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How are watts distributed when running in parallel?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by KlarkKent, Aug 15, 2002.

  1. KlarkKent


    Dec 17, 2001
    Los Angeles
    I plan on running a goliath 8 ohm 4x10 in parallel with a Goliath Jr. 8 ohm 2x10, with a 1000 watt amp (4ohms). My question is how are the watts distributed? 500 watts for each cab? Or does the amp send the maximum the cab can handle. IOW...the 4x10 rated at 750 watts gets 750 watts and the 2x10 rated at 350 gets 350?

    Klark Kent
  2. The output from the power amp will be split equally between the cabs in this case. 500 watts per cab.

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