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Taming the mids - Ampeg Reverberocket


 
5/22/2003 4:40 PM
Ted
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Taming the mids - Ampeg Reverberocket
I have a '64 Reverberocket that is way too midrangy sounding. Any mods that can be made to the tonestack that will help this? A little more bass or lower mids would be nice too. Here's the schematic for the amp:  
 
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5/28/2003 1:22 PM
Man o'Blues
These came with a C12R or a CTS alnico speaker - both of which have weak low end, probably due to the wimpy magnet structures. I would try a Weber C12NQ or C12NT for mo' bass without losing highs.
 
 
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5/28/2003 4:45 PM
Ted
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This one has a CTS speaker with an ampeg label on it. I'm not sure if it's alnico or not. It's got kind of a horseshoe shaped cover on the back that's closed in on both sides. I actually like the sound of this speaker quite a bit.
 
5/28/2003 4:41 PM
Ted
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Nevermind, I figured it out on my own. In case anybody cares, it was just a matter of changing the .002uf cap in the tone stack to a .022uf cap. The amp now sound much fatter and is not so piercing in the mids.
 
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