#1
You know those marshall heads or mesa heads you see on to of the stacks all the time? what are they? how do they work? and I've seen people buy them and use them on these smaller amps that dont really have any knobs from what I can see, whats up with that?
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#3
How about you read the FAQ? It's in there somewhere.


You're used to seeing combo amps, which have the circuitry and speaker in one convenient package. If you were to separate the circuitry and knobs, and speaker, respectively, you would get a head and a cabinet with however many speakers you want. mostly, 2x12 or 4x12.


Does that answer your question??
#4
A combo amp is essentially a head and a cab built into each other. But if you go professional or want enough watts to blow babies up, youll get a head and a cab.
More headroom, better sound (unless you get ****ty marshall low budget halfstacks)
yea. thats basically it.
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#5
^They don't necessarily have more headroom or better sound at all. Headroom has to do with the amp. A Fender Twin combo has more headroom than nearly any stack you'll see. Same goes for the "better sound." A combo can sound just as good as a stack, it's just that stacks offer some extra flexibility, easy addition of speakers, and some amps only come in a head form.
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#7
Hold up here, now I get it head = amp + speakers = louder whew, now what's a good brand of speakers to get for a head that isn't a huge frikken cabinet? (cheapness is a plus)
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#8
The head is an amp. The cab is a box of speakers. A combo (what you think of when you think "amp"), is the head part, or amp, and the speakers in one box. If you go buy a head, then you must buy a cab. It doesn't have to be 4x12. It can be 1x12. I assume this is what you mean you say "average sized" amp? They're just smaller cabs.

EDIT: Your equation makes no sense, first off. Do you have a head that you need a cab for?
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#9
Ohhh! man thank you so much! that makes SOOO much more sense!
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#10
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