## How many ohms is a Fender Bassman?

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It was designed to generate 26 watts at an 8 ohm impedance load, and offered a cathode-based bias. From 1952 through the spring of 1954, Fender produced approximately 660 model 5B6 Bassman amplifiers (serial numbers #0001–0660).

## Can you put a 16 ohm speaker in an 8 ohm amp?

If you connect a 16 ohm speaker to your 8 ohm output transformer the impedance as seen by the power tube plate increases and plate current decreases which can lengthen the lifespan of your power tubes, especially in Class A amps.

**How do you calculate ohms on a speaker?**

If all the speakers in parallel have the same impedance, then the calculation is easy. Simply divide the impedance by the number of speakers in parallel. Example 1: Four 8 ohm speakers in parallel: 8 divided by 4 = 2 ohms. Example 2: Two 4 ohms speakers in parallel: 4 divided by 2 = 2 ohms.

### How many watts is a Fender Bassman head?

800 Watts

Fender Bassman 800 Bass Head Specs:

Wattage: | 800 Watts RMS output at 4 ohms |
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Voltage: | 120V |

Preamp Tubes: | 2 x 12AX7 |

Rectifier: | Solid State |

Controls: | Vintage – VOL, BASS (pull DEEP), MID, TREBLE (pull BRIGHT); Overdrive – GAIN, BLEND, VOL, BASS (pull DEEP), MID FREQ, MID LVL, TREBLE (pull BRIGHT); MASTER (pull MUTE) |

### Are 8 ohm speakers louder than 16 ohm?

A 16 ohm speaker can handle more output, it can go louder. Nope. A 8 ohm amp at 50 watts and a 16 ohm amp at 50 watts will both be about the same volume level, if both are using matched speakers, that’s determined more by the output wattage and efficiency of the speakers.

**Can you hook up four 16 ohm speakers to equal 8 ohms?**

You can always have a higher resistance (16 ohms plugged into an 8-ohm speaker output, for example) without damaging results, but too low of a resistance will likely cause problems.

#### How do you calculate Ohms?

Ohms Law and Power

- [ V = I x R ] V (volts) = I (amps) x R (Ω)
- [ I = V ÷ R ] I (amps) = V (volts) ÷ R (Ω)
- [ R = V ÷ I ] R (Ω) = V (volts) ÷ I (amps)
- It is sometimes easier to remember this Ohms law relationship by using pictures.

#### What size NFB resistor do I need for a silverface AMP?

Silverface amps use an 820 ohm NFB resistor with either a 47 or 100 ohm NFB Tail resistor. The 47 ohm NFB tail resistor was used in amps with 8 ohm outputs and the 100 ohm resistor was used to compensate for the lower voltage put out by 4 and 2 ohm power transformer secondaries. Blackface/Silverface NFB Circuit

**How to reduce the oscillation of a Bassman?**

If that happens you can put a 4.7k resistor in series with the cap to reduce the very high frequencies that cause oscillation. This is an Ice Pick Cap on a 5F6A Bassman but it works the same way in silverface amps. Just put the cap around the 820 ohm Negative Feedback resistor. HumdingerHeater Hum Pot

## How do you calculate ohm’s law?

Ohms Law Calculator. Please provide any 2 values and click “Calculate” to get the other values in the ohm’s law equations V = I × R and P = V × I. Related:resistor calculator. Ohm’s Law states that the current through a conductor between two points is directly proportional to the voltage.

## Which Reverb amps are Silverface?

Silverface amps include the Deluxe Reverb, Twin Reverb, Super Reverb, Pro, Bandmaster Reverb, Bassman, Princeton, Princeton Reverb, Champ, Vibro Champ, Showman and Vibrolux Reverb. The silverface amps are surprisingly similar to the coveted Fender blackface line of amps so many blackface mods and tweaks apply to the silverface lineup.