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Confused by 2x10s

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Vic Winters, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. Vic Winters

    Vic Winters Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2006
    Western NY
    Almost all 2x10 cabinets (with the exception of Peavey) are rated at 8 ohms. And every replacement 10" bass speaker I have seen is rated at 8 ohms. Can someone explain this to me?
  2. Nitkin


    Aug 10, 2002
    bag end, swr and aguilar are available at 4 ohms for sure
  3. IvanMike

    IvanMike TTRPG enthusiast, Happy, Joyous, & Free. Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    any 8 ohm 210 cab has either 4 ohm drivers wired in series or 16 ohm drivers in parallel. There are lots of those drivers out there. many companies have drivers made for them to their specs by the big speaker companies like eminince. These drivers may not always be available for sale raw to the consumer.
  4. BillyB_from_LZ


    Sep 7, 2000
    There are lots of 4 ohm 2x10s out there...
  5. Vic Winters

    Vic Winters Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2006
    Western NY
    Why not make them commercially available though? Drivers fail. It would make sense to have them readily available to the consumer when this happens.
  6. It ensures you will use your local Brand X dealer to have your equipment repaired.

  7. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Most 210 cabs available in 8ohm are also available in 4ohm.
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