Slaving and Speaker Impedance

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Mike, Nov 17, 2002.

  1. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    If I have one combo amp rated at 4 ohms and another rated at 8, can I safely slave or stack one to the other thru the effects loops or input jack? I don't think this interferes with the speaker load, does it?


  2. JimM


    Jan 13, 2000
    Northern California
    Don't see how it would,each combo has its own internal speaker,each speaker is being driven by its own power amp,but when you slave one to the other you're dealing with the preamp or input signal,not the load on the power amp,which is where speaker impedence is important.
  3. pmkelly


    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    per the ampeg FAQ at their website, it would be a load of 2.7 ohms, and they say that it isn't recommended... that's about all the info that I am good for!

  4. This won't cause any speaker issues. No worries!:D
  5. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    Thanks. Didn't think so. Just needed some reinforcement...