2 speaker cabins to basshead?

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by BassT, May 29, 2002.

  1. BassT


    May 29, 2002
    There're two speaker jakcs paralled and text: 4 ohm minimum load. And manual says: "Two paralled 1/4" speaker jacks are provided for connection to speakers enclosures. The minimum speaker load impedance is 4 ohms." So, is it right that if I want to connect two cabins to head, they must be 8 ohm/cabin. Or can I put two 4 ohm cabins? I'm not sure, so please tell me the truth. My head is Pevey Sessionbass.
  2. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    Two 8 ohm cabinets (cabins?) gives you 4 ohms.
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    And two 4 ohm cabs gives you 2 ohms; less than your minimum of 4 - which is bad!
  4. Sam Sherry

    Sam Sherry Inadvertent Microtonalist Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2001
    Portland, ME
    Euphonic Audio "Player"
    Unless your two 4-ohm cabs are or can be wired in series, which would give you 8 ohms.

    To be clear, just because you can plug a cord into the back of your cabinet and into another box does NOT mean that they are "wired in series." "Series" means wiring two speakers so that the signal goes all the way through one coil before starting its journey through the second coil. You'll have to take the jack-panel apart and do some looking & thinking to know for sure.