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Speaker cabinet OHMS 8+4=___?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jbassmaniac, Dec 5, 2013.


  1. jbassmaniac

    jbassmaniac REPRESENTING THE LOW END TO NO END!

    Apr 27, 2009
    Kansas City/Topeka KS
    I have a Schroeder 15 L which is a 4ohm cab abd I want to run it with my Genz Benz 6.0 12T Combo rig which the GB speaker by itself is an 8ohm cab. If I run both of them together would that make a 6 ohm load and be safe to run with my 4ohm head?
     
  2. JACink

    JACink

    Mar 9, 2011
    Spain
  3. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    2.67, run them in series (with a junction box or cable) and it will be 12 ohms.
     
  4. jbassmaniac

    jbassmaniac REPRESENTING THE LOW END TO NO END!

    Apr 27, 2009
    Kansas City/Topeka KS
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  6. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    Disconnect the combo's internal driver and run Schro by itself. Running them in series will gain virtually nothing. The internal 8Ω driver will take two thirds of the output and the 4Ω Schro one third. That output power will be much reduced by the 12Ω system load. It's a bad idea all around.
     
  7. jbassmaniac

    jbassmaniac REPRESENTING THE LOW END TO NO END!

    Apr 27, 2009
    Kansas City/Topeka KS
    Thanks Bassman. I would never run a 12 ohm load. I will just gig with it as is. Wanted to throw the 15" on the bottom but don't have to. Thanks everyone for your help!
     



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