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Can i use Jet City JCA20H amp with one 8ohm cab?
Old 2nd March 2012
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Can i use Jet City JCA20H amp with one 8ohm cab?

Hi, there!

Title says all. Problem is that manual isn't helpful at all with this question. This amp has one 16 ohm out and two 8 ohm outs. Schematics here:
https://www.gearslutz.com/board/attac...-schematic.pdf

"The JCA20H is designed for a 16ohm speaker. You may also operate this
amplifier in conjunction with additional speaker cabinets. An 8ohm or 16
ohm speaker cabinet will work fine with the JCA20H, but we do not
recommend using a 4ohm cabinet. "

So, is it ok to use this amp with single 8ohm cab, and will it affect sound somehow?
Old 2nd March 2012
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The amp wants to see no lower than an 8 Ohm load.

You can arrive at 8 Ohms with two 16 Ohm cabs or a single 8 Ohm cab.

No Problem.
Old 2nd March 2012
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Somewhere on the net i have read that these 8 ohm outputs are for two 8 ohm cabs, that's why i'm a bit confused. Unfortunately i don't understand schematics. :(
Old 2nd March 2012
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You're all good my man, I run my Jet City into an 8ohm 4x12 all the time and have had zero issues. go for it!
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