eden amp ohms

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ymmij, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. ymmij


    May 26, 2005
    i have an eden wt 550 amp and im running it with 2 tech 8 ohm cabs each rated at 300 watts.the eden has only one
    speakon output so i run the two cabs in series.does this mean
    that the amp is running at full power.anybody help
  2. Crockettnj


    Sep 2, 2005
    North NJ

    2 eight ohm cabs in series is 16 ohms.

    how do youkonw they are in series?

    also, can ty ou go withteh 1/4 inch output from teh eden?
  3. ras1983


    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    What do you mean 'in series'? How have you wired them up?
  4. permagrin


    May 1, 2003
    San Pedro, CA
    Odds are they're really parallel, you're taking the speakon output from the amp to one cab, and then running a speaker cable from that cab to the second cab, right?

    If so, the amp is seeing a 4 ohm load, and delivering about 500W, or about 250W to each cab. Should be pretty ideal.

    If you use just one of the cabs, the amp will send about 300W into an 8 ohm cab.
  5. ymmij


    May 26, 2005
    yeah iv got it,running them parallel,and that gives me the
    500 watts,i wasnt sure bout that,cheers guys.
    cheers fae bonnie scotland