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First bass "rig" - Warwick/Hartke

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by thepurplepea, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. thepurplepea


    Dec 27, 2007
    After sifting through this forum I'm still in need of some personal advice. Im very ignorant in terms of amps - Im still using a 100W Trace Commando from ten years ago! But I want something a little more powerful. With my budget Ive found these which I intend to put together:





    I like the response range and aluminum speakers on the Hartke cab.

    Can anyone see a problem with putting these two together? The amp is 300W @ 4Ohms and the the can is 400W @ 8Ohms. Im still a little confused about impedance.....

    And how do you pronounce "Hartke"?!

    Any help would be great!

  2. No problem!
    The power output of the amp at 8 ohms will be less then the promised 300 watt.
    But rest reassured that you won't blow the speakers nor the amp :D
    Higher impedance on the cabinets then on the amp only affect the power output of the amp. You are in the danger zone when your cabinet(s) have a lower impedance then the amp output

    Think German when you pronounce 'Hartke' :D

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