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Amp too weak for this cab combination?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Sublab, Jul 26, 2012.


  1. Hey,

    I'm getting a second SVT410he and stacking them in series. My Eden Nemesis is 400Watts at 4ohms. My cabs will be 1000Watts at 4ohms. I'm guessing the lower wattage of the amp will not be a problem, but wanted to be sure anyway.
     
  2. René_Julien

    René_Julien

    Jun 26, 2008
    Belgium
    400W and 8 10" speakers will be PLENTY loud.
    Unless the Eden Nemesis is an underachiever, I don't know that amp.

    Do you have much trouble now being heard?
     
  3. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    Montreal
    No problem at all. If you're willing to haul the cabs, they'll milk a ton of volume from that head.
     
  4. mazdah

    mazdah

    Jan 29, 2010
    Kalisz, Poland
    No such thing as "amp too weak". They would sound great with 30W amp.
     
  5. Jaco who?

    Jaco who?

    May 20, 2008
    Get some more coffee. Unless I'm understanding incorrectly, he is going from 8 ohms to 4, not the other way around - but the "in series" throws me for a loop also.
     

  6. Getting some now.:)
     
  7. Febs

    Febs Supporting Member

    May 7, 2007
    Philadelphia, PA
    I'm guessing that he means that he is going to daisy-chain the cabinets together, though the result of that, of course, is that the cabinets will be in parallel, not in series.
     
  8. +1
     
  9. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    No problem unless your load is not 4 ohms.
     
  10. Allright, with series I'm meaning hooking the second cab onto the first which is hooked up with the amp. This would make the cabs 4 ohm, right? Seperately they're 8 ohm, the amp is 4 ohms.
     
  11. Febs

    Febs Supporting Member

    May 7, 2007
    Philadelphia, PA
    Correct, but when you do that, the cabinets are connected in parallel, not series.
     
  12. So like this, in parallel, it would make them 4ohms, right?
     
  13. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    Yes.
     

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