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Old 06-28-2012, 09:17 AM
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do you think the above mobile amp , would power my roland spds over 25 brass instruments ?? ... I am trying to sample percussion instruments , and I dont really want to pay full wack for a roland wedge amp also i need something a bit more portable.
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:51 PM
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Default Re: Roland portable cube

Those amps are great for guitar but lack the low end that you really need to amplify drums. Unfortunately there is no easy way of getting around it, you'd need a larger cone for the bass frequencies.

If you're only amplifyng hand percussion samples, the amp might have enough output but I wouldn't bet on it with brass instruments unless you were very careful about placement.
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Old 06-28-2012, 07:22 PM
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You need a small PA system to really do electronic percussion justice. It's true, that's your trade-off. You can either carry the real instruments around, or you can carry a small electronic device, but couple it with a large PA system. It isn't so much "either-or" as it is "six of one, half a dozen of the other".
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