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Eden Nemesis RS210 with Eminence Legend BP 102-4

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by rezervirano, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. rezervirano


    Jul 10, 2009
    Need help! I put these two together and when i set master at cca 12 oclock, or even less, speakers cannot handle it, at the moments i get very annoying and unbearable sound. Am I missing something?
  2. LowBSix

    LowBSix Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    818 ~ 805 ~ L.A.
    Endorsing Artist: GHS Strings
    Check ohmage of each cabinet and the minimum ohms you can run the amp. Most don't go below 4 ohms

    If ur mixing a 4 ohm and 8 ohm = 2,67 ohms, which is fun IF you can run the amp at 2 ohms
  3. Just one ?

    Did you only replace one speaker with a non-matching ?

    If so, that is your problem. You cannot mix different speakers in the same cabinet, let alone mix impedances.

    If you replaced both, how are they wired ?

    If you connected them in parallel, you are showing the amp a 2 ohm load.
  4. bobcruz


    Mar 10, 2004
    Alameda, CA
    +1 to Bass Pounder's questions. The amp can only handle a 4-ohm load, so if you have anything below that (two four ohm speakers in parallel = 2 ohms, one four ohm and one eight ohm in parallel = 2.67 ohms) stop using them immediately--you're lucky the amp hasn't fried yet.
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  6. will33


    May 22, 2006

    Need more info, but I believe BassPounder is onto it.

    One other possible flaw is if your box happens to be tuned high, they could possibly be unloading. Wouldn't know without descriptions a little more detailed than "annoying and unbearable".

    Also note: having a volume knob at noon in no way whatsoever means you're only using 1/2 power.
  7. rezervirano


    Jul 10, 2009
    Ive replaced them both, and did it the way original speakers where. Not sure was it parallel or serial :/ Ill check it, please stay up tuned. Ill also try to record what I mean by annoying. btw. Both speakers and combo are 4 ohms, but combo is 320W speakers are 200W
  8. bobcruz


    Mar 10, 2004
    Alameda, CA
    Original speakers were almost certainly two 8-ohm speakers in parallel, so if you did the same thing with 4-ohm speakers you've been very, very lucky to still have a working amp. Do not record anything -- rewire them to series and see if that takes care of it.
  9. will33


    May 22, 2006

    If you hooked them up just like the old ones were, you may have given yourself a 2 ohm load. This couod have cooked the amplifier, or, if the amplifier survived, it may have cooked the voice coils from the increased power, or a little bit of both.

    While you take it apart to wire it in series, push on the cones to check for any rubbing/scraping sound.

    Report back what happens.

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