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Will I Blow My Speakers?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by MarkMcCombs, Feb 26, 2002.


  1. I'm thinking about buying a Carvin Probass head, which in bridged mode puts out 500 watts @ 8-ohms. With this I'm gonna use a Peavey 410TVX cab, 350w program, 700 peak. What's the chance I'll blow speakers with this? That would be bad.

    If needed, I can run the amp in 2 channels, at just 250 watts per, so no harm there, but I'd like to run all 500 watts.

    Help!

    Mark
     
  2. Gabu

    Gabu

    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Just don't turn it up to 10. :)

    The cool thing about what you are doing is that since you are not forced to turn it all the way up, (in theory at least!) all of your volume should be clean.
     
  3. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Very unlikely you'd have a problem. Just be reasonable in your settings.
     
  4. Zirc

    Zirc

    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    Gain = down
     
  5. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    hey Mark,

    you still using the CXC? i can see how it would be great for smaller gigs...portability.

    pardon if i've asked before, but, where in KC do you live.

    i was on the Kansas side for 12 years.

    gtrf
     
  6. boogiebass

    boogiebass

    Aug 16, 2000
    Slim to none if you don't max the output and drive the thing into serious clipping.
     
  7. ;

    I actually just received my CXC last Friday; it was ordered on 12/10/01!!! I do like it.

    This rig is for my church, however. We need something there with a little more power.

    I live in Lee's Summit (the ignorant side, Kansas is the arrogant side!).

    Mark
     
  8. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    i was on the kansas side in the early to mid 70's.

    back then, BOTH sides were ignorant.

    no one knew how to spell arrogant at that time.

    f
     
  9. Never do that on the first date. Get to know each other first.

    :D
     
  10. wha'?
     
  11. I.'.I.'.Nakoa

    I.'.I.'.Nakoa Guest

    Aug 10, 2000
    Fort Worth.
    HAHAHAHAHA!:D :D :D ;)