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The Laney RBC410 is a bass speaker cabinet from the Richter range. I has 4 10 inch speakers and a tweeter, and can handle 240 Watts of power.
The RBC is designed to be used in conjunction with the RBH700 head amplifier, and like the RBH, the RBC is excellent value for money. At a mere £280 (maybe less if you shop around), you wont find a brand new 4 by 10 for any cheaper. And even though its a cheap price, the quality of the product is not cheap.
The range of sounds from this cab is excellent as it has a wide frequency range.
The tweeter adds greatly to the frequency range, and it is switchable. Personally, i dont like to have much treble on my sound, so i turn the tweeter off, which means that the switch is a great feature for me.
The 10 inch speakers may not be as good as a 15 inch speaker for low end, but they can produce a pretty huge rumble. More than this, they pack a huge punch of midrange. I prefer to feel a punch in my back rather than a rumble under my feet when i play live, and i think that the 10 inch speakers sound extremely tight. Also, having four of them creates a big sound, and contributes to the volume hugely.
However, if you prefer the rumble of a 15 inch speaker but dont want to lose all of that mid range sound, the "link" jack means that the cab can be daisy chained into a fifteen inch speaker aswell, and laney make a matching Richter bass cab with just one 15 for this purpose.
I am also very impressed with the build quality of this cab. It is very sturdy, has strong metal handles, and hard wearing corner pieces, which is great because ive bashed it plenty, but the metal corner protecters only have a couple of little scrapes on them.
One problem i have with this amp is that it is heavy to carry around. although it might not be quite as heavy as some more expensive cabs which use thicker wood, it is still pretty big. this is moreso a problem as i dont drive, but it is so huge i am forced to get lifts, as i would have no chance of getting the cab on a bus.
The only other problem ihave is that due to its weight, i usually two the cab with someone else when im carrying it. The handles are in an aweful place for carrying the cab like this, as it tips forwards and doesnt balance when carryed like this, which makes it hard to keep a grip on the handles, and makes it awkward to get through doorways.
Overall, this is an excellent speaker cabinet, and the problems i have experienced are relatively minor when compared with the advantages of such a great cab.
(p.s. i have rated the manual as very poor as it doesnt even have one, but it doesnt need one as it is very self explantory, as there is only a on off switch for the horn, an input, and a link output to link to other cabs)
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