#3
yes. I dont know enough about em to say if you keep the volume at say, 1/10, if you'll be running 50W into that 120w cab, but I wouldn't risk it. if at any time that cab can't handle the power that's being sent you run the risk of overloading your head, which means boom.
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#4
What if you do something stupid and cause feedback. The peak would kill you.
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#5
Do you actually have a 500W head and only a 120W cab??? What about the impedances? A cab's impedance of, let's say, 32 ohms will cut by 4 your head's power, if the latter has an impedance of 8 ohms... in which case it might work, because 500 shared by 4 is 125, but definitely the odds are pretty bad.
I wouldn't try to do this. It doesn't worth trying. You better put a power attenuator between the head and the cab.
#6
possible yes
advisable no.
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#7
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You better put a power attenuator between the head and the cab.


I don't think there are that many power attenuators out there that can handle 500w. You'd probably melt the attenuator and blow the transformer.
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#10
You can use it but don't go over the cab's rated power.
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