#1
as you may have guessed, i was wondering, do you need to use a head with the matching cab? as long as the ohms are the same....?
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#2
as long as ohms are the same and the cabinet can handle the wattage..

If the head and cab had to stay together, wouldn't that defeat the idea of a stack?
#3
you can mix brands....just make sure the head has the correct Ohm inputs to compliment the cab
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#5
so if they are both, for instance, 16ohms, and the head has a biggger wattage than the cab...? or vice versa?
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#6
oh so... eg
HEAD: 4 ohms, 100 watts
CAB: 4 ohms, 100+ watts

....?
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#7
Well the cab should have atleast the powerhandling of the amp. If you have a 100W amp the cab should take at least 100W for an example. But if the cab can take more it's fine. But if the cab only handles 50W and the head is 100W, it'snot fine. Basically cabs can be the same or more, but never less than the head.
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#8
what about using multiple cabs?
how many can you use and how does the ohms/watts thing work out?
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#9
When you're using two cabs, if one cab takes 16ohms, two cabs now take 8ohms each. You halve it.
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#10
Yeah exactly. So if you have an amp with 2x 16 ohm cabs, set the impedance to 8 ohm. If you have 2x 8 ohm cabs you set it to 4 ohms. If you have 2x 4 ohm cabs, your screwed (unless it's a bass amp, which sometimes has 2 ohms). Luckily 4 ohm cabs aren't common with guitar (if so they can also be set to 8 or 16 ohms ussually)...
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