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vba400 and my cab???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by matt_dutyfree, Sep 8, 2004.

  1. Basically I'm interested in the marshall VBA400 but it has a 4 or 2 ohms selector switch and i'm wondering if running it at 4 ohms with an 8 Ohm ashdown cab is a bad idea?!?!

    Also the amp is rated at more than the cab can handle and I know valve watts are louder than SS but are they more damaging to cabs??

    Any opinions of the VBA400 would be great, and also just outta interest would you take one over an evo 300???
  2. Waabs

    Waabs Employee, Musical Instrument Retail

    Aug 1, 2004
    Might be worth seeing if you can download a manual or email Marshall to find out if the amp can run an 8 ohm cab when swtiched to 4 ohms. I know some other all valve amps can so it is a possibility.

    Just in case you find you don't get much in the way of responses about the VBA400 it's probably because very few people have actually heard or played them. They tend to be a bit rare.