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ampeg b2-r, two outputs

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by BoognishMang, Mar 25, 2004.


  1. what's up with the 2 outputs?
    i don't think it's stereo. can y ou hook 2 cabs up in parallel?
    :confused:
     
  2. Arranger

    Arranger

    Mar 9, 2003
    Pennsylvania
    Yep - two in parallel, exactly. Minimum of 8 ohms each.

    I have three cabinets that would be perfect with that head-goto: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=121291
     
  3. so what would tbe he difference in daisy chaining them?
     
  4. Arranger

    Arranger

    Mar 9, 2003
    Pennsylvania
    No difference. Daisy chaining does the exact same thing. You can run two 8ohm cabinets seperately or daisy chain a pair of 8ohm cabinets.
     
  5. so it not neccesarily stereo, just 2 channels.
    i could even run 2-8ohm daisy chaned cabs on one output, and one or two cab outta teh other?
    always keeping in mind not to go lower than 4ohms per channel?
     
  6. anyone know the correct answer?
     
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  8. so :confused:
    what's up with the 2 outputs, what kinda connections should be made?
     
  9. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    What kind of cabs do you have?

    You can safely run two 8 ohm cabs or one 4 ohm cab.
     
  10. Arranger

    Arranger

    Mar 9, 2003
    Pennsylvania
    Whoops! My Bad. Nino is right - sorry. I'm going to correct my other post. (Thanks for bailing me out, Nino)

    You can only run two 8ohm cabs off of that head. I forgot it won't go under 4ohms net. The two outputs are for running two cabinets that won't normally daisy chain, or to make connections more handy. There is no stereo output on the B2R.

    Do you have the owner's manual?
     
  11. Get the owner's manual from the ampeg web site.

    www.ampeg.com<

    Nino, how that B2R working out for you?

    BT
     
  12. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    So far, so good. :)

    I had it in the shop for a few days & it sounds sweet.

    Funny thing is, I just bought a B4 from a Guitar Center Demo sale. I have too much Ampeg gear. LOL
     
  13. the manual never said anything about the 2 output as specifically how to use them.
    I know i shouldn't go under 4 ohms, and how to daisy chain etc. was just wondering if both the outputs can be used similtaneously. From everyones answers i'm concluding you can run 4ohms (total impedance) thru one output, or 8ohms thru each individual (if i was to use 2- 8ohm cabs).
     
  14. Mike A

    Mike A Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2002
    Kentucky
    The two outputs are just that - two outputs for the same amplifier. (one channel only for the B2R.)

    Hooking one cab to each output will do the same thing as daisy chaining the cabs from one output.