Amp and cab wattage/ohms issue
I've just now started to realize the importance in matching wattage and ohms with amps and speakers.
I have a Gallien Krueger Backline 600 with a Behringer Ultrabass BA410 (aftermarket Eminence speakers). The amp says 300 W at 4 ohms minimum load, but also says "Avergage Power: 210 W" and "Full Power: 500 W". The cabinet says "Impedance: 4 ohms" and "Power Handling: 100 watts". I'm concerned I might be hurting the amp or speakers. I don't usually have problems, although my clip LED lights up often and one of my speakers can get kinda farty by the end of a gig. Help?
2) You have aftermarket speakers in the cab so the power handling will be different and not sure if it is still a 4 ohm cab.
The "Clip" light is input clipping from your bass and any pedals between your bass and the amp ONLY. Occasional lighting is okay as it warns of approaching clipping. If it lights up a lot turn down your bass's volume a touch as this is the only thing other than engaging the "pad switch" that will have any effect on a G-K amp's clip light.
One speaker getting farty sounds like you are giving it too much power. It'll die soon enough. When it does it may start a chain reaction.
The tuning may be off in the cab. You could build two new 2x10 cabs with the good eminences using correct tuning.
You might be greedy with the low end. Back off the kows and increase the low mids.
With more info, you may get more accurate TB replies.
Pics would help too.
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