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Could someone help me with the Ampeg PF heads?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by TDSLaBassiste, Jan 25, 2014.


  1. TDSLaBassiste

    TDSLaBassiste Bass drops and breakdowns since 2009

    Jul 8, 2011
    Southwest Florida
    No intention to beat a dead horse, but after looking at them, I feel like I'm missing something. The 350 has two 1/4" speaker outputs, the 500 has a 1/4" and what looks to be a power amp output. Can I not split the 500 between two non-power amp cabs?

    My plan is to split the head between the Ampeg PF-410 and a Trace Elliot 2x15 if that matters.
     
  2. JDLowEnd

    JDLowEnd

    Dec 19, 2010
    Groton, CT
    Yes sir, as long as both cabs are 8ohm. Use the 1/4" out as well as the speakon out! You would just need to purchase a speakon cable or speakon adapter!
     
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  4. pfschim

    pfschim Just a Skeleton with a Jazz bass

    Apr 26, 2006
    SF Bay Area
    what dead horse? the PF's seem to be quite alive to me.
    most cabs these days have 2 in/outs, so you could also daisy chain 2 8ohm cabs too - amp to cab 1 - cab1 to cab2.
     
  5. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    What's the problem? The PF has a 1/4" out and a speakon out. Either way, if you only use the quarter inch, you can still daisy chain the speakers off of one output.
     
  6. TDSLaBassiste

    TDSLaBassiste Bass drops and breakdowns since 2009

    Jul 8, 2011
    Southwest Florida
    Ah, I forgot that I could daisy chain the cabs. If I daisy chained them, would that have any significant impact on the sound as opposed to going straight from the headto the cab on both?
     
  7. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    None at all.
     
  8. TDSLaBassiste

    TDSLaBassiste Bass drops and breakdowns since 2009

    Jul 8, 2011
    Southwest Florida
    Well that sounds pretty damn good to me. Thanks!
     
  9. pfschim

    pfschim Just a Skeleton with a Jazz bass

    Apr 26, 2006
    SF Bay Area
    we're here to help bother :D
     



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