Is it ok to run a Super Redhead with a Triad?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by rayzak, Apr 17, 2001.

  1. rayzak


    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    Or would it run the amp too hot? I know of people that do this, but is it REALLY safe? thanks.
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Quote from the SWR site:

    Power rating of the Super Redhead

    350 Watts @ 4 Ohms
    400 Watts @ 2.67 Ohms (with 8 ohm extension speaker)
    450 Watts @ 2 Ohms (with 4 ohm extension speaker)
    Note: Internal speaker impedance is 4 ohms.

    The last rating applies to your setup (the Triad is a 4 Ohms extension cab).
    So you run the Redhead at 450 Watts @ 2 Ohms and it's within SWR's specs.

    Everything should be ok.
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    It would not be OK. It would be bitchen.
  4. mark


    Apr 7, 2000
    It would be absolutely fine. The SRH is able to run at 2ohms. To ease you mind further maybe you could contact someone at SWR.
  5. I agree with munji, it wouldn't be OK, it would be Bitchen! :D
  6. Copycat

    Copycat Supporting Member

    Nov 14, 2000
    Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    I have a Triad as an extension cab running off the Silverado. SWR recommended the Triad, in fact. It should make for a great rig.