#1
hey guys

haha, this might sound a bit noobie, but i really have no idea in this department, anyway, can you run a peavey 5150/6505 through a 2x12 cab instead of a 4x12, if so, what cabs would be good?
i was originally going to get a marshall 1960 av, but it would be too big for bedroom use, so if you can, what would be a good alternative?
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#2
Course you can.

Any quality closed back 212 cab with decent speakers like V30s make a great pairing with a 5150.

I used an Orange oversized 212 with V30s and a closed back with my 6505.


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#3
yes you can. Just make sure the ohms match.

Orange or Mesa. Thats what easily the majority will say.
#4
get the 1x12 combo then - if its just for bedroom use. otherwise the head version can be run at bedroom volumes as well - it just wont sound great.
#5
5150 212 is 16 OHM's keep in mind.
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#6
@Tom that is a beast setup
Im currently buying an 212 and trying to get used Orange just like that... anyone knows a good price for used one? There aren't many thou.
anyone knows how hb g212 vintage and 5150/6505 match?
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#7
Quote by 1jack369
hey guys

haha, this might sound a bit noobie, but i really have no idea in this department, anyway, can you run a peavey 5150/6505 through a 2x12 cab instead of a 4x12, if so, what cabs would be good?
i was originally going to get a marshall 1960 av, but it would be too big for bedroom use, so if you can, what would be a good alternative?

Ofcourse you can as long as you dont use greenbacks or something aslong as the 2x12 can take 120 watts. Oversized closed back vintage 30 loaded 2x12s with the 6505 are quite a popular setup.
#8
ohcm?
and yeah thanks guys, i was wondering about v30's but no 2x12 marshall have them in, so mesa or orange?
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#9
Quote by 1jack369
hey guys

haha, this might sound a bit noobie, but i really have no idea in this department, anyway, can you run a peavey 5150/6505 through a 2x12 cab instead of a 4x12, if so, what cabs would be good?
i was originally going to get a marshall 1960 av, but it would be too big for bedroom use, so if you can, what would be a good alternative?

Randall RV 2x12. 2x12 with V30's that costs less than an Orange or Mesa 2x12.

4x12 cabs really aren't louder than 2x12's. More speakers =/= more volume. If you can afford the 1960a, you might as well get it as 4x12's sound more consistent throughout the room and have much better bass response than 2x12's. Keep in mind that a 4x12 will be heavier and harder to lug around. But if you would really rather have a 2x12, check out the cab in that link.
#10
don't go for marshall too much that high freq fizz ://
Randalls are very awesome!! +1 I personally love the 125XL cab 2 v30's and 1 eminence but this cab is discounted for some time (
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#11
I have a 5150 combo that was split apart so I could use the head with any cab with matching impedance. I currently use a Crate BV412 cab with Vintage 30s and it really cuts through over the band with the Post on 2.5. No joke. Also, my Crate cab is probably the most sturdy cab I've played out of. The name gets trashed for no reason, plus the cab's cheap. If you can find one with V30s, get it.
#12
Try avatarspeakers.com
good quality cabinets with V30's and custom options, for way cheaper than most brands!

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