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Need some advice guys!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by agebbia, Jun 5, 2012.


  1. agebbia

    agebbia

    Apr 30, 2012
    I don't know too much about gear. I have an ampeg SVT 810hp. It's a 4 ohm cab. I was looking at the acoustic b600h but everywhere I look says it's a 2ohm head. Will the two not work together? Don't really get what would happen if I mixed a 4 ohm cab with a 2ohm head.
     
  2. 2ohm minimum, so two 4 ohm cabs is ok, or one 4 ohm cab, or one 8 ohm.
     
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    It'll be fine. With a 4-ohm cab, you'll get a little more than half of the rated power of the amp at two ohms, but it won't cause any damage to the head.
     
  4. dincz

    dincz

    Sep 25, 2010
    Czech Republic
    The 2 ohm rating means the head will be ok with cabs as low as 2 ohms. With a higher impedance cab, the head will give less power - 450W into your 4 ohm cab. The lost volume is not significant. You'd be barely able to hear the difference.
     

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