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Ohm

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by RuneMIkkelsen, Mar 28, 2006.


  1. RuneMIkkelsen

    RuneMIkkelsen

    Jan 15, 2005
    Denmark
    I dont know much about speakers and amps, but here is my question.
    On my amp it says 4 ohm on the speaker outputs. But i'm currently playing with 2 cabs that are both 8 ohm.
    It works fine but I just wanted to know what the ohm thing is all about and if it is a problem that my cabs resistance is not 4 ohm.
    Thanks.
     
  2. Flipper

    Flipper sale: Sadowsky NYC PJ5

    Jan 11, 2005
    Dallas, Texas
    Ohms are a measure of resistance. Your amp is probably telling you that 4 ohms is the minimum load (resistance) it will run safely. Two 8 ohm cabs =s 4 ohms so you're good to go there. For a better explanation google Ohm's Law. Sorry I can't regurgitate it now.
     
  3. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    3rd thread from the top:
    Sticky: Check before asking! Answers to your most FAQ (and if it's not here do a search)
     
  4. elros

    elros

    Apr 24, 2004
    Norway
    Proprietor, Helland Musikk Teknologi

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