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Question about connection

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by abelbrito, Jan 9, 2012.


  1. abelbrito

    abelbrito

    Jan 9, 2012
    Hi fellow bassplayers,

    So I just got this new rig. It's a Hartke Kilo 1000W bass head, with a 410 HyDrive 1000W cab and a 115 HyDrive 500W cab (both from Hartke).
    My question is: will it make any difference if i hook it up to Left and Right? or bridge the whole thing on the Mono/Bridge output (yeah, the amp has three outputs). I currently have the 410 on left and 115 on right. I don't wanna blow the thing up, so i might as well ask before i try anything right? It's the first time I have a set like this (I always had combo's....).
    Thanks :)

    :bassist:
     
  2. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    Do it left/right, you need independent control of the cab volumes. And blowing something up is the usual result of bridging.
     
  3. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    +1

    Additionally don't try to make the 1x15 as loud as the 4x10. It can't do so.
     
  4. abelbrito

    abelbrito

    Jan 9, 2012
    Well, i can't control the cabs individually (just have a master volume), and there's a balance knob. i guess balancing it more to the 410 would be the better thing to do then?
     

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