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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. Dude your my new favorite member of talkbass, I will be hunting you down for my next question;)