Ext cab impedance for Tremolux

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  1. 1off2morrow

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    I just got a 1965 Fender Tremolux and would like to use an extenstion cab. What is the correct impedance? I have a 4 ohm Mather 2x10 cab that I'm hoping to use. Dumb question, what happens when the "load" isn't correct? Thanks!
     
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    Thanks for the information. I think that part of my confusion is that if I use both the internal speaker out and the external speaker, what should the total load be? If both are 8 ohms then in parallel the total is 4 as you mention? Which means when you don't use the extenal speaker out the load is 8 and that is also OK? Does that mean that amplifers can handle a "range" rather than one specific load? Thanks.
     
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    The amp wants to see four ohms. Optimum is one four ohm cab or two 8 ohm cabs.
     

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