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Ampeg SVT-810E Bass Cabinet (2x400 Watts, 8x10")

The Ampeg SVT-810E is Ampeg's flagship bass cabinet. With eight 10-inch speakers and the classic SVT aesthetic, the SVT-810E is a modern legend. (33) Read 9 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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The world-renowned Classic Series Cabinets are synonymous with bass enclosures and the sound they are expected to produce. From the undeniable tone of the SVT-810E to the unexpected low end of the extended range SVT-410HLF, Ampeg enclosures have set the standard for decades. All enclosures feature dual Neutrik Speak-On and 1/4" input/output jacks. Cabinets using high frequency horns contain a variable level attenuator. To prevent overpowering and damaging the horns, a resistive bulb is wired in series with the horn for protection.

A Workhorse of a Different Color

The Ampeg SVT-810E is the speaker enclosure people mean when they say SVT speaker cabinet. It's all about tone. Other than the color scheme, it is identical to the original SVT-810.

Why eight 10" speakers? Ampeg learned early on that 10" speakers work much more efficiently than fifteens or eighteens -- and if you put eight 10" speakers together, you can move a huge column of air. You'd need five 18" or six 15" speakers to move as much air as the SVT-810E. And they simply wouldn't be able to respond to transient peaks as quickly as Ampeg's tens.

The Ampeg SVT-810E is still manufactured using the same design dating all the way back to 1969. The Infinite Baffle design of these sealed enclosures produces vast amounts of tightly focused bass. That's why you'll find the SVT-810E on stage with such artists as Chris Squire (Yes), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), John McVie (Fleetwood Mac), and far too many others to list here. In the world of high performance bass cabs, the Ampeg SVT-810E stands tall and proud. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Ampeg products.
- Dimensions: 48 in. x 26 in. x 16 in. (1.2m x 66cm x 40.6cm)
- Weight: 165 lb. (74.8 kg)
- Component 1: Magnet Weight: 30oz (0.85kg)
- Component 1: Size: 8 in. x 10 in.
- Component 1: Voice Coil: 2 in.
- Frequency Response (-3 dB): 58 Hz - 5 KHz
- Maximum SPL: 130 dB
- Nominal Impedance: 2 x 8 Ohms
- Program Handling: 2 x 800 Watts
- RMS Handling: 2 x 400 Watts
- Sensitivity: 100 dB
- Usable Low Frequency (-10dB): 40 Hz
- Connections: 1/4 Inch and Speakon
- Protective Skid Rails
- Stereo or Mono Operation
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 166 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 28 x 20 in
Ampeg Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 866-858-5832
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5 out of 5 (33 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "Here Is Your Dream Cabinet!"
Sound: I've only played my SVT-CL head out of Ampeg cabs, and the 8x10 is simply the best match for the amp. It gives me my dream sound by handling the highs quite nicely wihtout sounding too sharp or caustic; the mids help my bass cut through my guitarist's screaming Marshall; and the lows are enough to handle the heaviest hitting drummers on the planet. Oh, those lows! Turn up as LOUD as you want and you will notice the lows are still clear--not soggy and undefined. This amp will handle whatever you've got, and it doesn't stop delivering. It's sound is BIG, BIG, BIG--you will not get lost amid the blissful chaos you and your bandmates create. They will know you're there--but the 4x10s and even the 6x10s won't let you make that claim. It also records quite well. You can simply put a mic in front of a single speaker and be amazed when you hear the recording. And you will know that you now sound like you think you should sound. With the SVT-CL, this cab reproduces that sound you dream about in your head. A wet dream come true! Feature: Simple. The grab-bar/handle-thing on the back, along with the built-in coasters, make for easy maneuverability. Ease of Use: Never met an Ampeg cab with a sound that sucked. As I mentioned, a big head like the SVT-CL may be too much for smaller cabs to handle; but this cab is designed to handle Ampeg's best heads. Plug in and play. Quality: We keep it in the studio, so the only time we'll ever move it is for gigs. It's solid, heavy, and durable. Value: Worth the price. The top-of-the-line 410 costs just as much as the 810. The 610 is fifty bucks cheaper. Go with the big daddy of them all and be happy. Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to deal with support, yet. The Wow Factor: It ain't ugly. Would it appear more appealing dressed in a metal grille with fuzzy carpet instead of cloth and tolex? LISTEN to it and then ask yourself if you care what it looks like. Overall: I have no need for another rig. To me, this one fits my playing perfectly, and it gives me and the band the sound that now plays a big role in defining us. It growls, it roars, it cannot be beat. If it were stolen (how can you lose something this big?), I would die. There's no way I'd play out of a different cabinet.
Style of Music: Rock
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Sound: The tone is unbelievable. It is so loud it shakes you, and even at those extreme volumes, it still provides that lustrious tone ampeg is known for. The bass tones on it are unbelievable, the mids I dont ever really use, and the highs are punchy and loud. Speaking of loud, it is EXTREMELY loud! This amp can blast through both of my guitarist's half stacks easily. I use a the svt450 on it and its sounds great with my fender precision with round wound strings. Feature: Im glad it is tolex instead of carpet because first of all, carpet just looks really tacky and cheap, and second of all, dog hair is horrible on carpetted amps. The wheels are the most useful things on this amp besides the speakers. It lets me simply and easily drag its massiveness onto stage with no cramps or hernias! The skid rails are great too. Ease of Use: 165lbs................ Quality: Defanitely professional. Everything is still in place after dropping numerous times out of the trailer. Value: $1400 is probably a bit too pricey for what its worth. I think 1000 is just fine. But seriousely, the tone is better than anything I have ever tried. Manufacturer Support: I had a grand ol' time chatting with one of their employees. The Wow Factor: Um, when you touch its sexyness, the tolex is just a little sticky after hot shows in L.A. Overall: Im glad I have this instead of hartke. Thats all I have to say. Thank you.
Style of Music: Rock/Punk/Alternative
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