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amp power ?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by 6sixx6, Oct 2, 2004.


  1. 6sixx6

    6sixx6

    Oct 2, 2004
    wisconsin
    i have the new crate bh220 head and the speaker outputs say that it is 4 ohms and my cab (older crate 410) has 8 ohms writtan on it near the input. am i losing power from my head or is it at 220 :confused:
     
  2. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    That 4 ohm tag means the minimum impedance load you can safely use. You're OK.
     
  3. 6sixx6

    6sixx6

    Oct 2, 2004
    wisconsin
    but am i gettin the full power out of my head
     
  4. Tritone

    Tritone Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    No, you'll have to use either two 8 ohm cabs or one 4 ohm cab to get full power.
     
  5. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
  6. 6sixx6

    6sixx6

    Oct 2, 2004
    wisconsin
    thanks ivanmike your post helped me understand
     
  7. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    no problem