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Cab and Amp querry

Discussion in 'Bass Amps & Cabinets' started by Avram, May 10, 2008.

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  1. Grgzilla

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    Ya'd think so,but no. :lol:
     
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    Well, that's why I started with "some say" :) I think you have a good point.
    I don't think using a big cabinet at low volume will damage it (if the amp is not clipping), the cooling explanation doesn't sound good to me either. But I heard it more than once, so I mentioned this argument here. But the No 1 argument was that it will not sound good. A 1000W cab will not sound good at 50 or 100 W :)
     
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    'Tis true that a 1000w cab will sound better with a 2000w head turned up to less than halfway head than with a 50w head cranked to the max.

    Believe it or not - I must admit, I hacked my Blue Cab 20, and made a speaker out jack on the back of it so I can disconnect the internal driver and add an external cab.

    Why you ask?

    Just for fun :D I never expect to use it outside my study for practice, and it was great fun to do.

    Surprisingly - with the Blue Cab 20 disconnected from it's internal driver and plugged in to a WCA211Pro it sounds great!

    :D

    Not as good as with a Pro FET 5.1 of course, but quite cool nonetheless.

    :lol:
     
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    Will a 100watt head even move cones for a a 1000watt cab?
     
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    Florin Warwick Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    It will become a yogi cab, it will move the inner cones! Sorry, bad joke...
     
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    :!: :shock: :!: :| :arrow:
     
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    Yes of course it will, and it will still sound just as loud as a 100w head plugged into a 300w cab.

    The loudness only depends on the power produced by the head and efficiency of the cab itself, not the wattage rating of it.

    ;)
     
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    It will be like the prom punch with no liquer in it.
     
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