will this work?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by brake, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. brake


    Jun 23, 2003
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    or will I be getting an expensive smoke machine?

    8 ohm amp

    4 ohm cab
  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    I've never heard of an amp that outputs at 8ohms only [at least not in current times]. Most amps output at both 8 and 4ohms and some go down to 2ohms.

    Any amp [wattage decided by buyer] and a 4ohm cab [or 2 8ohm cabs] is the usual standard.
  3. brake


    Jun 23, 2003
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    well, it's a kustom combo. the manual says it's 8ohm, i've emailed kustom to see if it does indeed go down to 4. waiting to hear from them.
  4. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Until you hear from Kustom saying otherwise, you should only run 8 ohms. The amp itself may be able to go down to 4 ohms but since its in a combo its already driving one 8 ohm driver so an extension cab would have to be 8 ohms as well.

    Expensive smoke machine? Yep! Wait till you hear from Kustom.
  5. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA