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Bassman 400 question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by spc, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. spc


    Apr 10, 2004
    South of Boston
    If I play a fender bassman 400 head into a bag end 1x15
    cab rated at 8 ohms, and the bassman is 350 watts @ 4 ohms,how many watts am I actually getting? I appreciate any help...
  2. CrackBass


    Aug 10, 2004
    probably about 210. just a guess. it's at least 175 but i'd say no more than 250. you can probably find the specs online.
  3. My answer relates to my experience with another brand that's also rated 350 WRMS @ 4 ohms. My amp was rated at around 220 WRMS @ 8 ohms, but getting precise about this type of thing would be more brand-specific. Not all amps would respond proportionately the same to a different connected impedance (speaker load). So I would expect something near 200 WRMS. Not a whole heck of a lot, but Bag End's are pretty efficient.