8ohms into 4 ohm cab?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by downstairs, Nov 3, 2001.

  1. downstairs

    downstairs

    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    Yeah, my guitarist friend bought a head+cabinet, old Acoustic head and a peavy 4x12. The cab said it was 4 ohms, but when i looked onto his amp, it had a switch selector for 8 ohms or 4 ohms, i quickly flicked the switch and told him that it would work better. But, could he damage his amp by running the head in 8 ohm mode eventhough its a 4 ohm cab?
     
  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    PDX
    Yes.
     
  3. downstairs

    downstairs

    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    thanks
     
  4. FatFunker

    FatFunker Guest

    Sep 6, 2001
    Rochester, New York
    Dude your my new favorite member of talkbass, I will be hunting you down for my next question;)