5E3 8 & 4 ohm jacks

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  1. ce24

    ce24 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Do I need to unplug the internal 8 ohm before I plug a 2X12 into the 4ohm jack? yes my 8 ohm 2x12 are wired for 4 ohms.

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  2. Wally

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    If you have a 5E3 clone with a multitap OT, then, yes..unplug the 8 ohm load from that 8 ohm tap before plugging into the 4 ohm tap.
    IF you have a real 5E3 and want to run that 4 ohm load; then yes, unplug the internal speaker and run the 4 ohm load on that main speaker jack. Do not run a load on an extension speaker jack with no load on the main speaker jack.
     
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