Author Topic: Eden TN501 500W Bass Amp Head  (Read 786 times)

Offline musicalfisherman

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Eden TN501 500W Bass Amp Head
« on: March 27, 2018, 07:04:49 PM »
Hi group,

My son is considering this head as part of his newt bass rig... question is he wants to take the head and use it as a headphone practice. Would this damage the head without having speakers connected? I am old school and was always under the impression this would be harmful.

He is in the military and cannot transport the cabinet with him.

Thanks!
Basses:
2005 Ibanez SR 1006 EFM
1992 Alembic Elan 4

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Eden WTP Preamp
QSC PLX-3102
Carvin BRX 4x10 & 2x10 cabs

Offline TobiasMan

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Re: Eden TN501 500W Bass Amp Head
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2018, 07:16:28 PM »
The TN 501 has a headphone out plug on the back.  Since it is not a tube amp, there should be no problem using it with headphones only.
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Offline Rip Van Dan

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Re: Eden TN501 500W Bass Amp Head
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2018, 07:35:48 PM »
No worries using the headphone out without having any speakers hooked up.  You can't do that with all-valve amps (all-tube), but as T-man said, that is not an all-tube amp.  So you are fine to just use headphones with the amp.  Won't hurt it a bit.

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Offline musicalfisherman

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Re: Eden TN501 500W Bass Amp Head
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2018, 04:37:42 PM »
Thank you for the helpful info you all!
Basses:
2005 Ibanez SR 1006 EFM
1992 Alembic Elan 4

Amp:
Eden WTP Preamp
QSC PLX-3102
Carvin BRX 4x10 & 2x10 cabs