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4ohm from head to 8ohm cab

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by El Sambo, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. My new head has two out put jacks that state "4ohm minimum". The cabinet supplied is 8ohm. Silly question, but is there a potential for damage to the speakers?
  2. bassclefman


    Apr 12, 2007
    New York City
    Not likely your manual will give you specific instructions on the nature of ohms concerning your cabs
  3. 4 ohm minimum, no less than 4ohms. So 8 ohms is fine :)
  4. jtc_hunter


    Feb 16, 2007
    4 ohm min. means you can run 2- 8 ohm cabs.. This translates to 4ohms is less resistance to the amp, so full power is allowed to be drawn. 8 ohms is more resistance to the amp so less power is drawn from the head.
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