i played a gig last night on a rd-300sx through a yamaha stagepas 500. lean and mean.  check out this demo:

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looks too good to be true. my first concern would be ... am i really going to get enough volume when i am out on a funk gig with one of the jeff beck/santana wanna be gtr players who keep it cranked all night long.
i thought the same thing mike, but for me at this time it would seem to be a good fit. i think my days of setting my volume at 11 are done. i have played to often like that and sacrificed way too much of my hearing. of course the tinnitus is a wonderful companion, i think it's an e.
i was using them with and 8 piece band with horns and vocals and had them sitting right behind me.  i had all the headroom i needed.  of course i was also running through the main pa board, but for my keyboard monitor, fantastic - and very light weight. i'm sure they would be great for a small solo gig too
i still swear by my two mackie 450s' that i set up as my sound and my keyboard stand at the same time :)  they are exactly the right height.  i wonder why no one has developed this as a real thing yet?  obviously the rhodes electric used it's speaker as a keyboard stand, but man, the sound i get sitting down in front of my amps is amazing.

i may be old school, but how can speakers that are so light put out a big sound?  the guy in the video was tossing around like a cardboard box.
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i wouldn't have believed it either.  i played through the mackies the week before and they kept shutting down on me (i do not know how they were set up though)  when i saw the little yamahas i thought i was in trouble, but they were wonderful!
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