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3-12 Wiring?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Rockbobmel, Jun 20, 2003.


  1. Rockbobmel

    Rockbobmel Supporting Member

    When building a 3-12 cab, How would you wire it? 3-16ohm drivers? 2-4s in series + 1-8 in parallel?
     
  2. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    What is the desired final nominal impedance?
     
  3. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    IIRC, that would give you a 4ohm load with what you've listed.
     
  4. Well, the most sensible wiring scheme would give you the same power to all the drivers, so three 16-ohm drivers in parallel (5.2 ohms) would be the obvious way to go.

    I can't think of any 3x12 cabs off the top of my head, but I believe the Epi 3x10 cab has 5.2 ohm impedence.

    Mike