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if i do the monobridge to a stereo 4ohm poweramp???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by vene-nemesis, Jan 15, 2005.


  1. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    if i do the mono bridge in a 2 channel poweramp of 400W @ 4ohm what would i get? 800W @ 8ohm????
     
  2. jondog

    jondog

    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Nope. Do a search and read the Ohms FAQ.
     
  3. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Actually, yeah, you would get about that.
     
  4. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    wow richard, i go to a gig and you answer all the questions for me............. :D
    yeah you get exactly that. when you run an amp in bridge mono mode each side "sees" 1/2 of the total impedance. so when you're running bridge into 8 ohms each side "thinks" it's running a 4 ohm load and will put out 400 watts. together that pumps 800 watts into your cab.
     
  5. jondog

    jondog

    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    I stand corrected, don't drink and post! (at least not on technical stuff) :D
     
  6. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Guess I need to pick up a couple more gigs!;):bassist: