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ohm & distribution question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Si-bob, Aug 31, 2002.


  1. ok, i wanna learn here :)
    if u got an amp with a min 2ohm load, and a 4ohm cab and an 8 ohm cab, will the head send more wattage to one cab? if so which one? why? (in fairly simplistic terms)
    on the same note if you had three 8 ohm cabs would the wattage be distributed the same?

    thanks
    *Si*
     
  2. awesome

    awesome

    Aug 14, 2002
    Belgium
    The less resistance a cab has, the more power it will get.

    A 4ohm cab gets twice the power of a 8 ohm cab.

    Three 8ohm cabs all get the same power.

    More questions?

    greetz,
    awesome
     
  3. so, for example, if you have a 300 watt head, 200 watts will go to the 4 ohm cab and 100 to the 8 ohm cab?
    *Si*
     
  4. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    yes.
     
  5. fantabulous....tnx all :)

    *Si*