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Old 02-17-2008, 07:09 PM
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Default Amps for electronic drums.

Has anyone got any recommendations as I have recently blown two 75 watt Bose speakers through my electronic drums?

(Would be handy if they could cope with vocals as well)
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:19 PM
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Default Re: Amps for electronic drums.

75W is mostly too small to be running an electronic kit at volume.

Obviously the Roland PM3 and PM10 are worth a look, but they are expensive.

Personally, Id be looking into a PA speaker, 300W or more. Guitar amps and bass amps are cheaper, but not durable enough to accomodate the wide frequency response of the electronic kit's sounds.
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Old 02-18-2008, 07:48 AM
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Default Re: Amps for electronic drums.

In and of itself, your info. says very little. Your 75w Bose speakers were in what kind of cabinet? Driven by what kind of amp? And how loud do you need to be? If your bandmates are running Marshall 1/2 stacks and an Ampeg SVT, you'll probably want 1, if not 2, of these http://www.rolandus.com/products/pro...x?ObjectId=470 or something similar. O.K., found the answer in your post to ryanthedrummer. Running bass and your e-kit thru a home stereo. If you only need low volume, I highly recommend the Roland PM-1. Very versatile unit. I own and use 2 myself. In rehearsal situations, I've had my SPD-S running in stereo, plus one vocal mic thru one PM-1, and a second vocal mic plus bass line feed .thru the other PM-1. These units are discontinued but you can find them used. Real "workhorses". The Roland "cube 60" series bass amp also work wells. But you want the bass cube, not the guitar version. A buddy of mine uses his cube 60 for low volume, his PM-1 for mid-volume gigs and his TDA-700 when he seriously needs juice.
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