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Question about hooking cabs up

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by xb100, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. xb100


    Mar 24, 2004
    NH, In
    Hey guys i have a question.

    If i have a head that is rated at 2 ohms.

    Could i hook up 2 8ohm cabs and 1 4ohm cab to it?

    Would i have to daisy chain the cabs together?

    If so how would i do about doing that thanks a bunch!!!

    Rob :bassist:
  2. the dude

    the dude Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2004
    2 8s and a 4 will give you 2. Daisy chain is fine. Two into the back of a mono amp with one extended off of the other should also give you 2 ohms.
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    If your head is rated at two ohms, you can run any impedance down to two ohms on it. Eight ohms is fine, so's four. You don't have to run it at two. You'll just get a little lower power at the higher impedances.

    This is true for solid state and hybrid amps, not for tube amps. Ask somebody else about that.