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4 ohm super redhead w/ 8 ohm ext cab?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by marc@sfpacificm, Jun 23, 2004.


  1. marc@sfpacificm

    marc@sfpacificm

    Feb 18, 2003
    Can I use my 8 ohm eden extension cab with my Super Redhead which has a 4 ohm 2X10 inside?
     
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    SWR claims the amp can drive loads down to 2 ohms, so in theory yes you can do that.

    Search for threads in ths forum about SWR amps running hot when driving less than 4 ohm loads.
     
  3. marc@sfpacificm

    marc@sfpacificm

    Feb 18, 2003
    I know it may run hot I've seen those threads but I also saw threads saying that the ohms of the extension cab have to match the ohms of the interior speakers. True?

    Much thanks for your input.