New 12-Inch Cabs for the Ampeg Classic Line

Ampeg SVT-212AV & SVT-112AV

We are extending our industry-dominating Classic Series cabinet line with two new models – the SVT-112AV and SVT-212AV. Both feature custom 12-inch drivers from Eminence and represent the first time Ampeg has offered a bass cabinet with 12-inch drivers in nearly a decade.

“There is something amazing about using 12-inch drivers on a bass cabinet,” remarks Ampeg Product Manager Zane Williams, “They are the perfect size to bridge the gab between the fast transient response players want and the rich low end they expect from an Ampeg SVT cab.”


Both cabinets are built using rugged 15mm poplar ply and deliver on the vintage Ampeg look, featuring AV Tolex and grille cloth. The classic black grille is available separately from Ampeg for those that want to pair the cab with an SVT-CL or other Ampeg head. With a choice of a single or dual 12-inch design, both with a 1-inch compression driver, the new SVT cabs provide even more possibilities when building an Ampeg bass rig.

Rate at 300W RMS power handling at 8 ohms, the SVT-112AV is a great match with the PF-350, Micro-VR or for integrating with other Ampeg cabinets into a single rig. The SVT-212AV is a 4 ohm cab rated at 600W RMS. This is perfect for the all-new Ampeg V-4B along with other heads like the SVT-CL, SVT-VR or PF-800.


“With these new, more compact and lightweight cabinets in the Classic line, creating a modular Ampeg rig just got easier,” concluded Williams.

The new Ampeg SVT-112AV and SVT-212AV join the other Ampeg Classic Series cabinets and have estimated availability beginning late August, 2013.


  1. Comment by jeff yonker October 18, 2013 @ 6:55 am

    does the new svt 212 cab come with casters or not?? thank you for your time.

  2. Comment by Ampeg News October 21, 2013 @ 8:01 am

    They do not come with casters and are not set up to accept them. They are really lightweight.

  3. Comment by frank pagano February 22, 2015 @ 9:47 am

    would love 2c an 8 ohm 212 cab, i would use 2 of them with my svt7 & one 4 small gigs. wahat say you ?

  4. Comment by ARCH July 1, 2016 @ 5:15 pm

    How do you order the black grille?

  5. Comment by Creede Reinecker April 2, 2017 @ 8:03 pm

    How can I get two black grills for my two 112av cabs?

  6. Comment by Sean Fairchild April 13, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

    Certainly! Email us via the Contact info and our tech team will assist.


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