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SUBWAY® ULTRA-LITE 2x10 BASS CABINET

The new 2x10 SUBWAY® Diagonal Bass Cabinet brings even higher power handling to the ultra-portable, ultra-lite SUBWAY Cabinet lineup. This 2x10 stacks nicely on another 2x10 Diagonal, and both 1x12 and 1x15 SUBWAY Cabinets, creating more mix-and-match rig options that are easy to transport, handle the power and look as impressive as they sound when used in combination!

2x10 vs 1x12 Comparison

2x10 vs 1x15 Comparison

Feature Overview

Made in Petaluma, California with the World’s Finest Materials, our Lightweight Italian Poplar Cabinets are Tuned and loaded with the following features:

  • Made in Petaluma, California with the World’s Finest Materials
  • Tuned Front Ported Tri-Port Porting™ with Aviation style bracing (superior strength/reduced weight)
  • Lightweight Italian Poplar Cabinets – Legendary Mesa Quality Construction
  • Custom SUBWAY® Neodymium Speakers & High-Frequency Horn with Premium Attenuator
  • Combination Speakon & 1⁄4” Input and Parallel Output
  • Recessed, Flip-Out Metal Handles
  • Black Bronco Vinyl with Black Metal Grille
  • Lexan Corners
  • Slip Cover

Technical Specifications

Model Subway 1x12 Subway 1x15 Subway 2x10
Input/Output Connectors
Speak-On connectors wired 1+/1-
2 x SpeakOn-1/4" (NL-4 combo) 2 x SpeakOn-1/4" (NL-4 combo) 2 x SpeakOn-1/4" (NL-4 combo)
Nominal Impedance 
Average impedance normalized up to standard value
8 ohms 8 ohms 8 ohms
Minimum Impedance (@ frequency) 
Minimum cabinet impedance value from 20Hz - 5kHz
7.45 ohms (@ 50.8 Hz) 6.79 ohms (@ 42.4 Hz) 7.90 ohms (@21Hz)
Average Sensitivity (RMS) (50Hz-1000Hz)
Average sensitivity based on an RMS signal from 50Hz - 5kHz
97.5dB/1W/1M 98.5dB/1W/1M 98.1dB/1W/1M
Maximum SPL (50Hz-1000Hz)
Maximum SPL calculated from average sensitivity and maximum RMS input power
124dB/1M 125dB/1M 126dB/1M
Average Thermal Power (RMS) (50Hz-1000Hz)
Power rating ("RMS") of L.F. driver based on EIA RS-426A standard
400 Watts 400 Watts 600 Watts
Average Mechanical Power (RMS) (50Hz-1000Hz) 
Average power rating ("RMS") based on average safe cone excursion
400 Watts 400 Watts 500 Watts
Minimum Mechanical Power (RMS) (@ frequency)
Power rating ("RMS") based on the point of maximum safe cone excursion
385 Watts (@ 74.3Hz) 400 Watts (@ 67.0Hz) 425 Watts (@81.3Hz)
Low Freq F3 (Hz)
-3dB point of the LF response below the average response
57.5 Hz 56.6 Hz 53.6 Hz
Low Freq F6 (Hz)
-6dB point of the LF response below the average response
48.1 Hz 47.2 Hz 48.0 Hz
Low Freq F10 (Hz)
-10dB point of the LF response below the average response
41.5 Hz 38.1 Hz 42.1 Hz
High Freq Response
Nominal HF response, dependent on the position of HF attenuator
>12kHz >12kHz >12kHz
Dimension 15 1/4" x 19 1/4" x 18 1/4" 19 1/4" x 19 1/4" x 18 1/4" 21" x 19 1/4" x 18 1/4"
Weight 32.9 lbs. 37.9 lbs. 43.0 lbs.

General Information

Cabinet Material Light-Weight Italian Poplar
Standard Finish Options Black Bronco Vinyl with Black Metal Grille
Corner Material Lexan
Custom Finish Options See Custom Finish Gallery

Features and Specifications

Style/Type Tuned Front Ported Tri-Porting™
Speaker(s) & Mounting Position Subway Neodymium Speaker
High Frequency Horn Yes
Horn Control and Protection Premium Attenuator
Wattage 600 Watts
Cabinet Impedance 8 Ohm (only)
Connectors Combination Speakon & 1/4" Input & Paralleled Output
Transport Assistance Optional (sold separately) - Quick Detach Transport System or Track-Loc™ Removable Casters
Additional Features n/a

Accessories

Slip Cover Included - Fitted Slip Cover

Weight And Dimensions

Weight 43 Lbs.
Height 21"
Width 19 1/4"
Depth 18 1/4"

Available Formats

DISCLAIMER: In the interest of continuous improvement, all specifications are subject to change without notice. To guarantee correct fit on custom ordered cases & covers, MESA recommends that customers make personal measurements of their product, after they have been received. MESA provides these measurements as a general reference only, without guarantee or liability.