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Does Your Guitar Amp Sound Better At 4, 8 Or 16 Ohms? – That Pedal Show

June 19, 2020

Take the same guitar amp, same speakers, same cabinet: does the sound change when you wire for 4, 8 and 16-ohm output impedance?

 

Interesting bits and go-to sections…

- Intro playing: 00:00

- What are we doing today?: 02:00

- What is impedance?: 04:50

- Speakers & loads: 07:30

- But does is sound different?: 10:40

- Matchless 4- and 16-ohm comparison: 13:35

- Do you prefer 4 or 16 ohms?: 19:15

- Marshall at 4- and 16-ohm comparison: 23:55

- What have we learned so far?: 30:45

- Impedance mismatches: 32:00

- Mesa Lone Star comparison: 33:10

- Mesa at 4- and 8-ohm mismatch: 35:47

- What about 100 watts?: 38:22

- What have we learned today?: 39:38

 

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