Dismiss Notice

Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, get alerts, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Using blown cab?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by krstko, Jan 10, 2013.


  1. krstko

    krstko

    Aug 29, 2011
    Cerknica, Slovenia
    I have a stupid question. Can you damage a head if you use it with a blown cab? I got myself a free 410 cab, but 2 speakers are blown (one makes wierd hissing noises, one is just quiet). I would use it with my Hartke HA5500, only for room practice. Can I damage the head if I do it?
     
  2. john m

    john m Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2006
    At least disconnect them and tape off the leads.
    Shorts vs open circuits are not good.

    For you tube guys--- I know-- tubes don't like infinite z.
     
  3. Register_To_Disable

  4. krstko

    krstko

    Aug 29, 2011
    Cerknica, Slovenia
    I'll do that, tx for advice :D