[Harp-L] Harp-L Digest, Vol 180, Issue 2

Gary Mulholland g.e.mulholland@xxxxx
Mon Aug 13 12:31:16 EDT 2018

I’ve played through a12” powered speaker with the RP and loved the sound . 

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> On 13 Aug 2018, at 16:47, Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:
> "Brian Stear" wrote:
> <How many of you play your RP thru a powered speaker? Normally I play
> through the PA, but I?m playing a gig where all the channels are taken, so
> I have to find another route. I have a couple of options....one is to <plug
> my RP500 into my 1965 Fender Deluxe Reverb ( not my first choice ). Or, I
> can rent a Peavey KB-100. Or rent a powered speaker. Just playing with a
> solo acoustic artist. What would you do? Or do do?
> <Thanks for any and all help
> I would NOT plug the RP into a Deluxe Reverb.
> A powered 10" or 12" speaker should work well.  15" speakers aren't tops
> for harmonica.  However, I've used a Peavey KB/A 100 with a 15" speaker
> (and high frequency horn) on a number of occasions, and it worked fine.
> I repeat: the deluxe reverb is NOT a good choice.  A modeled amp on top of
> a tube amp isn't a great sound.
> So if a powered speaker isn't available, go with the KB/A 100.  It'll
> work.
> Regards, Richard Hunter

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