SWR Working Pro 10, who here has tried or has this amp?
I was looking for a small and fairly light weight amp (once again) for my DB which I need a few times a year and would also use it with a Smith bass when needed.
Using an 1890 Lamy 7/8 French Gamba with g,d,a Evah weichs, spiro e and a shadow 2-wing piezo (Underwood style), the sound in my opinion is excellent. You can turn the horn/tweeter off and the treble down as well.
By the way, what was the price difference retail between the two amps you had?
I found it tricky to use with string bass - prone to feedback, unappealing high end, etc - and switched to an Acoustic Image.
I think it might depend on the bass and pickup you use as well as strings. A thin sounding bass acoustically will have a problems with treble in an amp.
After calling a few guys I know in the business, one local shop mentioned that they had an SWR Working Pro 10 on the floor, brand new and only demoed occasionally in the store. Way back when the KSD project started with 'Brooklyn Gear', they were also the EBS importer. Now, I wanted something smaller and more affordable.
So, I drove down today, listened to him play it and show me what it does, and in minutes I bought it. A few guys on the forum here in both the DB & BG sections have mentioned this amp before. I don't know much about the combo amps on the market today because I haven't shopped for one in a long long time. Price was a factor as well for me being that I only need it on occasion.