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4ohm + 2 8ohm

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by semborg, May 1, 2005.

  1. Will a 4 ohm cab and 2 8 ohm cab result in 2 ohms load?

    How can I do this?
    For example
    1 2x10 4ohms
    1 1x15 8 ohms
    1 1x10 8 ohms
  2. It depends how they are wired

    if the 8 ohm cabs are daisy chained i think it will, not too up on my physics tho im afraid
  3. Scott Lynch

    Scott Lynch Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2002
    Delaware, USA
    You're correct. Assuming your amp as two speaker outs, running one out to the 2x10 and the other out to one 8 ohm cab, through that cab into your other 8 ohm cab will yield a 2 ohm load for your amp.
  4. The Clap

    The Clap

    Jan 5, 2004
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Wired in parallel, you'll get a 2 ohm load with those 3 cabs.
  5. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Pasco, WA
    If they are all hooked up in parallel, yes.

    Most multiple speaker out jacks are parallel so unless you or someone else has done something special to any jacks or cords just daisy-chaining them will be parallel.



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