run the 18" sub I was just looking for setting for the crown.

Thanks

If I got you correctly then you want to use the XLS1500/SVT18 combo in parallel to the 4-10/B-2RE to get more bass? in that case it's highly NOT recommended since the two enclosures have different frequency response and you will most certainly get a bad sounding system due to cancellations of the two uneven sources.

Was that what you wanted to do?

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Can someone help me in setting up my AMPEG SVT18 sub with the xls1500 what are the recommendations I would like like to get a deep bass sound see spec below..Thanks

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

TYPE Single 18” Bass Enclosure

FREQ RESPONSE (+/-3dB) 35Hz – 2kHz

USABLE LOW FREQ (-10dB) 28Hz

POWER HANDLING 500W RMS, 1000W Peak

IMPEDANCE 4 ohms

SENSITIVITY 97dB SPL 1w/1m

MAXIMUM SPL 130dB

COMPONENTS Custom Designed 18” low frequency driver

What else do you have working? other amps? what kind of tops do you have? any sound processors? write to us all the gear you own...

I am running an ampeg 4-10 cabinet with a b2re amp and running the crown xls1500 through it to run the 18" sub I was just looking for setting for the crown.

Thanks

If I got you correctly then you want to use the XLS1500/SVT18 combo in parallel to the 4-10/B-2RE to get more bass? in that case it's highly NOT recommended since the two enclosures have different frequency response and you will most certainly get a bad sounding system due to cancellations of the two uneven sources.

Was that what you wanted to do?

I am just using the b2re preamp out to connect the crown i am not running it parallel to the b2re if that makes any sence? Thanks

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I thought the B-2RE was an amp, you are only using it to drive the XLS? Never mind that, the only thing that matters is if you want to run both subs at the same time? That is what I meant that is unrecommended...

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I thought the B-2RE was an amp, you are only using it to drive the XLS? Never mind that, the only thing that matters is if you want to run both subs at the same time? That is what I meant that is unrecommended...

The b2re is only running the 4 10 cabinet and the xls is running the 18 svt sub through the preamp out

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I thought the B-2RE was an amp, you are only using it to drive the XLS? Never mind that, the only thing that matters is if you want to run both subs at the same time? That is what I meant that is unrecommended...

The b2re is only running the 4 10 cabinet and the xls is running the 18 svt sub through the preamp out

Yes, this is exactly what I meant when I wrote my earlier post, this is 99 out of a 100 a bad sounding system... You could be the lucky one :)

If you need more bass, you need to get more of the same thing, preferably run by the same amp.

Any way, if you need the recommended settings for this amp, I would activate the limiter and set the high pass filter to the -3dB of the sub at 24dB/octave L/R type. Use the manual for the amp to actually set these parameters.

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

This bass head doesn't have a crossover and I didn't see any on his gear list so he is running them in plain parallel feeding both of them the exact same signal which means terrible wierd cancellations.

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He could try to determine the natural rolloff of the 4-10 and use a complementary low pass on the XLS1500 to feed the 18 incher.

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He could try to determine the natural rolloff of the 4-10 and use a complementary low pass on the XLS1500 to feed the 18 incher.

That's a great idea :)

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Could you post a link to your speakers?

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

Yes this is correct I am only using the preamp from the b2re to run the the 18 with the crown so what ever adjusments i make to the xls it does not affect the 4-10

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

Yes this is correct I am only using the preamp from the b2re to run the the 18 with the crown so what ever adjusments i make to the xls it does not affect the 4-10

What about the link?

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He could try to determine the natural rolloff of the 4-10 and use a complementary low pass on the XLS1500 to feed the 18 incher.

That's a great idea :)

@arios312

Could you post a link to your speakers?

It will be on the ampeg website....http://www.ampeg.com/

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

TYPE Single 18” Bass Enclosure

FREQ RESPONSE (+/-3dB) 35Hz – 2kHz

USABLE LOW FREQ (-10dB) 28Hz

POWER HANDLING 500W RMS, 1000W Peak

IMPEDANCE 4 ohms

this is the specs for the 4-10 cab

LF Drivers: 4 x 10”

Voice Coil: 2”

Magnet Weight (each): 30 oz

HF Drivers: Horn/Driver

Voice Coil: 1”

Magnet Weight (each): 8 oz

RMS Power Handling: 500-Watts

Frequency Response (-3dB): 48Hz-18kHz

Usable Low Frequency (-10dB): 28Hz

Nominal Impedance: 4-Ohms

Sensitivity: 98dB

Maximum SPL: 125dB

Dimensions (W x H x D inches): 24 x 30 x 19

Shipping Weight: 110 Pounds

Handling Weight: 85 Pounds

SENSITIVITY 97dB SPL 1w/1m

MAXIMUM SPL 130dB

COMPONENTS Custom Designed 18” low frequency driver

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He could try to determine the natural rolloff of the 4-10 and use a complementary low pass on the XLS1500 to feed the 18 incher.

That's a great idea :)

@arios312

Could you post a link to your speakers?

It will be on the ampeg website....http://www.ampeg.com/

There are quit a few 4-10 speakers on the ampeg web site so if you want us to help you configuring the amp you need to point us to the exact model speaker you have...

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

This bass head doesn't have a crossover and I didn't see any on his gear list so he is running them in plain parallel feeding both of them the exact same signal which means terrible wierd cancellations.

This is correct I am using the preamp from the b2re tho run the xls to the 18" sub

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

This bass head doesn't have a crossover and I didn't see any on his gear list so he is running them in plain parallel feeding both of them the exact same signal which means terrible wierd cancellations.

the y are not running in parallel the b2re is just running the 4-10 and the xls is connected through the preamp of the b2re

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This is a bass guitar rig. Bass players often runs two different cabs to get the tone they want, presumably with some crossover to split the range between the two cabinets. The one with the big driver gets the sub lows and the one with the ten inches drivers get the midbass and up.

Unless I have understood the situation wrong! :)

This bass head doesn't have a crossover and I didn't see any on his gear list so he is running them in plain parallel feeding both of them the exact same signal which means terrible wierd cancellations.

the y are not running in parallel the b2re is just running the 4-10 and the xls is connected through the preamp of the b2re

As long as you feed them the same signal, that's still parallel!!

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