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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by DWB1960, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. DWB1960

    DWB1960 Senior Member

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    Specifically regarding the 10/20 combo. Does anyone know if it's ok to use attenuators with these amps? I've emailed the company but haven't heard back yet.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Ed Reed

    Ed Reed Senior Member

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    You'll need to call to talk to Fred.

    IMHO, yes an attenuator would work, I've used a Hot Plate a little just to knock it down 4 db or so. I didn't call to ask about that but Fred did tell me it was ok to use a variac just as low as you wanted though.
     
  3. Thor

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    I use an Airbrake with my FTR37 without any problems. Shouldn't be a worry, but you may want to call Fred quickly to make sure.

    Cheers,

    Edward
     
  4. DWB1960

    DWB1960 Senior Member

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    I'd be using an Airbrake too.
     
  5. Sam Evans

    Sam Evans Compliance Officer Gold Supporting Member

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    I used a Muzzle with my 10/20. Worked fine.
     
  6. ChazMania

    ChazMania Silver Supporting Member

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    I'd like to try an airbrake on my 10/20. How is this effected by ohms? In other words, the speaker in my combo is 16ohm, as is the ext cab 1x12, so when I run both of them, I run the 8ohm outs. Does this matter?? Can I only run one output, so only the 16ohm speaker in the combo?
     
  7. DavidH

    DavidH Member

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    Don't know about the airbrake but the hotplate has two speaker outs wired in parallel,so you run two 16Ohm loads on an 8ohm hotplate from one of the 8 ohm outs on your amp.(i think that's right)
     

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