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Input question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by outofstep, Apr 8, 2003.


  1. outofstep

    outofstep

    Dec 5, 2001
    Sonoma, CA
    So i acquired two no name brand cabs used the other day for VERY cheap... and i'm afraid to hook them up for the reason there are two inputs on each cab... and they aren't labeled... any help as to which input to use? i'm assuming the left one on on each... but i know guitar cabs have an input for each ohm...
     
  2. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    most likely parallel inputs...so you can daisy chain. it shouldn't matter which one you plug in to.
     
  3. outofstep

    outofstep

    Dec 5, 2001
    Sonoma, CA
    sooo... i can run my parallel outs on the head, one to each cab?
     
  4. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    DC
    yes. Or you could run one out from the head into one cab, then connect the other input/output of that cab into the second cab.
     
  5. outofstep

    outofstep

    Dec 5, 2001
    Sonoma, CA
    so either way, these two 8 ohm cabs will draw 4 ohms from my head..?
     
  6. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    yes. run at the same time, no matter the configuration you get 4 ohms...which probably(depending on the amp) gives you the max power. Or one alone for 8ohms.