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Dr Bonkers Bass Cab Classics Volume 19: ACS 1X18 Bass Cabinet IR Collection

$10.99

Dr Bonkers presents the Dr Bonkers Bass Cab Classics Volume 19: ACS 1X18 Bass Cabinet IR Collection based upon a 1978 or 1979 Acoustic Control Corporation® 301™ 1X18 Bass Cab, this cabinet is voiced with the original Cerwin Vega® AC188L™ 18 inch woofer in a folded horn reflex design. This 301™ cabinet is a sonic equivalent of the original 361™ and 371™ cabinets, except without the power amp built in like those earlier cabinets. The 2011 reissue of the 361™ added an additional tweeter due to a nod to modern bass players’ tastes.

Dr Bonkers impulse response file tribute to this cab is featured in both Fractal Audio Systems® file format, WAV format, and a buy both bundle. Pull down on the menu below to see details on each!

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Description

Zak Rahman demos in metal, rock, and jazz styles of the 1978 or 1979 Acoustic Control Corporation® 301™ Bass Cab with Cerwin Vega® AC188L™ 18 inch woofer impulse response (IR) files in action:

Demos by Pekka Ranta  using NUX Solid Studio, Digitech Bad Monkey, a Stereo Chorus, and Acoustic Control Corporation® 301™ Bass Cab with Cerwin Vega® AC188L™ 18 inch woofer impulse response (IR) files:

All tabbed information is for both WAV and Fractal format Cab IR Packs unless otherwise noted.

WAV version is available for immediate purchase.. Fractal version is available for immediate purchase. Combo version is available for immediate purchase.

Please click above to hear sound samples or on the arrows or tabs to see more information.

Use of Acoustic Control Corporation®, 301™, 361™, 371™, Cerwin Vega®, and AC188L™ are owned by their respective corporate entities and mentioned on this site under the terms of fair use. Use of Fractal Audio Systems®, AX-8™, Axe-FXII™, Cab Lab3™, and Ultra-Res™ are owned by Fractal Audio Systems® and mentioned on this site under the terms of fair use. Any band names or artists mentioned in a purely historical & educational context are owned by their respective corporate entities and mentioned on this site under the terms of fair use. All such mentions do not connote any endorsement, approval, or use of Dr Bonkers Soundlab LLC® products. The trade name of HypeReal™ in the context of Cabinet Impulse Response Packs as well as the actual files for sale on this website are the intellectual property of Dr Bonkers Soundlab LLC® and may only be used under the terms of the EULA.

Additional information

File Type

Fractal Audio, Wav File, Combo Pack (Fractal & Wav Files)

Impulse Response (IR) File Inspired Cabinet Info (Click Here)

Inspired Model Recorded as Impulse Response (IR) Files: 1978 or 1979 Acoustic Control Corporation® 301™ 1X18 Bass Cab, This Acoustic® 301™ cabinet is a sonic equivalent of the original Acoustic® 361™ and Acoustic® 371™ folded horn reflex cabinets, except without the power amp built in like those earlier cabinets. The 2011 reissue of the Acoustic® 361™ added an additional tweeter due to a nod to modern bass players’ tastes.

Speakers Loaded in Model Captured: the original Cerwin Vega® AC188L™, 200W RMS, 3 Ohm, 18 inch woofer.

The cabinet is recorded both from the reflex port and phase coherently from the microphone placed speaker itself.

Here are some references for the above information:

https://ozvalveamps.org/repairs/circuits/amps/acoustic-service-manual-360-361.pdf

https://www.newcutstudios.co.uk/a-big-acoustic-tower

https://equipboard.com/items/acoustic-360-bass-amp

https://equipboard.com/items/acoustic-360-361pp-combo-bass-amplifier

Microphones Used (Click Here)

Microphones Used in This Cab Impulse Response (IR) Cab Pack:

Advanced Audio CM47 FET

AKG C414 XLS

AKG 451 EB

AKG D-12vr (used in passive mode)

Audio Technica AT4033

Audix D6s

Avantone CV12

Beyerdynamic M-160

Blue Electronics “The Ball” (used in “active mode”)

David Bock Audio – Soundelux U97

Crown PZM-6D

Earthworks Audio TC20

Electro-Voice RE-10

Electro-Voice RE-20

Neumann u89i

Royer R10

Sennheiser MD 421 II

Sennheiser MD 441

Shure KSM313

Shure SM7B

Shure SM57

Shure SM81

Past Brand Cabinet Users (Click Here)

Here are some famous players who have historically used this brand & type of cabinet in the past as reference and educational purposes for your tone quest or inspiration:

John Paul Jones – Led Zeppelin

Jaco Pastorius – Weather Report

Larry Graham – Sly & The Family Stone, Graham Central Station

Aston Barrett – Bob Marley & the Wailers

John McVie – Fleetwood Mac

Bob Daisley – Uriah Heep, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne

Ron Blair – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

David Hood – Traffic

Jeff Ament – Pearl Jam

Scott Shriner – Weezer

Sam Kiszka – Greta Van Fleet

Rob Grange – The Amboy Dukes

Paul Gray – Eddie & The Hot Rods

Cerwin Vega® AC188L™ 200W RMS 3 Ohm 18 inch woofer (Click Here)

Photographic recording of the speaker info in this cabinet captured as impulse response (IR) files:

Wav & Combo Pack File Compatibility Info (Click Here)

Please check the documentation of your Yamaha® THR-100™, Kemper® KPA™ (Kemper Profiler Amp), Line 6® Helix™, Boss® GT-1000™, Two Notes® Torpedo™, Atomic Amps® Amplifire™, NuX® Cerberus™, AMT® Pangaea CP-100™, Positive Grid® Bias™, or other hardware or software based Impulse Response (IR) loader to see which WAV file format is correct to use.

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All company trademarks for Fractal Audio Systems®, Yamaha®, Line6®, Kemper®, Boss®, Two Notes®, AMT®, NuX®, Positive Grid®, Atomic Amps®, Digitech® are owned by their respective corporate entities and mentioned under fair use.