kalabhavan
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Join date: Jul 2008
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#1
Hello,

I'm thinking about buying the Yorkville YX10 - Speaker - 150w, 10 inch / 1.4 inch to connect straight to my Boss GT-10.
(http://www.yorkville.com/products.asp?type=29&cat=58&id=348).

I don't have much experience with these kinda speakers, so if anyone has used it or has heard any feedback about it, please tell me if it's a good idea or not.

Thanks!
Quintex
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#2
The YX series are passive speakers so you would need some kind of power amp and possibly a preamp to put between the GT-10 and the speaker.

Also the Boss GT-10 is an effects processor, not really a full digital sound processor and will be looking for a guitar amp. See page 4 of the PDF:

http://www.boss.info/assets/media/pdf/GT_10_Q_A.pdf

Edit: The YX10 is a good small front of house (FOH) or monitor speaker but is inappropriate for the function you are suggesting.
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Last edited by Quintex at Nov 9, 2012,
gumbilicious
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#3
Quote by Quintex
The YX series are passive speakers so you would need some kind of power amp and possibly a preamp to put between the GT-10 and the speaker.

Also the Boss GT-10 is an effects processor, not really a full digital sound processor and will be looking for a guitar amp. See page 4 of the PDF:

http://www.boss.info/assets/media/pdf/GT_10_Q_A.pdf

Edit: The YX10 is a good small front of house (FOH) or monitor speaker but is inappropriate for the function you are suggesting.


+1

you'd still need a power amp to make sound come out of the speaker. you could get something like a powered monitor that has a power amp built in.

the yorkville would be a full range speaker. guitar speaker cabs aren't full range, they have natural rolloff that makes it sound more pleasing. plus guitar speaker are much more 'colorful' than monitor speakers.

i am unsure exactly the feature on the GT10 but it doesn't seem to have amp and cabinet emulation, if you do plan on using a powered monitor you'd def want the amp and cabinet emulation to make it sound more natural. i actually use a modeling setup (with amp and cab emulation) through my computer where i monitor through my monitors and it isn't too bad, but it isn't overly comparable to a dedicated guitar setup.

bottomline, if you have the right tools you can get it to work alright, but if you want something small to play with your GT10 you are better off getting a ~50 solid state guitar amp cuz it'll prob be cheaper. you can get something like an old peavy used for ~200 bucks.
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