#1
Is it possible to connect my Boss ME20 straight into a cab without the head or do you need the head for a power boost.
#2
You need the head..
Cabs don't operate on their on.
Heads also won't work on their own.

Atleast I think so anyway..
#3
The head is the amplifier. You need to amplify sound for it to be audible. You can work out the rest.
#4
You need the head to power the cab, and the cab to take energy away from the head so it wont blow up. A head on its own has no speaker therefor no musaikz.


That's extremely simplified...
But, always remember to match the head and cab too.


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#5
It's perfectly "possible" to connect your ME20 to a cab without an amp. Whether or not anything will happen when you do is a completely different story.
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#9
Quote by Moe.
He's talking about ohm's and watts.



All I know is the more ohms the less watts. so do you need to match the watts of the head to the cab?? and what about ohms.
#11
Quote by andrewpledger
All I know is the more ohms the less watts.

Nope.

You can have an 8 ohm speaker that only handles 25 watts or a 16 ohm speaker that handles 150. As far as a guitar player should be concerned there's no direct connection between power handling (watts) and impedance (ohms).
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#12
What you need to do is make sure that the cab's power handling is more than the output of the amplifier you're using (don't buy a 30 watt cab if you plan on running a 50 watt head), and make sure that the cab has an input that matches the impedance on one of the amplifier's outputs (don't buy a 4 ohm cab if the amp only has a 16 ohm output).

Trust me, this is far easier than you're making it out to be.
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