Help with power rating ...or something

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by harry manback, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. harry manback

    harry manback

    Jul 19, 2005
    HI.. well i got this homemade 2x10" cab, it's loaded with two carvin pro series speakers, 200 watts each, 8 ohms...
    so what's my power rating for the cab (i don't know if this how i should ask what i'm looking for)?
    is it 200 watts @ 8 ohms, or 400 watts @ 8 ohms, or 4 ohms?
    hehehe sorry for my ignorance... i don't know if this info is enough to know... well can anyone?
  2. getz76


    Apr 3, 2005
    Hoboken, NJ
    400 watts.

    For the answer to the rest of the question, you must answer this:

    Are the speakers wired in series or parallel?
  3. harry manback

    harry manback

    Jul 19, 2005
    how can i tell if it's wired parallel or series if i open it?... thanks
  4. harry manback

    harry manback

    Jul 19, 2005
    sorry if this is a FAQ or something
  5. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design