Do I need a cab when using balanced line out on my head?

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  1. mrt

    mrt Member

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    Do I? I have a laboga mr hector. With a line out. Just wondering if I can go direct line out with out a cab. Thanks.
     
  2. loudboy

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    If it's a tube amp, yes. SS, no.
     
  3. wpawley

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    If you turn your master volume down (if so equipped), you may be okay but running a head without a LOAD is isn't advisable (tube or SS).
     
  4. geetarplayer

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    Here is the answer, from the manual.

    See the "ATTENTION" box in the lower right corner of page 11.
     
  5. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    meaning you must have a cab on the tube amp!

    a confusing answer, and you do not want to get that backwards:

     

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