#1
does anyone know of a amp thats around 30 watts, and is around $100? my bassist has a little 10 watt, and he cant get over the drummer. he his buying a used MIM jazz. in fact his getting it next weekend on his way to my house.

any ideas? we play classic rock, modern rock, and metal.
#2
30 watts won't help much, you will need around 100-150 watts to be heard over a drummer without damaging the amp. And i suggest looking at hartke, laney, gallien-krueger and ashdown
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#3
Quote by indie-bassist
30 watts won't help much, you will need around 100-150 watts to be heard over a drummer without damaging the amp. And i suggest looking at hartke, laney, gallien-krueger and ashdown


are you kidding? 100 watts? over a drummer? for a band practice?
#4
yea bro u need like 150 and ur gonna have probs findin one for that cheap, i got a behringer for like 200 and its only 180 watt, and behringer is low quality amps
#6
Quote by jazz_rock_feel
You're thinking guitar amps bass' lower frequencies need more wattage to get them heard.

oh damn. my bassist will be pissed. dang. okay. thanks guys.
#7
well if i were u guys i would look into a cheaper amp. or you could even get a keyboard amp i think. i heard u could use those with a bass and not have problems and in some cases theyre cheaper. hope it helps =]
#10
it depends on the drummer, and the room acoustics. Before my 300w ashdown, I used a 65 watt amp in a small room with a very loud drummer. And it only just got above the drummer.
As a general rule though, 100 watts and you'll be in the clear.
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#11
Personally, I think your bassist is better off spending more money on the amp and not by a mexican bass. 2/3rds of the tone and quality of sound come from the amp and not the bass.