bcresci wrote:Ran into a situation at the last gig where the venue's sound man asked me to play into the room through the cab only (not miced). Due to the size of the stage area, volume of the mains / monitors, my proximity to my cabinet (pointed at my knees), I was not able to hear myself well, sometimes not at all. So I was considering using one of our spare monitors as a personal guitar monitor. If it works out I might actually build a small 1x12 for this.
I'm using the Mosvale - 4 ohm amp - Channel A only. It's currently pushing my 2x12 which when is also 4 ohms.
My question is, can I use the other output of Channel A to also power an 8 ohm monitor? So there will be one 4 ohm load, and one 8 ohm load on Channel A. Will this cause issues? Overheating of the power amp? Blown speakers? Any other bad stuff.
Any other advice out there is welcome.
bcresci wrote:Thanks, guys.
I think I will do what you mention - I'm probably going to build a small 1x12 monitor and run that from the B channel. That will also give me a separate volume control for the monitor.
Will search the cab forum to see if anyone has posted any simple designs.
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